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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development more like this
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
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
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 251909 remove filter
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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
answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Z
answering member
4107
label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this