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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Help to Buy Scheme 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 Defence, when he plans to announce whether the Forces Help to Buy scheme will continue beyond December 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 194176 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 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>As announced by the former Secretary of State for Defence in October 2016, the Forces Help To Buy scheme is due to close at the end of December 2018. Applications can be submitted up to this date. Work is ongoing to consider how to take this policy principle forward and details will be confirmed later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T17:10:14.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:10:14.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-31more like thismore than 2014-10-31
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Stafford 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, how many new companies were started in Stafford constituency in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 212794 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>In each of the last three years, the following numbers of companies were incorporated in the Staffordshire constituency:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>13,336</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>13,349</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>13,445</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T10:22:42.1993698Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T10:22:42.1993698Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
102233
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment 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 Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of recent employment trends. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 905826 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 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The latest figures show a record number of people in work - 30.76 million, up 736,000 on the year. There are a record 14.4m women in work, with a record female employment rate of 68.1%. This year there have been some of the largest annual increases in employment since the 1980s.</p><p>Total unemployment saw a record annual fall of 538,000, bringing unemployment below 2 million for the first time since 2008. Youth unemployment fell a record 253,000 on the year to 733,000. Long-term unemployment fell 194,000 on the year - the largest annual fall since 1998.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:41:36.6186374Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:41:36.6186374Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Cultural Relations 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 What steps his Department is taking to promote cultural diplomacy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 908182 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 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon Member to my response during Topical questions today in the Chamber.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908184 more like this
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less than 2018-12-13T13:05:21.28Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-13T13:05:21.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1039069
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star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Staffordshire 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 the Home Department, what financial support the Government has allocated to Staffordshire County Council in support of caring for unaccompanied (a) adult and (b) children asylum seekers in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 207253 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 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
star this property answer text <p>The government provides funding to local authorities as a contribution to-wards the costs incurred in supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) and young care leavers who were UASC.</p><p>For unaccompanied children arriving from 1 July 2016, local authorities can claim £114 per day for those children aged under 16 and £91 per day for those children aged 16 or 17. The overall value of each claim is dependent on the number of agreed days that children are supported by the local authority. More information on the funding available to local authorities supporting UASC and former UASC care leavers can be found in the funding instructions published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/unaccompanied-asylum-seeking-children-uasc-grant-instructions" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/unaccompanied-asylum-seeking-children-uasc-grant-instructions</a></p><p>The Home Office directly provides adult asylum seekers and their dependants who would otherwise be destitute with free furnished accommodation (rent and utility free) and a weekly cash allowance to cover their other essential living needs.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T17:10:24.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T17:10:24.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religion 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, how many and what proportion of staff of his Department have undertaken the course on religious literacy run by his Department's Diplomatic Academy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 210584 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 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Religion and diplomacy is included in the Foreign &amp; Commonwealth Office (FCO) Diplomatic Academy's training module on human rights. So far 181 staff have completed this module, which is mandatory for staff on the FCO fast stream induction programme.</p><p>The diplomatic academy is not the only way in which staff obtain and expand their religious literacy. The FCO offers a more in-depth two day course on religion and diplomacy. This course, which takes place twice-yearly is attended by 30 to 40 students. The FCO also runs seminars or talks on specific themes or religions. These are open to all staff.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T16:18:06.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T16:18:06.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Religion 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, for which of his Department's posts is attendance on the religious literacy course run by his Department's Diplomatic Academy a mandatory part of pre-posting training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 210585 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 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>​There are no posts for which pre-posting training in religion and diplomacy is mandatory. However, Foundation Level online learning on Religion and Diplomacy is a mandatory component of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) fast stream induction programme. In addition, the FCO course on religion and diplomacy delivered by the London School of Economics is well advertised throughout the FCO and we actively encourage attendance by staff if their job relates to countries in which religion plays a significant part in social and political life.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T16:20:15.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T16:20:15.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Litter 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding his Department has allocated directly to (a) Keep Britain Tidy and (b) other anti-litter initiatives in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 213350 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 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The following table sets out the grant funding allocated to Keep Britain Tidy from 2010 to 2015:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grant </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>£4.75 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£4 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£3.5 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£2.25 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£0.5 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>After 2015, no funding was specifically allocated to Keep Britain Tidy, but it has successfully bid for a number of litter-related contracts:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Project</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Contract value </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>Analysis of Local Environment Quality Survey for England data 2014-15</p></td><td><p>£29,986</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>Survey of roadside litter on trunk roads other than motorways</p></td><td><p>£79,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>Economic valuation of the non-market benefits of dealing with specific types of litter that a Deposit Return Scheme in England would help to overcome</p></td><td><p>£41,525</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Keep Britain Tidy was also awarded the following grant funding towards the delivery of national clear-up days in 2015-18:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Grant </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015 (Community Clear-Up Day)</p></td><td><p>£9,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 (Clean for the Queen)</p></td><td><p>£9,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 (Great British Spring Clean)</p></td><td><p>£10,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>In 2017, we also launched the £450,000 Litter Innovation Fund (jointly funded by Defra and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government), to pilot, implement and evaluate small scale local research projects that could be replicated more widely. The Fund was open to applications from councils, community groups, campaign groups and small/medium-sized enterprises. A total of £122,449 was awarded to 13 projects in the first round, including 4 awards to Keep Britain Tidy, totaling £39,717. Full details of all the first-round awards are available online at:</p><p><a href="http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/litter-innovation-fund" target="_blank">http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/litter-innovation-fund</a></p><p>Defra has spent the following amounts on the development of the national anti-littering campaign (none of this funding was paid to Keep Britain Tidy).</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Purpose</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>Initial scoping and research</p></td><td><p>£15,868</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-2018</p></td><td><p>Development of campaign and partnership strategy and stakeholder research, as well as testing and development of a campaign identify</p></td><td><p>£124,412</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-2019</p></td><td><p>Campaign branding, creative assets and launch.</p></td><td><p>£50,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Since 2015, Defra has also provided £5,000 per year to the Marine Conservation Society to carry out beach cleaning at priority beaches.</p><p>No funding has been allocated to other anti-litter initiatives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-01-31T11:48:08.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-31T11:48:08.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1054676
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Malaria 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, how much her Department spent on programmes tackling malaria in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 216283 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>DFID contributes to the global effort to tackle malaria through bilateral programmes in countries, research, multilateral funding to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the World Health Organisation (WHO), and through strengthening health systems in malaria affected countries.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The total estimated UK spend on malaria was £332 million in 2015/16, £499 million in 2016/17 and £481 million in 2017/18. All direct bilateral malaria spend and relevant multilateral contributions are available in <a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fstatistics%2Fstatistics-on-international-development-2017&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C5fe0158cf95744875b8108d68cf46f62%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C636851378849748654&amp;sdata=T4GfLfallN1NCEPJ9pwKarcfqH9EhNcBeJC8AOIbc2I%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">Statistics on International Development</a>. DFID is currently the second largest global funder of the effort against malaria and will remain a leading global donor in the future.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T17:45:16.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:45:16.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
1054677
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Tropical Diseases 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, how much her Department spent on programmes tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 216284 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>Estimated UK spend on programmes tackling neglected tropical diseases was £48 million in 2015/16, £60 million in 2016/17 and £73 million in 2017/18. The figures include expenditure on programmes to prevent or treat neglected tropical diseases and funding for research.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2017, UK funded programmes delivered over 144 million treatments for neglected tropical diseases.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T17:46:22.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:46:22.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this