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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Overseas Aid 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 plans the Government has to increase humanitarian aid to Idlib, Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 294748 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The humanitarian situation in Idlib is extremely serious. DFID continues to closely monitor the situation in Northwest Syria, and we are concerned about the impact of recent escalations of violence on civilians. So far this financial year we have allocated £40 million in support for the region, and are keeping this under active review as the situation on the ground develops.</p><p> </p><p>Our support in this region continues to provide Syrians with shelter, clean water and sanitation, mental health services, as well as aiding health workers and facilities that have been affected by escalating violence. DFID partners are working tirelessly to meet the growing needs among displaced people.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018 alone, DFID support in Idlib provided approximately 836,000 people with access to clean drinking water, 873,000 medical consultations, 69,000 food rations and access to formal education for 110,000 children.</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 2019-10-08T11:36:43.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:36:43.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1148339
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Overseas 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, if he will include conditions in UK aid grants and loans to ensure that recipients do not use the grants to purchase goods and services from companies linked to the military of Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 294694 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>In order to prevent DFID Myanmar funds going to military owned companies we already have enhanced private sector due diligence in place. We are constantly working to strengthen this process. DFID Myanmar has recently written to its partners asking them to review their supply chains to check UK money is not being used to purchase goods and services from companies identified as military owned by the recent UN Fact Finding Mission report on Myanmar.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1148373
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Conflict: Children 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 children in conflict zones throughout the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294710 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</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 2019-10-08T15:58:58.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:58:58.597Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1148374
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Women's Rights 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 increase women’s rights in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294711 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:59:53.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:59:53.583Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1148407
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Africa: Human Trafficking 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 to support victims of human trafficking in Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 294677 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID supports victims of human trafficking in Africa through several programmes, as part of the UK Government’s commitment to realising Sustainable Development Goal 8.7, the eradication of all forms of modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking by 2030. Current support totals over £30 million.</p><p> </p><p>In Nigeria, for example, we are providing rehabilitation and reintegration support to almost 1,000 victims of human trafficking and vulnerable migrants returned from Libya.</p><p> </p><p>In Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia we are providing protection and rehabilitation services to more than 200,000 vulnerable children on the move, reducing their risk of exposure to trafficking.</p><p> </p><p>And we are working to end the worst forms of child labour in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia. This includes children forcibly recruited during armed conflicts, sexually abused, or exploited through other forms of forced labour or hazardous work. Over 24,000 of the most vulnerable children will benefit directly and over 400,000 people are expected to benefit indirectly through increased awareness and improvements in legal systems.</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 2019-10-08T11:35:42.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:35:42.99Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1148174
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Agriculture 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 to support developing countries to make their agricultural practices more environmentally friendly. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 294126 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>At the UN Climate Action Summit, the UK announced support to the ‘Just Rural Transition’ initiative under which governments, businesses and civic organisations are uniting to drive a shift to sustainable land-use. This initiative includes a policy coalition that will help developing countries put policies in place for more environmentally friendly and sustainable agriculture, and an investment partnership to leverage private sector investment for sustainable land use and improved livelihoods for poor farmers.</p><p>DFID is supporting smallholder farmers in nearly 50 countries to improve sustainable agriculture. At the Summit, we announced an additional £61 million for climate adapted agriculture and innovation to help small-scale farmers increase productivity without degrading the environment.</p><p>DFID support to tackle deforestation in developing countries has brought 2.6 million hectares of land under sustainable management and mobilised £260 million of private investment in sustainable production of commodities like palm oil, cocoa and soya.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:49:36.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:49:36.717Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1148175
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Forests 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 to support countries around the world to tackle deforestation and illegal logging. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 294127 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID leads work internationally and across Government to drive efforts to tackle deforestation and combat illegal logging. It does so directly through bilateral programmes aimed at supporting countries and businesses to lock out illegal activities, promote sector reforms, and foster public-private partnerships which catalyse investment into sustainable land use, including environmental and forest protection. DFID also works through multilateral instruments that have broader geographic coverage, particularly through the World Bank’s Forest Investment Programme and the Global Environment Fund.</p><p> </p><p>DFID, together with the international teams in BEIS and Defra, are actively engaged in international policy processes to galvanise the action of other governments and business to stop illegal logging, deforestation and promote sustainable land use. Most recently, the UK led efforts at the UN Climate Action Summit, to agree actions to build natural resilience to climate change.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:50:17.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:50:17.463Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1148190
