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star this property date less than 2018-10-26more like thismore than 2018-10-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Cholera more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department has allocated to tackle the cholera outbreak in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 184378 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The UK contributed 25% of the costs of the first ever cholera vaccination campaigns in Yemen early this year, through our funding to the Global Vaccines Alliance. This has helped to protect nearly a million men, women and children.</p><p> </p><p>Last year, we provided over £8 million in targeted cholera support to UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration. This support aimed to provide medical supplies to half a million people, safe access to chlorinated water to 300,000 people, and rehabilitate medical facilities used by 250,000 people.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the UK’s overall £170 million in aid to Yemen this financial year (2018/19) is tackling the underlying causes of cholera by helping provide emergency food, nutrition support, and clean water and sanitation to millions of people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-01T14:03:40.563Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-01T14:03:40.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
999127
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-31more like thismore than 2018-10-31
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent steps her Department has taken to ensure that (a) food, (b) fuel and (c) medical supplies reach hard to access parts of Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 186297 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK has played a leading role in helping secure vital access for food, fuel, and medicine into and throughout Yemen. Last year when Red Sea port access was restricted after a Houthi ballistic missile attack on Riyadh’s civilian airport, UK diplomacy including a visit from the Secretary of State for Development to Riyadh led to the ports being fully reopened. As a part of this effort, the UK provides £1.3 million to the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism to give the Coalition confidence that weapons are not coming in to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen on commercial ships. Red Sea ports remain fully operational and continue to import most of the food and fuel on which Yemenis rely.</p><p> </p><p>As we have consistently made clear, the Houthis must facilitate access throughout areas they control which is where most of the population live. As penholder on Yemen in the UN Security Council, the UK continues to call on all parties to comply with the UNSC Presidential Statements of June 2017 and March 2018, which insist that all parties facilitate safe, rapid, and unhindered access for both the humanitarian response and commercial supplies.</p><p> </p><p>On 3 April, the UK announced an additional £170 million in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen for this financial year (2018/2019). This funding will meet immediate food needs for 2.5 million Yemenis - as well as providing fuel and medical supplies across the country - and brings the total UK bilateral support to Yemen to over £570 million since 2015.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-06T15:35:44.597Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-06T15:35:44.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-26more like thismore than 2017-10-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Females more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department plans to increase its investment in education for women and girls in Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 109969 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to invest in education for women and girls affected by the crisis in Syria. We helped launch UNICEF’s No Lost Generation Initiative, which provides education, protection, and mental health support for children in Syria and neighbouring countries. In 2016/2017 alone, DFID helped provide over 350,000 children in Syria with access to formal primary education, half of whom were girls. In addition, over 80,000 children, including girls, were provided with access to non-formal education. DFID also helped to provide over 3,500 people in Syria with technical and vocational training, including women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-11-02T18:13:35.35Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-02T18:13:35.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-27more like thismore than 2017-10-27
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to contribute to achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 4, on inclusive and quality education for all and promoting lifelong learning with regard to women and girls in Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse more like this
star this property uin 110069 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-03more like thismore than 2017-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to invest in education for women and girls affected by the crisis in Syria. We helped launch UNICEF’s No Lost Generation Initiative, which provides education, protection, and mental health support for children in Syria and neighbouring countries. In 2016/2017 alone, DFID helped provide over 350,000 children in Syria with access to formal primary education, half of whom were girls. In addition, over 80,000 children, including girls, were provided with access to non-formal education. DFID also helped to provide over 3,500 people in Syria with technical and vocational training, including women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-11-03T17:48:28.377Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-03T17:48:28.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to get (a) food and (b) fuel imports into Yemen during the ongoing humanitarian crisis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
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Victoria Prentis more like this
star this property uin 191942 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK government continues to raise concerns with the Saudi led-Coalition about the potential impact of any assault on the port and city of Hodeidah and is in regular contact with the Coalition about the need to ensure that any further military operations do not disrupt commercial and humanitarian flows both through the port and onwards across the country. To date, Red Sea ports remain operational and continue to import most of the food and fuel on which Yemenis rely.</p><p>As we have consistently made clear, the Houthis must facilitate access throughout areas they control which is where most of the population live.</p><p>As part of our effort to secure vital access for food, fuel, and medicine into and throughout Yemen, the UK is also providing £1.3 million to the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism to give the Saudi-led Coalition confidence that weapons are not coming in to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen on large commercial ships.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-21T15:51:14.967Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T15:51:14.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Prentis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what information her Department holds on the socio-economic background of people appointed to senior positions in her Department in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 172616 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development collects data on the four key socio-economic metrics set across Government on a voluntary basis. These are listed below along with the percentage of senior civil servants who had recorded this information at 30 June 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The table below confirms these measures and the percentage of Senior Civil Servants in DFID who have recorded this information to date.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Measure</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage of DFID SCS who have provided information</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type of school attended between the age of 11 and 16</p></td><td><p>40%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Eligibility for free school meals (if a person left school after 1980);</p></td><td><p>36%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Highest qualification achieved by a person’s parents by the time they were 18</p></td><td><p>40%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The work the main earner in the household did when the person was 14</p></td><td><p>41%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T12:02:41.107Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T12:02:41.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-07more like thismore than 2017-07-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Peace Negotiations more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding was provided to support the peace process in Burma in 2016-17; and which organisations were recipients of that funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 3631 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
star this property answer text <p>In the financial year 2016-17 DFID contributed £4.2 million to the Peace Support Fund managed by the Nordic International Support Foundation. The Fund provides support to civil society, youth and women’s organisations working on peace.</p><p>The DFID Minister of State met representatives of the government and Burma’s ethnic groups during his visit to Burma in July 2017. The peace process was an important topic of discussion raised by the minister during his visit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-07-12T15:52:14.48Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Valerie Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Iran: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the oral contribution by the Minister for the Middle East on 18 July 2017, Official Report, column 297WH, what funds her Department has allocated to supporting engagement with Iran on economic development and openness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 106660 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development has not allocated any funds to supporting engagement with Iran on economic development and openness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-16T17:05:37.613Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T17:05:37.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
767639
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star this property date less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Iran: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department has provided to Iran to assist with human rights projects in each year since 2010-11; and how much such funding she plans to allocate in future years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 106595 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development (DFID) has not provided any funding to Iran to assist with human rights projects since 2010, and has no plans to do so in future. Between 2011 and 2015, the UK held no diplomatic relations with Iran.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-16T17:05:06.617Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-16T17:05:06.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-25more like thismore than 2018-01-25
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Middle East: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department has provided to (a) Jordan, (b) Iraq, (c) Israel, (d) The Palestinian Territories, (e) Turkey, (f) Saudi Arabia and (g) Yemen since 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 124947 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answer text <p>Bilateral official development assistance (ODA) provided by the Department for International Development in 2016 are published in Statistics on International Development 2017:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-on-international-development-2017</p><p>This shows calendar spend from 1 January to 31 December 2016. The figures include ODA provided by other government departments and cross government funds. The figures for 2017 will be published in autumn 2018.</p><p>Israel and Saudi Arabia are not eligible for ODA funding and the UK does not, therefore, contribute to bilateral ODA programmes in either country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-02-01T17:28:34.747Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-01T17:28:34.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this