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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
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unstar 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 Department for International Development: Public Appointments 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, which public appointments he is responsible for. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The public appointments that the department is responsible for making are set out in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council 2019. <a href="https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf" target="_blank">https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf</a></p><p>This was last updated in April 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-25T12:27:31.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T12:27:31.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1150520
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Agriculture and Food Aid 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 much funding his Department has allocated to support (a) food aid programmes and (b) agricultural development in each country in (i) sub-Saharan Africa and (ii) Asia in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 1621 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 gathers information on agriculture and food aid expenditure at an aggregate organisational level and does not routinely analyse these expenditures by country.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1 shows DFID expenditure to support food aid programmes through the World Food Programme over the last five years. This includes both food delivery and cash-based transfers; the modality is chosen based on markets availability and needs.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1 Food Aid Expenditure by DFID</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total contribution (£m)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>247,752m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>267,184m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>261,752m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>455,604m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>460,541m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 (<em>as of October 13</em>)</p></td><td><p>371,234m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Table 2 shows DFID expenditure to support agricultural development through bilateral programmes and multilateral channels for the period 2013–2016. Data for later years is not currently available.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 2 Agricultural Development Expenditure by DFID</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total contribution (£m)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>617m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>663m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>705m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>718m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>In 2018 DFID conducted a review of its commercial agriculture portfolio which analyses information about 49 current agriculture programmes, including geography, and can be found <a href="https://beamexchange.org/resources/1222/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p> </p><p>DFID’s annual publication ‘Statistics on International Development’ contains detailed information on aid spending by the UK Government, including a breakdown of funding by destination country, and can be found <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Forganisations%2Fdepartment-for-international-development%2Fabout%2Fstatistics&amp;data=02%7C01%7CS-Calvert%40dfid.gov.uk%7Cf6edf385835849cb759308d75604a7a6%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C637072450304965092&amp;sdata=5xFARrPZVDpU%2B2W7tPm1rBW5Hl4mS9H8HpMyxfP9v5M%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-25T12:32:55.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T12:32:55.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-18more like thismore than 2019-10-18
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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: Religious Freedom 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 he will include modules on freedom of religion or belief in his Department's capacity building programmes in Pakistan and other countries with reported violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens South and Whiston more like this
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Ms Marie Rimmer more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID already includes elements in our capacity building programmes which benefit religious minorities in Pakistan. Our new Aawaz II Accountability, Inclusion and Reducing Modern Slavery Programme builds on the Aawaz Voice and accountability programme. It will continue to work with communities to promote rights of children, women, youth and religious minorities, protect them from exploitation, and prevent discrimination.</p><p> </p><p>Through our Skills Development Programme, we fund the Punjab Skills Development Fund to provide technical and vocational skills training to the poor and vulnerable, including those from minority communities. An exclusive skills scheme has recently been launched by this Fund for religious minorities. Under this scheme, 5,000 people from religious minorities (40% women) who are unemployed will be trained in a variety of trades.</p><p> </p><p>More widely, through UK Aid Connect, DFID is funding a consortium led by the Institute of Development Studies to address challenges in building tolerance and freedom of religion and belief. In November 2018, Lord Ahmad and Lord Bates launched a £12 million UK Aid Connect programme to promote and defend freedom of religion or belief. This will make poverty reduction programmes more inclusive by highlighting and redressing religious inequalities, with a focus on highly volatile contexts.</p>
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 2019-10-25T12:29:10.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T12:29:10.893Z
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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 Ms Marie Rimmer more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-18more like thismore than 2019-10-18
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Pakistan: Minority Groups 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 he will include the category of religious minorities to the data that his Department collects on vulnerable populations in Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens South and Whiston more like this
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Ms Marie Rimmer more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID Pakistan is making efforts to include the category of religious minorities into the data that it collects on vulnerable populations by improving government data collection and protecting the rights of minorities. We currently collect data on minority status when there is a specific need for it, such as for our programmes which specifically aim at helping minority groups. We recently had some success in collecting more and better-quality data on people with disabilities in Pakistan. We learned from that and will build on it to focus our energy on collecting data from other vulnerable and minority groups.</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 2019-10-25T12:30:57.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T12:30:57.93Z
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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 Ms Marie Rimmer more like this