Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

1083670
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answering body
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
star this property legislature
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 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
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 229602 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-03-14T17:49:29.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T17:49:29.847Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
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
star this property answering body
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
star this property legislature
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 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
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 221546 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-02-21T14:29:06.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T14:29:06.353Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1037144
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answering body
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
star this property legislature
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, 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
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 205801 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-01-14T17:38:22.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:38:22.133Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1024736
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answering body
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
star this property legislature
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 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
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 202025 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-19T15:55:17.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T15:55:17.37Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1023976
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answering body
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
star this property legislature
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, 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
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 201561 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-12-19T15:54:41.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T15:54:41.887Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
994506
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-25more like thismore than 2018-10-25
star this property answering body
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: Migrant Workers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 many citizens of non-UK EU countries work in (a) her Department, (b) its agencies and (c) its non-departmental public bodies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 183815 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
star this property answer text <p>As at 30 September DFID has 115 Home Civil Servants (HCS), and no agency or non-departmental public bodies, that have declared their nationality as non-UK EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-01T14:04:54.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-01T14:04:54.023Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
988683
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answering body
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 Trade: Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, whether gagging clauses have been used in contracts drawn up between her Department and any charities, voluntary sector organisations, social enterprises or companies with the intention of stopping any criticism of Ministers of her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 180068 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development has no “gagging” clauses in its Standard Terms and Conditions. DFID uses a number of Calldown contracts from Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Frameworks. The Terms and Condition of these frameworks are managed and owned by Crown Commercial Service, who should be contacted direct regarding their Terms and Conditions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-23T14:15:19.757Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T14:15:19.757Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
972298
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
star this property answering body
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 UNRWA: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, whether the Government plans to maintain the current level of funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency in the next departmental spending review for her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 173937 more like this
star this property answer
answer
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 UK remains firmly committed to supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, for whom we have been a consistent top 5 donor. The process for agreeing Spending Review commitments is a Treasury lead. Once this has been set out, DFID will review departmental priorities to agree the best use of its Official Development Assistance in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the wider Middle East region.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-09T11:26:02.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T11:26:02.8Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
931397
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
star this property answering body
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 Pakistan: Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 on teacher training in Pakistan; and whether that training covers human rights and religious freedoms. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 157615 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s technical assistance teams have revised teacher training programmes for induction and continuous professional development in two provinces in Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab. The new training covers human rights and religious freedom. In KP the induction programme includes a module to promote teacher tolerance in diverse classrooms and a sub-module that specifically focuses on creating an inclusive learning environment for students from religious minorities. Similarly, the Punjab Education Sector Support Programme has supported the development of induction content on diversity and inclusion and a module on diversity and inclusion in the continuous professional development programmes for all teachers in Punjab.</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 remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-07-03T16:42:44.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:42:44.033Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
923265
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-13more like thismore than 2018-06-13
star this property answering body
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 Development Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 proportion of the UK aid budget has been spent on fragile states in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 153164 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-19more like thismore than 2018-06-19
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of UK official development assistance (ODA) spent by DFID in fragile states and regions is shown in the table below, in each of the last five years.</p><p> </p><p>Table: DFID’s UK ODA spend in fragile states and regions<sup>1 </sup>as a proportion of total DFID ODA, 2012-2016<sup>2</sup></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>45%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>48%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>48%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>57%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>57%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><ol><li>DFID refreshed its list of fragile states in 2015, to reflect our commitment to spend 50% of our budget in fragile states and regions. We update the list every two years.</li><li>The table above uses the list of countries that applies to the relevant year of ODA data; 2016 figures use the updated 2017 list, 2015 figures use the original 2015 list, and figures before 2015 use the list before 2015.</li></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt remove filter
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-06-19T13:03:56.833Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-19T13:03:56.833Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this