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star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Syria: Refugees 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 increase the number of Syrian children in Lebanon in education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 42638 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 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
star this property answer text <p>At the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference, the UK committed to double education funding for Lebanon, to up to £40 million per year. This supports the Conference goal of getting all refugee children from Syria and vulnerable children in host communities into quality education by the end of the 2016/17 school year. DFID is aligning its funding behind the Government of Lebanon’s national education plans to expand access to educational opportunity; both through formal education, and through quality and regulated non-formal education for the most vulnerable out of school children.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-18T14:50:48.027Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-18T14:50:48.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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304
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
536148
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Syria: International Assistance 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 steps her Department is taking to ensure that other countries follow up the commitments made at the Supporting Syria conference held in the UK in February 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 42640 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 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID has worked closely with the Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office and other departments, alongside the UN and Co-Hosts, to press countries to deliver on commitments they made at the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference. The Prime Minister and Co-Hosts wrote to Leaders of pledging countries in May, to encourage them to deliver on their pledges. Lobbying at senior level has also been carried out in bilateral meetings and at international meetings, such as the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings and the World Humanitarian Summit. The UN General Assembly in September will provide an important opportunity to review progress further and press for more.</p><p>DFID has also set up a Post-London Conference Financial Tracking Mechanism. This will track and report on delivery of the financial commitments made at the Conference, and will be a key tool to hold countries to account for their pledges.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-18T14:52:23.883Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-18T14:52:23.883Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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304
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
535558
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-12more like thismore than 2016-07-12
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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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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 progress has been made on implementing pledges on child education made in the Supporting Syria Conference held in the UK in February 2016; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 42531 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 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been working closely with the UN, other donors and refugee hosting countries to deliver increased enrolment in formal and informal education. The UK is on track to deliver on its Conference commitments to support education, including spending £40million a year on education in Lebanon and £20million a year in Jordan. We will continue to work closely with these partners to track progress, including on enrolment in the upcoming school year.</p><p>The UK is supporting the provision of informal and formal education opportunities to 1.1m children in Syria and the region. In addition, the UK has financed the provision of 350,000 children in Lebanon with textbooks, including over 100,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanese public schools.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-19T16:59:25.853Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-19T16:59:25.853Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
536706
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star this property date less than 2016-07-15more like thismore than 2016-07-15
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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: 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 Answer of 15 June 2016 to Question 39874, whether the donations listed were specifically for children affected by the conflict in Yemen more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 42936 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Our humanitarian aid is provided on the basis of humanitarian need. The funding commitments listed in the Answer of 15 June 2016 to Question 39874 support men, women and children affected by the conflict; it is not possible to say exactly how much has been used specifically to support children. Since the UN reports that the conflict in Yemen has spread to 20 out of 22 governorates, it is likely that most children in Yemen have been directly or indirectly affected by the conflict.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:31:56.103Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:31:56.103Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
539672
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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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
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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 recent assessment she has made of the need for humanitarian aid and assistance in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Calder Valley more like this
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Craig Whittaker more like this
star this property uin 43117 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The United Nations’ 2016 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP), published in January 2016, reports that 21.2 million people in Yemen require some kind of humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs or protect their fundamental rights, particularly for food, water and sanitation, healthcare, and support to internally displaced people. The YHRP is currently 26% funded with donations of £351 million. The UK has so far committed to spending £72 million in Yemen over 2016-17. We continue to call on other donors to provide funding for the crisis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:32:59.98Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:32:59.98Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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3940
unstar this property label Biography information for Craig Whittaker more like this
539801
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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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 British Overseas Territories: Economic Situation 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 plans her Department has to promote the economic diversification of the Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 43294 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Over the next two years, DFID plans to invest up to £67.7 million to support economic development in the ODA eligible Overseas Territories. This investment will help to diversify the economies of those Territories and make them less vulnerable to external shocks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:33:33.877Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:33:33.877Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
536499
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star this property date less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
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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 Burma: 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 ensure that the Myanmar government removes remaining aid restrictions and facilities access for humanitarian aid throughout that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 42849 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Humanitarian assistance continues to reach the large majority of those in need in Burma. The government of Burma played a constructive role in providing and facilitating humanitarian assistance to areas affected by flooding in 2015. In conflict areas there remain significant restrictions to humanitarian access, that in some cases limit the quality and reach of humanitarian assistance.</p><p>DFID officials, together with other donors and United Nations agencies, have discussed aid policy and coordination with the new government of Burma, including administrative and security regulations that can limit access for assistance, including in Rakhine State in June 2016. DFID officials raise local issues limiting humanitarian access during field visits, including during visits to Kachin State in June 2015 and Rakhine State in May 2016. DFID closely monitors humanitarian access limitations and works together with other donor governments and the United Nations to seek to alleviate these. Through these channels and directly we will be encouraging the new government of Burma to act to address policies and practices that limit humanitarian access.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:46:07.32Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:46:07.32Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4013
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
536302
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star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Syria: Education 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 estimate her Department has made of the number of refugee children currently receiving an education in Syria; and what assessment she has made of the quality of that education provision. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dartford more like this
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Gareth Johnson more like this
star this property uin 42749 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) estimates that a total of 5.4 million Syrian children and youth (aged 5-17 years) inside Syria are in need of educational assistance. The UK works closely with UNICEF and other partners to protect access to education across the whole of Syria, improve safety in and around schools, and maintain the quality of teaching and learning as far as is possible in an active war-zone. However, it is not possible systematically to measure the quality of learning and teaching inside Syria in the way that the UK does in more stable countries. UK education assistance has supported around half a million children inside Syria.</p><p>UK funding supports the provision of vital learning materials, remedial and alternative education for children who have lost months or years of schooling, and access to the official exams that enable children to secure higher education and jobs. UK support is also helping teachers to stay in the teacher workforce.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T14:00:01.587Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T14:00:01.587Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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3970
unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Johnson more like this
536705
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star this property date less than 2016-07-15more like thismore than 2016-07-15
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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 Development Aid 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, when her Department plans to publish the outcomes of the Multilateral and Bilateral Aid Reviews. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
star this property uin 42935 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State is currently considering the outcomes of the Department for International Development’s Multilateral and Bilateral Aid Reviews, and will aim to publish them shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T16:22:33.337Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T16:22:33.337Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
536303
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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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 Syria: Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many educational schemes and programmes her Department has funded (a) in Syria and (b) for Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries in each of the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dartford more like this
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Gareth Johnson more like this
star this property uin 42750 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>A table setting out education programmes financed by DFID in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon in 2014-15 and 2015-16 is attached.</p><p>DFID also supports education for Syrian refugees in Turkey through our contributions to the EU’s Facility for Refugees in Turkey, not through bilateral programming.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border remove filter
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T16:36:18.953Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T16:36:18.953Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name PQ 42750.docx more like this
star this property title PQ 42750 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Johnson more like this