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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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
star this property hansard heading Fossil Fuels: Development 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, with reference to the Green Finance Strategy: Transforming Finance for a Greener Future, published in July 2019, under what circumstances and using what criteria the Government will determine that Official Development Assistance spent on investment support for fossil fuels is in line with the Paris Agreement temperature goals and transition plans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
unstar this property uin 281691 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to achieving the Paris Agreement climate goals and is increasingly putting environment and climate at the heart of UK Aid. The majority of UK Official Development Assistance for energy either supports renewable energy, helps governments to improve sector policy and governance, or supports energy research. UK Aid has helped over 17 million people with improved access to clean energy.</p><p> </p><p>We do not provide direct assistance for coal-fired generation.</p><p> </p><p>For other fossil fuels our approach is to support their development where there is a clear developmental need and as part of a transition to low-carbon economies. In assessing new support, we will ensure that assistance does not undermine the ambition in a country’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and that an appropriate carbon price is used in the appraisal of the programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T15:32:48.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T15:32:48.42Z
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4062
star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1143344
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Food 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, with reference to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World's report which found that global hunger has increased for the fourth year, what steps the Government is taking to (a) tackle global hunger and (b) achieve the Sustainable Development Goal Two. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
unstar this property uin 284895 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that without significantly increased efforts the world will fall far short of achieving the target of eradicating hunger by 2030. The UK is playing its part to ending hunger and undernutrition through its substantial portfolio of humanitarian support and longer-term responses to tackling chronic hunger and supporting food security by transforming agriculture. We are aware that the international community needs to do more. We are discussing opportunities for scaled-up and improved global interventions, including the German-initiated proposal for a SDG2 moment in 2020, and are supporting the Government of Japan in its preparations for the 2020 Nutrition for Growth Summit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:35:49.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:35:49.303Z
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4062
star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1144640
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 he has made of the effect on his Department's climate-focused work of planning for the UK to leave the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Midlothian more like this
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Danielle Rowley more like this
unstar this property uin 286838 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID is fully supporting the Government’s preparations to ensure that the UK leaves the EU on 31 October. At the same time, as the Prime Minister made clear at the recent G7 Leaders meeting, the UK is strongly committed to tackling the two immense threats of climate change and biodiversity loss. Putting climate change and environment at the heart of our development programming is a high priority for DFID. While we have, since July 2019, deployed a small number of staff (fewer than 5) who were working on climate change to work on planning for our exit from the EU, overall the number of staff working on climate change is increasing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 286840 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:34:54.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:34:54.95Z
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4062
star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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4628
unstar this property label Biography information for Danielle Rowley more like this
1144642
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 staff of his Department who previously focused on climate change have moved to a role to plan for the UK leaving without a deal since July 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Midlothian more like this
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Danielle Rowley more like this
unstar this property uin 286840 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID is fully supporting the Government’s preparations to ensure that the UK leaves the EU on 31 October. At the same time, as the Prime Minister made clear at the recent G7 Leaders meeting, the UK is strongly committed to tackling the two immense threats of climate change and biodiversity loss. Putting climate change and environment at the heart of our development programming is a high priority for DFID. While we have, since July 2019, deployed a small number of staff (fewer than 5) who were working on climate change to work on planning for our exit from the EU, overall the number of staff working on climate change is increasing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 286838 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:34:55.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:34:55.02Z
star this property answering member
4062
star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property tabling member
4628
unstar this property label Biography information for Danielle Rowley more like this
1145143
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Living Wage 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 funding her Department has allocated to programmes supporting the payment of living wages in global value chains; and whether this funding is supporting workers in the cocoa sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
unstar this property uin 287660 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:49:02.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:49:02.107Z
star this property answering member
4062
star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property tabling member
4670
unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
523110
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-06more like thismore than 2016-06-06
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
star this property hansard heading Development 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, whether other government departments are required to provide evidence to her Department that official development assistance disbursed by that department tackling global challenges is in the national interest. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
unstar this property uin 39301 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The UK Aid Strategy set out how the government’s aid budget will be restructured to ensure that it is spent on tackling the great global challenges from the root cause of migration and disease to the threat of terrorism and climate change, all of which impact the world’s poor and directly threaten Britain’s interests. The UK Aid Strategy sets out spending and reporting requirements.</p><p>All departments spending ODA will be required to put in place a clear plan to ensure that their programme design, quality assurance, approval, contracting and procurement, monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes represent international best practice. All UK ODA is administered with the promotion of the economic development and welfare of developing countries as its main objective, in line with the internationally agreed rules on ODA.</p><p>ODA-spending departments and funds must provide accurate and timely information on their ODA spending to DFID to meet OECD reporting requirements.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T16:27:23.043Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:27:23.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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1604
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
523113
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-06more like thismore than 2016-06-06
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
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Staff 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 proportion of staff in her Department were (a) payroll and (b) non-payroll staff in each financial year from 2010-11 to 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
unstar this property uin 39386 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>DFID provides monthly workforce management information as part of its commitment to transparency. Information on staff numbers and costs is available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfid-workforce-management-information-public-body" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfid-workforce-management-information-public-body</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T16:29:53.307Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:29:53.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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4473
unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
523114
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-06more like thismore than 2016-06-06
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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
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: 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 civil servants in her Department are paid through limited companies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
unstar this property uin 39404 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not pay any civil servants through limited companies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T16:29:18.197Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:29:18.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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4473
unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
523115
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-06more like thismore than 2016-06-06
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
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Staff 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 was spent on non-payroll staff in her Department in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Louise Haigh more like this
unstar this property uin 39473 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>DFID provides monthly workforce management information as part of its commitment to transparency. Information on staff numbers and costs is available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfid-workforce-management-information-public-body" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfid-workforce-management-information-public-body</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T16:28:52.023Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:28:52.023Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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4473
unstar this property label Biography information for Louise Haigh more like this
523588
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-07more like thismore than 2016-06-07
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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
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Training 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, if she will take steps to ensure that staff in her Department receive religious literacy training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
unstar this property uin 39678 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 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
star this property answer text <p>In implementing DFID’s ‘Faith Partnership Principles Paper’, DFID has produced material for staff on the role played by faiths in the local, national and global cultural contexts, arranged for faith literacy training and facilitated staff to attend the Foreign and Commonwealth Office faith literacy training courses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2016-06-14T16:20:42.463Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-14T16:20:42.463Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this