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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
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star this property hansard heading Africa: Overseas Aid 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 announcement by the French Development Agency of €1 billion in equity and €1 billion in loans being made available to African entrepreneurs through the programme Choose Africa, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the UK adopting a similar scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 278487 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to supporting entrepreneurship in Africa to grow local economies, create jobs, reduce poverty and support sustainable development. Last summer, the PM announced that CDC Group, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, would invest up to £3.5 billion in businesses in Africa over four years (2018 to 2021). CDC has already committed £1.9bn in Africa over the last 3 years (2016-2018). CDC is invested in 698 different companies in Africa, directly supporting 370,000 jobs.</p><p>Through CDC and other country specific initiatives, we will mobilise a further £4 billion of private investment for Africa. This investment will allow businesses to grow, produce goods and services for local people, generate income and tax revenues, and help address the financing gap for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.</p><p>In January next year, the UK will convene an Africa Investment Summit to further promote investment in Africa and to strengthen the partnership with UK investors and companies.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:10:45.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:10:45.747Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4124
unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1139439
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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
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Amin al-Husseini 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, with reference to her Department's Memorandum of Understanding with the Palestinian Authority (PA), what discussions her Department has had with the PA on reports of a description on social media on 4 July 2019 by President Abbas's religious affairs adviser that Haj Amin Al-Husseini is a role model. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
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Joan Ryan more like this
star this property uin 277621 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK strongly condemns all forms of violence and incitement on both sides of the conflict. We continue to urge the Israeli and Palestinian leadership to avoid engaging in or encouraging any type of action and language that makes it more difficult to achieve a negotiated solution to the conflict.</p><p> </p><p>We have an active dialogue with the Palestinian Authority (PA) on their commitment to adhere to the principle of non-violence and to tackle language and avoid actions that could incite violence or hatred, including an annual assessment of the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding that DFID holds with the PA.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:20:29.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:20:29.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joan Ryan more like this
1139374
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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
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education 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 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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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 more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139375
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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
unstar 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 remove filter
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
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, 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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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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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139695
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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
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education 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 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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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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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139710
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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
unstar this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 his Department is taking to support developing countries' national plans to deliver universal health coverage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 278415 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK Government provides funding to the World Health Organisation through the universal health coverage (UHC) partnership programme, along with the EU, Japan and other donors. This supports the development of UHC country plans to help countries to prioritise their own pathway to achieve UHC. Over 60 countries have now developed these plans and we are advocating use of the plans to drive greater coordination of efforts from other multilaterals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:22:09.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:22:09.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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1439
unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1139712
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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
unstar 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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether his Department has plans to encourage governments of developing countries to invest five per cent of GDP in primary healthcare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 278416 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK is a global champion for Universal Health Coverage; one of the key ways to deliver the health-related SDGs and climate resilient, sustainable development more broadly. At the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage this September, the UK will be a strong advocate for increased domestic resources for primary health care and prevention and is pushing for positive commitments in this regard.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:22:52.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:22:52.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1139433
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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
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Poliomyelitis 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 assessment he has made of the progress of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in eradicating polio globally. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 277682 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In 1988, when the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was founded, there were 350,000 cases of paralysis from polio every year. In 30 years, with UK support, GPEI has led efforts that have reduced cases of polio by 99%.</p><p> </p><p>DFID closely monitors progress towards eradication through a number of mechanisms including our membership of GPEI’s key governance bodies and our country-level engagement. There has been a slight increase in polio cases this year compared to the last. The last step – reaching all children in inaccessible and often conflict-affected areas – is proving the most difficult. We must remain focussed on completing the task to ensure the benefits to global health are not lost, and that we do not slide back.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:21:03.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:21:03.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
1139764
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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
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star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Poliomyelitis more like this
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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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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 more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1139768
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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
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star this property hansard heading Humanitarian Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that humanitarian workers globally can carry out their roles without risk of attack. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 278492 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to: advocating for greater compliance with International Humanitarian Law which includes the protection of the wounded and sick, health care personnel and facilities, medical transport and aid workers around the world; supporting our partners to work according to the humanitarian principles including impartiality and neutrality; and providing direct funding to organisations directly improving security and risk management of aid workers, and improving the research in this area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:23:29.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:23:29.68Z
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1466
star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this