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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK regularly discusses the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela in international fora.</p><p>This includes with our European counterparts, as well as during the visits to the UK by the Colombian President Duque and US Secretary of State Pompeo.</p><p>Together with our international partners, we continue to call for unimpeded access for humanitarian aid in to Venezuela.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We are one of the largest bilateral donors to education globally</p><p><br>Between 2015 and 2019 we supported 14.3 million children to gain a decent education of which at least 5.8m were girls.</p><p>DFID’s focus is on ensuring that children have access to a quality education.</p><p>My ambition is that DFID increases the number of its education specialists in the field to support the major shift required in education systems and teaching to deliver improved learning for children.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Christian Matheson more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>DFID is tackling the learning crisis by supporting children to learn the basics of literacy, including in Commonwealth countries.</p><p>We are investing in English language learning, for example through our new skills hub, which includes Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.</p><p>We also work directly to boost the quality of teaching in English, for example through the Girls’ Education Challenge.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>I share the hon Gentleman’s concerns about the reports of poor conditions and overcrowding in US detention facilities on the border with Mexico.</p><p>I very much welcome the steps already taken by the Administration and Congress to address these issues, including the emergency funding signed off by the President on 1 July.</p><p>These are difficult issues, and the UK has also struggled sometimes to get this right.</p><p>But we very much encourage our US friends to continue to work to improve the conditions in these facilities.</p><p>I have seen the excellent work the US has done around the world to promote human rights, and so it is important that they uphold these standards as they continue to tackle the situation at the US-Mexico border.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK remains at the forefront of refugee responses globally, providing both immediate lifesaving aid and access to jobs and education.</p><p>We helped develop and agree the new Global Compact on Refugees and have backed the call for a new UN High Level Panel to tackle internal displacement.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>DFID’s people-to-people programme builds support for peace by bringing together Palestinians and Israelis to promote tolerance and work on shared problems.</p><p>So far, over 1,200 young Israelis and Palestinians have taken part in holy site tours aimed at increasing understanding of religious tolerance. Ultimately the only way to achieve peace is through a negotiated two-state solution.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government fully appreciates that this is an important and complex issue which we need to consider in further detail.</p><p>That is why the Home Secretary has committed to review the policy.</p><p>We are continuing productive discussions with key partners, listening carefully to the arguments and considering the evidence put forward on this issue</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The latest official data indicates an increase in police recorded disability hate crime, which is mostly due to general police recording improvements.</p><p>The latest Crime Survey for England and Wales indicates a downward trend in overall hate crime incidence over the past decade but any instance is one too many and we stand alongside all victims of this abhorrent crime.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Following my last update to the House and the publication of the National Audit Office report into this issue I have sought further advice from officials in my department about measures we can put in place for those who maintain their innocence.</p><p>I intend to make a statement to the House this very soon.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>This information could only be obtained at disproportionate cost, as there would be a need to check individual records of young people released from custody in 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>The first step to reducing reoffending is making sure everyone leaving prison has access to secure and stable accommodation, and we work closely with local authorities to support offenders with their resettlement on release.</p> more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bambos Charalambous more like this