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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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 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, what (a) financial and (b) other support her Department is providing to the least developed countries to tackle climate change and its effects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10075 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-18more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty in developing countries. Our programmes aim to increase the ability of poor people to cope with the impacts of climate-related shocks, including droughts, floods and storms, and to build their resilience to future changes in climate. The International Climate Fund (ICF) is the UK Government’s vehicle for delivering climate finance assistance and other forms of support, such as technical assistance. Through the ICF the UK government is providing £3.87bn in support between 2011/12 and 2015/16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
423956
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-26more like thismore than 2015-10-26
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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 remove filter
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 her Department is taking to use the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015 to promote support for developing countries to help tackle climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
star this property uin 13420 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-29more like thismore than 2015-10-29
star this property answer text <p>DFID is working closely with DECC, the lead department for the climate negotiations, on preparations for the Paris Climate Summit to ensure that poverty reduction and development priorities are reflected to help the poorest and most vulnerable, including girls and women, respond to a changing climate.</p><p>Last month the Prime Minister announced that the UK would provide £5.8bn in climate finance over the next 5 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-10-29T16:53:23.33Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-29T16:53:23.33Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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4394
unstar this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 proportion of the international aid budget she plans to allocate to support communities managing the consequences of climate change in each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberdeen South more like this
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Callum McCaig more like this
star this property uin 902759 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has announced that the government will provide £5.8 billion from the official development assistance budget over the next five years. This will support the Paris Climate Summit outcome and help the most vulnerable countries protect themselves from the effects of climate change and drive clean economic growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2015-12-16T13:45:24.307Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T13:45:24.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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4364
unstar this property label Biography information for Callum McCaig more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-04more like thismore than 2016-01-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
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 assessment she has made of the potential effect of climate change on forced migration and population displacement in the period to 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
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Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
star this property uin 20861 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-11more like thismore than 2016-01-11
star this property answer text <p>There is increasing consensus among experts and academics that climate change will influence the factors that drive migration, changing both migration patterns and the volume of people likely to move, but the relationship is complex. The UK’s Foresight Report (2011) on Migration and Global Environmental Change found that environmental change will affect migration. Through resilience programming DFID is working to support countries, communities and households to anticipate and avoid shocks and stresses where possible, and to adapt when their current activities are no longer appropriate or threatened with collapse due to changing circumstances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-01-11T16:15:18.467Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-11T16:15:18.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-08more like thismore than 2016-01-08
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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 remove filter
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, whether it is her Department's policy to support the G7 Initiative on Climate Risk Insurance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 21638 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the G7 Climate Risk Insurance Initiative and is committed to contributing to meeting the collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</p><br /><p>UK support under the Initiative includes contributions to the African Risk Capacity and the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative. In September the Prime Minister announced that the UK would provide at least £5.8 billion of climate finance over the next five years which will include support for climate risk insurance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-01-14T17:11:09.67Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T17:11:09.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
445383
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the financial aid commitments made by them to foreign countries at the Paris Climate Summit will be met from the overseas aid budget, or from which other sources; and what safeguards will be put in place to ensure that the funds provided are used exclusively for the purpose intended. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL5147 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-27more like thismore than 2016-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government will provide £5.8 billion over the next five years to support developing countries using the UK’s International Climate Fund (ICF), which is channeled through DFID, the Department of Energy &amp; Climate Change, and the Department for Environment, Food &amp; Rural Affairs. All ICF support is Official Development Assistance (ODA). The UK is proud to be a 0.7% donor and is promoting climate smart development across the aid portfolio.</p><br /><p>We have rigorous programme design processes and robust monitoring and evaluation arrangements for ODA spending, including the ICF. We also use independently reviewed methodologies and key performance indicators to track impact and the value for money of ICF interventions. The Independent Commission on Aid Impact gave the ICF a positive assessment in December 2014, saying it was well on the way to achieving its ambitious objectives.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2016-01-27T17:34:55.497Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-27T17:34:55.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
446387
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-20more like thismore than 2016-01-20
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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 remove filter
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, with reference to InsuResilience, the G7 Initiative on Climate Risk Insurance, if she will make it her policy to (a) allocate additional funding of £100 million to that programme, (b) scale up by at least £50 million weather-indexed microinsurance that provides direct coverage for smallholder farmers pastoralists and other vulnerable groups and (c) increase her Department's grant funding for the African Risk Capacity to £20 million in order to improve the capacity of that programme to meet its targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 23366 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-27more like thismore than 2016-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the G7 Climate Risk Insurance Initiative and is committed to contributing to meeting the collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020. UK support under the Initiative includes a commitment of up to £100m to African Risk Capacity (ARC) and £15m for the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative. Of this, the UK has contributed £32m so far to ARC.</p><p>On scaling up support to weather indexed microinsurance, the UK currently provides some support to livestock insurance in Kenya to improve the product offered to pastoralists and increase the role of the private sector. The UK also provides index-based insurance through the CGIAR climate change, agriculture and food security research programme (CGIAR-CCAFS). In September 2015, the Prime Minister announced that the UK would provide at least £5.8 billion of climate finance over the next five years. This is likely to include further support for climate risk insurance.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-01-27T15:36:03.43Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-27T15:36:03.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-28more like thismore than 2016-01-28
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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 remove filter
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 the Government has to contribute to the funding agreed at the Paris Climate Conference in December 2015 to assist developing countries in adapting to the effects of climate change. 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 24753 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-04more like thismore than 2016-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government will provide £5.8 billion over the next five years to support developing countries in tackling climate change through the UK International Climate Fund, including at least £1.76 billion in 2020, ensuring that the UK plays its part in achieving the goal of mobilising $100 billion of climate finance a year by 2020. We plan to spend 50% of our climate finance on adaptation and 50% on mitigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-02-04T15:59:21.107Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-04T15:59:21.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, how her Department is working with the Department for Energy and Climate Change to ensure that official development assistance funding provided for international climate projects is prioritised in policies aimed at reducing poverty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 26724 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-22more like thismore than 2016-02-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s International Climate Fund is jointly managed by DFID, DECC and Defra and has already directly supported 15 million people to cope with effects of climate change and given 2.6 million people improved access to clean energy.</p><p>The new UK Aid Strategy brings together the Government’s poverty reduction objectives with a commitment to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges, including climate change. Tackling climate change and promoting sustainable development are two sides of the same coin – we cannot achieve one without the other.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T13:27:13.967Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T13:27:13.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-10more like thismore than 2016-03-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, what steps the UK is taking to support the provision of climate risk insurance to people who are most vulnerable to the impact of climate change; and how much funding she plans to allocate to such support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 30717 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-17more like thismore than 2016-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a leader in climate risk insurance and is committed to contributing to meeting the G7 “InsuResilience” collective target set out in the Elmau declaration of helping up to an additional 400 million people in the most vulnerable developing countries to gain access to climate risk insurance by 2020.</p><p>Recent UK support for the provision of climate risk insurance includes contributions of up to £100m to African Risk Capacity (ARC), up to £15m for the Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative, £5m to help developing countries with disaster contingency planning backed by risk finance, £3m of technical support to the Government of the Philippines to help them implement their financial protection and insurance strategy, and £1.4m to support livestock insurance for pastoralists in Kenya.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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less than 2016-03-17T15:27:15.307Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-17T15:27:15.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this