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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Research 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 What support her Department provides to assist developing countries with scientific research. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
unstar 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
unstar 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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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4398
star this property label Biography information for Chris Green more like this
796677
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education and Health Services 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 What steps she is taking to promote universal access to free public education and health systems in developing and partner countries. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Ellie Reeves more like this
unstar this property uin 902625 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>The UK supports countries working toward free access to life-saving and life-changing health and education services for the most marginalised people. We do this through a combination of bilateral and multilateral interventions, focusing on strengthening overall health and education systems.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:40:45.447Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4620
star this property label Biography information for Ellie Reeves more like this
796682
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Technology 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 What steps she is taking to promote technology for development purposes. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North East Derbyshire more like this
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Lee Rowley more like this
unstar this property uin 902631 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 harnessing the power of technologies to reduce poverty. Our investments in technologies are saving and changing lives all over the world. DFID invests more than 45% of its research budget in the development, testing and large-scale delivery of technologies in health, agriculture, climate, energy, water, education, and humanitarian response.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:43:54.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:43:54.31Z
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4017
unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4652
star this property label Biography information for Lee Rowley more like this
796681
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Procurement 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 What steps she is taking to ensure that private contractors funded through Official Development Assistance are scrutinised and managed effectively. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Bambos Charalambous more like this
unstar this property uin 902630 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>The reform plan announced in October sets out measures to ensure DFID has assurance of ethical behaviour and value for money along all our supply chains. DFID are encouraging other government departments and devolved administrations who spend ODA to adopt a similarly robust approach with their own suppliers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:43:18.003Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:43:18.003Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4610
star this property label Biography information for Bambos Charalambous more like this
796680
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Charities 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 What steps she is taking to enable small charities in the UK to access funding allocated by her Department. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
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Victoria Prentis more like this
unstar this property uin 902629 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>The Small Charities Challenge Fund was launched in July this year. This fund is specifically for UK registered non-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000. The fund is continuously open for applications and the first review of applications is currently underway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:42:39.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:42:39.31Z
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4017
unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4401
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Prentis more like this
796678
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Central African Republic: Overseas 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 What aid her Department provides to Central African Republic. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
unstar this property uin 902626 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>The UK is one of the largest donors to the crisis in the Central African Republic and UK Aid is making a big difference on the ground. Our support is reaching 1.5 million people with life-saving food, shelter and basic healthcare.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T13:41:30.47Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T13:41:30.47Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4614
star this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
794356
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department for International Development more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading International Assistance 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 she plans to develop a mechanism to (a) release funding to and (b) assess how much is directed at local and national actors in humanitarian crises in line with the objectives of the Grand Bargain 2020. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
unstar this property uin 115329 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 2017-11-30more like thismore than 2017-11-30
star this property answer text <p>DFID already releases funding to local and national actors in humanitarian crises in line with the objectives in the Grand Bargain. In specific terms DFID continues to fund the START Fund, the Humanitarian Leadership Academy and the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) as part of its Grand Bargain commitments.</p><p>DFID is closely following the Grand Bargain workstream on localisation, led by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Swiss government. Currently discussions are ongoing on how best to track this commitment. Once an approach has been agreed, it is likely that an international mechanism will be used for assessing the commitment e.g. OCHA’s Financial Tracking System, which applies to all donors, not just the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-11-30T14:26:51.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-30T14:26:51.777Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this
795331
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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Department for International Development more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Democratic Republic of Congo: Famine 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, whether her Department is providing additional funds to protect children from famine in the Kasaï region, Democratic Republic of Congo. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Stafford more like this
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
unstar this property uin 115752 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 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
star this property answer text <p>I visited the Kasai Central, in the DRC, in November 2017 to see for myself the impact of the conflict and resulting food insecurity. 294,000 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition. UK bilateral aid is already supporting 25,800 children with lifesaving assistance. We recently announced the new allocation of £175 million for humanitarian support over the next five years (2017-2022) for DRC. This will support a further 220,000 children nationally under the age of 5 with vital nutrition.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-12-04T17:28:36.393Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-04T17:28:36.393Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4109
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
794057
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Department for International Development more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Research 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, when the Strategic Coherence for ODA-funded Research Board first plans to meet and how often it will do so. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Lothian more like this
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Martin Whitfield more like this
unstar this property uin 115145 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 led the development of the new HMG Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research (SCOR) Board within the UK Collaborative for Development Sciences UKCDS (DFID is the major funder of UKCDS). SCOR has been established as a cross-HMG mechanism to ensure that UK’s ODA-funded science and research is coherent across HMG departments and is having maximum impact on international development objectives and outcomes in developing countries.</p><p>The Board’s first meeting was held on the 17 Nov 2017. DFID is represented on by Board through the departmental Chief Scientific Adviser who is also responsible for DFID research budget. The SCOR Board is planning to meet four times in 2018, starting in January.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 115144 more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T17:05:16.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T17:05:16.777Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4626
star this property label Biography information for Martin Whitfield more like this
794056
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
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Department for International Development more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Research 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 the remit and objectives of the Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research Board are. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency East Lothian more like this
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Martin Whitfield more like this
unstar this property uin 115144 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 led the development of the new HMG Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research (SCOR) Board within the UK Collaborative for Development Sciences UKCDS (DFID is the major funder of UKCDS). SCOR has been established as a cross-HMG mechanism to ensure that UK’s ODA-funded science and research is coherent across HMG departments and is having maximum impact on international development objectives and outcomes in developing countries.</p><p>The Board’s first meeting was held on the 17 Nov 2017. DFID is represented on by Board through the departmental Chief Scientific Adviser who is also responsible for DFID research budget. The SCOR Board is planning to meet four times in 2018, starting in January.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 115145 more like this
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less than 2017-11-29T17:05:16.713Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-29T17:05:16.713Z
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4137
unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4626
star this property label Biography information for Martin Whitfield more like this