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1126676
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading East Africa: Marie Stopes International 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, whether his Department has allocated funding to Marie Stopes International to fund political advocacy to change laws on abortion in (a) Malawi and (b) South Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 254177 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not currently fund Marie Stopes International to fund political advocacy to change laws on abortion in either South Sudan or Malawi.</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 2019-05-20T16:01:54.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:01:54.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1126251
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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 Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether the aid budget is used to influence overseas governments to make policy changes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 253556 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 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>UK aid directly and indirectly informs and supports policy changes in partner countries in line with their challenges and priorities and consistent with a focus on eradicating poverty and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This also serves the UK’s national interest.</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 2019-05-16T15:36:15.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T15:36:15.443Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1126260
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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: Abortion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what (a) information his Department holds on and (b) what estimate his Department has made of the number of abortions in other countries that are funded by development spending in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 253558 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 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a range of bilateral and multi-country programmes supporting a package of women’s reproductive and maternal health information and family planning services. Because of the integrated nature of this work, it is not possible to provide a break-down of funding on safe abortion services alone. By helping the world’s poorest women access modern contraception, the UK government will prevent an estimated 6 million unintended pregnancies and 3 million abortions on average each year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T15:31:16.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T15:31:16.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1125594
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what surveys his Department has commissioned in (a) the UK and (b) countries in receipt of Official Development Assistance on his Department's policy of providing support to abortion services overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 252524 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 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s long-standing policy on safe abortion takes an evidence-based public health approach that aims to reduce death and disability caused by unsafe abortion. The evidence base for this, from World Health Organisation and other sources, is cited in our published position.</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 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1087080
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Niger: Marie Stopes International more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2019 to Question 224486 on Niger: Marie Stopes International (MSI), what assessment her Department has made of the validity of reports of Nigerien authorities enforcing the cessation of MSI abortion procedures at a number of their clinics. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 231426 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
star this property answer text <p>Marie Stopes International are a valued partner in our comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights work.</p><p> </p><p>DFID’s assessment is that we have seen no evidence of any illegal activity in Niger on their part and no formal allegations have been made to us. DFID funds cannot be used to fund any illegal activities. We treat allegations of any improper use of funds extremely seriously. The process for reporting allegations is on our website: <a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Forganisations%2Fdepartment-for-international-development&amp;data=02%7C01%7CS-Chakawhata%40dfid.gsx.gov.uk%7Cad6259803f7442a29cc608d695c2154e%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636861058141135888&amp;sdata=6F7yHgF1skrreUoPSwOk4W9J5%2F5EoJbyneaVTEI48Do%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development</a>.</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 2019-03-15T14:31:12.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T14:31:12.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1087081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Abortion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 21 February 2019 to Question 221581, in which other countries in receipt of aid from the UK does the UK not provide funding to support the provision of abortion services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 231427 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID has a range of bilateral and multi-country programmes supporting a package of women’s reproductive and maternal health information and services. It is not possible to provide a break down by safe abortion or post-abortion care alone. DFID supports provision of safe abortion services as allowed by local laws. Where access to abortion is highly restricted, we can help make the consequences of unsafe abortion more widely understood and can consider supporting policy reform.</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 2019-03-15T14:32:20.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T14:32:20.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1087082
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Alan Guttmacher Institute more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 26 February 2019 to Question 224485 on the Alan Guttmacher Institute, in what year her Department most recently verified the accuracy of the illegal abortion statistics provided by the Guttmacher Institute; and what the outcome was of that most recent assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 231428 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 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID reviews the Guttmacher Institute’s performance in March each year and, throughout the year, keeping abreast of all publications – including estimations of induced abortions. The Guttmacher Institute has a strong reputation for producing high quality scientific research and data for evidence-based policy. As such, DFID has confidence in their independent estimates.</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 2019-03-15T14:32:55.563Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-15T14:32:55.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1064757
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star this property date less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
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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 Alan Guttmacher Institute more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to her Department's paper entitled, Single Departmental Plan - Results Achieved by Sector in 2012-2018, Family Planning, what steps her Department has taken to verify the numbers of illegal backstreet abortions provided by the Guttmacher Institute; and whether her Department has conducted a separate estimate of those abortions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 224485 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s single departmental plan reports on the increase in family planning use from our programmes. From this, estimates are made, based on the best international expertise, on wider impact. The Guttmacher Institute’s reputation for producing high quality scientific research and data for evidence-based policy making on Sexual &amp; Reproductive Health and Rights means we have confidence in these independent estimates.</p><p> </p><p>Other studies support the key Guttmacher Institute finding that unsafe abortion is a significant killer of women and restricting safe abortion does not make abortion less common, it just makes it less safe.</p><p> </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 2019-02-26T17:05:50.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:05:50.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1064758
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star this property date less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
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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 Niger: Marie Stopes International more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Answer of 20 December 2018 to Question HL12251 on Kenya: Marie Stopes International, if he will publish the conclusions of the investigation into alleged illegal abortions practices by Marie Stopes International in Niger. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 224486 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
star this property answer text <p>We have seen no evidence of any illegal activity in Niger on their part and no formal allegations have been made to us. DFID funds cannot be used to fund any illegal activities. We treat allegations of any improper use of funds extremely seriously. The process for reporting allegations is on our website: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development</a></p><p> </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 2019-02-26T17:06:22.397Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-26T17:06:22.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1045577
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star this property date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
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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 Kenya: Abortion more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 9 October 2018 to Question 173969, whether she now has the breakdown of the proportion of her Department's funding for family planning in Kenya which will be allocated to abortion provision; and what estimate she has made of the number of abortion procedures funded by previous DFID programmes in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton remove filter
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 210517 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 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The Delivering Sustainable and Equitable Increases in Family Planning in Kenya programme will support increased access to modern family planning services. Abortion services will be supported within the parameters set out in the Kenyan Constitution. The programme is still under procurement and therefore no further information on budget breakdowns is available at this time.</p><p> </p><p>DFID takes an integrated approach to programming on sexual and reproductive health and rights - for example providing a woman with holistic care for gender-based violence, HIV, counselling, post-abortion care and information on family planning. As these services are integrated, we do not have disaggregated figures for previous programmes in Kenya solely relating to safe abortion procedures.</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 2019-01-24T15:26:49.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T15:26:49.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this