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star this property date less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Sri Lanka: Politics and Government 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 support her Department is giving to strengthen democracy and parliamentary oversight in Sri Lanka. 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 10439 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 does not have a bilateral aid programme with Sri Lanka. We do support work in Sri Lanka through a Programme Partnership Arrangement with The Asia Foundation. This strengthens and expands locally-accepted informal justice systems that deal with around 9000 cases per year in the North and East of the country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T15:57:41.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T15:57:41.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
47654
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answering body
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 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 reduce the number of out-of-school street children in Tanzania. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195787 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is the largest financier of the Global Partnership for Education and in Tanzania has supported the award of a £57m grant to implement the “Literacy and Numeracy Education Support (LANES)” programme. LANES targets the acquisition of reading, writing and numeracy skills among children in and out of school, targeting especially the marginalised.</p><p> </p><p>DFID's programme in Tanzania provides major support to basic education. In 2013/14 £24m of education sector budget support was provided directly to the Tanzanian government. In addition a £49m programme of support commenced, to improve the overall quality of primary education in seven disadvantaged regions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195790 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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4011
unstar this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
47655
star this property registered interest true more like this
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
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 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, how much of the £32 million for the creation of a new catalytic fund, announced at the Nutrition for Growth summit, has been disbursed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195788 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The new catalytic financing mechanism will aim to provide incentives to attract new private funds alongside increased domestic budgets for high impact nutrition interventions. The scope and governance of the fund is being developed with the Children's Investment Fund Foundation. No funds have been disbursed. DFID will consider its own contribution once the mechanism and governance have been agreed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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195789 more like this
195792 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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4011
unstar this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
47653
star this property registered interest true more like this
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
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 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 progress she has made on the creation of the catalytic fund announced at the Nutrition for Growth summit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195789 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The new catalytic financing mechanism will aim to provide incentives to attract new private funds alongside increased domestic budgets for high impact nutrition interventions. The scope and governance of the fund is being developed with the Children's Investment Fund Foundation. No funds have been disbursed. DFID will consider its own contribution once the mechanism and governance have been agreed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
195788 more like this
195792 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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4011
unstar this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
47650
star this property registered interest true more like this
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
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 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 plans to support the Tanzanian Government to ensure the effective implementation of the Literacy and Numeracy for All Children, pre and primary education age, in and out of school programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195790 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is the largest financier of the Global Partnership for Education and in Tanzania has supported the award of a £57m grant to implement the “Literacy and Numeracy Education Support (LANES)” programme. LANES targets the acquisition of reading, writing and numeracy skills among children in and out of school, targeting especially the marginalised.</p><p> </p><p>DFID's programme in Tanzania provides major support to basic education. In 2013/14 £24m of education sector budget support was provided directly to the Tanzanian government. In addition a £49m programme of support commenced, to improve the overall quality of primary education in seven disadvantaged regions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195787 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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4011
unstar this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson more like this
47651
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answering body
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 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, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October 2013, Official Report, column 568W, on catalytic fund, whether it has been agreed how the catalytic fund will function and who will be able to access funding; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195792 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 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The new catalytic financing mechanism will aim to provide incentives to attract new private funds alongside increased domestic budgets for high impact nutrition interventions. The scope and governance of the fund is being developed with the Children's Investment Fund Foundation. No funds have been disbursed. DFID will consider its own contribution once the mechanism and governance have been agreed.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
195788 more like this
195789 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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1531
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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4011
unstar this property label Biography information for Cathy Jamieson 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
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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, 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
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
168992
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
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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 Burma 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 funding her Department is providing for internally displaced persons in Kachin State. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Mr David Burrowes more like this
star this property uin 217951 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 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
star this property answer text <p>Some 100,000 people have been living in camps for displaced people for over three years since the fighting restarted between the Kachin Independence Army and Government forces.</p><p> </p><p>Clashes and shelling in Kachin and Northern Shan have stepped up since early November. We are monitoring the situation carefully and have been in frequent contact with the UN and local organisations about the humanitarian implications of recent fighting. While there has been no significant new displacement or humanitarian needs in the last few months we will continue to monitor these issues closely.</p><p> </p><p>Between 2012 and 2015 DFID has allocated over £17 million for humanitarian assistance for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Kachin and Northern Shan States in Burma affected by the violence. This aid is providing food security, sanitation and health in line with accepted humanitarian standards as well as to strengthening IDP communities’ capacity to manage health hazards and risks.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 218053 more like this
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less than 2014-12-15T13:14:11.433Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-15T13:14:11.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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1518
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Burrowes more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Burma 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 assessment she has made of the humanitarian implications of the recent armed conflict in the Kachin State of Burma. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Mr David Burrowes more like this
star this property uin 218053 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 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
star this property answer text <p>Some 100,000 people have been living in camps for displaced people for over three years since the fighting restarted between the Kachin Independence Army and Government forces.</p><p> </p><p>Clashes and shelling in Kachin and Northern Shan have stepped up since early November. We are monitoring the situation carefully and have been in frequent contact with the UN and local organisations about the humanitarian implications of recent fighting. While there has been no significant new displacement or humanitarian needs in the last few months we will continue to monitor these issues closely.</p><p> </p><p>Between 2012 and 2015 DFID has allocated over £17 million for humanitarian assistance for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Kachin and Northern Shan States in Burma affected by the violence. This aid is providing food security, sanitation and health in line with accepted humanitarian standards as well as to strengthening IDP communities’ capacity to manage health hazards and risks.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 217951 more like this
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less than 2014-12-15T13:14:11.323Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-15T13:14:11.323Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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1518
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Burrowes more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
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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 Central African Republic 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 she will contribute to the European Trust Fund for the Central African Republic. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Derbyshire more like this
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Pauline Latham more like this
star this property uin 219178 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK is not a current contributor to the EU Trust Fund for CAR. We welcome the leadership of the EU on the humanitarian response in CAR and on programmes linking relief, recovery and development. The UK has committed £30 million in humanitarian funds to CAR and CAR refugees since July 2013, funding a range of NGOs and UN agencies to provide protection, water, health, shelter and food security. We are keeping the international response to the CAR crisis under review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T17:45:08.583Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T17:45:08.583Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Pauline Latham more like this