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star this property date less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
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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 Department for International Development: ICT 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 implement the guidance set out by the Government Commercial Function in its paper Exiting Major IT Contracts: Guidance for Departments, published in November 2017, in respect of (a) using market engagement, (b) setting up disaggregation work, (c) risk assessment, (d) developing a programme plan through the transition, (e) identifying the skills and capabilities that will be needed in the future and (f) any other work related to that guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 119857 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 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not have any major IT contracts, as defined by the guidance.</p><p>DFID follows best practice guidance and principles where they are applicable to DFID, in line with high government standards set by the Cabinet Office to ensure effective and consistent commercial delivery and drive continuous improvement.</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 2017-12-20T15:46:11.153Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-20T15:46:11.153Z
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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 Jon Trickett more like this
621972
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-26more like thismore than 2016-10-26
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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 Department for International Development: Location 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, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of senior civil service graded posts in her Department classified as (i) deputy director, (ii) assistant director, (iii) team leader and (iv) policy manager have been based outside London in each year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 50403 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 2016-11-02more like thismore than 2016-11-02
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of DFID Senior Civil Servants designated as Deputy Director based outside of London is detailed in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>DFID does not designate Senior Civil Servants as assistant director, team leader or policy manager.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Deputy Director Outside London </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p>33</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p>37</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p>42</p></td></tr></tbody></table><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 2016-11-02T16:33:15.88Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-02T16:33:15.88Z
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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 Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Migrant Workers 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, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of the staff employed by her Department are non-UK nationals. 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 47418 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 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
star this property answer text <p>All Government Departments are bound by legal requirements concerning the right to work in the UK and, in addition, the Civil Service Nationality Rules.</p><p>Evidence of nationality is checked at the point of recruitment into the Civil Service as part of wider pre-employment checks, but there is no requirement on departments to retain this information beyond the point at which it has served its purpose.</p><p>More broadly, the Government will be consulting in due course on how we work with business to ensure that workers in this country have the skills that they need to get a job. But there are no proposals to publish lists of the number or proportion of foreign workers.</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 2016-10-14T17:10:40.693Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T17:10:40.693Z
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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 Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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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: Iron and Steel 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, (a) how much steel in weight her Department has procured, (b) for what purpose that steel was procured and (c) what the countries of origin of that steel were in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale more like this
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Tim Farron more like this
star this property uin 60075 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 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not procure steel.</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 2017-01-23T16:55:16.813Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-23T16:55:16.813Z
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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 Tim Farron more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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 South Sudan: Violence 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 increase development assistance for preventing and responding to gender-based violence in South Sudan; and what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of current programmes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 115259 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-30more like thismore than 2017-11-30
star this property answer text <p>UK funding in South Sudan is currently fully committed to 2020; this includes a four year programme (2016-2020) with International Medical Corps that includes a significant element for gender based violence (GBV) prevention and protection in South Sudan, and support to the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) in order to improve reporting on gender based violence. All programmes are subject to regular assessments of performance. We have exceeded our annual target this year and have reached just under 300,000 women, girls, men, and boys with GBV interventions.</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 2017-11-30T14:21:48.89Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-30T14:21:48.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-07more like thismore than 2016-10-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Staff 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, approximately how many (a) British and (b) non-British nationals are employed cleaning the Westminster estate of her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southport more like this
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John Pugh more like this
star this property uin 47566 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 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID utilises a cross government contract for cleaning services in their UK estates.</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 2016-10-14T17:11:18.487Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T17:11:18.487Z
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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 John Pugh more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-08more like thismore than 2017-03-08
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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 hansard heading 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, by what date she expects that all projects funded through the (a) Prosperity Fund and (b) Conflict Security and Stabilisation Fund will be listed on her Department's Development project tracker. 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 67107 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 2017-03-14more like thismore than 2017-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government set out a firm commitment in the UK Aid Strategy to improve transparency of UK official development assistance. As part of this effort, both the Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) and the Prosperity Fund will publish online information on programmes during 2017-18.</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 2017-03-14T17:18:34.503Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-14T17:18:34.503Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
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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 South Sudan and 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, for what reasons the Government reduced the bilateral aid budget to (a) South Sudan and (b) Yemen in 2016-17. 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 58524 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 2017-01-09more like thismore than 2017-01-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID has published 2016/17 budgets by department. The allocations are continually reviewed throughout the year and may increase to respond to changing needs. For example, support for Yemen will increase from £90 million in 2015/16 to £112 million in 2016/17 in light of the humanitarian crisis. Final spending figures for all departments will be confirmed in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2016.</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 2017-01-09T16:52:00.873Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-09T16:52:00.873Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-06more like thismore than 2016-12-06
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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 Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how her Department ensures that aid finance is predictable and reliable for recipient countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Meriden more like this
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Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
star this property uin 56339 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 2016-12-14more like thismore than 2016-12-14
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom is the only G7 country to legislate on its promise to provide 0.7% gross national income towards helping the world’s poor. In doing so we have given a very strong commitment to stable and predictable aid finance.</p><p>The Government recognises the importance of providing predictable flows to partner countries. To this end DFID has published indicative forward country budgets in its Annual Report and details of approved projects in every country. It is important that Ministers continually review where, how and how much we spend, to ensure that aid is being used to maximum effect in reducing poverty in the national interest, and that our work responds to changing global challenges and volatile country situations.</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 2016-12-14T17:16:37.997Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-14T17:16:37.997Z
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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 Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
794004
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star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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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: Disease Control more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how her Department works with the Department of Health to coordinate the objectives and disbursements of the Ross Fund to combat the world's most serious diseases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 115093 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The Ross Fund is a portfolio of programmes, identified in the UK Aid Strategy, led by DFID and the Department of Health (DH), aimed at combatting the world's most serious diseases. Details are set out at the link below <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/494584/Ross_Fund_Publication_final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/494584/Ross_Fund_Publication_final.pdf</a></p><p>The two Departments jointly developed the objectives of the Ross Fund Portfolio and agreed their respective areas of work. There is regular ongoing coordination and joint strategic oversight between DFID and DH. Senior managers and programme officials, from each department, meet quarterly, to ensure strategic oversight of the work across the two Departments.</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 2017-11-29T17:00:54.477Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T17:00:54.477Z
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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 Chris Law more like this