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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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: Climate Change remove filter
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 much of the £5.8 billion allocated to international climate finance between 2016-17 and 2020-21 will be allocated to raising awareness of climate change in developing countries. 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 259381 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>We do not allocate money from the ICF specifically to raise awareness of climate change in developing countries.</p><p> </p><p>Nearly all developing countries signed the 2015 Paris Agreement and they continue to be active in the international climate negotiations. The Least Developed Country group (a bloc of 48 nations particularly vulnerable to climate change) were among those calling on the United Nations Secretary General to convene a climate summit in September this year to raise global ambition on tackling climate change. The UK and Egypt, alongside Malawi, Bangladesh, the Netherlands and St Lucia, are leading work to secure international commitments to take more action to help countries cope with climate change impacts.</p><p> </p><p>Developing country governments are already taking action themselves. For example, Bangladesh has introduced a National Resilience Programme to ensure it has the capacity to respond to extreme weather events, and the UK is assisting them with that. Bangladesh is one of the global leaders in cutting the cost and impact of natural disasters.</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 2019-06-10T15:01:45.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:01:45.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1127173
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star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 16 April 2019 to Question HL15044 on Developing Countries: Climate Change, how much of the £5.8 billion allocated to international climate finance between 2016-17 and 2020-21 will be spent on tackling loss and damage in climate-vulnerable countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 255379 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>Action to avert, minimize and address loss and damage associated with climate change is intricately bound up with action on mitigation, adaptation, disaster risk reduction and disaster preparedness and response. We therefore do not see that attempting to define a separate category of finance for loss and damage as useful or practical. Of the £5.8bn on climate finance we have committed to spend from 2016-2021 the UK aims to spend 50% on adaptation and 50% on mitigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T16:48:42.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T16:48:42.047Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1125290
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of climate change on his Department's aid (a) strategy and (b) funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 251909 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK Government and for the Department for International Development (DFID), and we are already providing significant assistance to developing countries to help them deal with climate change. It is clear however that the world is not on track to avoid dangerous climate change and environmental damage. The Secretary of State wants to see what more we can do with the UK’s aid budget and how we can encourage others to take more action. The UN Climate Action Summit in September is a critical moment to increase global ambition and I am pleased that the UK playing a leading role in shaping the agenda on how to build resilience to cope with climate change already locked in.</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 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1124305
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 all Official Development Assistance spending is aligned with the Paris climate agreement objective of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 250013 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for this Government and for the Department of International Development. In ratifying the Paris Agreement, the UK agreed to work towards making all financial flows consistent with lowering greenhouse gas emissions and supporting climate-resilient development.</p><p>The UK has committed to provide at least £5.8bn of our aid over the period 2016-2021 to tackle climate change. We are supporting many programmes which contribute to this goal, including those for example which deliver clean energy. Since 2011, these resources have helped reduce or avoid 10.4 million tonnes of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere and supported 17 million people to access clean energy.</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 2019-05-08T14:56:33.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T14:56:33.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1109575
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have contributed to International Climate Finance in each year since 2016; what percentage that amount constitutes of the £5.8 billion they pledged to that fund; and whether the full amount pledged will be provided by 2020 as stated in the Paris Agreement. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Salisbury more like this
star this property uin HL15044 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-16more like thismore than 2019-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development (DFID), the Department for Business, Energy &amp; Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for Environment, Food &amp; Rural Affairs (Defra) are together responsible for spending the £5.8 billion of International Climate Finance (ICF) pledged by the Government in the period 2016/17 to 2020/21. The funding is earmarked within departmental budgets.</p><p> </p><p>In total these three departments have spent ICF of £1,119 million in 2016/17 and £958 million in 2017/18, representing 36% of the £5.8 billion commitment. The amount spent in 2018/19 is not yet available.</p><p> </p><p>The Government remains committed to delivering the £5.8 billion pledge in full by 2020/21, recognising the vital importance of supporting developing countries to tackle climate change. Each department has plans in place to deploy this funding over the remaining period to achieve the maximum impact possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2019-04-16T13:56:32.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-16T13:56:32.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Salisbury more like this
1091220
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star this property date less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 mitigate the effects of climate change on the ability of developing countries to provide adequate nutrition for their populations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 234200 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 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
