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star this property date less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Afghanistan: 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, how much her Department has allocated to Afghanistan for the period 2017 to 2020; and whether her Department plans to review that allocation as part of the reduction in Overseas Development Aid announced in the Autumn Statement 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 55975 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 2016-12-07more like thismore than 2016-12-07
unstar this property answer text <p>At the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, the UK pledged to spend up to £750 million in Official Development Assistance in Afghanistan to 2020 (dependent on Afghan government performance and security conditions). Of this, DFID plans to spend £700 million, and the remainder will be spent through cross-government mechanisms including the Conflict, Security, and Stability Fund.</p><p>HM Treasury routinely adjusts the Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) budget to ensure the UK meets the target to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income on ODA. Where possible, budget adjustments will be achieved through efficiencies, focusing on spend that offers lowest value for money, and taking into account performance and fit with UK strategic objectives.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-07T18:05:17.617Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-07T18:05:17.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
661758
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star this property date less than 2016-12-19more like thismore than 2016-12-19
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Equality 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, who the diversity champion is on her departmental board. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 58239 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 2017-01-09more like thismore than 2017-01-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The diversity champion on the Departmental Board is Joy Hutcheon, Director General for Finance and Corporate Performance.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-01-09T16:58:12.63Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-09T16:58:12.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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4426
unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
650351
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
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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
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, which projects her Department funds that are targeted at women; and how much her Department has allocated to those such projects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 55951 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 2016-12-07more like thismore than 2016-12-07
unstar this property answer text <p>DFID is a global leader, working across multiple sectors and countries to break the barriers that hold women back. The UK has supported 9.9 million women to use modern methods of family planning, improved access to financial services for over 36 million women and supported 5.3 million girls in primary and lower secondary education. Reaching the most marginalised women and girls, especially those living in fragile and conflict affected states and humanitarian situations will help build a more stable, secure and prosperous world.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-07T18:04:04.217Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-07T18:04:04.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
582789
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Exchange Rates: Sterling 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 assessment she has made of the effect of recent changes in the relative value of the pound on her Department's finances. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 906320 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 2016-09-14more like thismore than 2016-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>We have conducted an assessment of the effects of recent changes, and our conclusion is that the impact is relatively limited, for 3 reasons:</p><ol><li>fluctuations are not new;</li><li>almost all of our payments are in pounds, so fluctuations do not directly impact departmental finances; and</li><li>the partners we work with are carefully selected to make sure they have robust financial mechanisms in place, to deal with currency fluctuations and other risks.</li></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-09-14T15:22:18.577Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-14T15:22:18.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
654897
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
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, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2016 to Question 55212, how she will assess the (a) value for money and (b) performance; and by when decisions will be made on project cancellations in the 2017-18 financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 56776 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 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State regularly reviews the progress of projects and takes decisions, as and when required, about closing or restructuring projects that no longer offer value for money for taxpayers. The assessment focuses on progress towards objectives and whether the balance between costs, risks and expected returns remains appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-13T18:09:27.97Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-13T18:09:27.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
654898
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid 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, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2016 to Question 55212, on what previous occasions the Overseas Development Assistance budget has been reduced since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 56777 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 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government will continue to meet the commitment to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) on Official Development Assistance (ODA) in every year of the Parliament. In line with this commitment, and to reflect the latest economic forecasts, adjustments were announced at Spring Budget 2016 and at Autumn Statement 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-13T18:09:07.623Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-13T18:09:07.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
654899
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-08more like thismore than 2016-12-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid 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 projects her Department has agreed to fund in the 2017-18 financial year; and what the budget is for such funding for that year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 56727 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 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Details of DFID’s approved projects, including those which will operate in financial year 2017-18, are available on the Development Tracker. Indicative allocations broken down by DFID programme are available in Annex B of DFID’s Annual Report and Accounts 2015-16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-13T18:08:41.247Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-13T18:08:41.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
650352
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: 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, which projects her Department is currently supporting in Palestine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury remove filter
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 55952 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 2016-12-07more like thismore than 2016-12-07
unstar this property answer text <p>Details of our live programmes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) can be found on DFID’s Development Tracker at <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>. The UK is a long term supporter of Palestinian refugees through the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA); and is also committed to supporting the Palestinian Authority. The Secretary of State is currently conducting a full examination of DFID’s programme in the OPTs to ensure that UK taxpayers’ money is spent in the right places and in the right way.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-07T18:04:29.507Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-07T18:04:29.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this