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714855
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star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading 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, what steps her Department is taking to ensure value for money of UK aid through strengthened monitoring. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Dorset and North Poole more like this
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Michael Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 909547 more like this
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unstar this property answer text I am very clear that every pound of UK aid should go on saving and improving the lives of the poorest people in the world. All DFID projects are measured against a robust monitoring framework to ensure they remain cost effective. DFID also supports other aid spending departments, who are responsible for ensuring value for money and effective monitoring of their own aid spend. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T14:26:06.69Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:26:06.69Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4497
unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Tomlinson more like this
714854
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading 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, how much and what proportion of the Official Development Assistance budget will be spent by her Department in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Neil Gray more like this
star this property uin 909555 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We will honour our commitment to 0.7 per cent. Based on the Spending Review 2015 settlement, DFID will spend around 72 per cent of UK ODA in this financial year.</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 2017-03-29T14:32:47.05Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:32:47.05Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
4365
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Gray more like this
714852
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Equality 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 support her Department is providing to the UN's Step It Up for Gender Equality initiative. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury more like this
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 909554 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We support UN Women as an important partner for the UK. As the campaign asks, we have put gender equality and the empowerment of women at the heart of our development policy and programming, and are achieving impressive results for women and girls at scale.</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 2017-03-29T15:40:16.233Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T15:40:16.233Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4426
unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
714850
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Economic Growth more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to promote economic development in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 909548 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
4398
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green more like this
714851
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Economic Growth more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to promote economic development in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 909553 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T14:29:17.757Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:29:17.757Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
714853
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to tackle child exploitation in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eastleigh more like this
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Mims Davies more like this
star this property uin 909552 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Protecting children is at the very heart of my department’s work. We have increased our efforts to directly tackle the exploitation of children, combatting the worst forms of child labour as part of the Prime Minister’s Modern Slavery agenda, and seeking to prevent violence and abuse against children in every setting.</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 2017-03-29T15:39:15.917Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T15:39:15.917Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4513
unstar this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
714849
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Israel: Palestinians 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 support her Department is providing to projects facilitating peaceful co-existence between Palestinians and Israelis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Henley more like this
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John Howell more like this
star this property uin 909549 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>DFID is developing a programme of support for people-to-people projects in Israel and the OPTs. UK support will help Israelis and Palestinians work together to achieve tangible improvements in their lives and build understanding between people on both sides of the conflict. The programme is aiming for launch at the beginning of next financial year.</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 2017-03-29T14:30:54.833Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:30:54.833Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
1606
unstar this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this
714856
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Tax Collection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to help developing countries raise more tax revenue. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 909546 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Britain is one of the leading donors helping developing countries to raise more tax revenue. The UK has committed to doubling its efforts on tax capacity building by 2020, in line with commitments made in the Addis Tax Initiative. We are working closely with Treasury and HMRC to assist partner countries, donors and international organisations to make rapid progress together.</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 2017-03-29T15:37:33.327Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T15:37:33.327Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
1604
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this