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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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: Sick Leave 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 many and what proportion of officials in his Department took sick leave for reasons relating to stress in the last 12 months; what proportion that leave was of total sick leave taken in his Department; and what the cost was to his Department of officials taking sick leave over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 254069 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>106 DFID employees were absent due to stress, anxiety and/or depression during the period 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019. This represented 3.6% of DFID’s workforce and 21% of the overall sickness absence for the department during this period. The estimated cost to DFID due to sickness absence during the period 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019 was £217,350.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is committed to the health and wellbeing of all our staff, including helping them to manage stress in the workplace. DFID offers a range of guidance and services in place to support staff, including our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which offers telephone and face to face counselling for all staff. This service also provides a wide range of online information and advice on work/life issues. DFID’s HR teams and Occupational Health Services provide support and advice for staff and managers to ensure a successful return to work after a period of mental ill health. DFID also has a Listening Network, an informal peer staff network, to complement the help already available.</p>
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 2019-05-21T14:55:41.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T14:55:41.903Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1122499
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
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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: Staff more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 Answer of 17 April 2019 to Question 243539, how many of those 78 DFID staff were moved from existing roles within the Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 246566 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 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
star this property answer text <p>68 staff were in existing roles working internally to support projects related to the UK leaving the EU, with and without a deal. The additional 10 worked flexibly on EU Exit related priorities whilst maintaining parts of other roles, in line with DFID’s EU Exit prioritisation methodology which protects essential business.</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 2019-04-29T16:49:03.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-29T16:49:03.057Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1061173
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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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 Records more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 many records her Department holds that have reached the time limit for their transfer to the National Archives but have not been transferred. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 221701 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>7,680 records (files) have reached the relevant time limit (31 December 2018), where they have still to be reviewed for either transfer to The National Archives for permanent preservation or disposal.</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 2019-02-20T15:00:37.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T15:00:37.28Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4417
unstar this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this
1111118
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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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: Brexit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 many FTE staff in her Department are working on preparing for leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 243539 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 2019-04-17more like thismore than 2019-04-17
star this property answer text <p>78 (77.24 FTE) DFID staff from across the Department are working internally to support projects related to the UK leaving the EU, with and without a deal.</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 2019-04-17T12:49:10.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-17T12:49:10.433Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
843889
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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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: Sexual Harassment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 policies her Department has in place for its staff to report sexual harrassment and other non-consensual sexual behaviour; how many of her Department's staff have been reported for sexual harrassment and other non-consensual sexual activity in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017; in how many cases such reports have led to the suspension, demotion or sacking of the staff in question; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 128163 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">All DFID staff are bound by both the Civil Service Code and DFID’s Code of Conduct, which set clear standards of conduct to protect all staff and anyone the organisation has contact with. These codes are well publicised to staff and cover any form of sexual exploitation and abuse, bullying, or harassment of staff, partners or beneficiaries and make clear that staff should not do anything in their private conduct which might discredit the department. DFID has mechanisms to allow staff raising concerns with management along with a distinct whistleblowing hotline which staff can use anonymously to report cases. A breach of any of the standards set out in our Code of Conduct can lead to formal disciplinary action and potential dismissal for gross misconduct.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">As previously announced by the Secretary of State, DFID is currently reviewing any locally reported allegations of sexual misconduct involving its own staff. This will complete shortly and therefore we are not currently in a position to share the detail of any cases.</ins></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">DFID’s Dignity at Work policy confirms that DFID is committed to achieving equality of opportunity for our staff and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, harassment, bullying or victimisation of employees, this includes sexual harassment and other non-consensual sexual activity. The policy applies to all staff and includes personal responsibilities to create and sustain a working environment free of bullying and harassment where individuals are treated with fairness, dignity and respect. The policy also makes clear how staff should report any concerns.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">DFID’s standards of conduct set out the ethical behaviours and controls required in our day to day work to incorporate the key principles based on the UN’s code on sexual exploitation and abuse in Humanitarian crises. DFID’s Public Interest Disclosure Policy (Whistleblowing) also allows staff and others to raise concerns anonymously to a confidential Email address.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">The number of staff formally reported for sexual harassment in the last three years is:</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">2015 - nil</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">2016 - nil</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">2017 - under five.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">The key policy documents referred to above have been placed in the House of Commons Library.</del></p>
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 2018-02-26T12:20:54.797Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-26T12:20:54.797Z
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less than 2018-02-26T18:27:23.043Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-26T18:27:23.043Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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42848
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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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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473
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
1077730
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star this property date less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
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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 Zimbabwe: Food 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, if she will make an assessment of trends in the level of food production in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 226112 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 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>According to Government of Zimbabwe figures, the Zimbabwean average national cereal production for 2013-17 was 1,356,000 tonnes. In 2017 2,535,000 tonnes were produced, in an unusually good agricultural season. In 2018, this dropped to 1,937,000 tonnes. The current season has been negatively affected by economic crisis and poor rainfall. A significant shortfall in cereal requirements is forecast.</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 2019-03-05T16:56:55.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T16:56:55.867Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1109473
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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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: Water 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 estimate her Department has made of the number of people without access to safe and clean water and sanitation in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 240498 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 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
star this property answer text <p>According to the 2019 UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, 17.8 million Yemenis do not have access to clean water and sanitation.</p><p> </p><p>The UK continues to prioritise the need to improve access to safe water supplies across the country, which is vital in preventing the spread of water borne diseases such as cholera. As part of the UK’s £200 million funding in response to Yemen’s humanitarian crisis this financial year, we will provide over 1 million people with access to clean water and basic sanitation.</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 2019-04-10T10:42:23.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T10:42:23.323Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1109471
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star this property date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
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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: 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 estimate she has made of the proportion of children in Yemen who have had access to full education between the ages of 6 and 14 in (a) 2016, (b) 2017, (c) 2018 and (d) to date in 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 240496 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 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
star this property answer text <p>According to the 2019 UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, 36% of school-age girls and 24% of school-age boys do not attend school.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018, according to the 2018 UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, 1.9 million school-age children did not attend school (25% of school-age children).</p><p> </p><p>In 2017, according to the 2017 UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, two million school-age children did not attend school (approximately 27% of school-age children).</p><p> </p><p>In 2016, according to the 2016 UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, 1.8 million school-age children did not attend school (approximately 24% of school-age children).</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 2019-04-10T10:38:33.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T10:38:33.577Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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338
unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1055796
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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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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: Chocolate 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 proportion of chocolate products sold in (a) shops, (b) vending machines, and (c) kiosks located within her Department are certified as Fairtrade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
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Stephen Morgan more like this
star this property uin 217637 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 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>Across both DFID headquarters in Abercrombie House and Whitehall, fair trade sales accounts for approximately 60% of all chocolate sold across their restaurants, coffee shop and vending machines.</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 2019-02-13T17:20:01.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T17:20:01.057Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4653
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1086589
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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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: Procurement 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, with reference to the guidance entitled, Procurement policy note 03/14: promoting tax compliance, how many suppliers were allocated contracts by her Department as a result of complying with (a) one and (b) more than one of the mitigating circumstances after failing the tax compliance questions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 230880 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 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>All DFID contracts awarded in FY 17/18 and FY 18/19, suppliers were fully compliant with Procurement Policy Note 03/14: promoting tax compliance. Prior to 2017 such information was not centrally held.</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 2019-03-14T17:51:59.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T17:51:59.897Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this