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106472
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star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Females 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 she is taking to put women and girls at the heart of the UK's development programmes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North West Leicestershire more like this
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Andrew Bridgen more like this
star this property uin 905899 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Empowering girls and women is a top priority. The Strategic Vision for Girls and Women sets out the ambitious results we will deliver. Significant progress was made at the Girl Summit to tackle Child, Early and Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:48:33.8662056Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:48:33.8662056Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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4133
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Bridgen more like this
106470
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education 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 her Department is taking to seek international consensus on post-2015 education goals and targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Dorset and North Poole more like this
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Annette Brooke more like this
star this property uin 905901 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government is advocating for a simple, inspiring, and relevant post-2015 development framework, centred on eradicating extreme poverty. We are actively working with international partners to ensure that access to education and quality of learning is at the heart of the post-2015 focus on education.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:49:30.1865796Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:49:30.1865796Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1431
unstar this property label Biography information for Annette Brooke more like this
100584
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Afghanistan 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 the United Kingdom intends to ensure that at the London Conference on Afghanistan, due to take place on 24–25 November, Afghan women in attendance will be able fully to participate in the Conference’s deliberations. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL2321 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As co-hosts of the London Conference on Afghanistan (LCA), the UK government has agreed the overall invitation list in partnership with the Afghan Government. However, decisions on civil society attendees have been made by Afghanistan civil society themselves (rather than the UK or Afghan Government) through a democratic process in Kabul. At least 45% of these elected, sponsored attendees are Afghan women who are scheduled to contribute fully to the civil society event and its outcomes<em>. </em>The make-up of the official Afghan government delegation is for the Afghans themselves to decide, however we will be encouraging them to ensure that this includes female Afghan representatives.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T17:49:18.4190854Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T17:49:18.4190854Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
106469
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading West Africa 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 the Government is taking to encourage other developed nations to support efforts to tackle the Ebola virus in West Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Paisley and Renfrewshire North more like this
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Jim Sheridan more like this
star this property uin 905898 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The British Government is playing a leading role in galvanising international support to tackle Ebola. The Defeating Ebola conference I co-hosted on 2 October generated over £100 million of support, and the Prime Minister’s call to European leaders secured a €1 billion commitment. We will continue to push international partners to do more.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:47:44.4216729Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:47:44.4216729Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1464
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Sheridan more like this
106473
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Middle East 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 recent assessment she has made of the situation of refugees in Syria and Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cheadle more like this
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Mark Hunter more like this
star this property uin 905900 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UN estimates that 6.4 million people are internally displaced in Syria and a further 1.8 million people internally displaced in Iraq. There are over 3.2 million Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:49:00.8560076Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:49:00.8560076Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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1598
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Hunter more like this
106468
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Jordan 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 refugee relief work her Department is undertaking in Jordan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clwyd West more like this
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Mr David Jones more like this
star this property uin 905895 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID is providing £122 million for humanitarian work in Jordan, providing food, healthcare and other support to thousands of refugees from Syria now living there. In addition, DFID is expanding support to municipal services and education in Jordan, to help the country deal with the impacts of the crisis.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:44:36.784699Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:44:36.784699Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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1502
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Jones more like this
101663
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Opinion 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 her Department spent on (a) focus groups and (b) surveys in (i) 2013 and (ii) 2014 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 212504 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID engages regularly with a wide range of stakeholders and partners in the development, delivery and monitoring of its programmes. An estimate of expenditure on this could only be completed at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:51:22.475596Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:51:22.475596Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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4268
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
101588
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Sierra Leone 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 British military and NHS personnel are in Sierra Leone to deal with Ebola; and what plans the Government has to increase their numbers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Naomi Long more like this
star this property uin 212430 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Some 800 military personnel have been deployed to Sierra Leone to aid in the UK effort. These personnel have supported the establishment of a command and control logistical hub that will provide the backbone of infrastructure, commodities, training and management needed to scale up the response in Sierra Leone. They are also supporting the ongoing construction and operation of Ebola treatment centres, and are running and staffing a World Health Organisation-led Ebola training academy. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship, RFA Argus, and three Merlin helicopters have now arrived in Sierra Leone to provide crucial logistic and transport support to medical teams and aid experts.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To date the UK has received 2140 applications from British medical staff and initial indications of staffing profiles and needs were received from partners on 20 October. DFID and UKMED are currently matching profiles with staffing requirements. Pre-deployment training has already started in the UK for staff deploying to the Kerry Town facility.</p><p> </p>
unstar 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 2014-11-05T15:50:57.6601053Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:50:57.6601053Z
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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 Naomi Long more like this
101660
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition 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 support her Department has given to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Antrim more like this
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Sammy Wilson more like this
star this property uin 212530 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The New Alliance was launched in May 2012. Since its launch, UK support to the New Alliance has focused on action to support agriculture, food security and nutrition – specifically, developing policy instruments, technology and innovation and risk management. DFID’s spend on these enabling actions over the last two completed years is as follows: (FY 2012/13) £12 million, (FY 2013/14) £17 million.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T17:40:53.2972501Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T17:40:53.2972501Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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1593
unstar this property label Biography information for Sammy Wilson more like this
101661
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what representations she has made to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition on the effect of their policy on seed law on small farmers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Antrim more like this
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Sammy Wilson more like this
star this property uin 212531 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition is a joint initiative between African leaders, the private sector, donors and civil society to accelerate responsible investment in African agriculture and lift 50 million people out of poverty by 2022. The New Alliance is one of a number of initiatives aimed at promoting responsible private-sector investment in African agriculture in the context and in support of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) and national priorities set out in Country Investment Plans. It does not have a corporate policy on seed law.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar 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 2014-11-05T17:42:00.9185304Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T17:42:00.9185304Z
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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 Sammy Wilson more like this