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unstar 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
star 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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star 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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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
418732
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 Refugees 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 time limits there are on funding allocated by her Department to local authorities to support incoming refugees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 10165 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 2015-09-21more like thismore than 2015-09-21
star this property answer text <p>As with all UK Official Development Assistance (ODA), the UK complies with the OECD DAC’s guidelines, including for costs relating to support to refugees in donor countries.</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 2015-09-21T12:11:10.877Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-21T12:11:10.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
418733
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 Refugees 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, from projects in which Commonwealth countries she plans to reallocate funds from the foreign aid budget to settle refugees within the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 10198 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 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>Additional funds to support refugees in 2015/16 will be provided without directly impacting existing spending plans. Departmental budgets for 2016/17 onwards will be announced as part of the 2015 Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-09-17T16:01:17.983Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T16:01:17.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
418731
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 Refugees 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 help co-ordinate (a) a European and (b) an international response to the refugee situation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 10213 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 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK government has been at the forefront of the refugee crisis and is taking every opportunity to work with partners across Europe and in the wider international community to ensure that, collectively, we are able to provide a significant and comprehensive development response.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK is contributing over £1 billion in response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the region and is urging the international community as a whole to step up life-saving assistance and protection for refugees and vulnerable people.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK lobbied hard to mobilise funding from other donors ahead of the third Kuwait Pledging Conference on 31 March, which raised $3.6 billion. The UK has also co-sponsored UN Security Council Resolutions 2165 and 2191 which has enabled the UN to deliver aid across border without the consent of the Syrian regime in order to assist those in the hardest to reach areas.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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 2015-09-17T15:55:28.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T15:55:28.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
419557
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
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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: Females 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 her Department is taking to (a) improve the lives of women and girls around the world and (b) eradicate gender inequality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 10576 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>Tackling gender equality is a top priority for my Department. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/298253/Strategic_Vision_for_Girls_and_Women_Narrative_-_November_2013-4.pdf" target="_blank">Our Strategic Vision for Girls and Women</a> puts voice, choice and control for girls and women at the centre of our international development efforts.</p><p>We fought hard in international negotiations on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), for a strong stand-alone goal on gender equality and empowerment of women and girls, as well as gender-sensitive targets throughout the SDG framework. An SDG framework incorporating strong gender goals and targets was adopted by the UN General Assembly last month and will be critical to achieving transformational change to the lives of girls and women across the globe. We will now work to support international action on implementing and monitoring the SDGs.</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 2015-10-12T12:12:24.107Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T12:12:24.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
419559
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
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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: Health Services 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 steps her Department is taking to help developing countries to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 on good health and wellbeing and to promote universal health coverage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 10653 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>DFID will continue to invest in health and support countries to meet SDG goal 3 and its universal health coverage target, guided by the Government’s International Development manifesto commitments. These include to: save 1.4m children’s lives by 2020, by immunising 76m children against killer diseases; lead a major new global programme to accelerate the development of vaccines and drugs to eliminate the world’s deadliest infectious diseases, while investing to save lives from malaria and working to end preventable child and maternal deaths; and work to achieve equitable access to family planning. Our commitments to improve nutrition for at least 50m people, to help at least 60m people get access to clean water and sanitation, to end FGM and to support education, will also contribute.</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 2015-10-12T12:13:31.237Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T12:13:31.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
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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 Females: Crimes of Violence 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, if her Department will take steps to ensure that a target to end violence towards women forms part of the proposed UN Sustainable Development Goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
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Anna Turley more like this
star this property uin 10666 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The UK has worked hard to lead efforts across the globe to ensure that a target to end violence against women and girls formed part of the agreed UN Sustainable Development Goals. We are pleased that a strong gender goal was included as one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted at the United Nations General Assembly, which includes targets on violence against women and girls, harmful practices, female genital mutilation and child early and forced marriage. Seeing these Sustainable Development Goals and targets implemented is a continuing top priority for the UK.</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 2015-10-12T12:14:27.633Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T12:14:27.633Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anna Turley more like this
346957
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unstar 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
star 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 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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star 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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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4432
unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
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unstar 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
star 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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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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star 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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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-10-16more like thismore than 2015-10-16
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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 Syria: Refugees more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to support refugee camps near the Syrian border in order to tackle the root causes of migration to Europe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 12173 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
star this property answer text <p>DFID works to give Syrians hope and opportunities, so they will not have to risk their lives fleeing the region. The UK has been at the forefront of the response to the crisis in Syria and the region. To date, we have pledged over £1.1 billion, our largest ever response to a humanitarian crisis. Beyond addressing immediate needs, the UK is working with host countries to support their long-term resilience and expand opportunities for refugees, for example through funding to Lebanese and Jordanian municipalities for the running of essential public services.</p><br /> 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 2015-10-21T15:54:19.39Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-21T15:54:19.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this