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star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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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: Nutrition more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to her Department’s Economic Development Strategy 2017, what steps she is taking to integrate nutrition with her Department’s economic development policies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 201561 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 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>DFID has developed a strategic approach to integrating nutrition into relevant areas of its economic development work. This includes supporting private sector investment within different parts of the food system in order to make safe nutritious foods more affordable and accessible to poor people, in particular women, adolescent girls and children under five.</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 2018-12-19T15:54:41.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T15:54:41.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1024736
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Human Trafficking 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 address human trafficking from northern Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 202025 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 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK is leading the fight against modern slavery internationally. In Burma DFID is providing $9 million (£7 million) to raise awareness on trafficking and support safer and more productive migration across all states.</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 2018-12-19T15:55:17.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T15:55:17.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1037144
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star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
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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: Nutrition 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, pursuant to the Answer of 23 November 2018 to Question 201561, what support her Department provides to the private sector to help make safe nutritious foods more affordable and accessible to (a) women, (b) adolescent girls, (c) children under five and (d) other poor people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 205801 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID supports private sector innovation and investment in value chains and markets for nutritious foods. This is done both by offering businesses technical assistance and access to finance for investments, and by working to remove inefficiencies in agri-food value chains. Alongside this, DFID funds research and development of nutritious crops and agricultural technologies and supports their commercial scale-up. DFID also works to strengthen the enabling environment to make it more conducive for companies to invest in nutritious foods and associated inputs, technologies and services.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, DFID supports accountability mechanisms like the Access to Nutrition Index and the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Network to further incentivise more responsible business action on nutrition. DFID’s work in this area gives priority to improving nutrition outcomes for women, adolescents, children under five and other poor people, as set out in the Nutrition Position paper <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/652122/nutrition-paper-2017a.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/652122/nutrition-paper-2017a.pdf</a></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 2019-01-14T17:38:22.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:38:22.133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061076
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Venezuela: Humanitarian 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 recent assessment the Government has made of the humanitarian situation in Venezuela and its effect on Latin America. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221546 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 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is extremely concerned about the situation in Venezuela, with the UN estimating that over four million people are suffering from malnourishment. As the situation has deteriorated, over three million Venezuelans have fled to neighbouring countries.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We will be providing a package of £6.5 million in aid to respond to the most severe health and nutrition needs in Venezuela and the region. DFID staff have been deployed in the region since last year and this package builds on our core support to the UN and Red Cross, operating since the early stages of the crisis. The UK Government continues to call for all actors to allow unhindered access for humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of the Venezuelan people.</p><p> </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 2019-02-21T14:29:06.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:29:06.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061097
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star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Females: Equality 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 in order to reach SDG5 (gender equality) target in advance of International Women’s Day. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221548 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK was instrumental in securing agreement for a stand-alone goal and dedicated targets for gender equality and women’s empowerment across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are continually working on the advancement of SDG5, which remains a top development priority and a top priority for the UK. Our support is delivering results at scale – since 2015 UKaid has supported an estimated 3.3 million girls to gain a decent education, reached an estimated 7.3 million women and girls with humanitarian assistance and helped an estimated 9.8 million women with life-saving water, sanitation and hygiene programmes. We look forward to celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March.</p><p> </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 2019-02-20T14:57:36.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T14:57:36.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061098
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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 ensure that government departments that allocate Official Development Assistance funding to ensure that Departments' work is (a) poverty focused, (b) effective and (c) transparent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221549 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting other government departments to strengthen the quality of their aid spending and maximise their impact on poverty through an extensive offer of support. Working through established cross-government oversight mechanisms we share good practice and provide specific advice on the government’s transparency commitments, Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) eligibility, and programme design and management. Ultimately departments remain accountable to Parliament and taxpayers to ensure their spend meets the ODA rules and represents value for money.</p><p> </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 2019-02-20T14:58:49.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T14:58:49.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1061099
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sub-Saharan Africa: Infectious Diseases 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 support programmes to tackle incidences of (a) AIDS, (b) TB and (c) Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221550 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a global leader on efforts to tackle all three diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. We are the second largest funder of the current Replenishment of the Global Fund. The Global Fund accounts for two thirds of all international funding for TB, 60% for malaria and 20% for HIV/AIDS. Approximately 65% of Global Fund disbursements go to countries in sub-Saharan Africa, where the number of HIV and malaria cases are highest. In addition, we provide support through a range of other country, regional and global programmes.</p><p> </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 2019-02-20T14:59:37.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T14:59:37.547Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1083670
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star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
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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: Internally Displaced People 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 funding her Department has allocated to support internally displaced persons in (a) Rubkan camp and (b) Northern Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 229602 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 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains at the forefront of the humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. To date, the UK has pledged £2.81 billion, including £1.03 billion for humanitarian support inside Syria. UK aid is providing life-saving support to millions of displaced civilians, including those in acute need across northern Syria and in Rukban camp.</p><p> </p><p>In financial year 2018/19, DFID has allocated over £40 million for Northeast Syria. We will also expect to provide approximately £87 million for activities in Northwest Syria. Our support in Idlib governorate alone has meant that approximately 572,000 people were provided with access to safe water and 500,000 people received medical consultations between January and June 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Between December 2016 and November 2018, DFID provided £4.14 million for essential humanitarian assistance, including water and health services, to those in acute need in Rukban camp. Despite the regime’s continued and deliberate obstruction of lifesaving aid, DFID funded partners provided safe water and hygiene kits to 50,000 people and vaccines to 5,000 children under the age of 5 in 2018.</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 2019-03-14T17:49:29.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T17:49:29.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1109033
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 Department for International Development: Brexit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many staff from her Department have been seconded to other posts in Government to help deliver the UK's withdrawal from the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 239837 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>In line with its commitment to support other government departments with their immediate resourcing needs, DFID has deployed a total of 101 staff, as at 3 April 2019. These are short term loans to support essential work related to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.</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 2019-04-09T09:48:53.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T09:48:53.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1109034
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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 Department for International Development: Secondment 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 effect the secondment of 600 staff to other Government Departments has had on the core work of her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 239838 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 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID has not deployed 600 staff to other government departments. DFID has undertaken a detailed prioritisation exercise to assess the internal resource required to maintain essential delivery. For DFID, this entails meeting the legal commitment to spend 0.7% of GNI (Gross National Income) on international development in an effective and value for money way and the ability to respond to humanitarian emergencies. All other DFID business is highly important however officials have taken decisions to slow or pause delivery in order to support the EU exit related resource requirements of other government departments. As at 3 April 2019, 101 DFID staff have been deployed to support essential work related to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.</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 2019-04-09T09:49:32.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T09:49:32.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this