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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development remove filter
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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 reduce the number of out-of-school street children in Tanzania. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195787 more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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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
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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 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 remove filter
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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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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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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 remove filter
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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
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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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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 remove filter
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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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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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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
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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
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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 remove filter
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Cathy Jamieson more like this
star this property uin 195792 more like this
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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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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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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 date less than 2015-10-26more like thismore than 2015-10-26
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sanitation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent steps she has taken to promote the importance of access to safe water and sanitation to improve climate change resilience. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 13460 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 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Through the International Climate Fund (ICF) the UK government is providing significant investment to help improve water security and support sustainable growth to reduce poverty.</p><br /><p>For example, a UK-funded programme in South Asia is enabling seven countries to manage their shared water resources more effectively and to reduce the risk of conflict. This will help improve the lives of the 700 million people living beside the great Himalayan Rivers of the Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra.</p><br /><p>Last month the Prime Minister announced that UK climate funding will increase by at least 50% over the next five years. The UK also reaffirmed its commitment to achieve a 50:50 balance between adaptation and mitigation spend over this period.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-11-03T15:12:34.52Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-03T15:12:34.52Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-26more like thismore than 2015-10-26
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
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: Sanitation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, when she last discussed with Ministerial colleagues in the Department for Energy and Climate Change the effect of climate change on global access to water and sanitation facilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 13461 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 2015-11-03more like thismore than 2015-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Climate change is expected to reduce the availability of clean and safe water and sanitation facilities for the poorest and most vulnerable communities in the world. Through the International Climate Fund (ICF) the UK government is providing significant investment to help improve water security and support sustainable growth to reduce poverty. The ICF is jointly managed by DFID, the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Ministers from these departments have regular discussions on the UK government’s strategic approach to tackling climate change and poverty reduction.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-11-03T15:15:54.65Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-03T15:15:54.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
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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 Syria: Internally Displaced People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many Syrians are temporarily displaced within Syria; and how many such people are displaced from (a) Daesh controlled areas, (b) Syrian government controlled areas and (c) other areas of conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 18413 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-04more like thismore than 2015-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been at the forefront of the response to the crisis in Syria and the region. We have pledged over £1.1 billion, our largest ever response to a single humanitarian crisis. We are the second largest bilateral donor after the US.</p><br /><p>The UN estimates that there are now 6.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) inside Syria.</p><br /><p>We are unable to assess the exact numbers of people displaced from areas controlled by different parties to the conflict. Estimations of internal displacement are complicated by shifting front lines and the fact that most Syrian IDPs have been displaced multiple times.</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 2015-12-04T08:10:58.553Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-04T08:10:58.553Z
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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 Alan Brown more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
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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: Reconstruction more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to her oral contribution of 26 November 2015, Official Report, column 1535, what estimate has been made of the cost of reconstruction of Syria after the cessation of conflict there; what the timeframe required for reconstruction in that country will be; what countries have confirmed contributions to that reconstruction; and what the value of each such contribution will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 18422 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-04more like thismore than 2015-12-04
star this property answer text <p>The UK has been at the forefront of the international response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. We have committed over £1.1 billion to date, making us the second largest bilateral donor to the international response.</p><br /><p>The World Bank suggests that reconstructing Syria could cost at least $170bn. Most countries take decades to recover from war on this scale. The UK has always punched above its weight in helping deal with the effects of the Syria crisis. We will continue to do so for the reconstruction of Syria. The PM announced last week that we will commit at least £1 billion to Syria’s reconstruction in the longer term.</p><p>We have planned for the endgame since the beginning of this conflict and during the Geneva process. We have learned lessons from previous conflicts. We are now updating our planning to reflect the timeline envisaged in the Vienna process and are asking others to do the same. We anticipate the United Nations to coordinate the international response and will use our position as one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to support this.</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
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less than 2015-12-04T12:54:52.1Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-04T12:54:52.1Z
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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 Alan Brown more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-08more like thismore than 2016-04-08
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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
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star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Poliomyelitis 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 ensure the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is successful in eradicating polio by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun remove filter
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 32825 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-13more like thismore than 2016-04-13
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government is fully committed to global polio eradication. The UK is the third largest donor to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and is providing £300 million for 2013 to 2019. The UK, as the largest donor to Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, is supporting the rapid global introduction of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine, a key step in the final stages of eradication.</p><p> </p><p>DFID also plays a key role in sustaining global political commitment and in making sure that every penny we, or others, invest in polio is spent well. We actively participate on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s Polio Oversight Board and the Finance and Accountability Committee, ensuring a strong focus on results and delivering value for money. During the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Her Majesty’s Government re-affirmed our unwavering commitment to fighting polio encouraging others to join us in the final push towards global polio eradication.</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 2016-04-13T13:23:17.547Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-13T13:23:17.547Z
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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 Alan Brown more like this