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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development 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 the Government's policy is on the (a) number and (b) content of the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the UN Open Working Group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK maintains that a short set of goals and targets to replace the Millennium Development Goals would be ideal, but we recognise the strong consensus among UN member states to maintain the Sustainable Development goals and targets on the Open Working Group in their current form.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK has consistently supported the content of the proposed Sustainable Development Goals. We welcome in particular Goal 1 on ending extreme poverty, Goal 5 on Gender which strongly reflects UK priorities including ending female genital mutilation and early forced marriage, and Goal 16 on peaceful and inclusive societies, good governance, and access to justice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T14:06:24.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
418483
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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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 Overseas Aid: Greenhouse Gas Emissions 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 she is taking to ensure funding disbursed by her Department does not contribute to increased greenhouse gas emissions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10073 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty. This approach focuses on building the resilience of people in developing countries to the impacts of climate change, supporting economic development through low carbon growth, and promoting good governance of natural resources. A key part of this approach is to ensure that DFID programmes help address climate change, including reducing emissions.</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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:54:48.27Z
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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 Ian C. Lucas more like this
418482
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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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: 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, what (a) financial and (b) other support her Department is providing to the least developed countries to tackle climate change and its effects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 10075 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 2015-09-18more like thismore than 2015-09-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to supporting Climate Smart Development which tackles climate change and reduces poverty in developing countries. Our programmes aim to increase the ability of poor people to cope with the impacts of climate-related shocks, including droughts, floods and storms, and to build their resilience to future changes in climate. The International Climate Fund (ICF) is the UK Government’s vehicle for delivering climate finance assistance and other forms of support, such as technical assistance. Through the ICF the UK government is providing £3.87bn in support between 2011/12 and 2015/16.</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 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-18T10:53:10.297Z
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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 Ian C. Lucas more like this
418484
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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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 Burma: Education 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 her Department's policy is on the provision of funding for education through religious organisations in Burma. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 10080 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>DFID Burma’s funding for education through religious organisations has the key policy objective of increasing the number and proportion of children who complete a quality basic education. The programme is delivered through the Myanmar Education Consortium which works with a range of Non-Governmental Organisations, including faith-based organisations, provided that i) the education services are available to members of different religious communities, ii) the project activities supported do not aim to proselytize or explicitly promote a particular religion, iii) where possible promote inter-communal peace and conflict resolution, and iv) do not engage in any action that could promote inter-communal tensions.</p><p> </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 2015-09-16T13:33:50.34Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T13:33:50.34Z
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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 Valerie Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 Refugees 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, from projects in which Commonwealth countries she plans to reallocate funds from the foreign aid budget to settle refugees within the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 10198 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>Additional funds to support refugees in 2015/16 will be provided without directly impacting existing spending plans. Departmental budgets for 2016/17 onwards will be announced as part of the 2015 Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-09-17T16:01:17.983Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T16:01:17.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 British Overseas Territories: Communication more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department has spent on communications infrastructure in British Overseas Territories in each of the last two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 10202 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 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>DFID has not funded any projects specifically supporting communications infrastructure in the British Overseas Territories in the last two years. Support for communications infrastructure is provided as part of annual budget aid settlements to Montserrat, St Helena and Pitcairn.</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 2015-09-17T16:43:08.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T16:43:08.417Z
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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 Rosindell more like this
418731
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star this property date less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
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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 Refugees 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 steps she is taking to help co-ordinate (a) a European and (b) an international response to the refugee situation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 10213 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-17more like thismore than 2015-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The UK government has been at the forefront of the refugee crisis and is taking every opportunity to work with partners across Europe and in the wider international community to ensure that, collectively, we are able to provide a significant and comprehensive development response.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK is contributing over £1 billion in response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the region and is urging the international community as a whole to step up life-saving assistance and protection for refugees and vulnerable people.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK lobbied hard to mobilise funding from other donors ahead of the third Kuwait Pledging Conference on 31 March, which raised $3.6 billion. The UK has also co-sponsored UN Security Council Resolutions 2165 and 2191 which has enabled the UN to deliver aid across border without the consent of the Syrian regime in order to assist those in the hardest to reach areas.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-09-17T15:55:28.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-17T15:55:28.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
348291
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star this property date less than 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
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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 India: Overseas Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what information she holds on whether any aid offered from the UK is being used to assist people suffering in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana from extreme heat and drought. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 1031 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-09more like thismore than 2015-06-09
star this property answer text <p>Although we continue to monitor the situation, UK aid is not currently being used to assist people in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana following extreme heat and drought conditions in these states. No request for assistance has been made by the Indian Government.</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 2015-06-09T16:39:47.44Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-09T16:39:47.44Z
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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 Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
348280
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star this property date less than 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
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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 Department for International Development: Private Military and Security Companies more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Answer of 15 December 2015 to Question 218242, in which country each of the contacts with private security companies was operating; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 1094 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>DFID has held a total of 8 centrally let contracts with private security companies since 2008. The table below provides the details of where these contracts were operating.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Country</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Contracts</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Contracts still active</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>U.K.</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kenya</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Kenya and Somalia</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>India</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </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 2015-06-10T11:38:00.133Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T11:38:00.133Z
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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 Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
346957
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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sustainable Development more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what response the Government has made to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 11 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report as a useful contribution to the post-2015 negotiations when it was released in December 2014. In particular we welcomed his proposal for six ‘essential elements’ as a way to communicate the agenda in an inspiring and concise way to citizens everywhere. We were also pleased to note his suggestion that the UN System conducts a technical review of the Sustainable Development Goal targets to ensure that they are as implementable as possible.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-06-02T14:06:41.507Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-02T14:06:41.507Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this