star this property answer text <p>DFID is mitigating the impact of climate change on nutrition both by enabling countries to adapt to the changing climate and to prepare systems to better manage the effects of climate shocks. For example, DFID is investing in strengthening nutrition services in countries like Kenya, and across the Sahel, so they are better able to scale-up to deal with increases in malnutrition that can arise due to climate-related shocks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-03-22T14:33:33.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-22T14:33:33.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
1083539
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star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 she has in place to support (a) countries increasingly affected by extreme weather linked to climate change and (b) refugees displaced by the effects of climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 229730 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 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK Government and for DFID. Under the Paris agreement the UK has pledged to deliver £5.8bn of International Climate Finance between 2016 and 2020 to help poorer countries tackle climate change.</p><p>These funds are helping to build the resilience of people and communities to cope with climate change already locked in and taking action to reduce future emissions. The UK has helped 47 million people cope with the effects of climate change since 2011.</p><p>The UK is also working to increase international action on climate change. The Prime Minister has been asked by the United Nations Secretary General to help secure more ambitious and urgent action to build climate resilience, ahead of the Summit on Climate Change in September 2019.</p><p>Climate change, environmental degradation and natural disasters do not create refugees, who are defined as people fleeing persecution and conflict. However the UK recognises that climate change contributes to the displacement of people in the most vulnerable regions. This is why a major focus of our work is to build the resilience of those communities.</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 2019-03-12T15:21:55.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T15:21:55.543Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1060723
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 she is taking to ensure that climate action is a priority for her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 221012 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK Government and for the Department of International Development (DFID). The UK has pledged to deliver £5.8bn of International Climate Finance (ICF) from 2016/17 – 2020/21 to help poorer countries tackle climate change. DFID funds are helping to build the resilience of people and communities to cope with climate change already locked in, including to natural disasters; to support the development of low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure; and to support new technology, research and innovation to improve the effectiveness of action on climate change. Since 2011 the ICF has helped 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change in the developing world, and enabled 17 million to have access to clean energy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK is also working to increase international action on climate change. This year DFID is supporting the Prime Minister who has been asked by the United Nations Secretary General to promote more action to build resilience to the impact of climate change already locked in, ahead of his Summit on Climate Change in September 2019.</p><p> </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 2019-02-18T18:03:40.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T18:03:40.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1017269
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star this property date less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
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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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the Government plans to provide additional funding to tackle climate change in developing countries beyond the £5.8 billion allocated between 2016 and 2021. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 197473 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is delivering the £5.8 billion of climate finance we pledged to provide between 2016 and 2021, and we are committed to ensuring we use this funding to best effect. Since 2011 we have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change, and 17 million to access clean energy.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is playing a strong role in ensuring developed countries fulfil the collective commitment to mobilise $100 billion in climate finance by 2020 from public and private sources. For DFID a key part of this is working with the multilateral agencies which DFID funds, most notably the World Bank and Regional Development Banks, so that they make their best contribution to tackling climate change effectively.</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 2018-12-04T17:43:44.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:43:44.083Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
990328
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star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 the UK meets sustainable development goal 13 on climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 181314 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 2018-10-26more like thismore than 2018-10-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK played a key role in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and we are determined to be at the forefront of delivering them.</p><p> </p><p>To support developing countries to respond to the challenges of climate change, the UK has pledged to provide at least £5.8bn of International Climate Finance between 2016/17 and 2020/21. Since 2011 UK climate investments have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and provided 17 million people with improved access to clean energy.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is also working with the UN to lead international efforts on resilience for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2018-10-26T13:32:17.393Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-26T13:32:17.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
990370
