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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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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star 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 more like this
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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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Darren Jones more like this
1133616
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to ensure refugees are consulted on the development of the medium-term response plan for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. 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 267156 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK government is committed to supporting the Government of Bangladesh’s generosity in hosting the Rohingya refugees. Although the aim is the voluntary return of the refugees to Myanmar, the current conditions and continued conflict in Rakhine State preclude this.</p><p> </p><p>As the crisis moves into a protracted phase, we will remain a leading donor to the humanitarian operation and increase our support to the development needs of affected communities in Cox’s Bazar. This requires working with the UN, World Bank and others to help the Government develop and finance medium-term plans for the district. It also requires continuous consultation with the refugees to make sure that their needs and aspirations are, as far as possible, met. A group of partners, led by BBC Media Action, is helping to facilitate this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 267159 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:27:57.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:27:57.42Z
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4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1133617
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya 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 assessment his Department has made of (a) opportunities for self-reliance and (b) access to education and livelihoods for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. 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 267157 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We are in regular dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh, and international and local partners on how to improve the opportunities for Rohingya refugees to lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives, now and in the future. Education and livelihoods are an important part of this. The International Development Secretary discussed the Rohingya crisis with the Bangladesh Government in Dhaka in February, including the need to improve refugees’ access to education, skills and livelihoods. The Minister for Asia and the Pacific held similar discussions with the Government during his visit in April.</p><p>We are funding UNICEF, both directly and through Education Cannot Wait, to increase the learning opportunities for refugee children and adolescents. We are also assisting centres that provide training in skills and entrepreneurship, particularly for women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 267158 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:30:25.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:30:25.83Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1133618
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya 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 recent steps his Department has taken is taking to ensure adequate access to (a) educational and (b) livelihood opportunities for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. 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 267158 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>We are in regular dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh, and international and local partners on how to improve the opportunities for Rohingya refugees to lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives, now and in the future. Education and livelihoods are an important part of this. The International Development Secretary discussed the Rohingya crisis with the Bangladesh Government in Dhaka in February, including the need to improve refugees’ access to education, skills and livelihoods. The Minister for Asia and the Pacific held similar discussions with the Government during his visit in April.</p><p>We are funding UNICEF, both directly and through Education Cannot Wait, to increase the learning opportunities for refugee children and adolescents. We are also assisting centres that provide training in skills and entrepreneurship, particularly for women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 267157 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:30:25.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:30:25.893Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1133619
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Bangladesh: Rohingya more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking with the Government of Bangladesh to establish a medium-term development plan for Cox’s Bazar. 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 267159 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK government is committed to supporting the Government of Bangladesh’s generosity in hosting the Rohingya refugees. Although the aim is the voluntary return of the refugees to Myanmar, the current conditions and continued conflict in Rakhine State preclude this.</p><p> </p><p>As the crisis moves into a protracted phase, we will remain a leading donor to the humanitarian operation and increase our support to the development needs of affected communities in Cox’s Bazar. This requires working with the UN, World Bank and others to help the Government develop and finance medium-term plans for the district. It also requires continuous consultation with the refugees to make sure that their needs and aspirations are, as far as possible, met. A group of partners, led by BBC Media Action, is helping to facilitate this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 267156 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:27:57.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:27:57.467Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1133638
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star 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: Diplomatic Service more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department will be making extra resources available to support his staff in Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 267290 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>On 5 June the decision was taken to withdraw non-essential British Embassy staff and dependents from Sudan. We are keeping the current staffing levels at our Embassy in Khartoum under constant review, but our key concern remains the safety of staff and dependants. We have reinforced our Sudan team in London to provide more support to our Embassy and to handle the increased UK-based policy work on this issue.</p> more like this
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 2019-06-25T15:41:27.62Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:41:27.62Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1133665
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Papua: Internally Displaced People more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding his Department has allocated to programmes to support internally displaced people in West Papua. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 267304 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development (DFID) does not have a traditional bilateral aid programme in Indonesia. DFID established the UK Climate Change Unit (UKCCU) in 2011 to work with the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. DFID Indonesia has not allocated any bilateral funds to non-climate related programmes in West Papua.</p> more like this
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 2019-06-25T15:31:55.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:31:55.673Z
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4107
unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1133680
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star 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: Politics and Government more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that the transitional military council of Sudan acts in good faith during its negotiations with the opposition on forming a civilian government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 267317 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>On 3 June, the Foreign Secretary condemned the attack on protestors by Sudanese security forces, and held the Transitional Military Council (TMC) fully responsible. We also expressed serious concern over the TMC's announcement that it would cease negotiations, and we called for an agreed transfer of power to a civilian-led government. We have called on the TMC to take the steps needed to improve the situation in Sudan, including the release of all political detainees.</p><p>The TMC should now take appropriate steps to provide confidence for protestors and create the conditions necessary for the resumption of dialogue, which includes an investigation into the 3 June attack, an end to the blocking of the internet, and a free media being allowed. We have said that the TMC must re-engage in a political process with the protestors and opposition to ensure an agreed transfer of power to a civilian-led authority, in a swift, orderly and peaceful manner. The UK 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 more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T15:44:23.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T15:44:23.92Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1133745
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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 more like this
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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unstar this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Ross Thomson more like this
1134123
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star 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 Uganda: Human Rights more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Ugandan Ambassador to the UK on press freedom and civil liberties in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 268432 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Government officials have discussed the upcoming media freedom conference, and its priority for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with the Ugandan High Commission in London. The Ugandan Foreign Minister is also confirmed to attend the conference. Our High Commission in Kampala, alongside the EU and other missions, released a statement on 3 May calling on the Ugandan Government to guarantee freedom of speech and expression, and freedom of assembly as enshrined in the Ugandan Constitution. Following the statement, British High Commission staff highlighted our concerns during the EU Heads of Mission meeting with President Museveni in May. The UK supports freedom of expression as a fundamental human right alongside freedom of the media and we continue regularly to raise any concerns around civic and political issues directly with the Ugandan government.</p> more like this
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 2019-06-27T15:46:31.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T15:46:31.463Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this