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star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar 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 South Sudan: Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to secure a medical pipeline in areas where the government of South Sudan is unable to provide basic drugs for health clinics. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL1582 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>DFID has provided £11.5 million to the jointly funded (US, Norway and UK) Emergency Medicines Fund for drug distribution in the three conflict states of South Sudan. In addition, critical gaps in the other seven states are being covered through the £120m DFID-managed Health Pooled Fund supported by US and World Health Organisation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:02:05.143Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:02:05.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
392067
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar 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 Civilian Stabilisation Group 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 how much funding is currently allocated to the deployment of members of the Civilian Stabilisation Group. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL1822 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Deployments are funded by the programmes they are supporting rather than as a standalone cost. This ensures deployments are directly tied to HMG objectives and can flex according to demand. The cost of maintaining the Civilian Stabilisation Group falls under the Stabilisation Unit’s core budget, which for CSG training and management comes to £1,345,000 p.a.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:16:01.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:16:01.873Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
391066
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star this property date less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 UNESCO more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of UNESCO. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL1604 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In 2011 UNESCO was one of the agencies assessed in the Multilateral Aid Review. That review rated UNESCO as Poor Value for Money and sought significant improvements in results based management, a strengthened focus on value for money, continued reductions in administrative overhead and improved transparency.</p><p>In 2013 we conducted a follow-up review of UNESCO. This concluded that the organisation had made reasonable progress with reforms, particularly in the areas of greatest weakness in the 2011 assessment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T13:29:09.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T13:29:09.27Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
392074
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Aid more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the Department for International Development budget in the last two financial years was allocated to (1) British non-governmental aid organisations, and (2) indigenous non-governmental aid organisations directly assisted in-country by the Department; and how much was similarly allocated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence. more like this
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The Earl of Sandwich more like this
star this property uin HL1829 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Information on all UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) is only available on a calendar year basis.</p><p> </p><p>The percentage of total DFID and FCO Bilateral ODA disbursed through UK based non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) for 2012 and 2013, the last years for which figures are available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>% Total DFID ODA</p></td><td><p>% Total FCO ODA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The percentage of total DFID and FCO Bilateral ODA disbursed through developing-country based NGO’s for 2012 and 2013.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>% Total DFID ODA</p></td><td><p>% Total FCO ODA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2%</p></td><td><p>2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>3%</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence did not disburse ODA to non-governmental organisations during 2012 or 2013.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T13:29:54.93Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T13:29:54.93Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2109
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Sandwich more like this
392035
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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: Tourism more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many tourist beds (1) are currently available, and (2) are under construction, on St Helena. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL1790 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>St Helena Government confirms that 101 tourist beds are currently available in serviced rooms, with an additional 38 serviced rooms planned for construction between 2015 and 2016. There are also 90 self-catering rooms on the island.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:13:27.65Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:13:27.65Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
392036
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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: Tourism more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many tourist beds will be required on St Helena to support one weekly flight when the island’s airport opens in February 2016. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL1791 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>St Helena Government estimates that 80 to 160 tourist beds will be required when the air service becomes operational.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:13:41.207Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:13:41.207Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
392037
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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: Tourism more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many proposals to create more tourist beds on St Helena (1) have been passed, (2) are currently under consideration, and (3) have been rejected, by the island’s planning authority. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL1792 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>St Helena Government has confirmed that since July 2014, five applications for additional accommodation have been approved by St Helena’s Planning Authority and two are currently under consideration. None have been rejected.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:14:34.51Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:14:34.51Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
392038
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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: Tourism more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of tourist beds on St Helena; what progress has been made in this regard since the decision to build an airport on the island was made in 2010; and what incentives they are offering to encourage inward investors to provide tourist facilities on the island. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL1793 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development supports Enterprise St Helena (ESH), the St Helena Government’s development agency. Enterprise St Helena offers grants to assist local businesses with proposals to increase the quantity and quality of tourist accommodation. Fifteen new serviced rooms have been added since 2010, with an additional 38 serviced rooms planned for construction between 2015 and 2016. The Saint Helena Government has introduced a range of tax incentives for investors, including tax credits, rollover reliefs and accelerated depreciation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:15:03.05Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:15:03.05Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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248
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
392066
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar 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 Civilian Stabilisation Group more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many members of the Civilian Stabilisation Group have been deployed in other countries in each of the last five years; and how many are currently deployed. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL1821 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Stabilisation Unit has deployed:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Date</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of CSG deployed</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>35</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>48</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>133</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>114</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>75</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>On 23 July 2015, 55 members of the Civilian Stabilisation Group were on deployment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:15:46.127Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:15:46.127Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar 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 Civilian Stabilisation Group more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the Civilian Stabilisation Group in the light of emerging priorities and the anticipated agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations in September 2015. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL1823 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Stabilisation Unit is conducting an internal review of the Civilian Stabilisation Group skillsets to ensure it meets HMG priorities, both now and in the future. To inform this work, wider multilateral and international aims for UK capability will be considered.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma remove filter
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less than 2015-07-30T14:12:30.827Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-30T14:12:30.827Z
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3790
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this