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star this property date less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
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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: Plastics remove filter
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 steps her Department is taking to help developing countries reduce the use of plastic to improve the environment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rugby more like this
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Mark Pawsey more like this
star this property uin 906253 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 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
star this property answer text <p>DFID is working with other government departments to tackle the problem of plastic pollution. DFID’s assistance focuses on helping poorer countries find practical ways to improve waste management and on identifying ways in which manufacturing processes can reduce plastic pollution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-07-04T15:28:48.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-04T15:28:48.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Pawsey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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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: Plastics remove filter
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 her Department is taking to support the recycling of plastic throughout the developing world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North West more like this
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Alex Sobel more like this
star this property uin 249354 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development is committed to helping developing countries tackle the problem of plastic pollution. We are doing this with a programme of technical assistance in twenty developing countries. We are starting to work with businesses and NGOs to trial new approaches to increase plastic recycling rates manage waste, thereby helping the environment while creating new jobs. We are also investing in finding ways in which manufacturing processes can reduce plastic pollution. For example, we are match funding Tearfund’s plastic appeal to set up recycling hubs in Pakistan.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the UK provides considerable funding to multilateral organisations who are working with countries to tackle this problem, including some major investments in better waste management services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-05-08T14:58:50.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T14:58:50.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Sobel more like this