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star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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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 Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 the Government is taking to support communities in developing countries that are affected by climate change. 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 181257 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>As the recent IPCC report has made clear, climate change is one of the biggest global threats to sustained development and our own way of life. This is why the UK is taking a leading role in tackling climate change and protecting the world’s natural resources.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has committed to £5.8bn of climate finance from 2016/17 – 2020/21. This includes specific assistance to help people and communities to be more resilient to climate change. For example, under our Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme, we are helping farmers in Burkina Faso prepare for heavy rains and high temperatures, which will help improve household food security and livelihoods. Since 2011, UK climate investments have supported 47 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and provided 17 million people with improved access to clean energy. More detail of our results is available on GOV.UK.</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 2018-10-23T15:04:27.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T15:04:27.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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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: Climate Change remove filter
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 plans they have, if any, to focus economic and technical assistance to those developing countries in the tropics that are experiencing the most adverse effects of climate change. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL7402 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-10more like thismore than 2018-05-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has committed to provide £5.8bn of Official Development Assistance as International Climate Finance (ICF) between April 2016 and March 2021, including to many of the countries in the tropics.</p><p>UK assistance helps the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people to build resilience and cope with the impacts of climate change, move to a low carbon economy and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve the stewardship of natural resources, especially forests.</p><p>UK assistance has already helped 34 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and we will continue to support those who are most in need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T15:22:16.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T15:22:16.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much and what proportion of spending on adaptation in countries receiving finance from the International Climate Fund has been on health-related adaptation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 116333 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>In 2016, the UK spent directly £411 million on programmes to help countries build their resilience and adapt to climate change and a further £371 million on programmes to support sustainable development and help reduce their carbon emissions. Of this, £12 million (1%) was on projects specifically targeting health and a further £370 million (47%) through programmes which may also have health benefits, such as on clean energy, agriculture, nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene programmes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-12-05T11:43:58.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T11:43:58.647Z
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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 Daniel Zeichner more like this
720683
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 support children displaced by climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 70882 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing a leading role to assist children in developing countries affected by humanitarian crisis, disasters and forced migration induced by climate risks such as droughts and flood. We work with mandated protection agencies, including ICRC, UNHCR and UNICEF, as well as international NGOs, who advocate for children’s rights, set standards, and implement programmes such as family reunification, case management, education, psychosocial and mental health support.</p><p>Through the UK’s International Climate Finance we have also supported 21 million people to cope with the effects of climate change, helping families to respond to shocks and to adapt their livelihoods so they are more resilient in the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T15:49:41.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T15:49:41.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 much government funding is provided for climate action in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 62257 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-02more like thismore than 2017-02-02
star this property answer text <p>Over the last five years, the UK Government has provided £3.87 billion for climate action in developing countries. This has, amongst other things, supported 21 million people to cope with the effects of climate change and helped 6.6 million people access clean energy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
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less than 2017-02-02T17:49:17.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-02T17:49:17.03Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
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 she plans to take to build resilience to climate change in developing countries through weather-indexed insurance at the Marrakech climate conference in November. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Na h-Eileanan an Iar more like this
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Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
star this property uin 50191 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-28more like thismore than 2016-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In December 2015, every G7 nation set out how they will meet a collective target to reach an additional 400 million people with risk insurance by 2020. The UK has led the way, making excellent progress in delivering on its pledges of support for Climate Risk Insurance in the past year including funding for African Risk Capacity (ARC) and Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI). UK Ministers have been invited to participate in side events at COP to highlight progress with the G7’s InsuResilience climate risk insurance initiative and on ARC.</p><p>Currently, just 5% of losses from natural disasters in low-income countries are covered by insurance (against around 40% in developed countries), leaving millions with nothing to rebuild their lives after disaster strikes. UK initiatives give countries and people the tools they need to get themselves back on their feet, which is firmly in our national interest.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-10-28T13:28:37.913Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-28T13:28:37.913Z
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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 Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, if she will increase climate risk insurance programmes to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change on developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Na h-Eileanan an Iar more like this
