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star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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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 Developing Countries: Research 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 What support her Department provides to assist developing countries with scientific research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 902627 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 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
star this property answer text <p>DFID is committed to ensuring that cutting edge scientific research tackles extreme poverty. DFID funded research brings together coalitions of universities, private sector and civil society in developing countries. DFID is working in partnership with 14 Research Councils across Africa to share learning on effective investments in science, technology and innovation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:42:07.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:42:07.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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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 Developing Countries: Economic Growth 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 promote economic development in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 909548 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 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
star this property answer text <p>The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
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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 Overseas Students 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 assessment her Department made of the potential benefits to the economy of using Department for International Development funds for scholarships and grants for students and young people from developing countries to study at UK universities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 117136 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 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>There is a growing body of evidence that suggest that good quality Higher Education (HE) can make vital contributions to economic growth by developing the business leaders who create jobs and the skilled workforce needed to fill these. In addition, HE plays a key role in developing future leaders who can think critically, solve development problems and drive peace, stability and good governance.</p><p> </p><p>A review of spend across the Department for International Development (DFID) revealed that, during the financial year 2016/17, it was estimated that DFID supported 9,066 individuals through tertiary education scholarships in the form of:</p><p> </p><ol><li>DFID programmes that provide tertiary education scholarships directly for students in developing countries to study in the UK; in home countries, or a 3rd country.</li><li>Any programmes where DFID support other organisations to provide tertiary education scholarships.</li><li>DFID’s provision of core funding to an organisation (which provides scholarships), but the funding provided by DFID is not specifically to support the scholarships.</li></ol>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T18:08:54.07Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T18:08:54.07Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green remove filter