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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development 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 the Government's policy is on the (a) number and (b) content of the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the UN Open Working Group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 10 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK maintains that a short set of goals and targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals would be ideal, but we recognise the strong consensus among UN member states to maintain the Sustainable Development goals and targets on the Open Working Group in their current form.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK has consistently supported the content of the proposed Sustainable Development Goals. We welcome in particular Goal 1 on ending extreme poverty, Goal 5 on Gender which strongly reflects UK priorities including ending female genital mutilation and early forced marriage, and Goal 16 on peaceful and inclusive societies, good governance, and access to justice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4432
star this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
346957
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development 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 response the Government has made to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 11 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report as a useful contribution to the post-2015 negotiations when it was released in December 2014. In particular we welcomed his proposal for six ‘essential elements’ as a way to communicate the agenda in an inspiring and concise way to citizens everywhere. We were also pleased to note his suggestion that the UN System conducts a technical review of the Sustainable Development Goal targets to ensure that they are as implementable as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T14:06:41.507Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T14:06:41.507Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4432
star this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
348529
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Crimes of Violence 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 aid she is providing to help countries end violence against women and children as part of new country operational plans; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
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Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
star this property uin 1217 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-09more like thismore than 2015-06-09
star this property answer text <p>I am proud of the leadership role that the UK has played on tackling violence against women and children worldwide, and it will continue to be a key priority for my Department. We have increased programmes that tackle violence against women and girls by 63% in the past two years, and now support 103 programmes in 29 countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-09T15:41:55.57Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-09T15:41:55.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
348742
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-05more like thismore than 2015-06-05
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how the £1.8 billion earmarked for economic development will be allocated this financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 1292 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The £1.8 billion earmarked for Economic Development will be allocated though the comprehensive system of project identification, development and approval used across DFID. This system makes best use of our business case process to ensure we support projects which provide best value for money whilst maximising results. We will also make full use of our new Growth Diagnostics tool to ensure that economic development spend is focused on those areas where it can have maximum impact.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T11:36:38.817Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T11:36:38.817Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1579
star this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
348743
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-05more like thismore than 2015-06-05
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading International Labour Organisation 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 plans she has to increase her Department's engagement with the International Labour Organisation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 1293 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government works with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on a country by country basis where it can provide effective value for money for British taxpayers. For example, DFID is working with the ILO on a programme to improve working conditions in factories in Bangladesh following the Rana Plaza disaster.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T11:37:03.797Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T11:37:03.797Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
star this property tabling member
1579
star this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
348744
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-05more like thismore than 2015-06-05
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Burma: Royingya 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 support her Department is giving to the Rohingya people in Rakhine State. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 1294 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID has provided over £18m since 2012 making it one of the largest humanitarian donors in Rakhine, providing over 126,000 displaced and conflict-affected people with water and sanitation as well as reducing malnutrition and gender based violence. The UK Government continues to make representations to both the Government of Burma and the state authorities in Rakhine regarding humanitarian access and aid.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1295 more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T11:37:31.137Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T11:37:31.137Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
star this property tabling member
1579
star this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
348745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-05more like thismore than 2015-06-05
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Burma: Humanitarian Aid 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 representations she has made to the government of Burma to increase access for humanitarian aid to Rakhine State. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 1295 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID has provided over £18m since 2012 making it one of the largest humanitarian donors in Rakhine, providing over 126,000 displaced and conflict-affected people with water and sanitation as well as reducing malnutrition and gender based violence. The UK Government continues to make representations to both the Government of Burma and the state authorities in Rakhine regarding humanitarian access and aid.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1294 more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T11:37:31.233Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T11:37:31.233Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
star this property tabling member
1579
star this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
349750
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading International Conference on Financing for Development 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 the Government's priorities will be at the UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa in July 2015; and what her assessment is of the likely outcome of that conference. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 1891 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
star this property answer text <p>As a country that has met its commitment to spend 0.7% of GNI on international development, the UK’s priority for the UN Financing for Development Conference is to provide a solid foundation for the post-2015 summit in September and the climate meeting in December.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Negotiations are still underway and we are working to ensure the UK priorities form a core part of the agenda going forward.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-16T15:25:05.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-16T15:25:05.447Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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5235
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4013
star this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
349760
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading International Conference on Financing for Development 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, if the Government will support at the UN Financing for Development conference the creation of a new international tax body under the auspices of the UN. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 1910 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK is helping developing world countries collect more tax, for example through DFID-funded HMRC teams working in Pakistan and several other countries, and we are ensuring developing countries are participating in international processes, for example they are directly involved in the G20/OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) process and efforts by international organisations to produce practical toolkits to help developing countries implement new BEPS standards. We will continue to champion these and other important efforts to reform domestic and international tax systems at the UN Financing for Development conference.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-16T15:25:57.757Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-16T15:25:57.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property answering member
1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4013
star this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
349640
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
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Department for International Development more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Crimes of Violence 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 she is taking to reduce violence against women in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 1940 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
star this property answer text <p>I am proud of the leadership role that the UK has played on tackling violence against women and children world-wide, and it will continue to be a key priority for my Department. We have increased programmes that tackle violence against women and girls by over 60% in the past two years, and now support 103 programmes in 29 countries.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID works to prevent and respond to violence against children across a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, from our flagship £35 million investment in ending female genital mutilation, to our support to the No Lost Generation Initiative, through which the UK is funding education and psychosocial support for Syrian children to protect them from violence, abuse and exploitation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney remove filter
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 1941 more like this
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less than 2015-06-17T09:38:43.07Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-17T09:38:43.07Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this