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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 Developing Countries: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What progress his Department has made on achieving sustainable development goal 4 on education for children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
star this property uin 911994 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>We are one of the largest bilateral donors to education globally</p><p><br>Between 2015 and 2019 we supported 14.3 million children to gain a decent education of which at least 5.8m were girls.</p><p>DFID’s focus is on ensuring that children have access to a quality education.</p><p>My ambition is that DFID increases the number of its education specialists in the field to support the major shift required in education systems and teaching to deliver improved learning for children.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:52:29.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:52:29.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Christian Matheson more like this
1139654
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 Mexico: USA more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the humanitarian situation on the US-Mexico border. 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 911998 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>I share the hon Gentleman’s concerns about the reports of poor conditions and overcrowding in US detention facilities on the border with Mexico.</p><p>I very much welcome the steps already taken by the Administration and Congress to address these issues, including the emergency funding signed off by the President on 1 July.</p><p>These are difficult issues, and the UK has also struggled sometimes to get this right.</p><p>But we very much encourage our US friends to continue to work to improve the conditions in these facilities.</p><p>I have seen the excellent work the US has done around the world to promote human rights, and so it is important that they uphold these standards as they continue to tackle the situation at the US-Mexico border.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T16:19:24.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T16:19:24.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Faisal Rashid more like this
1139695
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 Developing Countries: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 plans his Department has to monitor, track and publish the proportion of its education spending allocated for delivery by (a) public and (b) private providers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 278583 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>We monitor and track <em>all</em> programmes and programme partners, and remain committed to the transparent publication of aid spending and delivery, through such information platforms as <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">DevTracker</a>. This includes education spending.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:09:35.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:09:35.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139764
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 Poliomyelitis: Disease Control more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 the Government plans to make a commitment to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative at its pledging conference in Abu Dhabi in November 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 278585 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has recently launched their new strategy for 2019 – 2023. We are currently considering the strategy and a future UK offer of continued support, as are all global donors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:09:52.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:09:52.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139374
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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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 Developing Countries: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 plans the UK's International Ambassador for Human Rights has to (a) promote to partner countries and (b) publicly reinforce the findings of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education on the provision of public education and regulation of private involvement in education presented to the UN Human Rights Council in July 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 277831 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Every child has a right to a good quality education. DFID’s education policy <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fdfid-education-policy-2018-get-children-learning&amp;data=02%7C01%7CM-Clancy%40dfid.gsx.gov.uk%7C89db3219247343412f4e08d70b78b187%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636990485307131931&amp;sdata=U3JKXuko4TOTu2YqLzZpglLhSztYMkxATm6MaNVZfxs%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">Get Children Learning</a> makes clear that the state is the guarantor of quality basic education for all, but need not be the sole financer or provider of education services. This is the position we will continue to a) promote to partner countries and b) reinforce publicly. We welcome the focus in the UN Special Rapporteur’s Report on the importance of regulation in education systems.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:08:37.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:08:37.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139375
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answering body
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 Developing Countries: Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will make an assessment of the implications for the Government's policies of the finding of the UN Special Rapporteur on Education presented to the UN Human Rights Council in July 2019 that public-private partnerships in education that focus on involving private actors for service delivery have empirically largely failed, in particular in fragile countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 277832 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>We welcome the focus in the UN Special Rapporteur’s Report on the importance of the regulation in education systems, which is consistent with DFID’s position set out in the 2018 education policy <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fdfid-education-policy-2018-get-children-learning&amp;data=02%7C01%7CM-Clancy%40dfid.gsx.gov.uk%7C89db3219247343412f4e08d70b78b187%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636990485307131931&amp;sdata=U3JKXuko4TOTu2YqLzZpglLhSztYMkxATm6MaNVZfxs%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">Get Children Learning</a>. We await with interest the publication of the study referred to in the UN Special Rapporteur’s Report.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:09:06.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:09:06.083Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1131852
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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 Department for International Development: Adam Smith International more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 funding his Department paid to Adam Smith International in (a) 2017, (b) 2018 and (c) 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 263907 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the value of spend with Adam Smith International in (a) 2017, (b) 2018 and (c) 2019.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar Year </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Procurement spend </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>£94,581,779</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>£65,569,932</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>£10,546,598</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£170,698,308</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:52:09.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:52:09.243Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1131853
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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 Department for International Development: Adam Smith International more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 many new contracts his Department awarded to Adam Smith International in (a) 2017, (b) 2018 and (c) 2019; and what the value was of each of those contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 263908 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>DFID did not award Adam Smith International (ASI) any contracts between 2017 and 2018.</p><p> </p><p>During 2019, they were awarded one separate contract, Acorn (Nigeria) at the contractual value of £4.5m.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:53:43.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:53:43.843Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1131854
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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 Department for International Development: Adam Smith International more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 criteria for future funding eligibility were set by his Department and Adam Smith International at the time that organisation withdrew from his Department's funding opportunities in February 2017; and whether those criteria were met by February 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 263909 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>At the time of Adam Smith international's (ASI’s) voluntary withdrawal from DFID procurements in January 2017, our position made it clear that ASI, along with all other suppliers, will only be eligible to bid on future funding if they were able to demonstrate their ability to adhere to the high standards of integrity expected from government contractors, whilst delivering the best results for the world’s poorest and value for money for UK taxpayers.</p><p> </p><p>As of February 2018, following more than a year of voluntary withdrawal from procurement, ASI resumed bidding for work with HMG. DFID is legally obliged to consider all bids from ASI in full compliance with the Procurement Regulations, and we do so in accordance with the fair and transparent tender requirements that were advertised, as is the case with any bidder.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:55:29.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:55:29.147Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1131855
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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 Department for International Development: Adam Smith International and Oxfam more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 (a) Oxfam International and (b) Adam Smith International are eligible to bid for contracts under his Department’s International Multi-Disciplinary (IMDP) Framework Agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 263910 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>In 2018, Oxfam and Adam Smith International (ASI) both successfully bid for the International Multi-Disciplinary (IMDP) Framework Agreement and were awarded a place on the framework agreement. There were 79 successful suppliers in total across 20 thematic spend categories.</p><p> </p><p>Both ASI and Oxfam are eligible to bid for contracts under the IMDP framework.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T15:58:23.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:58:23.147Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this