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star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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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 Iran: Floods more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Iran since the recent floods in that country; and what steps her Department are taking to support humanitarian relief efforts in response to those floods. 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 242256 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>Iran has been struck by devastating flooding causing death, injury and significant displacement. My sympathies are with those who have been affected.</p><p>Iran has demonstrated that it is well placed to respond and is delivering an effective response. The UN is coordinating the international humanitarian response to the devastating floods.</p><p>The UK supports the UN to enable its agencies to respond to crises, such as these floods, in an emergency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-04-11T11:43:57.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:43:57.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1110399
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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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 Libya: Humanitarian Aid more like this
unstar 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 recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Libya since the upsurge in violence in that country and the resultant displacement of civilians; and what plans she has to support the humanitarian effort in that country. 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 242257 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>Following the announcement by General Haftar of his Libyan National Army’s advance on Tripoli on 4 April, the UK has been working hard with our international partners to avert further bloodshed in the capital and to get the parties back to the negotiating table with UN Envoy Salamé as soon as possible.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to closely monitor the security situation across the whole of Libya to assess where aid can be delivered to alleviate the humanitarian situation.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently supporting the humanitarian effort in Libya through a £3.29 million programme which provides assistance to vulnerable people, improves access to primary health care, builds capacity of health care workers and bolsters humanitarian coordination and capability. We have also allocated up to £5 million to humanitarian assistance and protection for migrants and refugees in Libya, including targeted healthcare.</p><p> </p><p>The UK government has allocated £16m for Libya this financial year through the Conflict, Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) to boost political participation and economic development, and support the delivery of greater security, stability and resilience, including the fight against extremism.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, through our contribution to the EU Trust Fund, the UK has supported the EU and Africa Union joint commitment to significantly increase voluntary returns of those who want to leave Libya (as agreed at the EU-AU Summit in November 2017). Since then, more than 34,000 people have benefitted from Voluntary Humanitarian Return Assistance and been supported to return home.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-04-11T11:44:42.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:44:42.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1109122
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: LGBT People more like this
unstar 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, whether she plans to raise LGBT+ issues at the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group; and if she will make a statement. 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 240090 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 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government believes in the right to live with dignity, free from violence or discrimination irrespective of a person's sexual orientation and will continue to make the case, and stand up, for LGBT rights throughout the world. At the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings, I will also continue to call on the international community to ensure that no-one is left behind, irrespective of gender, disability, or sexuality, in our efforts to achieve the Global Goals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-04-08T16:13:58.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T16:13:58.767Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1109133
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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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 Kenya: LGBT People 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 steps her Department is taking to (a) promote and (b) assist with the repealing of legislation that criminalises or discriminates against LGBT citizens in Kenya. 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 240091 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 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Office represents the UK Government in the International Forum on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) in Kenya. Through this Forum, the UK is promoting the recognition of the rights and freedoms of all including LGBT persons.</p><p> </p><p>In October 2018, the British High Commission and DFID representatives in Nairobi met local LGBT activists to discuss interventions that would be most useful in guaranteeing fundamental rights to dignity, security, health and non-discrimination for all Kenyan citizens including LGBT persons.</p><p> </p><p>The High Commission in Nairobi has supported Kenyans from LGBTI groups to attend international forums on LGBTI rights</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-04-08T16:17:22.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T16:17:22.59Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1093502
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star this property date less than 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
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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 Yemen: Internally Displaced People 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 steps her Department is taking provide support to internally displaced people in Yemen. 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 235787 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 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
star this property answer text <p>Last year the UK provided protection assistance, including primary healthcare services, legal assistance and support in response to sexual violence to over 200,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) through our funding to the International Organisation for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.</p><p> </p><p>On 24 February, the Prime Minister announced that the UK will provide an additional £200 million in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen for the next financial year (2019/2020). This includes continued support to people displaced by conflict, and brings the total UK commitment to Yemen to £770 million since the conflict began in 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-03-27T12:24:17.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T12:24:17.377Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1093503
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
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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 Yemen: Swine Flu more like this
unstar 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 steps her Department is taking to respond to reports of swine flu in Yemen. 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 235788 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 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK works closely with the UN and partners operating in Yemen to track the presence and spread of communicable diseases. Based on the available information, there is no clear evidence of an increase in cases of swine flu in Yemen.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-03-27T12:25:30.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T12:25:30.223Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1091997
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star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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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 Development Aid more like this
unstar 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 What recent assessment she has made of the potential effect on the strength of the UK international development sector of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich West more like this
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Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
star this property uin 909918 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>DFID discusses regularly the impact of Exit with development organisations. Leaving the EU will not change the UK’s commitment to support the world’s poorest, and our world-class development sector will continue to be a crucial part of delivering that commitment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-03-20T14:33:14.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T14:33:14.607Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Bailey more like this
1091998
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star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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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 Hospital Ships: Finance more like this
unstar 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 plans her Department has to allocate funding to the introduction of a UK hospital ship. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 909919 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>As an ambitious and innovative department, we are always looking for ways to collaborate across government to ensure UK aid reaches those who need it the most, while also delivering in our national interest. It is therefore right that we explore innovative new options, and as part of this we are exploring the potential merits of a cross government maritime capability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-03-20T16:27:23.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:27:23.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
1092001
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star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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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 Development Aid more like this
unstar 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 recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the UK commitment to spending 0.7 per cent of national income on development aid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
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Jo Swinson more like this
star this property uin 909922 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>I regularly discuss Official Development Assistance with Cabinet colleagues. The Government is committed to spending 0.7 per cent of our Gross National Income on aid, as outlined in the Conservative manifesto and re-affirmed by the Prime Minister on her recent visit to Africa.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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less than 2019-03-20T15:59:09.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T15:59:09.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
1092003
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star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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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
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps her Department is taking to provide long-term support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 909926 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 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>The challenges for the Rohingya are becoming more protracted. We will ensure that our support reflects this by looking beyond short term, life-saving assistance. Priorities include access to education, skills and livelihood opportunities. We must give the Rohingya the skills they need to create sustainable lives for themselves wherever they are.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:04:51.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:04:51.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this