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star this property date less than 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Private Education more like this
unstar 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 Government overseas development assistance expenditure has been spent (a) directly and (b) indirectly on low-fee for profit private schools since 2015; and which countries are the top ten recipients of such assistance. 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 144381 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 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not track its ODA spend along these lines and this information is not held centrally within the department. As a result, this question could only be answered at disproportionate cost.</p><p>DFID can confirm, however, that it does not currently directly fund any Bridge International Academy schools.</p><p>The full list of educational programmes DFID engages in can be found at <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-05-21T17:08:00.08Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-21T17:08:00.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
964821
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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 Development Aid more like this
unstar 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 Official Development Assistance (ODA) has been allocated to largest 20 recipients of ODA. 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 169665 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 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>In 2016 the UK spent £3,736 million of bilateral official development assistance (ODA) in its top 20 receiving countries, based on the latest published statistics. This represented 44 per cent of total UK bilateral ODA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:19:39.413Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:19:39.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
934684
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading South Sudan: Food more like this
unstar 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 she will allocate additional funding to tackle food insecurity in South Sudan. 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 160797 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 2018-07-11more like thismore than 2018-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Food insecurity is at its worst in South Sudan’s seven year history. The lean season has begun, and due to continued disruptions to the delivery of humanitarian aid, there is a risk of famine in some areas.</p><p>In 2018 we are the second largest donor to the UN’s Humanitarian Response Plan for South Sudan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-07-11T16:02:38.503Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-11T16:02:38.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
982999
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star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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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 South Sudan: Sexual Offences more like this
unstar 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 she will make an estimate of the number of sexual violence cases against foreign aid workers in South Sudan. 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 176532 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 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
star this property answer text <p>Data collected by the EU- and US-funded Aid in Danger project (from both open and confidential sources) show that, between January 2015 and December 2017, there were 12 incidents of sexual violence and abuse committed against aid workers (individuals employed by or attached to a humanitarian, multi-mandated, UN or government agency, foreign or South Sudanese) in South Sudan. Aid in Danger reports that the low number of incidents recorded in South Sudan suggests that sexual violence against aid workers goes under-reported.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-10-11T16:08:33.26Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-11T16:08:33.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin 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 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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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 Bridge International Academies: Overseas Aid more like this
unstar 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 she will publish the final report commissioned by her Department to assess the relative quality of education provided by Bridge. 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 188897 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 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>The report <em>“Learning in Lagos: Comparing student achievement in Bridge, Public and Private Schools”</em> has now been completed and will be available on Devtracker by the end of the month.</p><p> </p><p>The “Developing Effective Private Education – Nigeria” (DEEPEN) programme supported improved learning outcomes for almost 1.5 million girls and boys in Lagos by providing technical assistance and supporting innovation for the private education market to improve the quality of education it provides to children, especially to poor children. This included some funding to Bridge International Academies. As part of the evaluation of this programme a report was produced to compare student achievement in Bridge, public and private schools.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-11-13T17:59:18.06Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-13T17:59:18.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin 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 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
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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 Africa: 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, pursuant to the Answer of 10 September 2018 to Question 170891, what steps she plans to take to assess whether the measures announced by the Prime Minister to increase the impact and effectiveness of UK aid across Africa deliver against expectations in the short and medium-term. 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 174132 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 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The impact and effectiveness of the development measures announced by the Prime Minister on her recent visit to Africa will be assessed in the same way as all UK aid, using robust and well established procedures. UK development assistance is rigorously scrutinised to ensure it is used for its intended purpose, including by DFID’s Internal Audit Department, the National Audit Office and the Independent Commission for Aid Impact. DFID implements a robust monitoring and evaluation system to ensure that UK aid reaches the intended beneficiaries and achieves the best development outcomes, with a strong focus on ensuring value for money for the UK taxpayer. Programme evaluations are conducted in line with the UK Government evaluation guidelines to help improve effectiveness and to serve an accountability function. There are strong controls in place to monitor spending, including mapping the flow of funds to beneficiaries and regular audits of programme spending. The Secretary of State for International Development has set a challenge that we ensure aid money is not just spent well, but cannot be spent better.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T11:15:57.03Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T11:15:57.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin 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 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 South Sudan: Sexual Offences more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 October 2018 to Question 176532 on South Sudan: sexual offences, what steps her Department is taking to encourage aid workers in South Sudan to report sexual violence. 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 188153 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development is working to improve safeguarding standards across the aid sector. We have recently written to all of our partners to remind them of their responsibility to provide their own mechanisms for reporting and investigating suspicions and/or allegations of sexual violence. Wherever these relate to a DFID programme we also expect that our partners report those to us in a timely manner. DFID’s specialist team will then provide oversight of the investigatory response to ensure it meets our standards, providing dedicated support as required.</p><p> </p><p>We urge all survivors of sexual violence in South Sudan, including aid workers, to report the harm committed against them.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T15:43:05.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T15:43:05.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin 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 2018-06-04more like thismore than 2018-06-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Private Education more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2018 to Question 144381 on Developing Countries: Private Education, for what reason that Question could only be answered at disproportionate cost when such information was provided in the Answer of 17 November 2016 to Question 52765 on Developing Countries: Private Education. 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 149699 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 2018-06-07more like thismore than 2018-06-07
star this property answer text <p>The question from November 2016 refers specifically to four countries. DFID has 32 country offices across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, so an answer would come at a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-06-07T14:22:04.857Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-07T14:22:04.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin 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 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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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 Developing Countries: Educational Exchanges more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 21 November 2018 to Question 191463 on Developing Countries: Educational Exchanges, how many of the 56,000 teachers trained in the connecting classrooms programme between 2015 and 2018 were based in (a) the UK and (b) overseas. 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 195106 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Of the 56,000 teachers trained under the Connecting Classrooms programme (2015-2018), 3,500 were UK teachers and the remainder were teachers from developing countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T15:02:07.093Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T15:02:07.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1013123
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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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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 Developing Countries: Educational Exchanges more like this
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 21 November 2018 to Question 191463 on Developing Countries: Educational Exchanges, how many of the 60,000 teachers and school leaders will be from (a) the UK and (b) developing countries. 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 195105 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Of the 60,000 teachers and school leaders to be trained under the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme (2018-2021), 50% will be UK teachers and 50% will be teachers from developing countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T15:00:38.377Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T15:00:38.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this