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Poverty 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 progress his Department has made on meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 10 on reducing inequality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 294096 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is firmly committed to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 10, reducing Global Inequalities. This commitment is at the heart of DFID’s approach to tackling extreme poverty. DFID works to reduce inequality globally by ensuring that people have access to opportunities and services, prioritising the most vulnerable, those caught in crises, and those most at risk of violence and discrimination. Over 50% of UK aid goes to the most fragile and conflict-affected states.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is tackling inequality across the board through our policy and programming. For example, DFID’s work on decent jobs focuses on working in some of the most challenging environments to help the poorest and most marginalised to gain jobs, increase their incomes and work their way out of poverty. Between 2015/16 and 2018/19, the UK enabled 3.9 million people to raise their incomes or maintain/gain a better job or livelihood. For example, the PrOpCom Mai-Karfi programme has helped over 850,000 beneficiaries increase their income by a total of over £48 million in some of the poorest parts of northern Nigeria.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is a global leader on Gender Equality and Disability Inclusion and published ambitious new strategies on both last year with far reaching commitments. The UK also hosted the Global Summit on Disability Inclusion last year, galvanising global momentum on this neglected area.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:59:32.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:59:32.99Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1148210
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Kenya: Parasitic Diseases more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to people affected by the jigger flea, tunga penetrans, in Kenya. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 294235 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID is not providing any direct funding to help people affected by the jigger flea in Kenya. However, DFID provides central core funding to the World Health Organisation, who help tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases globally.</p><p> </p><p>Development of Kenya’s health sector is a priority for DFID. We are working closely with the Kenyan Ministry of Health to support their plans on Universal Health Coverage.</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 2019-10-08T12:28:16.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:28:16.557Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1148213
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 and what proportion of the UK’s international climate finance is paid through the (a) European Commission budget and (b) European Development Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 294090 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>None of the UK’s £5.8 billion international climate finance is provided through the European Commission budget or European Development Fund.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:48:43.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:48:43.67Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
1147670
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading West Bank: Demolition more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to support Palestinian families threatened by home demolition and forcible transfer in (a) East Jerusalem and (b) the rest of the West Bank. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Withington more like this
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Jeff Smith more like this
star this property uin 912505 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government has repeatedly raised our concerns on this issue with the Israeli authorities. I did so personally during my visit to Israel and subsequently.</p><p>In all but the most exceptional of circumstances demolitions and evictions are contrary to International Humanitarian Law. The practice causes unnecessary suffering to ordinary Palestinians and is harmful to the peace process.</p><p>Our firm position is evidenced by our support for Palestinians facing demolition or eviction through our legal aid programme, which helps residents challenge decisions in the Israeli legal system.</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 2019-10-02T14:33:57.093Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T14:33:57.093Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeff Smith more like this
1147671
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 Whether he plans to provide additional financial support to low-income countries that incur loss and damage caused by climate-related events. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 912506 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>In 2018, the UK provided £1.2 billion of humanitarian aid. This is additional to the international climate finance we provide. With Egypt, we led calls for greater action to build resilience at the UN Climate Summit, where we announced a further £175 million to help protect up to a billion people from the impact of disasters.</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 2019-10-02T14:34:28.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T14:34:28.86Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1147672
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Israel: Palestinians more like this
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star this property question text What representations he has made to the Government of Israel on the potential effect of annexing the Jordan valley on the social and economic well-being of the Palestinian people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 912507 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>With France, Germany, Spain and Italy, the UK has made clear publicly our deep concern over recent suggestions that parts of the Occupied Palestinian Territories would be annexed.</p><p> </p><p>Such a move would be contrary to international law, damaging to peace efforts and could not pass unchallenged.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has regularly raised these concerns with the Israeli authorities.</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 2019-10-02T14:35:03.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T14:35:03.4Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
1147803
