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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include the provision of accessible and safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in public places and workplaces. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11248 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will support people with disabilities to access water, sanitation and hygiene services, including in public places and workplaces such as schools and health care facilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2018-11-14T17:48:33.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:48:33.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
1002228
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include investment in menstrual hygiene management. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11249 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to enabling all girls, women and people who menstruate to manage their periods safely, hygienically and with dignity, allowing them to stay in school and fully participate in society. DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will look at how its investments in menstrual hygiene management can be more disability inclusive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:48:58.58Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
449704
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star this property date less than 2016-02-02more like thismore than 2016-02-02
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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 Refugees more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will meet the British Red Cross to discuss improvements in the existing processes for the reunion of refugees' families. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL5786 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 2016-02-12more like thismore than 2016-02-12
star this property answer text <p>Home Office officials have already met with the British Red Cross to discuss improvements in the existing process for family reunion. We will continue to consult with them to ensure that migrants better understand the process and what is required of them.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2016-02-12T13:57:12.56Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-12T13:57:12.56Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
47426
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star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the percentage cost over-run established by the management board for any budget in the Department for International Development to merit being tabled at the departmental management board; and how many times in the last 12 months that has occurred. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL6658 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 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department's financial position is reviewed on a regular basis.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
47778
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent deaths in the Yarmouk section of Damascus, reported by Amnesty International in its report Squeezing the life out of Yarmouk: War crimes against besieged civilians, and, in particular, of that organisation's attribution of the deaths to starvation and lack of medical care. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL6726 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is deeply concerned by reports of Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus suffering and dying as a result of malnutrition and lack of medical care. Yarmouk has been under siege for some time and we are calling for unfettered access to all affected communities and for all sides to lift sieges to end this suffering.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
47793
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the cases made by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Programme in respect of the establishment of a humanitarian operation in the Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL6741 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>It estimated that 1.3 million people (30% of the population) are food insecure. 60% of farmers have indicated that their crop production in 2013 was significantly reduced and around 50% of livestock was either looted or lost. 94% of farmers reported insufficient access to seeds for the upcoming planting season.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is supporting short and medium term solutions to assist people through the lean season and plant staple crops to harvest in August. We have committed £4 million to FAO for the distribution of seeds and tools and to support livelihood activities such as home gardening. FAO will assist 150,000 farming households through the provision of seeds and tools. We will continue to closely monitor the humanitarian situation.</p><p><br>The UK has been closely monitoring the situation and has pledged a total of £23m to the response in 2013 and 2014 and is one of the largest humanitarian donors to CAR. The UK's assistance is helping hundreds of thousands of people and will go towards the protection of civilians (in particular violence against women and girls); to urgent medical assistance; and to food security and livelihoods assistance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
47794
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the level of aid funding available to the Central African Republic and of the need of food of the population of that country. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL6742 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is acute. There are critical and pressing needs in the country following the coup in March 2013. The UN estimates that the whole population (4.6 million people) have been affected by this conflict and that 2.5 million people are in immediate need of humanitarian assistance, including protection, food, health, water and sanitation and shelter. 1.3 million people (3% of the total population) are in need of food assistance.</p><p><br>The UK has pledged a total of £23m to the response in 2013 and 2014 and is one of the largest humanitarian donors to CAR. The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to CAR in 2014 alongside pledges from the EC: $62(£37m), USA: $47m (£28m), the UN Central Emergency Response Fund: $20m (£12m), the World Bank: $20m (£12m) and Sweden: $15m (£9m).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
47795
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the financial contributions made by each individual member state of the European Union to the crisis in the Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL6743 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p><br>On 20 January, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the EU co-chaired a high-level meeting in Brussels to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic, its implications and financial requirements. Countries and International Finance Institutions pledged a total of $496m to the appeal: $203m of this is for humanitarian operations in 2014, and $294m for stabilisation and recovery. Member States have to date collectively contributed $87m (£52m) to the crisis in the Central African Republic.</p><p> </p><p>Contributions by EU Member States include: UK: £18m; Sweden: £9.2m; Denmark: £5.4m; France: £5.3m; Finland: £3m; Luxembourg: £2.3m; Ireland: £2.1m; Germany: £2.0m; Netherlands: £1.7m; Italy: £1.6m; Belgium: £800,000; Austria: £400,000; Czech Republic: £100,000; Estonia: £80,000; Greece: £40,000; Slovenia: £20,000; Malta: £20,000; Lithuania: £16,000.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
47806
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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 house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what effect they expect that the recently announced St Helena hotel investment initiative by a British consortium will have on the Tourism Economic Development Plan of the St Helena Government. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL6754 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government expects tourism to be a driver of growth on St Helena once the airport opens in 2016. Any hotel investment which improves the quality and quantity of visitor accommodation is expected to have a positive impact on tourism and, over time, on St Helena's economic development.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
47848
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star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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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
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what methodology they use in co-ordinating with international partners the levels and distribution of international aid. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
star this property uin HL6790 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 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>There is no single international system designed to coordinate the level and distribution of international aid. However, the key determinant of where donor funds are distributed is the dialogue and coordination within each recipient country which is, where possible, led by the recipient country's government</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Chidgey more like this