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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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 Telephone Services more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many telephone lines with the prefix (a) 0845, (b) 0844 and (c) 0843 her Department (i) operates and (ii) sponsors; how many calls each such number has received in the last 12 months; and whether alternative numbers charged at BT local rates are available in each such case. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 201443 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID uses one 0845 number for UK calls to the Public Enquiry Point. We do not record the number of calls made to the 0845 number. There is no alternative BT local rate number offered as the 0845 number in use is already charged to callers at the local rate.</p><p> </p><p>DFID has no telephone lines with the prefix 0844 or 0843.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T14:59:44.5191553Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T14:59:44.5191553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Valerie Vaz more like this
62357
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
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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 Freedom of Information 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, to how many Freedom of Information requests on aid projects her Department has declined to provide information in each of the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 200669 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) publishes a quarterly statistics bulletin concerning FOI responses from all government departments including DFID. The bulletin includes tables showing how many requests were granted in full, or resulted in some information being withheld or all information withheld. The MoJ statistics bulletin can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-foi-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-foi-statistics</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T16:22:12.9447745Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T16:22:12.9447745Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
62972
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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: Disability 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, if she will make it her policy to support the adoption of a target to ensure that all cities are accessible and offer opportunities to persons with disabilities by 2030 in Open Working Group negotiations on the sustainable development goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 201457 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As we have already made clear, the UK agrees that all cities should be accessible and offer opportunities to persons with disabilities by 2030. This language is included in the most recent draft goals and targets list released by the co-chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on 2 June.</p><p>The final targets in the post-2015 development framework will however be subject to international negotiations in the United Nations, in which the UK will play an active role.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T16:25:30.7293396Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T16:25:30.7293396Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
62973
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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: Energy 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, if she will make it her policy to support the adoption of a target to retrofit existing industries on global level based on energy and resource-efficient technologies and environmentally sound industrial processes by 2030 in Open Working Group negotiations on the sustainable development goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 201468 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As we have already made clear, the UK supports a target to double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency. This language is included in the most recent draft goals and targets list released by the co-chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on 2 June.</p><p>The final targets in the post-2015 development framework will however be subject to international negotiations in the United Nations, in which the UK will play an active role.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T16:24:07.5452925Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T16:24:07.5452925Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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595
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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: Remittances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will make it her policy to support the adoption of a target to reduce to five per cent or below the transaction costs of migrants' remittances, including regulatory and administrative costs in Open Working Group negotiations on the sustainable development goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 201469 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As we have already made clear, the UK supports the target of reducing the average global cost of remittances to 5.0%. This language is included in the most recent draft goals and targets list released by the co-chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on 2 June.</p><p>The final targets in the post-2015 development framework will however be subject to international negotiations in the United Nations, in which the UK will play an active role.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T16:29:39.5508549Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T16:29:39.5508549Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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595
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
62976
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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: Migration 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, if she will make it her policy to support the adoption of a target to enhance global co-operation to facilitate orderly, safe, responsible migration and mobility of people, including through implementation of planned and managed migration policies that facilitate migrants' contribution to sustainable development in Open Working Group negotiations on the sustainable development goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Mr Jim Murphy more like this
star this property uin 201454 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>As we have already made clear, the UK recognises that the potential for migration to be a positive force for developing countries is increased when migration is safe, legal and through regular channels; and as such global migration can contribute to sustainable development. This language is included in the most recent draft goals and targets list released by the co-chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on 2 June.</p><p>The final targets in the post-2015 development framework will however be subject to international negotiations in the United Nations in which the UK will play an active role.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T16:27:07.797245Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T16:27:07.797245Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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595
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Murphy more like this
62974
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star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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 Central African Republic more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support her Department provides for services for survivors of gender-based violence in the Central African Republic and efforts to empower women and girls in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201458 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is supporting a number of agencies in the Central African Republic to provide services for survivors of sexual violence, including Save the Children, International Medical Corps, Mercy Corps, ICRC and UNHCR. DFID funds are supporting health projects where the clinical needs of survivors of sexual violence can be met, and women's listening centres in order to address some of the psychological needs of survivors of gender-based violence.</p><p> </p><p>Women in the Central African Republic have been particularly affected by the ongoing conflict. DFID programmes aim to address these vulnerabilities, for instance by catering for the specific needs of mothers, pregnant and breastfeeding women, supporting women's associations in resuming income-generating activities or by mobilizing communities to reduce the risks of gender-based violence.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:49:00.9426791Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:49:00.9426791Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
62977
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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 Central African Republic more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the level of food insecurity in the Central African Republic; and what steps her Department is taking to promote short and long-term food security in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201455 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Food security assessments in Central African Republic (CAR) have shown that 1.7 million people are in need of food assistance. Food security has been affected by lack of access to agricultural land in 2013, attacks on crop reserves, poor rainfall, non-payment of civil servants and the collapse of trading networks.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is funding the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Solidarites International and the ICRC for seeds and tools distribution to improve food security in the medium to long-term, as well as supporting cash and food distribution to address the short-term food security situation. DFID has contributed £18 million in 2014 to the crisis in CAR.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:02:23.3104027Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:02:23.3104027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
62978
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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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 Central African Republic more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of recent inter-communal violence in Bangui, Central African Republic on Muslims and other communities at risk in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201470 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The roots of the conflict in Central African Republic (CAR) are complex and whilst the recent inter-communal violence is primarily targeting Muslim inhabitants, Christian communities have also fallen victim to sectarian killings. Much of the Muslim population of CAR has fled, including traders who were overwhelmingly Muslim.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is funding agencies such as UNHCR, Mercy Corps and the ICRC to implement protection programmes in CAR, including conflict resolution and social cohesion activities. DFID has contributed £18 million in 2014 towards the crisis. The UK is also supporting the international efforts to restore peace and security and has welcomed the adoption of UNSCR 2149 authorising the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission (MISCA).</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:04:42.3820055Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:04:42.3820055Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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3981
unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this