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Third Sector more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to Yemeni-led civil society organisations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 293424 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>In order to protect key institutions and build national capacity in Yemen, the UK is supporting the Yemen Social Fund for Development, a national institution established in 1997. It works across the country to deliver development outcomes such as public employment programmes, access to water and sanitation, and local capacity building through a community-led approach.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is providing £34.48 million to the Fund over three years (2018-2021), including £11.48 million this financial year. This support will provide hundreds of thousands of Yemenis with work opportunities through cash for work schemes, train health and education workers, and support local development by supporting small and medium enterprises.</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 2019-10-07T16:17:56.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:17:56.117Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1147879
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Taxation 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 help strengthen the tax systems of developing countries in order to increase funding for services to support the poorest people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 293578 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to supporting countries to achieve the Global Goals, including working actively with countries to help raise and manage public revenues, and thereby to invest in their public services and infrastructure.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2019 we announced a new £47 million package of support to assist developing countries in strengthening their tax systems. This package will provide technical assistance and capacity building support through a number of partners. It will also help contribute to economic growth by helping to tackle tax avoidance and evasion, and by creating a more level playing field for businesses. In addition to this new package of support, the UK has a number of other initiatives underway to help strengthen tax systems; in August 2018 DFID Ethiopia launched a £35 million programme to support the Ethiopian government in transforming the country’s tax system, and HMRC’s Capacity Building Unit provides peer-to-peer expertise to raise the standards of tax systems of developing countries.</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 2019-10-08T12:29:28.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:29:28.257Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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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
star this property hansard heading West Africa: Fisheries 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 giving to West African countries that are victims of illegal fishing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID works closely with partner Governments to promote sustainable fishing practices, helping to reduce the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in West Africa and across the world.</p><p> </p><p>As part of our commitment to protecting the global environment, the Government has provided £250 million in funding to the Global Environment Facility’s 7<sup>th</sup> replenishment (2018-2022), which helps strengthen the management of fisheries and marine-protected areas.</p><p> </p><p>DFID provides a core contribution to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, which supports countries in sustainable fisheries management. Progress is set out in their flagship report ‘State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture’.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is also supporting sustainable small-scale aquaculture through the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research, and our support has contributed to improving the fish-based livelihoods of 51,235 households and 72,264 people.</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 2019-10-08T16:59:16.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:59:16.427Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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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
star this property hansard heading Poliomyelitis: Vaccination 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 work alongside the One Last Push campaign to ensure that (a) funding and (b) other support is available for polio vaccination programmes in countries at risk from that disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 292825 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a leading supporter of efforts to eradicate polio, having invested £1.3 billion since 1995. We work closely with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative through engagement at regular governance meetings as well as working with a wide range of other stakeholders including in encouraging others to provide financial support.</p><p> </p><p>We engage closely with parliamentarians through the International Development Committee and All-Party Parliamentary Group on Immunisations to raise awareness and support for continued financing and support to countries at high risk of polio outbreaks. Parliamentarians have an important role to play in advocating for international financial support.</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 2019-10-08T11:34:36.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:34:36.19Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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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
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Jainism more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 292815 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Britain’s Jain community makes a positive contribution to life in this country. This Government values its contribution immensely.</p><p>The Government is always keen to work with the Jain community on matters that are important to them, and we will continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:59:17.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:59:17.283Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Syria: Migrant Camps more like this
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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 difficulties of relocating the displaced people still in the Rukban camp, near the frontier of Syria and Jordan; what discussions they have had on that subject; and with whom. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>We have been closely following the situation in Rukban camp, including the difficulties of relocating displaced people.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has consistently engaged with the UN, Jordan and the US on Rukban. We have pressed for any movement to be safe, voluntary and informed, and for strong protection safeguards and measures to be part of any relocation plan. We have insisted that humanitarian aid assistance should be provided independently of movements and of any relocation plan. We continue to push the UN and others for a credible plan to deliver aid and sustainable solutions for relocation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:20:59.71Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:20:59.71Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries are currently in receipt of UK aid funding to be used specifically to address the effects of climate change. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL17931 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains committed to helping developing countries build their resilience to the impacts of climate change and support low carbon, sustainable growth. The UK has committed to provide £5.8 billion of International Climate Finance from the UK aid budget from 2016/17 to 2020/21, and at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September 2019 announced a doubling to £11.6 billion from 2021/22 to 2025/26.