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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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 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, what steps her Department is taking to improve the transparency of Official Development Assistance that is spent by other Government Departments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 129141 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>DFID is in regular discussion with other UK Government Departments about transparency and is supporting them to improve the Official Development Assistance (ODA) data they currently publish, through the provision of guidance, tailored training events and advice on technical issues.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T17:49:36.127Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
858608
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star this property date less than 2018-03-09more like thismore than 2018-03-09
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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 Armed Conflict: Sexual Offences 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 steps her Department is taking to tackle the use of sexual violence as a weapon in conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 131863 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID supports the Government’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) through our research programme, specific projects to address violence against women and girls, and through the UK’s Humanitarian Reform Policy.</p><p> </p><p>DFID’s flagship ‘What Works to Prevent Violence’ research programme focuses on addressing the root causes of violence against women and girls in conflict and humanitarian settings, including sexual violence. The focus of this research is on understanding how to stop violence before it starts, with evidence used across UK government programmes to prevent and respond to sexual violence in conflict.</p><p> </p><p>DFID country offices are at the forefront of support to help reduce and mitigate gender based violence, including sexual violence in fragile and conflict affected states.</p><p> </p><p>At the World Humanitarian Summit (2016) the UK pushed forward the implementation of global commitments to protect women and girls in emergencies to deliver specific measures to reduce their vulnerability to violence and exploitation. For example, agreeing the application by partner agencies of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) gender based violence in emergency guidelines.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-14T16:51:11.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T16:51:11.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
858609
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-09more like thismore than 2018-03-09
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya 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 steps her Department is taking to help tackle the diphtheria epidemic in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 131864 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
star this property answer text <p>Following a diphtheria outbreak in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh the UK Emergency Medical Team (EMT) was deployed for six weeks from late December 2017 to early February 2018.</p><p> </p><p>A 40 strong team of medical professionals, including doctors, nurses and paramedics helped more than 3,000 Rohingya. Almost 500 people were treated for diphtheria and if not for British help, many could have died. DFID also provided £2 million to vaccinate children against diphtheria.</p><p> </p><p>With the outbreak now under control, UK teams have built capacity and handed over to local Bangladeshi health professionals to complete the diphtheria response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-14T16:51:45.34Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T16:51:45.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
868514
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star this property date less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
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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 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, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the resignation of the Burmese President, Htin Kyaw, on her Department's programmes in Burma. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 133734 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>We determine that President Htin Kyaw’s resignation will not have any impact on DFID’s operations in Burma.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-26T15:32:36.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T15:32:36.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
868522
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya 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 her Department is taking to protect Rohingya women and girls from sexual violence in refugee camps in Bangladesh . more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 133742 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the immediate need to increase the provision of protection services in the Rohingya refugee camps. DFID is leading the way in supporting a range of organisations providing specialised help to survivors of sexual violence. We are supporting 25 women’s centres, which are providing safe space, psychosocial support and activities to women and girls. We are also funding case management for over 2,000 survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-26T15:33:03.153Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T15:33:03.153Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
882354
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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 Bangladesh: Politics and Government 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 discussions she has had with her counterpart in Bangladesh on the (a) restricted humanitarian space in Bangladesh and (b) issuance of lFD6/7 permits and visas for international non-governmental organisations in Cox’s Bazar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 135402 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-18more like thismore than 2018-04-18
star this property answer text <p>Humanitarian access in Cox’s Bazar has improved since the current crisis began in August 2017 and more than one hundred humanitarian organisations are currently operating there. International non-governmental organisations face ongoing challenges with securing and renewing visas and permits however. UK Ministers and officials continue to liaise with their Government of Bangladesh counterparts on this issue.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-04-18T16:48:10.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-18T16:48:10.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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 Commonwealth: Rohingya 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 plans she has to discuss the Rohingya crisis with her counterparts at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in April. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 135376 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-20more like thismore than 2018-04-20
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Secretary and Canadian Foreign Minister co-hosted a roundtable event to discuss the Rohingya crisis with selected Commonwealth Foreign Ministers, including the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister, on 17 April. The event provided an opportunity for Commonwealth countries to stand in solidarity with Bangladesh in responding to this crisis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-04-20T11:02:42.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-20T11:02:42.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
882356
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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 Commonwealth: Refugees 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, whether she plans to discuss the global refugee crisis with her Commonwealth counterparts at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in April 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 135345 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-19more like thismore than 2018-04-19
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister and UK Ministers including the Foreign Secretary and International Development Secretary will be discussing a range of humanitarian and development issues, including the refugee crisis, with Commonwealth partners at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Officials will also be attending relevant side events, including the International Rescue Committee’s event on what the Commonwealth has to offer women and girls forced to flee conflict and crisis. These discussions will be particularly important in the context of the ongoing discussions on a UN Global Compact on Refugees due to be adopted later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-04-19T09:30:45.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-19T09:30:45.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-19more like thismore than 2018-04-19
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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 Rohingya: Sexual Offences more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department has allocated to support programmes on (a) sexual and reproductive health and (b) assistance for survivors of gender based violence for Rohingya women and girls. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 136642 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>DFID has provided almost £2m for services relating to both sexual reproductive health and rights, and assistance for survivors of gender-based violence for Rohingya people. DFID has also deployed specialist expertise to support its own response and that of the wider international community in this area. This expertise includes the coordinator for the Gender-Based Violence sector in Cox’s Bazar and a Sexual Reproductive Health Coordinator, both working with UNFPA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T15:46:55.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T15:46:55.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-19more like thismore than 2018-04-19
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department has allocated to programmes in Cox's Bazar to prepare that place for the forthcoming monsoon season. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston remove filter
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 136643 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a leading donor to the humanitarian response in Bangladesh for the Rohingya people having committed £59m so far, which includes support for work regarding cyclone and monsoon preparation. This specifically consists of £3m for a joint UN project, which aims to ensure road access is maintained and improved, camp infrastructure is strengthened to be more resilient to flooding and landslides, and newly allocated land for relocations is being made safer for refugees. The UK has also allocated £1.5m to strengthen shelters and community flood awareness and preparedness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-04-26T14:11:34.287Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-26T14:11:34.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this