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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sudan: 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 he has made of the humanitarian effect of the situation in Sudan; and what steps his Department is taking to support those at risk in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberdeen South more like this
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Ross Thomson more like this
star this property uin 267356 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to monitor the humanitarian situation in Sudan with concern. Close to two million people live as Internally Displaced People inside Sudan, with around 600,000 living precarious lives as refugees beyond its borders. Sudan also hosts close to a million refugees.</p><p>In early 2018 Sudan’s economy entered a phase of widespread crisis resulting in real incomes collapsing and prices of commodities increasing. The United Nations states that 5.7 million people, including all of those displaced, are in need of humanitarian support, although they estimate the number at risk is 8 million people due to the current economic crisis.</p><p>The United Nations has developed a response to meet the needs of 4.4 million people that would cost $1.2bn, and relies on the governing authorities in Sudan to facilitate safe passage of these supplies and aid workers to reach those in need of assistance. The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in Sudan is prioritising the humanitarian response and has already contributed £30 million this fiscal year. In addition, the UK has raised the humanitarian situation in multilateral fora, including at the European Union on 7 June calling for all to respect International Humanitarian Law and enhance the environment for protection of civilians.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T16:18:28.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T16:18:28.543Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ross Thomson more like this
1132094
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star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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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 Sudan: Humanitarian Aid 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 recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 264331 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>HMG continues to monitor the humanitarian situation across Sudan, including the conflict areas, with concern. Close to two million people live as Internally Displaced People inside Sudan, with around 600,000 living precarious lives as refugees beyond its borders. Sudan also hosts close to a million refugees, the majority from neighbouring South Sudan. The United Nations has published estimates that 5.7 million people, including all of those displaced, are in need of humanitarian support, although that number may increase to 8 million people if the current economic crisis continues. The United Nations has developed a response plan to meet the needs of 4.4 million people that would cost $1.2Bn, and relies on the governing authorities in Sudan to facilitate safe passage of these supplies and aid workers to reach those in need of assistance. The UK’s Department of International Development in Sudan is prioritising the humanitarian response and has already contributed £30 million this fiscal year.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:49:33.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:49:33.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1132475
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Public Expenditure 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 261277 on Department for International Development: Public Expenditure, from which budget heading the additional £1.1 billion expenditure on climate and the environment will be allocated from. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 265583 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change and environmental degradation and addressing poverty reduction are two sides of the same coin. Many of the programmes we run currently and plan to run in future deliver both climate benefits and reduce poverty.</p><p> </p><p>The doubling of DFID spending on climate and environment over the next five years will need to be discussed and agreed with HM Treasury alongside spending on other development priorities as part of the upcoming Spending Review. The Government remains committed to maximising the impact of our aid funding on the Sustainable Development Goals, and achieving the best outcomes for the UK public.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:46:18.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:46:18.217Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1132477
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Public Expenditure 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 261277 on Department for International Development: Public Expenditure, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on allocating additional funding for climate finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 265584 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK has pledged to provide at least £5.8bn of International Climate Finance (ICF) between 2016 and 2020. All discussions on funding for departments, including funding on climate finance after 2020 will begin once the Spending Round has formally been announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T15:47:45.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:47:45.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1135310
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Horn of Africa: Food more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment he has made of the level of food security throughout the greater Horn of Africa in September 2019; and what steps his Department is taking to prepare for potential emergency assistance in that region during that month. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 270429 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>DFID is concerned by deteriorating levels of food security in the Horn of Africa. This is largely a result of poor rainfall across much of the region and political instability and insecurity, including in Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and South Sudan.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is a world leader in supporting those at risk of food insecurity, and has taken early action across the region to save lives. This includes £8 million of additional support in Somalia to support emergency interventions and resilience, and £12 million in Ethiopia to support cash transfers to meet emergency food needs. In Sudan, DFID has contributed £30 million this fiscal year to humanitarian interventions. DFID will continue to monitor the situation closely and press the international community to commit further support where it is needed.</p><p> </p><p>DFID will also continue to support communities and states in the Horn to build resilience to crises and shocks. Our work on humanitarian early warning systems raises awareness of crises where food security is deteriorating, and we prioritise longer-term responses to support food security, including through agricultural programmes.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T14:19:26.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:19:26.143Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1135554