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018 the UK provided International Climate Finance directly to the following Least Developed Countries through its bilateral programming in country:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Afghanistan</p></td><td><p>Rwanda</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bangladesh</p></td><td><p>Sierra Leone</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td><td><p>Somalia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Madagascar</p></td><td><p>South Sudan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malawi</p></td><td><p>Sudan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mozambique</p></td><td><p>Tanzania</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Myanmar</p></td><td><p>Uganda</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>Zambia</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>In 2018 the UK also supported several multi-country and regional bilateral climate programmes and contributed core funding to the climate multilaterals the Green Climate Fund and the Global Environment Facility.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:21:23.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:21:23.46Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government which least developed countries (1) experiencing, and (2) likely to experience, rising (a) ocean levels, and (b) temperatures, are receiving, or due to receive, UK aid funding to be used specifically for the effects of climate change. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL17932 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Reports state that global temperatures and sea levels are rising and are expected to continue doing so. Least Developed Countries are expected to be most vulnerable to the impacts of future global temperature increases, being least able to cope with the impacts.</p><p> </p><p>The UK remains committed to help developing countries build their resilience to the impacts of climate change and support low carbon, sustainable growth. The UK has committed to provide £5.8 billion of International Climate Finance from the UK aid budget from 2016/17 to 2020/21, and at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September 2019 announced a doubling to £11.6 billion from 2021/22 to 2025/26.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018 the UK provided International Climate Finance directly to the following Least Developed Countries through its bilateral programming in country, and expects to spend across a similar geographical footprint in 2019:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Afghanistan</p></td><td><p>Rwanda</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bangladesh</p></td><td><p>Sierra Leone</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td><td><p>Somalia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Madagascar</p></td><td><p>South Sudan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malawi</p></td><td><p>Sudan</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mozambique</p></td><td><p>Tanzania</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Myanmar</p></td><td><p>Uganda</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>Zambia</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Of the countries above, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Mozambique, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan and Tanzania are coastal and are likely to be adversely impacted by rising sea levels.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:22:18.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:22:18.98Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 will take to ensure the implementation of the political declaration of the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage across its investments in health and human development. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Bambos Charalambous more like this
star this property uin 292312 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Strengthening health systems to deliver Universal Health Coverage is a priority for the UK. Our support for implementation of the political declaration includes funding to the World Health Organisation to assist countries to develop Universal Health Coverage country plans and the health financing strategies needed to meet the commitment to increase public spending on health, with an emphasis on primary health care. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/alok-sharma-speech-to-un-general-assembly-on-universal-health-coverage" target="_blank">Our announcement</a> at the UN General Assembly of £600m to buy family planning supplies will <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/women-and-girls/uk-announce-600m-aid-family-planning-us-ramps-anti-abortion/" target="_blank">provide access to family planning</a> for 20 million women and girls each year up to 2025. This programme will support countries to meet the commitment to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.</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 2019-10-08T11:30:58.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:30:58.19Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bambos Charalambous more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Non-governmental Organisations more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what representations the Government has made to the Government of Nigeria on the closure of humanitarian international NGOs in North-East Nigeria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 292071 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>We are very concerned that the Nigerian Military has closed the offices of Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps in North East Nigeria. We call on all parties to respect their obligations under International Humanitarian Law, including allowing and facilitating the delivery of life-saving assistance to those in need. We have urged the Government of Nigeria to follow due process with the relevant judicial authorities to allow an impartial hearing in accordance with Nigerian Law and to enable the uninterrupted delivery of humanitarian assistance.</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 2019-10-03T16:09:28.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T16:09:28.997Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Non-governmental Organisations 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 representations the Government has made to the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom on the closure of humanitarian international NGOs in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 292072 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>We are very concerned that the Nigerian Military has closed the offices of Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps in North East Nigeria. We have not raised the issue directly with the Nigerian High Commissioner in London instead focusing our engagement directly with the Federal government in Nigeria. We have urged the Government of Nigeria in Abuja to follow due process with the relevant judicial authorities to allow an impartial hearing in accordance with Nigerian Law and to enable the uninterrupted delivery of humanitarian assistance.</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 2019-10-03T16:09:55.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T16:09:55.767Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
star this property hansard heading Nigeria: Non-governmental Organisations more like this
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