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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Yemen: Internally Displaced People 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, what support his Department is providing to internally displaced people in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 259950 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK is providing a range of support to displaced people in Yemen in response to the displacement of 3.3 million people since the conflict began in 2015. Last financial year (2018/19), for example, we <del class="ministerial">provided</del> <ins class="ministerial">contributed to the provision of </ins>food assistance to over 490,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) and since June 2017 we have helped over 40,000 IDPs receive psychosocial support and provided over 35,000 with life-saving health care.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has also supported the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide primary healthcare and mental health services, legal assistance, child protection and support to survivors of gender-based violence. We are supporting IOM and UNHCR with £9 million this financial year (2019/20) to allow them to continue providing these vital services.</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 2019-06-11T16:43:41.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:43:41.48Z
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less than 2019-06-19T10:00:52.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T10:00:52.67Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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121913
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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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1126690
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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 World Health Organisation: Finance more like this
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 how much they contribute financially, annually, to the World Health Organisation. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL15707 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 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) is critical to UK international development and global health security objectives. The UK is WHO’s third largest funder and a key advocate for continued WHO reform and impact at country level. The UK’s annual contribution to the World Health Organisation averages at £100 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-29T15:38:00.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T15:38:00.1Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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497
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this
1126994
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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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 Pakistan: Human Trafficking more like this
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, further to their assessment in the Department for International Development's Pakistan Report 2018 that there is a "significant modern slavery problem amongst the poor, minorities, women and children" in Pakistan and their policy to provide assistance to "target the poorest and most vulnerable", what steps they are taking to provide direct support to Christian women reportedly being trafficked to China as brides. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL15755 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 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government’s approach to tackling modern slavery and trafficking in Pakistan is to reduce the permissive environment through community-based activities, and to strengthen the legislative framework for more effective prevention and control. Our programmes do not directly target specific sub groups of marginalised people eg; Christian women, but we do target marginalised communities from a range of disadvantaged backgrounds, including Christian women who are at risk of this terrible practice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-29T15:41:03.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T15:41:03.74Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1126995
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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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 Pakistan: Human Trafficking more like this
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, further to reports of a rise in number of Pakistani Christian girls being targeted by traffickers for exploitation in China, what assessment they have made of how the AAWAZ II Programme is (1) working effectively to minimise this trafficking stream, especially within the Punjab region, and (2) measuring its efficacy in reducing the prevalence of such trafficking within this targeted population group. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL15756 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 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>The AAWAZ II Programme will address a range of modern slavery issues, including child labour and forced and early marriage. An assessment of the programme’s effectiveness in addressing modern slavery has not yet been carried out as a range of activities are still under design. Once all baselines have been established the programme will be tracking progress through annual reviews and its monitoring and evaluation framework.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-29T15:48:43.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T15:48:43.327Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1126999
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
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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 Gambia: Overseas Aid more like this
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 how much Official Development Assistance (ODA) is spent in The Gambia; and how that ODA is spent in that country. more like this
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Lord German more like this
star this property uin HL15760 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 2019-05-29more like thismore than 2019-05-29
star this property answer text <p>In 2017 (the most recent year for which statistics are available), The Gambia received £41.3 million from the UK aid budget, including £15.5 million of bilateral assistance and £25.8 million of UK attributed multilateral aid. The greatest focus of bilateral spending was on the health sector, with the largest share (£14m) spent through the Medical Research Council’s research facility in the country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-29T15:49:30.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-29T15:49:30.623Z
star this property answering member
4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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4163
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord German more like this
1127248
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 UNRWA: Finance more like this
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 action they are taking to ensure that aid programmes of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and the UN system in general have long-term sustainability. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL15801 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 2019-05-30more like thismore than 2019-05-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict and the UK Government believe that the only way to achieve a lasting solution for refugees is a negotiated solution to the conflict.</p><p> </p><p>In the interim, the UK is a leading donor to UNRWA and will provide up to £80m over the next two years. This will help to provide essential services, including healthcare and education, for millions of Palestinian refugees living in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also acted to ensure the long-term sustainability of the UN system in general by supporting the Secretary General’s reform agenda, including the Funding Compact which is being discussed at ECOSOC in New York in late May.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is committed to getting the best value for the UK taxpayers’ money in our aid programmes. We work closely with our UN partners to ensure programmes deliver the best development outcomes and value for money.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-30T12:52:46.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-30T12:52:46.573Z
