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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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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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 remove filter
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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
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 remove filter
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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar 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 pref label House of Commons more like this
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 is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star 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 remove filter
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
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Democratic Republic of Congo: HIV Infection 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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star 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 remove filter
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
1150502
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sub-saharan Africa: Foreign Relations 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 many times the Sub-Saharan Africa National Security Strategy Implementation Group has met since its formation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Dunbartonshire more like this
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Martin Docherty-Hughes more like this
star this property uin 1690 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>National Strategy Implementation Groups implement National Security Council direction for specific priority areas, which can change over time. It would not be appropriate to provide a running public commentary on their work, as some National Strategy Implementation Group work could be sensitive at the time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T13:19:48.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:19:48.987Z
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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 Martin Docherty-Hughes more like this
1150509
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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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Africa: Foreign Relations 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, what the membership is of the Sub-Saharan Africa National Security Strategy Implementation Group and Whitehall Africa Group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Dunbartonshire more like this
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Martin Docherty-Hughes more like this
star this property uin 1693 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Sub-Saharan Africa National Strategy Implementation Group and Whitehall Africa Group takes a collective, cross government approach; convening authoritative representatives from the Departments and Agencies central to deliver its responsibilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T13:21:54.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:21:54.913Z
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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 Martin Docherty-Hughes more like this
1150457
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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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Human Rights 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, with reference to the Answer of 11 July 2019 to Question 272858 on Developing Countries: Human Rights, what plans he has to raise awareness of the Government document entitled, UK support for human rights defenders, to (a) his Department's staff and (b) human rights defenders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 1706 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>FCO and DFID have conducted a number of awareness raising activities for the ‘UK Support for Human Rights Defenders’ document both before and after its publication.</p><p> </p><p>During its development a selected number of overseas diplomatic posts, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and human rights defenders were consulted. Following its publication and announcement at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in July, the document has been made available on GOV.UK in all six UN languages. The document has been sent to all posts in the UK diplomatic network encouraging them to use it in the course of their work with human rights defenders as well as to relevant policy staff in DFID headquarters.</p><p> </p><p>The document has also been circulated on external websites such as Human Rights Watch, Global Witness, and the Business &amp; Human Rights Resource Centre. The FCO and DFID will continue their outreach with human rights networks, NGOs and human rights defenders. Lord Ahmad has also written to Michelle Bachelet (UN High Commissioner for Human Rights) to inform her of the document.</p><p> </p><p>The FCO and DFID will continue to look for opportunities to further promote and publicise the document including Human Rights Defenders Day on 9 December and Human Rights Day on 10 December.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T13:14:48.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:14:48.767Z
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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 Chris Law more like this
1150384
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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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Uganda: Education 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 recent assessment he has made of the performance of for-profit organisations that deliver education in Uganda. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
star this property uin 1710 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not currently fund for-profit organisations in Uganda to deliver education services. As a result, no recent assessment has been made of their performance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1711 more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T13:13:08.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:13:08.02Z
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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 Christian Matheson more like this
1150385
star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Uganda: Education 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, what proportion of his Department's funding for education programmes in Uganda is allocated to for-profit organisations that deliver (a) core education services in schools and (b) ancillary services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
star this property uin 1711 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not currently fund for-profit organisations in Uganda to deliver education services. As a result, no recent assessment has been made of their performance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1710 more like this
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less than 2019-10-24T13:13:08.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-24T13:13:08.097Z
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4044
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Christian Matheson more like this
1148950
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Uganda: Homosexuality 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 the Government is taking with regard to its aid programme for Uganda in light of the recent decision by the Ugandan Government to reintroduce a bill that imposes the death penalty on homosexuals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 245 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>We are fundamentally opposed to all forms of discrimination and work to uphold the rights and freedoms of LGBT people in all circumstances. We note that a Ugandan Government spokesperson confirmed they do not intend to introduce new anti-homosexuality laws and we continue to follow closely any developments related to the death penalty.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T15:36:33.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:36:33.93Z
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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 Kate Green more like this