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Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
star this property uin 50190 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 2016-10-28more like thismore than 2016-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK is proud to be a global leader in disaster risk finance and insurance and we are committed to contributing to meeting the G7’s InsuResilience collective target (set out in the 2015 G7 Leaders Elmau declaration) of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-10-28T13:17:55.51Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-28T13:17:55.51Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
1546
unstar this property label Biography information for Angus Brendan MacNeil more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 support the Government is providing to micro-insurance schemes in developing countries for the protection of livelihoods from the effects of climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 43322 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 2016-07-25more like thismore than 2016-07-25
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s work on climate resilience includes a number of weather-related microinsurance initiatives and a major research programme on scaling up microinsurance in the agricultural sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-25T11:33:36.753Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T11:33:36.753Z
star this property answering member
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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 Dawn Butler more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 has taken to support the G7 Initiative on Climate Risk Insurance; and what assessment her Department has made of progress towards the target of expanding insurance coverage to 400 million people by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent Central more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dawn Butler more like this
star this property uin 43339 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 2016-07-25more like thismore than 2016-07-25
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a large and growing disaster risk finance and insurance portfolio, with up to £136m approved or invested to date. This includes our £100 million contribution to the Africa Risk Capacity, which aims to reach 150 million people by 2020. The G7 are setting up an expert group to develop indicators to measure progress against the ‘Insuresilience’ target, against which all G7 members, including the UK, will report progress.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-07-25T11:31:37.243Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T11:31:37.243Z
star this property answering member
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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 Dawn Butler more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-19more like thismore than 2016-05-19
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 her Department has made of the effect of climate change on (a) agriculture, (b) food security and (c) levels of malnutrition in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 37606 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
star this property answer text <p>DFID is supporting research organisations to make assessments of the impact of climate change on agriculture, food security and malnutrition. This includes support to the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Programme. One of its recent assessments found that 60% of production of beans in sub-Saharan Africa was at risk from climate change. DFID also supports the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition which has recently made an assessment of the effects of climate change on food systems and nutrition.</p><p>DFID is using these assessments to inform our policies and programmes on agriculture. For example DFID’s Agriculture Policy Framework includes action on climate change as one of its priorities for our programmes. An example is our support to the International Fund for Agriculture Development’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP). Our support to ASAP is helping 6 million smallholder farmers to cope with the effects of climate change and at the same time increasing their agriculture productivity, incomes and food security.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T11:27:04.35Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T11:27:04.35Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-10more like thismore than 2016-03-10
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 the UK is taking to support the provision of climate risk insurance to people who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change; and how much funding she plans to allocate to such support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 30717 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 2016-03-17more like thismore than 2016-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a leader in climate risk insurance and is committed to contributing to meeting the G7 “InsuResilience” collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</p><p>Recent UK support for the provision of climate risk insurance includes contributions of up to £100m to African Risk Capacity (ARC), up to £15m for the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative, £5m to help developing countries with disaster contingency planning backed by risk finance, £3m of technical support to the Government of the Philippines to help them implement their financial protection and insurance strategy, and £1.4m to support livestock insurance for pastoralists in Kenya.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-03-17T15:27:15.307Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-17T15:27:15.307Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 her Department is working with the Department for Energy and Climate Change to ensure that official development assistance funding provided for international climate projects is prioritised in policies aimed at reducing poverty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 26724 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 2016-02-22more like thismore than 2016-02-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s International Climate Fund is jointly managed by DFID, DECC and Defra and has already directly supported 15 million people to cope with effects of climate change and given 2.6 million people improved access to clean energy.</p><p>The new UK Aid Strategy brings together the Government’s poverty reduction objectives with a commitment to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges, including climate change. Tackling climate change and promoting sustainable development are two sides of the same coin – we cannot achieve one without the other.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T13:27:13.967Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T13:27:13.967Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
