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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
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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 Palestinians: Overseas Aid remove filter
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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, further to the reply by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 17 March (HL Deb, col GC298), how much new employment has followed the expenditure of £349 million by the Department for International Development for Palestinian economic development between 2011 and 2015. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL7206 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 2016-03-30more like thismore than 2016-03-30
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s support to the Occupied Palestinian Territories is delivering a range of results including enrolment of children in primary school, improvements to maternal health-care, humanitarian assistance and legal assistance to Palestinians at risk of eviction from their land. As part of this support, between 2011 and 2015, DFID provided over £3 million to the Facility for New Market Development Programme and Palestinian Market Development Programme, which has helped businesses expand into new markets and products, and supported the creation of over 2800 new jobs. DFID also provided £2 million to the UN Relief and Works Agency’s which supported the creation of over 45,000 short-term jobs for Palestinians in Gaza who have been affected by movement and access restrictions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-03-30T14:30:01.777Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-30T14:30:01.777Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
592956
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-03more like thismore than 2016-10-03
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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 Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 assessment they have made of the consequences to date of the reduction in the foreign aid budget to the Palestinian Authority between 2013 and 2016. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL2082 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 2016-10-17more like thismore than 2016-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK provided £88 million in financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA) from 2013-2016. UK aid has supported the PA to deliver basic services and promote economic growth. The PA continues to face challenges to ensure fiscal stability. As the Development Secretary is new to her role, she is conducting a full examination of DFID’s work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, including UK financial assistance to the PA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-10-17T16:45:48.407Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-17T16:45:48.407Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
637290
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-15more like thismore than 2016-11-15
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 whether British aid to Palestine has been frozen in whole or in part; and if so, to what extent, and on what grounds. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL3215 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-23more like thismore than 2016-11-23
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains firmly committed to providing aid to the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The Secretary of State is conducting a full examination of DFID’s programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories to ensure that UK taxpayers’ money is spent in the right places and in the right way.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-11-23T17:30:56.853Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-23T17:30:56.853Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
641829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-22more like thismore than 2016-11-22
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 whether they remain committed to continuing British aid for the welfare of the families of Palestinian prisoners and detainees held by Israel, as stated by the Minister of State for the Department for International Development in March 2014. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL3400 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-06more like thismore than 2016-12-06
star this property answer text <p>No UK aid has been or will be used for payments to Palestinian prisoners or their families. UK assistance to the Palestinian Authority was used to pay the salaries of public sector workers only. The Secretary of State is currently conducting a full examination of UK aid to the OPTs and will ensure financial assistance to the PA gets the best value for money to the UK taxpayer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-12-06T17:08:27.3Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-06T17:08:27.3Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
685349
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-06more like thismore than 2017-02-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 whether they are planning to undertake a comprehensive review of the current needs of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, Jordan and Lebanon. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL5253 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 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State is currently conducting an examination of DFID’s programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs). It will look at how best to meet the needs of Palestinians, including refugees in the region.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-02-20T15:45:58.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-20T15:45:58.343Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
star this property tabling member
2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this