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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for International Development more like this
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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: Abortion 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, what surveys his Department has commissioned in (a) the UK and (b) countries in receipt of Official Development Assistance on his Department's policy of providing support to abortion services overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 252524 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 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s long-standing policy on safe abortion takes an evidence-based public health approach that aims to reduce death and disability caused by unsafe abortion. The evidence base for this, from World Health Organisation and other sources, is cited in our published position.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T16:35:33.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1125796
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Mali: Peace Negotiations 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to promote peace in Mali. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 252522 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 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to be concerned about the situation in Mali. We reiterate our previous calls on the parties to the 2015 Algiers Peace Agreement to take immediate steps to advance the peace process. We are also deeply concerned by the increase in terrorist and intercommunal attacks in the centre of Mali. We underline the need for security efforts to be accompanied by inclusive political and institutional reform, as well as initiatives to promote economic development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:47:44.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:47:44.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1125265
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading CDC 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, with reference to the joint response from the CDC group and DFID to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s recommendations on CDC’s investments in low-income and fragile states of March 2019, if he will publish the independent review of progress achieved against CDC’s strategic objectives before the end of its current strategy cycle. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 252021 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>DFID will commission an external assessment in 2020 to evaluate results and learn lessons across all aspects of CDC’s current strategy (2017-2021). The review’s findings will be published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:05:45.393Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:05:45.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1125269
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading CDC: Staff 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, with reference to the joint response from the CDC Group and the Department for International Development to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s recommendations on CDC’s investments in low-income and fragile states, published in March 2019, how many full-time staff CDC plan to have by the end of 2019 in each of its offices outside of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 252025 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>CDC plans to have a total of 50 staff members based outside the UK by the end of 2019. A breakdown by country is given below.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Bangladesh:</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethiopia:</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Egypt:</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>India:</p></td><td><p>27</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kenya:</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Myanmar:</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nepal:</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nigeria:</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Pakistan:</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>S Africa:</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Zimbabwe:</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:00:57.72Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:00:57.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1125290
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of climate change on his Department's aid (a) strategy and (b) funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 251909 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a priority for the UK Government and for the Department for International Development (DFID), and we are already providing significant assistance to developing countries to help them deal with climate change. It is clear however that the world is not on track to avoid dangerous climate change and environmental damage. The Secretary of State wants to see what more we can do with the UK’s aid budget and how we can encourage others to take more action. The UN Climate Action Summit in September is a critical moment to increase global ambition and I am pleased that the UK playing a leading role in shaping the agenda on how to build resilience to cope with climate change already locked in.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:01:26.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1125338
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading British Nationals Abroad: Homophobia and Racial Discrimination 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what advice his Department has issued to UK citizens on the prevalence of (a) racism and (b) homophobia when travelling abroad. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 252046 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 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>​We advise British people travelling abroad on LGBT+ issues in the Local laws and customs section of the travel advice. This includes a dedicated guidance page on travel advice for LGBT+. For countries where we have evidence to suggest racial discrimination may occur, we include information in the Safety and security section of the travel advice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T14:41:06.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T14:41:06.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1125343
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property hansard heading East Africa: Storms 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, what steps the Government is taking to support the recovery of (a) Mozambique, (b) Comoros and (c) Tanzania following the effects of Cyclone Kenneth in those countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 251884 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the devastating impact of Cyclone Kenneth and has moved quickly to respond. In Mozambique, which has suffered the worst effects, we have supported the provision of emergency shelter, health and sanitation to the worst-affected populations with an emergency grant of £3m; we are now assessing options for further assistance. In Comoros the UK does not have a permanent presence and we are therefore deferring to partners. The main platform for relief has been the UN CERF Facility, to which the UK is the largest donor. In Tanzania the cyclone had limited impact and we are not planning specific additional assistance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:02:30.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:02:30.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1124936
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading South Asia: Disaster Relief more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions he has had with his counterparts in (a) India and (b) Bangladesh on support for regions affected by Cyclone Fani. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
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Joan Ryan more like this
star this property uin 251201 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK closely monitored Cyclone Fani as it advanced towards and hit both India and Bangladesh. Using existing crisis mechanisms, both countries’ governments have led on the preparedness and response. The UK has not received any formal requests for support from either Government.</p><p> </p><p>No discussions have been held between the International Development Secretary and the Government of Bangladesh in response to this situation. The DFID Bangladesh team was, however, in close contact with the Government during and immediately following Cyclone Fani. Given the Government response and the limited impact of the cyclone in Bangladesh, the Government did not seek funding or other help from DFID.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:56:39.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:56:39.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Joan Ryan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Gambia: Overseas Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what country-specific direct support is his Department providing to The Gambia to (a) support economic development and (b) strengthen democratic institutions in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 251260 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s bilateral country programme in The Gambia closed in 2012 and since then we have supported the country through our funding to regional and thematic programmes and multilateral partners. Our support for the economic development agenda includes part-funding the IMF’s technical assistance to The Gambia on revenue mobilisation, public financial management, monetary policy, financial sector regulation and national statistics, as well as our core contributions to the World Bank and African Development Bank’s work. On strengthening democratic institutions, Westminster Foundation for Democracy and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK are delivering a programme of training and mentorship to the Gambian National Assembly from UK funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:58:30.93Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:58:30.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Cholera more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what support his Department is providing to help victims of Yemen’s cholera epidemic. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 251195 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK is deeply concerned about the rise in cholera in Yemen this year, with a suspected 280,000 cases recorded between January and April 2019. In response, the UK has disbursed £18 million last month to help UN agencies meet their most urgent needs such as chlorination of water supply systems, distributing hygiene kits and deploying expert teams to areas most at risk.</p><p> </p><p>To help prepare for outbreaks of cholera, the UK led a joint Met Office, NASA and US scientist team to accurately predict where the disease will spread to in Yemen. We contributed 25% towards the cost of cholera vaccination campaigns which have vaccinated over 2 million people in both Houthi and Government of Yemen controlled areas to date.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:03:37.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:03:37.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this