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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Nigeria 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, pursuant to the Answer of 13 May 2014, Official Report, columns 549-50W, on Nigeria, whether her Department collects this data on a state-by-state basis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wirral South more like this
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Alison McGovern more like this
star this property uin 199097 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The 2008 Demographic and Health Survey is conducted by the National Population Commission. The data requested is collected on a national basis rather than state by state.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T11:46:54.8454843Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T11:46:54.8454843Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison McGovern more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 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 assessment she has made of progress by Nigeria towards meeting Millennium Development Goal 3A on eliminating gender disparity in education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wirral South more like this
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Alison McGovern more like this
star this property uin 197895 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 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The ratio of girls to boys in primary education in Nigeria has increased from 0.79 in 1990 to 0.91 in 2010. The regional average for Sub-Saharan Africa was 0.93 in 2011. Whilst some improvements have been made nationally, there remain significant challenges in the north to ensure that all children, girls and boys, have equitable access to a quality basic education.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison McGovern more like this
49991
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 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 assessment she has made of the ability of Nigerian federal authorities to provide adequate security for young women in northern states. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wirral South more like this
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Alison McGovern more like this
star this property uin 197892 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 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
star this property answer text <p>A team of UK experts who will advise and support the Nigerian authorities in its response to the abduction of over 200 school girls touched down in Abuja on the 9<sup>th</sup> May.</p><p>The team is drawn from across Government, including DFID, FCO and the MoD, and will work with the Nigerian authorities leading on the abductions and terrorism in Nigeria. The team will be considering not just the recent incidents but also longer-term counter-terrorism solutions to prevent such attacks in the future and defeat Boko Haram.</p><p>The team will be working closely with their US counterparts and others to coordinate efforts.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison McGovern more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Conflict Pool 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, if she will place in the Library the annual reports of the Conflict Pool for 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wirral South more like this
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Alison McGovern more like this
star this property uin 210197 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 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
star this property answer text <p>The Building Stability Overseas Strategy (BSOS), published by the Coalition Government in 2011, set out a new strategic framework and multi-year funding model for the Conflict Pool. Progress on the implementation of BSOS – including through the Conflict Pool – has been reported to Parliament annually since 2011.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Once the Conflict Pool comes to a close at the end of FY14/15 the FCO, MOD and DFID will commission an external review of the Conflict Pool, covering the three-year Conflict Pool results framework. This report will be published once completed.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2014-10-16T16:10:21.2685376Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-16T16:10:21.2685376Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison McGovern more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Written Questions 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 many parliamentary questions tabled to her Department in the last parliamentary Session did not receive a substantive answer by the time of the 2014 prorogation; and when each such question was first tabled. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
star this property uin 200447 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 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to departmental records DFID answered all parliamentary questions that required a substantive answer before the 2014 prorogation.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2014-06-19T13:15:43.0888095Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-19T13:15:43.0888095Z
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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 Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Central African Republic 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 support her Department provides for services for survivors of gender-based violence in the Central African Republic and efforts to empower women and girls in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201458 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 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is supporting a number of agencies in the Central African Republic to provide services for survivors of sexual violence, including Save the Children, International Medical Corps, Mercy Corps, ICRC and UNHCR. DFID funds are supporting health projects where the clinical needs of survivors of sexual violence can be met, and women's listening centres in order to address some of the psychological needs of survivors of gender-based violence.</p><p> </p><p>Women in the Central African Republic have been particularly affected by the ongoing conflict. DFID programmes aim to address these vulnerabilities, for instance by catering for the specific needs of mothers, pregnant and breastfeeding women, supporting women's associations in resuming income-generating activities or by mobilizing communities to reduce the risks of gender-based violence.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:49:00.9426791Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:49:00.9426791Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Central African Republic 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 assessment she has made of the level of food insecurity in the Central African Republic; and what steps her Department is taking to promote short and long-term food security in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201455 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 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Food security assessments in Central African Republic (CAR) have shown that 1.7 million people are in need of food assistance. Food security has been affected by lack of access to agricultural land in 2013, attacks on crop reserves, poor rainfall, non-payment of civil servants and the collapse of trading networks.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is funding the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Solidarites International and the ICRC for seeds and tools distribution to improve food security in the medium to long-term, as well as supporting cash and food distribution to address the short-term food security situation. DFID has contributed £18 million in 2014 to the crisis in CAR.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:02:23.3104027Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:02:23.3104027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Central African Republic 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 assessment she has made of the effect of recent inter-communal violence in Bangui, Central African Republic on Muslims and other communities at risk in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 201470 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 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The roots of the conflict in Central African Republic (CAR) are complex and whilst the recent inter-communal violence is primarily targeting Muslim inhabitants, Christian communities have also fallen victim to sectarian killings. Much of the Muslim population of CAR has fled, including traders who were overwhelmingly Muslim.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is funding agencies such as UNHCR, Mercy Corps and the ICRC to implement protection programmes in CAR, including conflict resolution and social cohesion activities. DFID has contributed £18 million in 2014 towards the crisis. The UK is also supporting the international efforts to restore peace and security and has welcomed the adoption of UNSCR 2149 authorising the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission (MISCA).</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T15:04:42.3820055Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T15:04:42.3820055Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Central African Republic 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 of the emergency response fund for the Central African Republic has so far been dispersed; and which international agencies have received such funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Anas Sarwar more like this
star this property uin 200313 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 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
star this property answer text <p>DFID has contributed a total of £23m in humanitarian aid to the crisis in the Central African Republic since mid-2013, with £700,000 remaining to be distributed according to humanitarian priorities in the coming months.</p><p>DFID allocated £5m to support NGOs in CAR in November 2013 which was increased in February 2014 to £7 million in light of growing needs. The bulk of funding was awarded to five NGOs: Mentor, Save the Children, Solidarites, Mercy Corps and International Medical Corps. Since DFID makes quarterly payments to NGOs, not all funds have been disbursed.</p><p>In addition, DFID allocated humanitarian funds to the ICRC, Common Humanitarian Fund, UNHAS, UNHCR and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T15:32:18.3091797Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T15:32:18.3091797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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3981
unstar this property label Biography information for Anas Sarwar more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-15more like thismore than 2014-07-15
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Voluntary Work: Young People 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 has spent on the VSO ICS programme in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 205906 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 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID spending on the International Citizen Service (ICS) programme since 2010 is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2010/11: £1,860,025</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2011/12: £4,849.043</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2012/13: £21,999,068</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2013/14: £19,863,471</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>2014/15: £4,262,167 (to date)</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All of the spending in 2010/11, 2011/12 and £2,135,397 in 2012/13 was on the ICS pilot scheme with the remainder being the current contracted programme.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All of this information is published on the development tracker website <a href="http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property answering member printed Lynne Featherstone more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T15:35:27.020379Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T15:35:27.020379Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Featherstone more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this