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1139710
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 his Department is taking to support developing countries' national plans to deliver universal health coverage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 278415 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government provides funding to the World Health Organisation through the universal health coverage (UHC) partnership programme, along with the EU, Japan and other donors. This supports the development of UHC country plans to help countries to prioritise their own pathway to achieve UHC. Over 60 countries have now developed these plans and we are advocating use of the plans to drive greater coordination of efforts from other multilaterals.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:22:09.993Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1139712
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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, whether his Department has plans to encourage governments of developing countries to invest five per cent of GDP in primary healthcare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 278416 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a global champion for Universal Health Coverage; one of the key ways to deliver the health-related SDGs and climate resilient, sustainable development more broadly. At the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage this September, the UK will be a strong advocate for increased domestic resources for primary health care and prevention and is pushing for positive commitments in this regard.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:22:52.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:22:52.027Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1139749
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Working Hours 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 time off in lieu has been taken by staff in his Department in each of the last five years. 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 278371 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>DFID works on a flexible working hours scheme, which allows staff to build up a credit of time which can be used to take time off (flexi-leave). To compensate for working extra hours, staff may be paid overtime or take time off in lieu.</p><p>The below table shows all flexi leave recorded for each of the last 5 years, from July 2014 to June 2019. This data includes only full days or half days and not shorter timespans (e.g. a couple of hours), and it cannot be determined that all flexi leave taken has been recorded.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Time frame</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>No. of flexi days recorded</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 14 to Jun 15</p></td><td><p>3,272.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 15 to Jun 16</p></td><td><p>3,235.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 16 to Jun 17</p></td><td><p>3,674.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 17 to Jun 18</p></td><td><p>4,949.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 18 to Jun 19</p></td><td><p>5,076.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>20,207.5</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:07:25.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:07:25.683Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1139768
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Humanitarian Aid 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 ensure that humanitarian workers globally can carry out their roles without risk of attack. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 278492 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to: advocating for greater compliance with International Humanitarian Law which includes the protection of the wounded and sick, health care personnel and facilities, medical transport and aid workers around the world; supporting our partners to work according to the humanitarian principles including impartiality and neutrality; and providing direct funding to organisations directly improving security and risk management of aid workers, and improving the research in this area.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:23:29.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:23:29.68Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1139791
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gaza: Health Professions 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 ensure that medical workers in Gaza can perform their humanitarian functions without risk of attack. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 278454 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>We are deeply concerned by the report of attacks on health workers in Gaza. The UK is clear that no health workers or aid workers should be at risk of violence, and that they must have the protection they need from the responsible authorities to allow them to do their jobs in safety. While we recognise Israel’s right to security, we have repeatedly made clear to Israel our longstanding concerns about the way Israel Defence Forces (IDF) police protests and the border areas in Gaza, including our concerns about the use of live ammunition and excessive force by the IDF. We regularly raise with the Government of Israel the urgent need to ease all access and movement restrictions on Gaza, including for health workers.</p><p> </p><p>The UK continues to strongly support the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Gaza. In 2019, the UK is supporting urgent medical needs through the International Committee for the Red Cross and the World Health Organisation. We are also providing support to the UN Access Coordination Unit, which works to facilitate humanitarian access for UN and NGO workers into Gaza.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:10:47.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:10:47.19Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1604
star this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1139792
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Humanitarian Aid 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 ensure that people responsible for attacks on humanitarian workers are held to account. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 278455 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The primary responsibility for prosecuting those who attack humanitarian workers in any context lies with the state authorities. In a conflict context, where the state authorities are unable or unwilling to do this, international accountability mechanisms may be invoked, as appropriate. The UK supports international mechanisms such as the International Criminal Court or <em>ad hoc</em> tribunals acting within their mandates when grave violations of international humanitarian law are suspected, and the state is genuinely unable or unwilling to investigate or prosecute.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:11:25.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:11:25.62Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1604
star this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1139851
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Environment Protection 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 he has taken to support the British Overseas Territories tackle environment threats. 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 278435 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The annual contributions DFID makes to the national budgets of Montserrat, St Helena and Pitcairn (the Overseas Territories eligible for official development assistance (ODA)) which support the delivery of government services, includes funds for environmental protection.</p><p> </p><p>DFID contributed £500,000 each year from 2012-2015 to the Darwin Plus Initiative, a challenge fund created by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and DFID to support environmental protection. Since the 2015 Spending Review, all ODA spend for Darwin Plus has been managed by DEFRA.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:09:19.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:09:19.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1139883
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ilois: Resettlement more like this
star this property house id 1 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, how much of the £40 million fund for Chagossians has been allocated to date by his Department; for what purposes that money has been allocated; and how much of that spending has been classified as Official Development Assistance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 278525 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>DFID was allocated £20 million to develop a support package for Chagossians living in Mauritius, which is eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA).</p><p>The support package will be used to address the most pressing needs of Chagossians in terms of access to adequate healthcare and to improved education, including language training, and employment opportunities.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:12:32.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:12:32.9Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1139884
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar 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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what plans he has to investigate alternative sources of climate finance from (a) public and (b) private sources. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 278526 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>Delivering the global transition to a low carbon economy will require unprecedented levels of investment from the public and private sectors. The Government is fulfilling our pledge to deliver £5.8 billion between 2015/2016 and 20/21. In addition to investing our own resources, the Government continues to press multilateral organisations to help countries tackle climate change through providing finance. The Multilateral Development Banks have an important role to play, and in the last year the World Bank has set new targets for the proportion of its finance which contributes to low carbon, resilient development. In 2018, 70% of World Bank projects include some climate benefits, up from 37% just two years ago.</p><p>Private finance is crucial, and the Government uses some of its climate finance to unlock investments from the private sector. To date, we estimate that the UK has leveraged £910 million of private investment. CDC and the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) have a key role in crowding in other investors and demonstrating that investment in low carbon, resilient development is possible. CDC has invested over $500 million in renewable power over the last 2 years, and PIDG $300 million.</p><p>The recently published UK Green Finance Strategy outlines how we will position the UK at the forefront of this global shift, catalysing the investment needed to transition to a net zero economy.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T16:18:03.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T16:18:03.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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4403
star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
1139885
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Overseas Aid 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, how much funding his Department allocated to (a) educational, (b) healthcare and (c) infrastructure projects in the 2018-19 financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 278527 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>(a) DFID spent £564m bi-laterally on the broad Education sector in 2018/19. The sectors that have been included are: Education (level unspecified), Basic education, secondary education and post-secondary education.</p><p>(b) DFID spent £691m bi-laterally on the broad Health sector in 2018/19. The sectors that have been included are: Health general, basic health and non-communicable diseases.</p><p>(c) (i) DFID spent £1,048m bi-laterally on the broad Economic Infrastructure and services sector in 2018/19. The sectors that have been included are as follows: Transport &amp; storage, communications, energy generation and policy, banking and businesses.</p><p>(ii) DFID spent £209m bi-laterally on the broad Social Infrastructure sector in 2018/19. The sectors that have been included are: Social protection, employment creation, Housing Policy, Culture and other social services.</p><p> </p><p>We have used definitions that are in line with DFID’s National Statistics – <em>Statistics on International Development</em>.</p><p>In addition, we make contributions to multilateral organisations like the Global Partnership for Education and the Global Fund.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:14:46.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:14:46.853Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this