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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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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: Energy Supply more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Answer of 1 October 2019 to Question 290329 on Department for International Development: Energy Supply and to the Answer on 1 October 2019 to Question 290324 on Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Supply, if he will introduce the same policy as the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and switch to an electricity provider that supplies electricity solely from renewable resources within the next 12 months; and for what reason his Department has not already ensured its electricity is supplied solely from renewable resources. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 1003 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>DFID’s UK estate comprises two joint-headquarters, 22 Whitehall in London and Abercrombie House in Glasgow. DFID’s current energy supplier for both offices are EDF Energy for electricity. DFID’s energy is contracted via the Cabinet Office’s Crown Commercial Service Framework. DFID intends to take advantage of renewable energy options under the new Crown Commercial Service Framework when putting in place new energy supply arrangements. As highlighted in DFID’s 2018-19 Annual Report and Accounts (<a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.publishing.service.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fuploads%2Fsystem%2Fuploads%2Fattachment_data%2Ffile%2F815787%2FARA-2019.pdf&amp;data=02%7C01%7Ce-morrison%40dfid.gov.uk%7Ce3cc3ef490d645c1386508d753b4fdf6%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C637069909125610289&amp;sdata=D%2FBYPJ4e4GehIlKrtyN00FZEADFoyFOwwluJho%2F4b%2Fw%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">link</a>), DFID has a strong record of improving environmental performance and is working towards meeting the Greening Government Commitment targets (<a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fgreening-government-commitments-2016-to-2020&amp;data=02%7C01%7Ce-morrison%40dfid.gov.uk%7Ce3cc3ef490d645c1386508d753b4fdf6%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C637069909125620280&amp;sdata=Y1DHR7ZuwBrX%2FRT8cwP13Wp0cfKkdSB8%2Bi2khsred84%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">link</a>) in the UK by end of financial year 2019-20.</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 2019-10-21T17:00:33.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T17:00:33.46Z
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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 Nic Dakin more like this
1150459
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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
star this property uin 1576 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
unstar 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
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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 Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Agriculture and Food Aid more like this
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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 date of answer less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
unstar 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
1150521
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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 Developing Countries: Insurance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to support the provision of affordable micro-level insurance services in developing countries. 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 1622 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
unstar this property answer text <p>In support of the Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 8, DFID is committed to ensuring that individuals in developing countries have access to affordable and appropriate financial services, including in insurance.</p><p>DFID supports the creation of an enabling environment for insurance services in developing countries through our funding to Financial Sector Deepening Africa who are working with local insurance regulators to adopt more effective policy frameworks and digitally-enabled product innovations.</p><p>We are also funding the World Bank’s Harnessing Innovation in Financial Inclusion programme. This seven-year programme is aimed at enabling financial inclusion on a sustainable basis, using technology to help poor people in developing countries access and use financial services.</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 2019-10-24T13:16:08.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:16:08.887Z
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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
1150522
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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 Democratic Republic of Congo: HIV Infection more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the HIV epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 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 1623 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is a longstanding donor to the health sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Over the past six years, we have provided better basic health services to 9.7 million people.</p><p> </p><p>Through bilateral and multilateral partners such as the Global Fund, we are contributing directly to tackling HIV/AIDS through the following interventions:</p><p> </p><p>(i) Provision of treatment for HIV/AIDS cases and strengthening the health system to respond to cases;</p><p>(ii) Provision of treatment for sexually transmitted infection and to survivors of sexual violence; and</p><p>(iii) Increase community awareness and case reporting of sexual violence.</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 2019-10-24T13:18:10.323Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:18:10.323Z
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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
1150523
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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 Developing Countries: HIV Infection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department's programmes in reducing the global incidence of HIV/AIDS; and what plans he has for the future of those programmes. 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 1624 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK government recently announced that it will step up its efforts to end the preventable deaths of mothers, new-borns, and children. The UK’s work on ending new HIV infections and preventing AIDS-related deaths is a part of that commitment. We recently announced a 16% increase in our contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria – £1.4 billion for this year’s replenishment. In 2018 alone, UK aid helped the Global Fund to provide 18.9 million people with antiretroviral therapy and protect nearly 700,000 babies from being infected by their mothers.</p><p>DFID’s assessment of progress on reducing global incidence of HIV/AIDS are informed by annual reviews of our programmes, which are publicly available on the DFID Development Tracker, along with reports and data produced by UNAIDS and other partners including the World Health Organisation and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.</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 2019-10-24T13:38:04.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:38:04.257Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
1150503
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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 International Conference on Population and Development: UK Delegations more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, which (a) Ministers and (b) officials will attend as delegates the 2019 Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development. 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 1645 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Nairobi Summit is a critical global moment for sexual and reproductive health and rights in 2019 as it marks 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action, and 50 years since the formation of United Nations Population Fund.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government are planning for high level attendance at this important conference. We will take every opportunity to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights for girls and women and are working with partners to play our part in ensuring a successful Summit.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 1646 more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:43:45.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:43:45.613Z
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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 Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1150505
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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 International Conference on Population and Development more like this
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star this property question text To ask the secretary of state for international development, what his priorities are for the 2019 Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development. 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 1646 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Nairobi Summit is a critical global moment for sexual and reproductive health and rights in 2019 as it marks 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action, and 50 years since the formation of United Nations Population Fund.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government are planning for high level attendance at this important conference. We will take every opportunity to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights for girls and women and are working with partners to play our part in ensuring a successful Summit.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 1645 more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:43:45.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:43:45.677Z
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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 Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1150507
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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 Developing Countries: Females more like this
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star this property question text To ask the secretary of state for international development, if he will discuss the importance of advancing adolescent girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights at the 2019 Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development. 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 1647 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK will raise the importance of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights as part of our engagements at the Nairobi ICPD+25 Summit. The UK committed at the 2017 Family Planning Summit to focus on adolescents in our sexual and reproductive health and rights programmes. We continue to amplify the needs of adolescent girls through our voice on the world stage.</p><p> </p><p>At the UN General Assembly, the Secretary of State made clear the UK’s ongoing commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights, announcing an additional £600 million aid package to provide improved access to family planning. UK aid programmes are helping to give millions of women and girls control over their bodies, so they can choose if, when and how many children they want; that is a basic right that every woman and girl deserves.</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 2019-10-22T15:44:28.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:44:28.233Z
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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 Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1150515
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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 Developing Countries: Genito-urinary Medicine more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment he has made of the contribution of the private sector to delivering sexual and reproductive health programmes in developing countries. 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 1649 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK government considers the private sector, both for-profit and not-for-profit, to be critical to the successful delivery of sexual and reproductive health programmes and outcomes in developing countries.</p><p>DFID works with private manufacturers to develop new products such as contraceptives and HIV treatment, and to reduce their prices so that they are accessible. For example, a global partnership between donors and manufacturers led to a decrease in price of contraceptive implants globally from $20 per unit to $8, leading to increased access and uptake. DFID also funds not-for-profit providers to implement reproductive health programmes in many countries; and supports national governments to work with private health care providers as part of their overall health system. We support global programmes that attract the private sector's contribution, such as the Global Financing Facility, and we also recognise that global companies can have an impact through their employment practices and work with them to improve sexual and reproductive health for female employees.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 1650 more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T15:45:37.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:45:37.703Z
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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 Mr Virendra Sharma more like this