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1002053
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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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 Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the compliance with (a) Article 23 of the Fourth Geneva Convention and (b) Rule 55 of the International Committee of the Red Cross’s Customary International Law Study of the restriction of supplies of food and medicine through the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to raise concerns with the Saudi led-Coalition about the potential impact of any assault on the port and city of Hodeidah and is monitoring the resumption of hostilities in and around Hodeidah closely.</p><p>As we have consistently made clear, the Coalition must ensure that any further military operations in and around Hodeidah are conducted in accordance with international humanitarian law, including on the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure, and do not disrupt commercial and humanitarian flows both through the port and onwards across the country. For their part, the Houthis must not compromise civilian facilities (such as Hodeidah port as well as schools, hospitals and food storage facilities) and allow unhindered access to humanitarian agencies throughout areas they control.</p><p>To date, Red Sea ports remain operational and continue to import most of the food and fuel on which Yemenis rely.</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 2018-11-15T18:02:30.423Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Emily Thornberry more like this
1002054
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the proportion of Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen that hit non-military targets in September; and what proportion he considers indicative of a risk that those air strikes are being conducted indiscriminately. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 188070 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>We cannot make a meaningful estimate of this proportion given that the UK is not a member of the Saudi-Led Coalition. We do not have any role in setting Coalition policy, or executing air strikes in Yemen. We continue to emphasise to all members of the Coalition the vital importance of compliance with international humanitarian law (IHL), press for action to address the humanitarian crisis, and encourage all parties to engage in the UN-led political process in good faith.</p><p>The UK regularly encourages Saudi Arabia to conduct thorough and conclusive investigations into reports of alleged violations of international humanitarian law. We continue to believe that Saudi Arabia has the best insight into their own military procedures, in line with the standards we set for ourselves and our allies.</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 2018-11-16T12:52:18.397Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:52:18.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1002743
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Counter-terrorism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assistance the Government provided to the Government of the United Arab Emirates in respect of that Government's counter-terrorism operations in Yemen in (a) 2016, (b) 2017 and (c) 2018 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 188695 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office did not provide assistance to the Government of the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism in Yemen in 2016, 2017 or 2018.</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 2018-11-16T12:54:43.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T12:54:43.647Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
1003655
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Energy 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the quantity was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) his Department and (ii) Wilton Park in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
star this property uin 189704 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The quantity and cost of electricity and gas to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) UK estate and Wilton Park since April 2015 is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>FCO</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Wilton Park</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Usage</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Usage</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Electricity</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>kWH</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>GBP</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>kWh</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>GBP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>26,750,416</p></td><td><p>£3,285,904</p></td><td><p>277,496</p></td><td><p>£17,811</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>24,776,275</p></td><td><p>£3,309,304</p></td><td><p>15,660</p></td><td><p>£14,269</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>23,126,619</p></td><td><p>£3,052,563</p></td><td><p>247,222</p></td><td><p>£13,997</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Gas</strong></p></td><td colspan="4"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>682,365</p></td><td><p>£24,060</p></td><td><p>276,274</p></td><td><p>£11,170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>603,753</p></td><td><p>£24,440</p></td><td><p>308,927</p></td><td><p>£12,835</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>738,219</p></td><td><p>£26,742</p></td><td><p>313,945</p></td><td><p>£11,378</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Wilton Park electricity usage during 2016/17 was not accurately monitored due to a faulty meter. The fault was finally resolved by British Gas in July 2017. Costs for the period have been confirmed and reconciled.</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 2018-11-19T16:06:51.873Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:06:51.873Z
star this property answering member
1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1003656
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Energy 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the cost was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) his Department and (ii) Wilton Park in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
star this property uin 189705 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The quantity and cost of electricity and gas to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) UK estate and Wilton Park since April 2015 is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>FCO</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Wilton Park</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Usage</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Usage</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Electricity</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>kWH</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>GBP</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>kWh</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>GBP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>26,750,416</p></td><td><p>£3,285,904</p></td><td><p>277,496</p></td><td><p>£17,811</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>24,776,275</p></td><td><p>£3,309,304</p></td><td><p>15,660</p></td><td><p>£14,269</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>23,126,619</p></td><td><p>£3,052,563</p></td><td><p>247,222</p></td><td><p>£13,997</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Gas</strong></p></td><td colspan="4"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>682,365</p></td><td><p>£24,060</p></td><td><p>276,274</p></td><td><p>£11,170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>603,753</p></td><td><p>£24,440</p></td><td><p>308,927</p></td><td><p>£12,835</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>738,219</p></td><td><p>£26,742</p></td><td><p>313,945</p></td><td><p>£11,378</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Wilton Park electricity usage during 2016/17 was not accurately monitored due to a faulty meter. The fault was finally resolved by British Gas in July 2017. Costs for the period have been confirmed and reconciled</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 2018-11-19T16:09:05.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:09:05.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1003700
