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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 26 September (HL1855), whether they will list those Members of the House who have benefited from their contribution to costs incurred in attending meetings overseas on climate change. more like this
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Lord Tebbit more like this
star this property uin HL2083 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government contributed £1,800, as part of a Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office Prosperity Fund project on carbon markets, towards travel and accommodation costs for Baroness Worthington to attend an emissions trading experts meeting in China in April 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T10:47:50.7943937Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T10:47:50.7943937Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Tebbit more like this
92794
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of Hamas representatives in decision-making by the Palestinian Authority on the use of rebuilding materials in Gaza. more like this
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Lord Warner more like this
star this property uin HL2030 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The import of construction materials into Gaza will be monitored and verified by a tripartite monitoring and verification mechanism involving the UN, Palestinian Authority and the Government of Israel. Hamas is not represented on the steering committee overseeing implementation. Individuals and companies in receipt of materials will be vetted to ensure compliance with UK and EU counter-terrorism legislation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:17:16.8566447Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:17:16.8566447Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1732
star this property label Biography information for Lord Warner more like this
92793
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contact they have had with the government of Israel about ensuring the smooth flow of rebuilding materials into Gaza; and what assurances they have been given by that government that such materials will not be blocked by Israel. more like this
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Lord Warner more like this
star this property uin HL2029 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has an ongoing dialogue with the Government of Israel on issues relating to humanitarian access and reconstruction in Gaza. DFID funds the UN Access Coordination Unit to facilitate the movement of goods and people in and out of Gaza. We welcome the agreement between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the UN on the mechanism for the import of construction materials, and stand ready to support its continued implementation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:18:14.9980362Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:18:14.9980362Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1732
star this property label Biography information for Lord Warner more like this
92792
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much financial assistance they pledged at the recent Cairo conference to the rebuilding of Gaza; whether such resources will be passed to the Palestinian Authority directly or through a third party; and when they expect to release the first tranche of resources. more like this
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Lord Warner more like this
star this property uin HL2028 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK pledged £20 million at the conference for Gaza reconstruction. These funds will be channelled through both the Palestinian Authority (via a Trust Fund administered by the World Bank), and through implementing partners with an established presence in Gaza, including UN agencies. The first tranche of resources will be released rapidly, to fund the removal of unexploded ordnance, facilities to offer reconstructive surgery, and the mechanism to monitor the import of construction materials.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:21:42.7678909Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:21:42.7678909Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1732
star this property label Biography information for Lord Warner more like this
92795
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with any European Union partners on the development of (1) an international port, and (2) an international airport, in Gaza; and what assessment they have made of such developments. more like this
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Lord Warner more like this
star this property uin HL2031 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK has ongoing discussions with EU partners on encouraging sustainable economic development in Gaza. The UK and the EU continue to call for the lifting of economic restrictions in place in Gaza. Allowing the free movement of goods and people in and out of Gaza will improve conditions for trade, economic development and job creation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:26:18.2764982Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:26:18.2764982Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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1732
star this property label Biography information for Lord Warner more like this
92819
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the emergency component of the Myanmar Education Initiative will reach internally displaced children in areas under the control of the Kachin Independence Organisation. more like this
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Baroness Cox more like this
star this property uin HL2055 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) currently reaches internally displaced children in Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) controlled areas. It is not funded out of the emergency component, but is funded out of the main MEC grant pool.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:26:55.5396693Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:26:55.5396693Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3364
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Cox more like this
92817
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government where rice supplied by the Department for International Development for internally displaced people in Kachin State, Burma, is purchased; and which companies transport the rice. more like this
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Baroness Cox more like this
star this property uin HL2053 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID partners purchase rice for internally displaced people in Kachin State from a variety of sources and work with local organisations on the delivery of the rice. Given the sensitive operating environment, we do not provide detailed information on suppliers or transporters of rice.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:27:58.4355551Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:27:58.4355551Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3364
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Cox more like this
92818
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government in which states and regions of Burma the Myanmar Education Consortium will operate. more like this
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Baroness Cox more like this
star this property uin HL2054 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Myanmar Education Consortium (MEC) allocates support in response to calls for proposals. The first call, in November 2013, invited proposals from organisations in all of Burma’s states and regions. This was followed by a specific call on Education in Emergencies in June 2014. The 14 projects funded as a result of these first two calls are or will be operating in Ayeyarwady, Bago (East, West), Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Magway, Mandalay, Naypyidaw, Rakhine, Sagaing, Shan (South, North), Tanintharyi, and Yangon. The next call for proposals is currently under development and is planned for 2015.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:28:35.1030195Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:28:35.1030195Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3364
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Cox more like this
93713
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading North Africa more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will help to set up systems, for example using satellites or drones, in order to prevent migrants attempting to cross the Sahara from dying from heat and thirst. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL2142 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID is working in Africa to improve the conditions for the poorest people and to address overall stability and security. DFID monitors the numbers of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Sahel region as part of routine humanitarian surveillance but does not specifically monitor routes followed by irregular migrants. There are no plans to set up such monitoring systems. Similarly DFID provides humanitarian support across the Sahel region to refugees and IDPs, with £12m to UNHCR for refugee support and £17.5m through ICRC in support of conflict affected people provided across the region since January 2013. DFID Ethiopia also is providing £0.5m support to Eritrean refugees. This includes sensitisation messages on the difficulties of legal and illegal migration, and support for unaccompanied children who need special protection.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T13:30:37.2087198Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T13:30:37.2087198Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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2018
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
92748
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Access to Work Programme more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are currently engaging in dialogue with organisations, employers and individuals to guarantee best practice throughout the Access to Work scheme. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL1984 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions has conducted a series of meetings and workshops this year with users, disabled people's organisations, employers and other experts to ensure that Access to Work builds on its success in a way that is sustainable and ensures that we can help as many disabled people to fulfil their potential in the workplace as possible.</p><p> </p><p>It is right that larger employers make a contribution to supporting their staff, but we are looking more widely at how we can better support employers to recruit and retain disabled people. We have already made a significant concession on cost share by exempting small employers from cost share, potentially saving businesses with fewer than 50 staff up to £2,400 for each employee who uses the scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Freud more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1985 more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T14:21:18.5352272Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T14:21:18.5352272Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Freud more like this
unstar this property tabling member
2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this