448732
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-28more like thismore than 2016-01-28
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 the Government has to contribute to the funding agreed at the Paris Climate Conference in December 2015 to assist developing countries in adapting to the effects of climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 24753 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 2016-02-04more like thismore than 2016-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government will provide £5.8 billion over the next five years to support developing countries in tackling climate change through the UK International Climate Fund, including at least £1.76 billion in 2020, ensuring that the UK plays its part in achieving the goal of mobilising $100 billion of climate finance a year by 2020. We plan to spend 50% of our climate finance on adaptation and 50% on mitigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-02-04T15:59:21.107Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-04T15:59:21.107Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
446387
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-20more like thismore than 2016-01-20
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, with reference to InsuResilience, the G7 Initiative on Climate Risk Insurance, if she will make it her policy to (a) allocate additional funding of £100 million to that programme, (b) scale up by at least £50 million weather-indexed microinsurance that provides direct coverage for smallholder farmers pastoralists and other vulnerable groups and (c) increase her Department's grant funding for the African Risk Capacity to £20 million in order to improve the capacity of that programme to meet its targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 23366 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 2016-01-27more like thismore than 2016-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the G7 Climate Risk Insurance Initiative and is committed to contributing to meeting the collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020. UK support under the Initiative includes a commitment of up to £100m to African Risk Capacity (ARC) and £15m for the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative. Of this, the UK has contributed £32m so far to ARC.</p><p>On scaling up support to weather indexed microinsurance, the UK currently provides some support to livestock insurance in Kenya to improve the product offered to pastoralists and increase the role of the private sector. The UK also provides index-based insurance through the CGIAR climate change, agriculture and food security research programme (CGIAR-CCAFS). In September 2015, the Prime Minister announced that the UK would provide at least £5.8 billion of climate finance over the next five years. This is likely to include further support for climate risk insurance.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-01-27T15:36:03.43Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-27T15:36:03.43Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
star this property legislature
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 financial aid commitments made by them to foreign countries at the Paris Climate Summit will be met from the overseas aid budget, or from which other sources; and what safeguards will be put in place to ensure that the funds provided are used exclusively for the purpose intended. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL5147 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 2016-01-27more like thismore than 2016-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government will provide £5.8 billion over the next five years to support developing countries using the UK’s International Climate Fund (ICF), which is channeled through DFID, the Department of Energy &amp; Climate Change, and the Department for Environment, Food &amp; Rural Affairs. All ICF support is Official Development Assistance (ODA). The UK is proud to be a 0.7% donor and is promoting climate smart development across the aid portfolio.</p><br /><p>We have rigorous programme design processes and robust monitoring and evaluation arrangements for ODA spending, including the ICF. We also use independently reviewed methodologies and key performance indicators to track impact and the value for money of ICF interventions. The Independent Commission on Aid Impact gave the ICF a positive assessment in December 2014, saying it was well on the way to achieving its ambitious objectives.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-01-27T17:34:55.497Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-27T17:34:55.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-08more like thismore than 2016-01-08
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, whether it is her Department's policy to support the G7 Initiative on Climate Risk Insurance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 21638 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 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the G7 Climate Risk Insurance Initiative and is committed to contributing to meeting the collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</p><br /><p>UK support under the Initiative includes contributions to the African Risk Capacity and the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative. In September the Prime Minister announced that the UK would provide at least £5.8 billion of climate finance over the next five years which will include support for climate risk insurance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-01-14T17:11:09.67Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T17:11:09.67Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-04more like thismore than 2016-01-04
star this property answering body
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: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 assessment she has made of the potential effect of climate change on forced migration and population displacement in the period to 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
star this property uin 20861 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 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
star this property answer text <p>There is increasing consensus among experts and academics that climate change will influence the factors that drive migration, changing both migration patterns and the volume of people likely to move, but the relationship is complex. The UK’s Foresight Report (2011) on Migration and Global Environmental Change found that environmental change will affect migration. Through resilience programming DFID is working to support countries, communities and households to anticipate and avoid shocks and stresses where possible, and to adapt when their current activities are no longer appropriate or threatened with collapse due to changing circumstances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-01-11T16:15:18.467Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-11T16:15:18.467Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
star this property answering