star this property answering member
4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
1127261
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination more like this
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 plans they have to extend their engagement with the Advanced Market Commitment beyond the pilot for pneumococcal vaccine, run via Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. more like this
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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
star this property uin HL15814 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 2019-05-30more like thismore than 2019-05-30
star this property answer text <p>The Advance Market Commitment (AMC) for Pneumococcal Vaccines is a dynamic financing instrument of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Its objective is to reduce deaths from severe pneumonia by reducing the cost of the pneumococcal vaccine. The AMC does this by incentivising vaccine manufacturers and generating greater competition by encouraging additional manufacturers to the market. So far, 114 million children have been vaccinated with AMC-supported pneumococcal vaccines, saving 762,000 lives.</p><p> </p><p>DFID has committed $485 million to AMC from 2010 until 2020. The AMC has consistently delivered and performs very strongly. It scored an A+ in its last Annual Review. The current end date is scheduled for December 2020. DFID are currently reviewing vaccine demand projections and in discussions with other stakeholders whether an extension is required in order to attract new manufacturers and generate wider benefits. This review is in line with our approach to maximise effectiveness and ensure good value for money.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-30T12:54:28.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-30T12:54:28.227Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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4175
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
1127262
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination more like this
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 financial commitment they intend to make to the Advanced Market Commitment pilot for pneumococcal vaccine beyond 2020; and what estimate they have made of the expected total funding. more like this
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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
star this property uin HL15815 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 2019-05-30more like thismore than 2019-05-30
star this property answer text <p>The Advance Market Commitment (AMC) for Pneumococcal Vaccines is a dynamic financing instrument of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Its objective is to reduce deaths from severe pneumonia by reducing the cost of the pneumococcal vaccine. The AMC does this by incentivising vaccine manufacturers and generating greater competition by encouraging additional manufacturers to the market. So far, 114 million children have been vaccinated with AMC-supported pneumococcal vaccines, saving 762,000 lives.</p><p> </p><p>The expected total funding for DFID’s contribution to AMC is $485 million from 2010 until the programme completes in 2020. To date, the UK have made no new financial commitments for AMC beyond completion of the programme in 2020. As part of the planning process for the next phase for Gavi, the UK and other stakeholders are exploring all innovative financing options which can improve global immunisation in poor countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-30T12:54:48.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-30T12:54:48.77Z
star this property answering member
4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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4175
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
1127263
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination more like this
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 effectiveness of the Advanced Market Commitment for pneumococcal vaccines; and whether it should be continued. more like this
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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
star this property uin HL15816 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 2019-05-30more like thismore than 2019-05-30
star this property answer text <p>The Advance Market Commitment (AMC) for Pneumococcal Vaccines (PCV) incentivises vaccine manufacturers and generates competition by encouraging additional manufacturers to the market. So far, 114 million children have been vaccinated with AMC-supported pneumococcal vaccines, saving 762,000 lives.</p><p> </p><p>The UK assess AMC to be an effective and efficient mechanism to improve vaccine coverage at a lower cost. It scored an A+ in its last annual review. In March 2019, Pfizer reduced the price of PCV for 73 developing countries from US$3.30 in 2017 to US$2.90 per dose. This further reduction is estimated to save Gavi and developing country governments up to US$ 4.1 million.</p><p> </p><p>An independent 2015 evaluation identified AMC’s supply arrangements as a critical factor in encouraging vaccine manufacturers to expand their capacity to produce safe, effective vaccines. As part of the planning process for the next phase for Gavi, the UK and other stakeholders are exploring all innovative financing options which can improve global immunisation in poor countries.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-30T12:55:11.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-30T12:55:11.227Z
star this property answering member
4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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4175
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
1127264
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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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 International Finance Facility for Immunisation more like this
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 will commit to supporting the International Finance Facility for Immunisation in the next funding period. more like this
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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this
star this property uin HL15817 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 2019-05-30more like thismore than 2019-05-30
star this property answer text <p>The International Financing Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) was launched in 2006. IFFIm’s frontloading capability for vaccine funding has allowed more than 80 million children to be immunised ahead of time, without having to wait until Gavi has received pledged donor grants.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to continued strong performance, the UK will fund IFFIm until 2029. More broadly, the UK recognises the important role of innovative financing mechanisms for vaccine delivery. In our role as hosts of the 2020 Gavi Replenishment, we will encourage discussions with other donors and other stakeholders on ways to expand innovative financing to vaccinate children in poor countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-05-30T13:03:56.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-30T13:03:56.897Z
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4584
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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4175
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stevenson of Balmacara more like this