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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Refugees 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 aid the Government is providing for refugees arriving in Bangladesh from Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Afzal Khan more like this
star this property uin 10020 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>Between 2014 and 2016, DFID has provided nearly £8 million to support humanitarian assistance to Rohingya refugees and the vulnerable host communities that support them.</p><p>Prior to this influx, DFID committed a further £5.9 million to meet the needs of the most vulnerable refugees and the host communities that support them.</p><p>The UK has been a leader in responding to the crisis – in speed and size – mobilising an additional £30 million to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of vulnerable men, women and children in both Bangladesh and Burma.</p><p>UK assistance in Bangladesh will continue to focus on the critical needs of the most vulnerable among new arrivals, and among existing refugees and host communities. We are supporting work inside and outside camps providing lifesaving assistance, including emergency shelter, food and nutrition assistance and safe water and sanitation.</p> more like this
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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:44:29.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4671
unstar this property label Biography information for Afzal Khan more like this
750626
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star this property date less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Gaza: Drinking Water 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 recent assessment she has made of the availability of safe drinking water in the Gaza Strip. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 900371 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 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
star this property answer text <p>According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, most homes in Gaza are only getting water for a few hours every 3-5 days. The availability of safe drinking water has become worse because of fuel and electricity shortages. The UK is urging all parties to find a sustainable solution to the current situation and in the longer term, continues to urge the Israeli authorities to ensure fair distribution of water across the OPTs.</p> more like this
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 2017-07-12T15:53:12.283Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-12T15:53:12.283Z
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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 Alex Cunningham more like this
732866
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Iraq: Health Services 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 her Department is doing to ensure the provision of medication and healthcare to people affected by ISIS in Iraq. 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 1502 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 2017-06-30more like thismore than 2017-06-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK is at the forefront of efforts to support the Government of Iraq to meet the needs of those affected by the conflict with Daesh in Iraq. For example DFID funds the International Organisation for Migration to support emergency healthcare interventions, a field hospital outside Mosul, ambulance transportation, and Mobile Medical Teams to deliver lifesaving health services. As the largest contributor to the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund, the UK supports several projects to meet the most urgent needs of displaced Iraqis including the provision of healthcare and medication.</p> more like this
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 2017-06-30T12:51:06.147Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-30T12:51:06.147Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
732867
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Iraq: Development Aid 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 representations her Department has received from the Government of Iraq on development aid for Iraq after the liberation of Mosul. 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 1503 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 2017-06-30more like thismore than 2017-06-30
star this property answer text <p>DFID has regular discussions and meetings with officials from the Government of Iraq about future development plans for Iraq after the liberation of Mosul and how the international community can support Iraq in the longer term. In addition to the UK’s ongoing humanitarian and stabilisation assistance funding, DFID is providing a £300 million loan guarantee to support the World Bank’s programme in Iraq that is helping the Government of Iraq cope with the impact of low oil prices and the long term consequences of the conflict with Daesh.</p> more like this
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 2017-06-30T12:52:24.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-30T12:52:24.647Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-12more like thismore than 2017-07-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Parasitic Diseases 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 progress her Department has made on eliminating nematode infections in (a) Africa and (b) the rest of the world. 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 4732 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID supports the global elimination of the nematode infection Lymphatic Filariasis. DFID funding has meant that the population at risk from this disease in the 10 African countries and 2 Asian countries supported has fallen by over 85% since 2013. The aim is to achieve full elimination in these 12 countries by 2025.</p> more like this
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 2017-07-18T16:09:36.803Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T16:09:36.803Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Overseas Aid 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 estimate she has made of the amount of resources from the foreign aid budget that will be allocated to projects in Burma in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018; and if she will list those projects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 8284 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s programme in Burma has an allocated budget of £94 million for financial year 2017/18 and £100 million for financial year 2018/19. Information on individual projects is available on the DFID Development Tracker (www.devtracker.dfid.gov.uk).</p> more like this
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 2017-09-11T17:01:27.637Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T17:01:27.637Z
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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 Ben Lake more like this
756787
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Overseas Aid 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 from the foreign aid budget was allocated to projects in Burma in (a) 2015 and (b) 2016; and if she will list those projects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 8283 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>In financial year 2015/16 DFID Burma’s programme totalled £100 million and in 2016/17 it was £99 million. Information on individual projects is available on the DFID Development Tracker (www.devtracker.dfid.gov.uk).</p> more like this
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 2017-09-11T17:01:05.373Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T17:01:05.373Z
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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 Ben Lake more like this
759397
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Commonwealth: Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to uphold the commitment it made at the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers meeting outlined in point 4 of the Final Communiqué to take meaningful and concrete actions to empower and address the specific needs of marginalised young people in Commonwealth countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9777 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s recently published Economic Development strategy sets out our firm commitment to economic inclusion, and focus on the poorest and most marginalised young people who are routinely excluded and experience multiple barriers including social discrimination, unfair laws and violence. We will work to expand job opportunities for rising youth populations and will do more to help people with disabilities access productive employment by ensuring that people with disabilities are systematically included in economic development programmes and approaches.</p><p>We have led the way on reaching the most marginalised children including through flagship programmes such as the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) which is supporting 1 million of the world’s most marginalised girls in a number of Commonwealth countries such as Sierra Leone, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
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 2017-09-14T15:39:59.1Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:39:59.1Z
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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 Cat Smith more like this
759398
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star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Sustainable Development: Children and Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda commitments towards children and youth by 2030 are achieved. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9740 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK remains firmly committed to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals both at home and abroad. The SDGs cannot be achieved without a strong focus on children and young people.</p><p>We are committed to supporting education in particular for the most marginalised. We have stepped up on education in emergencies through our funding of Education Cannot Wait and funded 380,000 teachers through our multilateral contributions. Through the Girls Education Challenge we are getting more girls with disabilities into school and learning. As a founding board member of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, we are mobilising the international community to better protect children.</p><p>We are also committed to driving youth employment; our new Economic Development strategy sets out our commitment to creating more jobs and we are supporting a range of programmes to build employability skills.</p> more like this
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 2017-09-14T15:37:20.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:37:20.947Z
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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 Cat Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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: Young People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that young people in developing countries are able to access social services and work opportunities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 9741 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK is taking a range of steps, from supporting young people in poor and vulnerable households with basic needs, to promoting positive sexual and reproductive health, a cornerstone of adolescent well-being and inclusive economic development.</p><p>Education is key to improving young people’s lives and economic opportunities – especially for girls. Our priority is to ensure all boys and girls have access to a decent education and are learning. We focus on basic education, but where country context dictates, we complement this through support to upper secondary, technical and higher education.</p><p>Increasing skills among young people will not lead to increased employment unless there are jobs for them to enter - and there is too little productive work for young people in developing countries. Our economic development strategy, therefore, focuses on creating more and better jobs while supporting a skilled and healthy workforce, ensuring that young people both benefit from, and drive, inclusive growth.</p><p> </p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p> </p>
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 2017-09-14T15:38:31.587Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T15:38:31.587Z
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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 Cat Smith more like this