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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thismore than 2016-06-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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 Pitcairn Islands: Shipping 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 include best practice biosecurity and waste management requirement clauses in its next contract for the Pitcairn Island supply ship. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 40043 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The tender for the Pitcairn Islands supply ship is currently underway and best practice bio security and waste management requirement clauses will be included in the agreed contract.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T13:25:17.66Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T13:25:17.66Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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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 Forests: Conservation 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 her Department has spent on forest conservation projects overseas in the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 8960 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>DFID delivers bilateral forest programmes focused on tackling illegal logging and related corruption, encouraging sustainable trade based on legal and sustainable supplies of timber and agricultural commodities, and improving the livelihoods of indigenous people and local communities which depend on forests for their livelihoods. DFID also funds multilateral programmes which promote forest conservation and management, including through the Green Climate Fund, Global Environment Facility and the Forest Investment Programme.</p><p>DFID funding for forest conservation and management was £38m in FY12-13, £44m in FY13-14, £170m in FY14-15, £75m in FY15-16 and £69m in FY16-17, including bilateral programmes and multilateral contributions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T17:00:42.96Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T17:00:42.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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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 Marine Environment: Conservation 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 her Department has spent on marine conservation projects overseas in the last five years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 8961 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department supports marine conservation activities overseas through our funding to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). For example FAO hosts the International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. The GEF has funded marine protected areas across the world that are more than twice the size of Alaska.</p><p>The UK’s core support to FAO in the past five years was a total of £92 million, comprising £42 million in 2012/13, £32 million in 2014/15 and £18 million in 2016/17. DFID’s contribution to the Global Environment Facility in the past five years was £262.5 million, comprising £52.5 million per year for each of the financial years from 2012 to 2016 inclusive. Neither FAO nor the GEF publish a breakdown of spending specifically on marine conservation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T17:01:30.83Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T17:01:30.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4062
unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-01more like thismore than 2017-02-01
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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: Ports 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 the Government is taking to support the rebuilding of cranes in Hodeidah port in Yemen in order to ensure that food supplies can be imported into that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Makerfield more like this
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Yvonne Fovargue more like this
star this property uin 62802 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 2017-02-06more like thismore than 2017-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is discussing short-term options to improve port infrastructure, including mobile cranes, with Gulf countries, the US and the UN. The conflict makes any long-term investment in infrastructure difficult so we are also calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilian infrastructure, including Hodeidah port, from further damage; and to restart political talks in order to end the conflict.</p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2017-02-06T17:11:05.923Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-06T17:11:05.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yvonne Fovargue more like this
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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
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 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
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 more like this
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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 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 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
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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 Department for International Development: Departmental Responsibilities 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 What her Department's priorities are for 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Will Quince more like this
star this property uin 908425 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 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID will continue to lead the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, deliver the Sustainable Development Goals and tackle the global challenges in line with the UK government’s Aid Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>As the UK leaves the European Union, strengthening our global presence will be vital, and I am determined that DFID will play a full part in this – maintaining and enhancing the UK’s position as a global development superpower.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-01-09T15:14:43.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-09T15:14:43.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-21more like thismore than 2016-11-21
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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 Dominican Republic: Floods 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 support her Department is providing to the Dominican Republic to assist with the flooding in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Will Quince more like this
star this property uin 53910 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 2016-11-24more like thismore than 2016-11-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK has monitored the situation since heavy persistent rain started falling in parts of the Dominican Republic on 7 November and stood ready to offer assistance if required.</p><p>The Government of the Dominican Republic have not requested international assistance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2016-11-24T16:30:47.6Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-24T16:30:47.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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 Nigeria: Internally Displaced People 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 additional aid she will make available to support civilians forced to flee their homes to Monguno and Maiduguri following recent attacks by armed insurgents in north-east Nigeria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 208933 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development is deeply concerned by the recent attacks in northern Borno and is committed to providing support to those who have been forced to flee their homes. Our partners are increasing their assistance in Maiduguri and Monguno to make sure that newly displaced people have rapid access to food, shelter, healthcare, protection, and water. DFID is one of the largest donors to the World Food Programme’s emergency operation in Nigeria, which is scaling up to provide cash and food assistance to new arrivals.</p><p> </p><p>My team is closely monitoring new needs and will continue to flex our existing £300 million humanitarian programme to provide assistance. DFID and FCO officials met with the Vice President of Nigeria last week to stress the importance of ensuring access to humanitarian assistance for newly displaced people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T17:18:48.393Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T17:18:48.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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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 Developing Countries: Children 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 plans her Department has to increase humanitarian aid to help tackle violence against children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 220978 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to protecting children in conflict. DFID does not have targets for humanitarian aid spending on specific groups. Our humanitarian programming is based on an assessment of need in any given context and on evidence of which interventions are most effective. DFID is providing significant support to protect children from violence around the world through our humanitarian programming. Protection is at the centre of our humanitarian action, with partners adhering to minimum standards to ensure the safety and dignity of those most vulnerable, including children.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T14:54:38.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T14:54:38.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4504
unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this