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star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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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: Famine more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to provide additional aid to alleviate the impending famine in 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 270725 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID is following the impact of the drought in Western and Southern Zambia very closely and has visited affected areas to discuss the response with local authorities. The Government of Zambia has not yet declared an emergency but estimates that 1.5 million people will need emergency assistance over the next nine months. We are in contact with the Government’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit and with the World Food Programme about how best to distribute food supplies in the event that the Government requests support. We are exploring with the UN the feasibility of emergency cash transfers and responding to a likely increase in acute malnutrition cases. DFID is also a key donor of the START fund, which funds non-governmental organisations responding to localised emergencies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T15:20:09.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T15:20:09.133Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1135555
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star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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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: Cereals more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps he is taking to support the Zambian Government to ensure that farmers are able to purchase sufficient grain from Government food agencies. 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 270726 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Maize production has dropped by over 50% in Western and Southern Zambia this year as a result of drought, showing just how vulnerable Zambian farmers are to climatic shocks. Through its Climate Smart Agriculture programme, DFID is supporting over 260,000 small-scale farmers to protect yields better from the impact of climate change. DFID is also supporting engagement between Zambian civil society organisations, the Zambian Government and the Food Reserve Agency on agricultural policy and on the implementation of the Government of Zambia’s agricultural e-voucher reform programme, which has great potential to help smallholder farmers source inputs in a more timely fashion and promote agricultural diversification.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T15:21:00.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T15:21:00.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
1136386
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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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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 Food Supply more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the recent State of the World Food Security and Nutrition report findings that global hunger has increased for the fourth year running, what steps the Government is taking to (a) help end this trend and (b) help ensure that sustainable development goal two is achieved. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 272301 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing its part in ending hunger and undernutrition through a substantial portfolio of agricultural and other economic development programmes, nutrition, agricultural research, social safety nets, resilience and humanitarian response interventions; through DFID’s bilateral programmes as well as support to multilateral institutions. But we are aware that more needs to be done if we are to end hunger by 2030, and the new report confirms the urgency. This is why we are discussing opportunities with partners for scaled-up and improved global interventions, to help reverse the negative trend on global hunger, including the German-initiated proposal for a major SDG2 moment in 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T15:54:34.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T15:54:34.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1133567
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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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 Uganda: Overseas Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much the UK spends in Official Development Assistance in Uganda; and to what projects that funding is allocated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol North West more like this
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Darren Jones more like this
star this property uin 267248 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Please see the below table providing details of bilateral ODA spend in Uganda in each of the last three financial years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>DFID Funding to Uganda (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 – 2017</p></td><td><p><strong>110,056,327</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 – 2018</p></td><td><p><strong>124,803,146</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 - 2019</p></td><td><p><strong>102,509,635</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p><strong>337,369,108</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>Figure 1:</strong> table providing details of DFID’s funding in Uganda in each of the last three financial years</p><p>Centrally managed programmes and multilateral spending totalled a further c. £100m annually.</p><p>A full list of the programmes the Department for International Development (DFID) has supported over the last three years is also published on <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.%0d" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T16:17:22.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T16:17:22.097Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Darren Jones more like this
1132406
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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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 Sudan: 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 steps he is taking to ensure that Government's policies on (a) the protection of civilians and (b) atrocity prevention are implemented in Sudan; and what assessment he has made of the effect of those policies on bilateral relations with that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury South more like this
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Mr Ivan Lewis more like this
star this property uin 265435 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to engage with a range of opposition, members of the protest movement as well as the Transitional Military Council (TMC). The UK, alongside Troika partners Norway and the US, has called for all sides to engage in an inclusive dialogue that leads to a swift, orderly and peaceful transition to civilian rule. On 29 May our Ambassador delivered this message to Yassir Arman of Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) and encouraged all armed movements to return to Sudan and take part in the talks to agree a civilian-led transition and achieve peace. We have condemned the way that the opposition leaders have since been treated by the TMC since they returned.</p><p>On 4 June in a joint Troika statement, we condemned the recent violent attacks by Sudanese security forces against peaceful protestors in Sudan which left many civilians dead or injured. We also expressed serious concern over TMC's announcement that it would cease negotiations and called for an agreed transfer of power to a civilian-led government. Our Embassy in Khartoum calls on members of the Transitional Military Council both in public and directly to take the steps needed to improve the situation in Sudan, including the release of all political detainees</p><p><br>On 6 June, I summoned the Sudanese Ambassador to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to express our grave concerns at the use of violence against civilians by the Sudanese authorities. The UK has called for the human rights of all Sudanese people to be respected, and the resumption of the political process leading to an agreed peaceful transfer of power to a civilian-led government, as demanded by the Sudanese people. We will continue to engage with all sides to support a settlement that works for all Sudanese people.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:51:32.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:51:32.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ivan Lewis more like this