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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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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 Department for International Development: Redundancy Pay 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 has been paid to (a) men and (b) women who left her Department under exit schemes since 31 March 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 10052 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>Details of the number, type, compensation levels and cost of exits from the Department for International Development are routinely published in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.</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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:41:02.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
759793
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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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: HIV Infection 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 publish a list of projects funded by her Department which have been tagged with the HIV/AIDS marker; and what the value of each project was in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 10256 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 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a global leader in tackling HIV and we are proud to be the second largest international investor in the response. The UK’s recent £1.1billion investment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria makes us the second largest donor during the fifth replenishment period. This support will help provide enough lifesaving anti-retroviral therapy for 1.3million people living with HIV.</p><p>DFID tracks our spending on HIV/AIDS using sector codes recommended by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) reporting system. This information is published on the Development Tracker website and in Statistics for International Development.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T13:05:23.043Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T13:05:23.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
759795
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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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 Department for International Development: Procurement 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 progress her Department has made on its commitment to buy a quarter of its activities locally by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 10149 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 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>DFID seeks to broaden the supplier base in developing countries by building capability and capacity in the places where we deliver aid, encouraging new entrants and local suppliers.</p><p>Details of contracts and upcoming tenders can be searched on Contracts Finder (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder</a>).</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 2017-09-19T09:13:12.95Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T09:13:12.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
759118
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes more like this
star 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 how many British emergency services personnel are being deployed to assist in the aftermath of hurricane Irma; where those personnel will be deployed; and what range of assistance they will provide. more like this
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Lord Condon more like this
star this property uin HL1487 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>We now have almost 700 military personnel, over 50 police, and a senior search and rescue adviser from the UK’s fire and rescue services in the Caribbean region to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. DFID has sent over 18 humanitarian and logistics advisers in the region, including humanitarian advisers in Anguilla, Turks and Caicos, and the British Virgin Islands, where they are supporting Governors and local authorities.</p><p>All UK personnel are deployed as part of a coordinated cross-Government response, bringing together military, aid, and consular effort. Across the affected area, our personnel have delivered urgent humanitarian relief, assisted in restoring vital infrastructure, and supported local institutions in maintaining law and order. We will continue to work closely with our advisors on the ground and with the Overseas Territories governments to deploy our specialists where they are most needed.</p><p>The Government will continue to do all it can to support those affected. Further details of our work are available on our website.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T11:37:36.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T11:37:36.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Condon more like this
759154
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 Turkey: Historic Buildings more like this
star 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 help they can offer to Turkey to assist in the cultural preservation of damaged historical buildings in the Suriçi neighbourhood. more like this
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Lord Patten more like this
star this property uin HL1522 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has committed £30 million to help protect and restore cultural heritage in twelve target countries in the Middle East and North Africa, including Turkey, through the establishment of the Cultural Protection Fund. The British Council is funding two projects in Diyarbakir province which includes Suriçi. The projects will cover surveys, documentation and condition assessments of buildings in order to allow for appropriate conservation planning in the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T11:36:21.747Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T11:36:21.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this
759396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 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 monitoring her Department undertakes to ensure that aid granted to specific areas is used for the purposes for which it was intended; and if she will liaise with religious missionaries in the destination country to ensure that UK aid is effectively distributed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 10005 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
star this property answer text <p>Effective use of the UK Aid budget is central to the Department for International Development’s work. All funding is subject to rigorous due diligence checks and we have strict auditing and monitoring controls in place to ensure all funding is used as it should be. Every project is subject to an annual performance review and a project completion review to ensure that the objectives have been achieved and aid has been delivered to the intended beneficiaries. The Department uses multiple sources of information, including its partnerships with Civil Society, to be confident UK Aid reaches those intended.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T16:34:05.267Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T16:34:05.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
759397
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 Commonwealth: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to uphold the commitment it made at the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers meeting outlined in point 4 of the Final Communiqué to take meaningful and concrete actions to empower and address the specific needs of marginalised young people in Commonwealth countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9777 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s recently published Economic Development strategy sets out our firm commitment to economic inclusion, and focus on the poorest and most marginalised young people who are routinely excluded and experience multiple barriers including social discrimination, unfair laws and violence. We will work to expand job opportunities for rising youth populations and will do more to help people with disabilities access productive employment by ensuring that people with disabilities are systematically included in economic development programmes and approaches.</p><p>We have led the way on reaching the most marginalised children including through flagship programmes such as the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) which is supporting 1 million of the world’s most marginalised girls in a number of Commonwealth countries such as Sierra Leone, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T15:39:59.1Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:39:59.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
759398
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 Sustainable Development: Children and Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda commitments towards children and youth by 2030 are achieved. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9740 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains firmly committed to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals both at home and abroad. The SDGs cannot be achieved without a strong focus on children and young people.</p><p>We are committed to supporting education in particular for the most marginalised. We have stepped up on education in emergencies through our funding of Education Cannot Wait and funded 380,000 teachers through our multilateral contributions. Through the Girls Education Challenge we are getting more girls with disabilities into school and learning. As a founding board member of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, we are mobilising the international community to better protect children.</p><p>We are also committed to driving youth employment; our new Economic Development strategy sets out our commitment to creating more jobs and we are supporting a range of programmes to build employability skills.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T15:37:20.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:37:20.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that young people in developing countries are able to access social services and work opportunities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9741 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK is taking a range of steps, from supporting young people in poor and vulnerable households with basic needs, to promoting positive sexual and reproductive health, a cornerstone of adolescent well-being and inclusive economic development.</p><p>Education is key to improving young people’s lives and economic opportunities – especially for girls. Our priority is to ensure all boys and girls have access to a decent education and are learning. We focus on basic education, but where country context dictates, we complement this through support to upper secondary, technical and higher education.</p><p>Increasing skills among young people will not lead to increased employment unless there are jobs for them to enter - and there is too little productive work for young people in developing countries. Our economic development strategy, therefore, focuses on creating more and better jobs while supporting a skilled and healthy workforce, ensuring that young people both benefit from, and drive, inclusive growth.</p><p> </p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T15:38:31.587Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:38:31.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4436
unstar this property label Biography information for Cat Smith more like this
759400
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star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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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 Commonwealth Development Corporation: Finance 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 recent progress she has made on the recapitalisation of the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC); and what plans she has to enable parliamentary scrutiny of the CDC Business Case and its recapitalisation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 9751 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The passage of the CDC Bill earlier this year enabled significant, and welcome, parliamentary scrutiny of CDC as an institution, and of the case for recapitalisation of it. Issues raised by Parliamentarians from all sides of the House fed into CDC 2017-21 Strategic Framework, launched earlier this year. As is normal practice, the CDC recapitalisation business case will be subject to government review and quality assurance processes, and will be published once approved by Ministers. My Department will continue to engage closely with Parliamentarians on all aspects of CDC’s work, and we welcome constructive input from all sources.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T15:35:42.13Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:35:42.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this