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star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Ebola more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what military personnel they are providing to contain the spread of ebola; and how many staffed and equipped field hospitals they have, if any. more like this
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star this property uin HL2220 more like this
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star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>In response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the UK has committed £205 million to contain, combat and ultimately defeat the disease in Sierra Leone. UK support will include the construction of six Ebola treatment centres across the country, providing 700 beds to treat 8,800 patients over the next six months.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In support of this effort, the UK has deployed 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone. This will support the deployment of RFA Argus and three Merlin helicopters which will provide crucial transport support to medical teams and aid experts. It also includes military personnel to staff a WHO Ebola Training Facility training healthcare workers, logisticians and hygiene specialists; and support to a UK joint civilian-military command and control hub, which will provide the backbone of infrastructure, commodities, training and management needed to scale up the response in Sierra Leone.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T11:56:18.1600331Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:56:18.1600331Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
44606
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development remove filter
unstar 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 what representations they have made to the government of Jordan concerning reports of Palestinian refugees being held under harsh conditions in Cyber City refugee camp in northern Jordan. more like this
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star this property uin HL6263 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>We are in regular contact with the Government of Jordan about refugees in Jordan, including Palestinian refugees.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover 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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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
47778
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star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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unstar 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 what assessment they have made of recent deaths in the Yarmouk section of Damascus, reported by Amnesty International in its report Squeezing the life out of Yarmouk: War crimes against besieged civilians, and, in particular, of that organisation's attribution of the deaths to starvation and lack of medical care. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL6726 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is deeply concerned by reports of Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus suffering and dying as a result of malnutrition and lack of medical care. Yarmouk has been under siege for some time and we are calling for unfettered access to all affected communities and for all sides to lift sieges to end this suffering.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
49910
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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unstar 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 they will assess the research in progress in the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford on communicable diseases among refugees and displaced people. more like this
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star this property uin HL6886 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 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Once the study publishes its findings, we look forward to assessing this as part of the overall body of evidence on the topic.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-30more like thismore than 2014-06-30
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Syria 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 plans they have to lead a concerted international effort to help the governments of Jordan and Lebanon and international humanitarian agencies to cope with refugees and displaced people from Syria. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL691 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK has committed a total of £600 million for humanitarian assistance in response to the Syria crisis, including £292 million to support refugees in neighbouring countries such as Jordan and Lebanon. The UK helped to launch and mobilise international support for UNICEF's ‘No Lost Generation' Initiative and has allocated £50m to provide protection, trauma care and education for children affected by the crisis.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-09T16:39:09.9224072Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-09T16:39:09.9224072Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
65919
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star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pakistan more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in assisting the government of Pakistan to raise revenue from rich individuals and companies to pay for education for children in that country not currently attending school. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL846 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK is helping to support Pakistan’s efforts to increase revenue collection through a range of measures, including through expertise from HM Revenue and Customs. The Government of Pakistan has already made progress including removing tax exemptions worth 0.34% of GDP and publishing a directory of all taxpayers. It published its second federal budget on 3 June which included further emphasis on increasing revenue from 9% to 15% of GDP by 2018, through new measures to widen the tax net and phase out exemptions. Through these the government aims to raise additional revenue of over $2.2 billion in 2014/15.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>It has also committed to increase the share of GDP spent on education from 2% to 4% by 2018. This will help to get some of the estimated 12 million out-of-school children across the country into education.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T14:30:04.4868579Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T14:30:04.4868579Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
65920
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star this property date less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Syria more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to take action to ensure that essential medical and relief supplies reach people in the autonomous Kurdish cantons of north and east Syria. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL847 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>In Syria and the region, UK aid is supporting food for up to 535,000 people a month and water for up to 1.5 million people. UK support to WHO will provide vulnerable Syrians with essential access to comprehensive health services. WHO are also supporting trauma systems, delivering essential supplies and augmenting health systems to respond to outbreaks of diseases. Across Syria the UK has already funded over 244,000 medical consultations to critically injured and sick people.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T14:49:40.5234749Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
76551
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pakistan more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total United Kingdom expenditure on bilateral aid for Pakistan in the last year for which figures are available; what was the United Kingdom's contribution to multilateral aid for Pakistan in the same period; and by how much expenditure is planned to increase in each of those categories over the coming three to five years. more like this
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star this property uin HL895 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>In 2013-2014 DFID Pakistan bilateral aid expenditure was approximately £253 million, of which £18 million was spent through multilateral agencies. The 2013-14 DFID Annual report will be published on our website on 15 July, detailing our confirmed figures. Further information on centrally-managed UK aid spending delivered through multilaterals operating in Pakistan is available at: <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statistics-on-international-development-2013" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/statistics-on-international-development-2013</a>.</p><p> </p><p>For 2014-2015 DFID Pakistan has been allocated £310 million. This is subject to project performance as well as continued progress with key policy reforms, including on tax. Current plans suggest that £10 million of this will be spent through multilateral agencies. For future years the resource allocation process is underway and no specific budgets have yet been agreed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-17T15:15:12.5312996Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T15:15:12.5312996Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
76552
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pakistan 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 proportion of British bilateral aid to Pakistan was spent in the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the most recent year for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Hylton remove filter
star this property uin HL896 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>In 2013-2014 UK bilateral aid programmes with the governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces amounted to £64 million and £21 million respectively. These figures include assistance for education, health and governance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information on UK aid delivered to Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through channels other than the provincial government can be found at: http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/countries/PK/projects/.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-21T16:13:00.4039602Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T16:13:00.4039602Z
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2018
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star this property date less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Middle East more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to assess the impact of prolonged attacks on Gaza on (1) the mental health of the population, and (2) water supplies. more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-11more like thismore than 2014-08-11
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID works closely with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA), which manages the process of collecting, analysing and sharing information about the humanitarian situation. According to OCHA’s most recent assessment at least 373,000 children require direct and specialised psychosocial support and 1.5 million people not in shelters have no or extremely restricted access to water.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK will provide more than £15 million in emergency support for Gaza. DFID activated a £3 million Rapid Response Facility (RRF) which will mean that more than half a million people in Gaza will receive medical care, clean water and sanitation. Three of the NGOs funded under the RRF are providing psychosocial support and one will be providing advanced mental health care. DFID also brought forward £3 million in funding to the International Committee of the Red Cross to help them repair water infrastructure, deliver emergency medical services and protect the civilian population.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-08-11T10:33:09.7591159Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-11T10:33:09.7591159Z
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2539
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2018
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