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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
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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 Burma: Refugees more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what aid the Government is providing for refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Between 2014 and 2016, DFID has provided nearly £8 million to support humanitarian assistance to Rohingya refugees and the vulnerable host communities that support them.</p><p>Prior to this influx, DFID committed a further £5.9 million to meet the needs of the most vulnerable refugees and the host communities that support them.</p><p>The UK has been a leader in responding to the crisis – in speed and size – mobilising an additional £30 million to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of vulnerable men, women and children in both Bangladesh and Burma.</p><p>UK assistance in Bangladesh will continue to focus on the critical needs of the most vulnerable among new arrivals, and among existing refugees and host communities. We are supporting work inside and outside camps providing lifesaving assistance, including emergency shelter, food and nutrition assistance and safe water and sanitation.</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 2017-09-20T08:44:29.757Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:44:29.757Z
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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 Afzal Khan more like this
759791
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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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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 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 date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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less than 2017-09-20T08:41:02.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:41:02.71Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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410
unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
759712
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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
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star this property hansard heading Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes 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 provision has been made for infant feeding within the Government's emergency response to Hurricane Irma. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Alison Thewliss more like this
star this property uin 10135 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government is doing all that it can to help those caught in the path of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Government has been responding to the humanitarian needs as they have been identified by our teams on the ground and the local authorities. To date, almost 180 tonnes of DFID relief items have either arrived or been procured in the region, including much needed food, water, shelter kits, and solar lanterns. Recent assessments indicate that markets are opening in the region and we are keen to support these. The UK is funding the Pan American Health Organisation – the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organisation – to help meet the health needs of affected populations, including any specific issues related to infant feeding. DFID will continue to work closely with the local authorities to identify their needs and prioritise our response accordingly.</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 2017-10-09T15:50:38.027Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:50:38.027Z
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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 Alison Thewliss more like this
759794
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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 International Assistance 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, whether and to what extent her Department has implemented its commitments made at the 2005 Paris Declaration, the 2008 Accra Agenda for Action and the 2014 Busan Declaration to align aid programmes with local priorities. 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 10148 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The ‎Aid Reviews, Civil Society Partnership Review and Economic Development Strategy set out the Department's high ambition on delivering effective development partnerships, including with partner countries. We continue to promote development effectiveness with our international partners, such as the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, which has responsibility for reporting on global progress with development effectiveness commitments.</p><p>‎DFID's internal guidance encourages alignment of programmes with developing countries’ own strategies for poverty reduction; and providing assistance in a way that strengthens local responsibility, capacity, accountability and leadership.</p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T08:42:00.233Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:42:00.233Z
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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
759796
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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: Pay 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 many of her Department's staff had a pay increase (a) above, (b) at and (c) less than one per cent in each of the last three years for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 10309 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Information of the level of DFID staff’s pay increases over the last 3 years is included in the attached table. A pay deal for 2016 has not yet been concluded.</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 2017-09-20T08:43:17.08Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:43:17.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name PQ 10309.docx more like this
star this property title PQ 10309 table more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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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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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 many (a) men and (b) women have 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 10345 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>Details 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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less than 2017-10-09T15:25:44Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:25:44Z
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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
760132
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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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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 Developing Countries: Renewable Energy more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how the UK plans to (a) contribute and (b) vote at the World Bank Group (WBG) to ensure that two thirds of WBG support for energy in developing countries supports access to renewable energy and clean cooking for the world's poorest communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 10384 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK is using its influence as a major shareholder to encourage the World Bank to prioritise renewable energy where this is part of a country’s least cost expansion plan, including support for clean cooking where relevant. We do so through our interventions in board discussions of the Climate Change Action Plan, the forward pipeline of projects in a country, and the design of specific projects.</p><p>We are also funding the World Bank to help developing countries with energy policy development and project implementation.</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 2017-10-09T15:30:20.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:30:20.647Z
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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 Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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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: Devolution more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the dates were of the most recent meetings between Ministers of her Department and their counterparts in the devolved administrations; and what the dates are of the next planned meetings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Stephen Kerr more like this
star this property uin 10402 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>Minister of State Rory Stewart last spoke to the Scottish Government Minister for Europe and International Development in October 2017. The next meeting is expected to take place in December.</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 2017-10-09T15:41:17.277Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:41:17.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4604
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kerr more like this
760131
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star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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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: Procurement more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many civil servants in her Department are part of the Government Commercial Function; and how many of those civil servants have been seconded (a) outside the Government and (b) in from outside the Government in each year since 2012. 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 10453 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID joined the Government Commercial Organisation in July 2017 and currently has 11 civil servants supporting this function. None of them have been seconded outside or into the Government since this date.</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 2017-10-09T15:31:32.393Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:31:32.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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760731
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star this property date less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
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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 Burma: Rohingya more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment has been made of the trend in the humanitarian situation in Rakhine State; and what steps she is taking to support refugees fleeing violence in that area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chippenham more like this
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Michelle Donelan more like this
star this property uin 105191 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>We have no access to northern Rakhine State so cannot accurately predict humanitarian needs; triangulating numerous sources of information we assess that needs are likely to be acute for the entire population, both ethnic Rakhine and Rohingya. In addition to the 480,000 Rohingya now displaced into Bangladesh, the Government of Burma has stated it estimates a further 27,000 ethnic Rakhine are also internally displaced within Rakhine State. The UK has repeatedly called on the Burmese authorities to end violence, facilitate full humanitarian access to all communities in Rakhine State, encourage return and implement the recommendations of the August 2017 Rakhine Advisory commission report. The UK is providing an additional £30 million to meet the urgent needs in both Bangladesh and Burma of those affected by the violence.</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 2017-10-09T15:38:46.257Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:38:46.257Z
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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 Michelle Donelan more like this