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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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 Developing Countries: Personal Income 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, with reference to her Department's Economic Development Strategy, what steps she is taking to track progress towards the achievement of living incomes in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 287661 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:49:24.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:49:24.187Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1144632
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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 Kashmir: Medical Treatments 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, what support his Department can provide to help doctors access medicines in Kashmir. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
star this property uin 286874 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:47:51.19Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:47:51.19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
1144759
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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 Kenya: Education 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, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that children in Kenya have access to high quality education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 286602 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>As one of the largest donors to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), DFID is helping to ensure that children in Kenya have access to high quality education. GPE supports the Government of Kenya to develop national education sector plans, improve early grade mathematics and strengthen school management systems. Through UK support to the Girls’ Education Challenge, we are also improving learning opportunities and outcomes for Kenya’s most marginalised girls.</p><p> </p><p>In partnership with the Kenyan Ministry of Education in 2015, DFID provided funding to rigorously test a new structured approach to early grade teaching. The approach helped teachers better meet the needs of all students, provided continual coaching and monitoring, and improved teaching materials. The Kenyan Government scaled the approach nationwide. Independent research shows this reform led to the percentage of grade two children meeting learning benchmarks in English rising from 34% to 65%.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:45:03.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:45:03.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1144761
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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 Kenya: Education 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 steps he is taking to ensure that girls in Kenya who become pregnant are able to re-enter education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 286603 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>DFID is helping to improve life opportunities and learning outcomes for the most vulnerable girls in Kenya including those who are pregnant, through our £154 million Girls Education Challenge (GEC) programme. Through investments in catch up classes, financial assistance, and support for life skills and confidence building, GEC is supporting girls who are pregnant and young mothers, to re-enter education.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:46:01.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:46:01.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1144762
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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 Kenya: Education 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, what discussions he has had with the Kenyan Government on the implementation of the National Re-entry Guidelines for Learners in Basic Education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 286604 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State has not yet had the opportunity to meet representatives of the Kenyan Government.</p><p>DFID officials continue to discuss the importance of inclusive education with senior representatives at the Ministry of Education, although DFID has not been consulted on the draft National Re-entry Guidelines for Learners in Basic Education. DFID support through the Global Partnership for Education and the Girls’ Education Challenge Fund helps to improve access to education and learning for the most vulnerable children, including support for re-entry.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:46:53.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:46:53.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1144813
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Cameroon: Schools 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Cameroonian counterpart on reports of attacks on school children in Ambazonia state; and what support the Government provides to schools in that region. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 286818 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is deeply concerned about the situation in the North-West and South-West (Anglophone) regions of Cameroon, which continue to suffer from high levels of violence that is driving thousands of people from their homes and involving attacks on infrastructure, including hospitals and schools. Children are suffering in these attacks, from kidnappings and as a result of school closures. All children have the right to learn in safe environments. We continue to raise our concerns at the highest levels, including with the Government of Cameroon and at the UN, calling for an end to violence and pressing the Government of Cameroon to investigate all incidents of human rights violations and abuses. Through our High Commission in Yaoundé, we have supported the efforts of local partners in their campaigns and lobbying on the resumption of school activities. The British Government is also providing lifesaving assistance to thousands of people in the Anglophone regions through a £2.5m contribution to the UN's humanitarian response plan.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:43:49.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:43:49.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1144037
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Persecution of Christians Across the Globe Independent Review 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 What progress has been made on implementing the recommendations in the final report of the Bishop of Truro's Independent review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO support for persecuted Christians. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Kerr more like this
star this property uin 912260 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government has accepted all the recommendations of the Bishop of Truro’s report and work is underway to take them forward. We have established an implementation team, and have allocated £200,000 this year for research into concrete actions the UK can take in countries mentioned in the Report. My ministerial colleague, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, will oversee the recommendations’ implementation.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T16:34:22.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T16:34:22.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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4604
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kerr more like this
1142756
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Zambia: Droughts 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, what discussions he has had with his Zambian counterpart on declaring a national emergency in relation to the drought and famine in western and southern Zambia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 284344 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is engaging actively with the Government of Zambia on the drought affecting large parts of Zambia to ensure assistance is provided to the many Zambians facing food insecurity.</p><p>On 29<sup>th</sup> August, the Department for International Development’s (DFID) visiting Director for West and Southern Africa met with the Zambian Minister of Finance and raised the allocation of resources for the drought response. The Head of Office for DFID Zambia and the British High Commissioner also met with the Vice President last month and encouraged Zambia to request international emergency assistance to scale up the response. DFID is in close contact with Zambia’s Disaster Management Response Unit, the United Nations, and international Non-Governmental Organisations on the ground. The UK is planning to provide support to respond through Emergency Cash Transfers and treatment of acute malnutrition in the worst affected areas.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:47:43.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:47:43.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1142830
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar 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 Zimbabwe: Human Rights 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the human rights situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284242 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>​As I said in the House of Commons on 3 September, we are gravely concerned by the heavy-handed response by police to protests in Harare on 16 August and the recent arrests and abductions of opposition figures. Our Ambassador raised our concerns with the Foreign Minister on 22 August and the Defence Minister on 29 August. President Mnangagwa must hold those responsible for human rights violations to account. Zimbabwe remains one of the UK’s 30 Human Rights Priority Countries globally.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:26:55.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:26:55.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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 Department for International Development: Travel 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, how much his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 284360 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:46:33.927Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:46:33.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this