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Land Mines more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department spent on the clearance of landmines and improvised explosive devices in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
star this property uin 189555 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Between October 2017 and October 2018 the Department for International Development spent £45,308,302 on programmes that reduce the humanitarian impact of landmines and improvised explosive devices (ERW). These programmes survey and clear land contaminated by landmines and ERW; provide mine risk education sessions to help communities understand the dangers of landmines and ERW; and support national mine action authorities to manage contamination effectively and efficiently.</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 2018-11-19T16:52:37.55Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:52:37.55Z
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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 John Spellar more like this
1003822
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Algeria: Elections more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to help ensure that the 2019 Algerian presidential election is free and fair. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 189638 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 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK is aware that presidential elections are due to be held in Algeria in 2019, and is following developments. A number of aspects remain unclear. As a general policy the UK provides financial and technical assistance to international organisations that carry out election observation missions, in particular the European Union, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and the Commonwealth.</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 2018-11-16T13:05:46.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-16T13:05:46.587Z
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1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1003834
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of the military offensive on Hodeidah on her Department's aid package to help (a) screen, (b) prevent and (c) tackle malnutrition in Yemen that was announced on 16 October 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 189767 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>On World Food Day this year, the UK announced a package of £96.5 million to help UNICEF continue to tackle malnutrition in Yemen over the coming three years. This package will screen 2.2 million children under the age of five for malnutrition and provide urgent treatment for 70,000 of the most vulnerable children.</p><p>The recent increase in military activity in and around Hodeidah has had a relatively limited impact on this programme so far, as the programme’s activities are implemented countrywide, not exclusively in Hodeidah. The continued flow of goods through and onwards from Hodeidah port, however, will be critical to ensure that humanitarian supplies can reach those in need.</p><p>In Hodeidah city, stocks of supplies, including nutrition and fuel are still available thanks to the pre-positioning by UNICEF and its partners. Efforts are now focused on scaling up lifesaving activities within the humanitarian response.</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 2018-11-19T17:00:32.75Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:00:32.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
1003835
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment has her Department made on the effect on the humanitarian situation in Yemen of the military offensive in Hodeidah port. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 189768 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to raise concerns with the Saudi led-Coalition about the potential impact of any assault on the port and city of Hodeidah and is monitoring the resumption of hostilities in and around Hodeidah closely. As we have consistently made clear, the Coalition must ensure that any further military operations in and around Hodeidah are conducted in accordance with international humanitarian law and do not disrupt commercial and humanitarian flows.</p><p>The impact of the violence around Hodeidah on commercial and humanitarian access is one of the main reasons behind the UN’s warning of the growing risk of food insecurity in Yemen. We are concerned by reports that access to the Red Sea mills has been restricted as a result of the latest fighting.</p><p>UK aid partners continue to deliver life-saving support on the ground as part of our £170 million response in Yemen this year, including cash transfers to 21,000 people displaced from Hodeidah, as well as access to 75,000 litres of clean water a day.</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 2018-11-19T17:02:32.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:02:32.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4515
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Osamor more like this
1003836
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to increase the level of (a) food, (b) medicine and (c) fuel imports to Hodeidah port. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edmonton more like this
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Kate Osamor more like this
star this property uin 189769 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The UK government continues to raise concerns with the Saudi led-Coalition about the potential impact of any assault on the port and city of Hodeidah and is in regular contact with the Coalition about the need to ensure that any further military operations do not disrupt commercial and humanitarian flows both through the port and onwards across the country. To date, Red Sea ports remain operational and continue to import most of the food and fuel on which Yemenis rely.</p><p>We have consistently made it clear, the Houthis must facilitate access throughout areas they control which is where most of the population live.</p><p>As a part of our effort to secure vital access for food, fuel, and medicine into and throughout Yemen, the UK is also providing £1.3 million to the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism to give the Saudi-led Coalition confidence that weapons are not coming in to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen on large commercial ships.</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 2018-11-19T17:03:49.567Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T17:03:49.567Z
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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 Kate Osamor more like this