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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sudan: Overseas Aid 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 what additional aid, if any, they have allocated for Sudan following the signing of the peace deal on 17 August; and what conditions they have placed on any (1) current, and (2) future, aid to Sudan. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL17557 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 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to working with partners to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in Sudan including 8.5 million people in need of humanitarian aid. UK aid is channelled through multilateral organisations, international Non-Governmental Organisations and commercial partners that have a strong track record of delivering in Sudan. This UKAid will provide at least £50 million per year in humanitarian and development assistance to Sudan. By 2021 we will have aided at least 2 million people every year who are affected by conflict, climate and an unreliable food supply.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-09-26T16:47:24.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-26T16:47:24.13Z
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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
1144070
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sudan: Press Freedom 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, if any, they have to support a free press in Sudan through the introduction of journalism training programmes. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL17558 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 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK expressed its concern over restrictions to the media, freedom of expression and journalists in Sudan under the previous regime and during the recent unrest. The UK made public statement calling for the restrictions on the media to be lifted, and the joint DFID and FCO Minister for Africa relayed this message directly when summoning the Sudanese Ambassador to the FCO on 7 June 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The UK supported Sudan’s participation in the Media Freedom conference in London in July 2019. The UK will work with the transitional government, media and civil society organisations to support freedom of the media and press and an open civic space in Sudan to support pathway to a democratic future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-09-26T16:47:54.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-26T16:47:54.157Z
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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
1144118
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sudan: Humanitarian 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 what assessment they have made of the South Kordofan and Blue Nile Coordination Unit's Humanitarian Update, August 2019. more like this
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Baroness Cox more like this
star this property uin HL17606 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 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK regularly receives information on the economic and livelihood conditions of people in Sudan from multiple sources. This includes South Kordofan and Blue Nile states as well as other areas of high humanitarian need. These reports help us to assess damage or losses caused by natural or man-made events and are used to make credible determinations of the best use of available resources to address the basic needs of those affected, using UK taxpayer funds. The findings in the named report are in keeping with a range of other sources. Given the risks to humanitarian actors working in remote and conflict affected locations we are cautious not to draw attention to specific reports or organisations working in these locations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-09-26T16:48:45.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-26T16:48:45.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Cox more like this
1144125
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading UNRWA 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 whether the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is in line with their objective to make the UK international aid process transparent and accountable; and what discussions they have had with UNRWA about transparency and accountability. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL17613 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 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s Memorandum of Understanding with UNRWA requires it to apply transparency standards in line with the UK Aid Transparency Guarantee and the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) for all funding received from DFID. DFID officials last discussed this with UNRWA as part of our annual review cycle in June 2019 and assessed that UNRWA’s work was in line with the UK’s objective to make the international aid process transparent and accountable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2019-09-26T16:48:19.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-26T16:48:19.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
1141887
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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 Department for International Development: Newspaper Press more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 his Department has spent on purchasing (a) national newspapers and (b) newspaper online subscriptions since 2016; and how many copies of each national newspaper were purchased in that time period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 281676 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>As of 2 September 2019, DFID has spent an estimated £47,000 since the start of financial year 2016/17 on newspaper subscriptions (both physical and online). Broken down by year:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Estimated spend</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>£12,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>£12,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>£17,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019/20</p></td><td><p>£5,500</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures are estimates because the costs of some newspaper subscriptions are combined with magazine subscriptions and cannot be disaggregated.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the total spent specifically on online subscriptions and the number of each individual newspaper procured is not held centrally and could only be collated at disproportionate cost.</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 2019-09-09T15:40:28.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:40:28.517Z
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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 Philip Davies more like this
1142756
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Zambia: Droughts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 discussions he has had with his Zambian counterpart on declaring a national emergency in relation to the drought and famine in western and southern Zambia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 284344 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is engaging actively with the Government of Zambia on the drought affecting large parts of Zambia to ensure assistance is provided to the many Zambians facing food insecurity.</p><p>On 29<sup>th</sup> August, the Department for International Development’s (DFID) visiting Director for West and Southern Africa met with the Zambian Minister of Finance and raised the allocation of resources for the drought response. The Head of Office for DFID Zambia and the British High Commissioner also met with the Vice President last month and encouraged Zambia to request international emergency assistance to scale up the response. DFID is in close contact with Zambia’s Disaster Management Response Unit, the United Nations, and international Non-Governmental Organisations on the ground. The UK is planning to provide support to respond through Emergency Cash Transfers and treatment of acute malnutrition in the worst affected areas.</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 2019-09-09T15:47:43.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:47:43.54Z
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4044
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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1490
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1142855
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Gaza: Health Services 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 the Government is taking to ensure that medical workers in Gaza can perform their humanitarian functions without risk of attack. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 284343 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We are supporting urgent medical needs in Gaza through the International Committee for the Red Cross and the World Health Organisation. No health or aid workers anywhere in the world should be at risk of violence. They should have the protection that allows them to do their jobs in safety. We regularly raise with the Government of Israel the humanitarian situation Gaza, stressing the importance of protecting civilians, especially children and medical personnel.</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 2019-09-09T16:55:06.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:55:06.53Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1142860
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Travel more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284360 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
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 Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:46:33.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:46:33.927Z
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4044
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143152
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Droughts 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, with reference to the recent declaration by the Zimbabwean Government of the drought in that country being a natural disaster, what humanitarian assistance the UK Government is providing to Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284827 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Due to a combination of drought, economic challenges and the impact of Cyclone Idai, Zimbabwe is facing a humanitarian crisis. Without support, more than 5.5 million people will not have access to the food they need by March 2020. In response, on 9 August 2019, the Secretary of State for International Development announced a new £49million Humanitarian and Resilience Programme that will build on current DFID interventions in livelihoods, food security, resilience, and rural water supply by helping communities and institutions cope with climate change, the macroeconomic context, and other shocks and stresses</p><p> </p><p>This programme is in line with the Global Goals of reducing poverty, achieving food security, ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and tackling climate change and its impacts.</p><p> </p><p>No UK aid is given directly to the Government of Zimbabwe; all support is channelled through trusted aid partners.</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 2019-09-09T15:49:12.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:49:12.03Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1143222
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burundi: Malaria 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 support his Department is offering to help tackle the malaria outbreak in Burundi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 284490 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
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 2019-09-09T16:58:48.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:58:48.717Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property tabling member
4490
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrea Jenkyns more like this