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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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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 St Helena: Overseas Aid 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, when determining the annual revenue support grant to be allocated to St Helena, how much time is given to the St Helena Council to consider the local taxation that it will need to raise; and what representations they have received regarding the adequacy of the length of time given. more like this
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Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
star this property uin HL6485 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 2017-04-06more like thismore than 2017-04-06
star this property answer text <p>The process to determine the level of UK Government financial support to St Helena for 2017/18 has followed standard DFID procedures. It began during November 2016 when the St Helena Government (SHG) provided budget forecasts and DFID officials visited the island for intense discussions of the budget proposals. Elected Members took an active role throughout these discussions.</p><p>A revised budget from SHG in January provided more detailed and prioritised spending projections. Following internal quality assurance Ministers approved the level of DFID’s contribution to the budget on 30 March 2017. This approval was relayed to SHG Officials on 31 March.</p><p>Throughout the process DFID officials were in regular contact with their SHG counterparts. Financial Aid makes an important contribution to the long term growth and development of St Helena.</p><p>The UK Government has a duty to ensure value for taxpayers’ money as it meets its international commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6483 more like this
HL6484 more like this
HL6486 more like this
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less than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.35Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.35Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2546
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
715525
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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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 St Helena: Overseas Aid 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement in their policy paper, <i>2010 to 2015 government policy: UK Overseas Territories</i>, that the reasonable assistance needs of overseas territories "are a first call on the UK’s international development budget", why the St Helena Council had not been informed, as of 30 March, how much its annual revenue support grant for 2017–18 will be; and what assessment they have made of the impact of the timing of the funding decision on the ability of the Council to make financial plans. more like this
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Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
star this property uin HL6486 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 2017-04-06more like thismore than 2017-04-06
star this property answer text <p>The process to determine the level of UK Government financial support to St Helena for 2017/18 has followed standard DFID procedures. It began during November 2016 when the St Helena Government (SHG) provided budget forecasts and DFID officials visited the island for intense discussions of the budget proposals. Elected Members took an active role throughout these discussions.</p><p>A revised budget from SHG in January provided more detailed and prioritised spending projections. Following internal quality assurance Ministers approved the level of DFID’s contribution to the budget on 30 March 2017. This approval was relayed to SHG Officials on 31 March.</p><p>Throughout the process DFID officials were in regular contact with their SHG counterparts. Financial Aid makes an important contribution to the long term growth and development of St Helena.</p><p>The UK Government has a duty to ensure value for taxpayers’ money as it meets its international commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6483 more like this
HL6484 more like this
HL6485 more like this
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less than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.413Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.413Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2546
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
715522
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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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 St Helena: Overseas Aid 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the process by which they determine the level of the annual revenue support grant to St Helena. more like this
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Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
star this property uin HL6483 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 2017-04-06more like thismore than 2017-04-06
star this property answer text <p>The process to determine the level of UK Government financial support to St Helena for 2017/18 has followed standard DFID procedures. It began during November 2016 when the St Helena Government (SHG) provided budget forecasts and DFID officials visited the island for intense discussions of the budget proposals. Elected Members took an active role throughout these discussions.</p><p>A revised budget from SHG in January provided more detailed and prioritised spending projections. Following internal quality assurance Ministers approved the level of DFID’s contribution to the budget on 30 March 2017. This approval was relayed to SHG Officials on 31 March.</p><p>Throughout the process DFID officials were in regular contact with their SHG counterparts. Financial Aid makes an important contribution to the long term growth and development of St Helena.</p><p>The UK Government has a duty to ensure value for taxpayers’ money as it meets its international commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6484 more like this
HL6485 more like this
HL6486 more like this
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less than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.223Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.223Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2546
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
715523
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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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 St Helena: Overseas Aid 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation and engagement they have with members of the St Helena Council prior to decisions being made on the amount of UK Government support which will be provided for the forthcoming financial year. more like this
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Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this
star this property uin HL6484 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 2017-04-06more like thismore than 2017-04-06
star this property answer text <p>The process to determine the level of UK Government financial support to St Helena for 2017/18 has followed standard DFID procedures. It began during November 2016 when the St Helena Government (SHG) provided budget forecasts and DFID officials visited the island for intense discussions of the budget proposals. Elected Members took an active role throughout these discussions.</p><p>A revised budget from SHG in January provided more detailed and prioritised spending projections. Following internal quality assurance Ministers approved the level of DFID’s contribution to the budget on 30 March 2017. This approval was relayed to SHG Officials on 31 March.</p><p>Throughout the process DFID officials were in regular contact with their SHG counterparts. Financial Aid makes an important contribution to the long term growth and development of St Helena.</p><p>The UK Government has a duty to ensure value for taxpayers’ money as it meets its international commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6483 more like this
HL6485 more like this
HL6486 more like this
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less than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.303Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-06T15:34:34.303Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2546
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Shutt of Greetland more like this