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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-18more like thismore than 2016-05-18
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Nurses: Training more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that the new Education Cannot Wait fund will focus on the most marginalised children, including girls and children with disabilities. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL76 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 2016-06-02more like thismore than 2016-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK has played a leading role in the development of Education Cannot Wait – a fund for education in emergencies. A key focus for Education Cannot Wait will be on ensuring that marginalised children and young people are able to access a quality education. This includes refugees and internally displaced children, as well as children facing barriers to their education because of their gender, disability or other factors.</p><p>This focus is reflected in the Fund’s indicative headline results, which commits to providing “Inclusive education [that] reaches the most marginalised children and young people in crises” with a target of “100% of supported education opportunities demonstrate increase in education for girls, disabled and those in remote locations”.</p><p>The UK will continue to engage closely during Education Cannot Wait’s inception phase, to ensure that this commitment is fully reflected in its final design and results frameworks.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-06-02T15:48:27.173Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-02T15:48:27.173Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
796679
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Research 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 What support her Department provides to assist developing countries with scientific research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
unstar this property uin 902627 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to ensuring that cutting edge scientific research tackles extreme poverty. DFID funded research brings together coalitions of universities, private sector and civil society in developing countries. DFID is working in partnership with 14 Research Councils across Africa to share learning on effective investments in science, technology and innovation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:42:07.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:42:07.077Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4398
star this property label Biography information for Chris Green more like this
796677
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education and Health Services 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 What steps she is taking to promote universal access to free public education and health systems in developing and partner countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Ellie Reeves more like this
unstar this property uin 902625 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports countries working toward free access to life-saving and life-changing health and education services for the most marginalised people. We do this through a combination of bilateral and multilateral interventions, focusing on strengthening overall health and education systems.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:40:45.447Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:40:45.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ellie Reeves more like this
796682
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Technology 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 What steps she is taking to promote technology for development purposes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Derbyshire more like this
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Lee Rowley more like this
unstar this property uin 902631 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to harnessing the power of technologies to reduce poverty. Our investments in technologies are saving and changing lives all over the world. DFID invests more than 45% of its research budget in the development, testing and large-scale delivery of technologies in health, agriculture, climate, energy, water, education, and humanitarian response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:43:54.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:43:54.31Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4652
star this property label Biography information for Lee Rowley more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Procurement 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 What steps she is taking to ensure that private contractors funded through Official Development Assistance are scrutinised and managed effectively. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Bambos Charalambous more like this
unstar this property uin 902630 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The reform plan announced in October sets out measures to ensure DFID has assurance of ethical behaviour and value for money along all our supply chains. DFID are encouraging other government departments and devolved administrations who spend ODA to adopt a similarly robust approach with their own suppliers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:43:18.003Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:43:18.003Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4610
star this property label Biography information for Bambos Charalambous more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Charities 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 What steps she is taking to enable small charities in the UK to access funding allocated by her Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
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Victoria Prentis more like this
unstar this property uin 902629 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The Small Charities Challenge Fund was launched in July this year. This fund is specifically for UK registered non-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000. The fund is continuously open for applications and the first review of applications is currently underway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:42:39.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:42:39.31Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Prentis more like this
796676
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Overseas Trade 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 What steps her Department is taking to promote trade between the UK and least developed countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bexhill and Battle more like this
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Huw Merriman more like this
unstar this property uin 902624 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a proud advocate of helping developing countries trade their way out of poverty. The Government has introduced the Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill which enables creation of a trade preference scheme. This will maintain existing tariff free access to the UK for Least Developed Countries as we leave the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:40:04.92Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:40:04.92Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Huw Merriman more like this
796678
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Central African Republic: 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 What aid her Department provides to Central African Republic. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
unstar this property uin 902626 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK is one of the largest donors to the crisis in the Central African Republic and UK Aid is making a big difference on the ground. Our support is reaching 1.5 million people with life-saving food, shelter and basic healthcare.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:41:30.47Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:41:30.47Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-09more like thismore than 2016-02-09
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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 remove filter
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, with which other Government departments her officials have held discussions on their role in the delivery and monitoring of spending under the Government's aid strategy; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aldridge-Brownhills more like this
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Wendy Morton more like this
unstar this property uin 26576 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 2016-02-22more like thismore than 2016-02-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK Aid Strategy,<em> Tackling Global Challenges in the National Interest</em>, notes that the government will sharpen oversight and monitoring of all Official Development Assistance (ODA) spend. This will apply to all government ODA spend including through cross-government funds. HM Treasury and DFID will co-chair a working group, reporting to ministers, in order to ensure value for money. DFID officials are working with HM Treasury to agree the remit of this working group. All government departments and funds spending ODA will be invited to attend the group. The group will meet for the first time in spring 2016. In addition, DFID reports UK ODA to the OECD and is responsible for reporting to Parliament on whether the 0.7 per cent GNI/ODA target is met. As part of this, DFID engages with all ODA-spending departments to: collate and quality assure UK ODA spend data for the previous calendar year for reporting to the OECD; monitor ODA spend within each current calendar year to meet the 0.7 per cent GNI/ODA target; and make arrangements for the independent evaluation of the extent to which all ODA provided by the UK represents value for money.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T13:26:46.993Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T13:26:46.993Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wendy Morton more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 remove filter
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, with which non-governmental organisations and agencies her Department is working to help residents in the desert region of Thar in Sindh Province, Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Gavin Shuker more like this
unstar this property uin 194942 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government provides funding to the World Food Programme and UNICEF who are responding to the situation in Thar.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this