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star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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 Department for International Development: Procurement 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 steps she is taking to promote access by SME's to her Department's procurement programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Yeovil more like this
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Mr Marcus Fysh more like this
star this property uin 901240 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 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s SME Action Plan sets out a range of measures to promote access. These include increased use of social media, a specific email address and forums for SMEs, and breaking up suitable contracts into smaller lots for delivery by SMEs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-10-18T15:55:25.437Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Fysh more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Department for International Development: Staff 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 proportion of her Department's staff are (a) female and (b) male. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 132552 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 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
star this property answer text <p>As of 28 February 2018, DFID have 55.4% female and 44.6% male employees.</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 2018-03-19T16:33:13.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-19T16:33:13.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Overseas Aid: Cost Effectiveness 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 she is taking to promote value for money in aid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Isle of Wight more like this
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Mr Bob Seely more like this
star this property uin 903334 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 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p>In my department every project is rigorously appraised before approval to ensure value for money. All projects are also measured against a robust monitoring framework to ensure they remain cost effective. DFID supports other aid spending departments, who are responsible for ensuring value for money of their aid spend.</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 2018-01-17T14:01:18.273Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T14:01:18.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Bob Seely more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Education 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 she is taking to ensure that the most marginalised children in developing countries receive an education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley South more like this
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Mike Wood more like this
star this property uin 909921 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>Every child deserves a quality education, and the most marginalised children are central to our commitment. DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge is supporting up to 1.5 million disadvantaged girls to get an education. We are global leaders on education in emergencies and founder of the Inclusive Education Initiative.</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 2019-03-20T14:32:24.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T14:32:24.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Wood more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Crops 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 her Department is taking to promote food security in developing countries by increasing crop yields. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Montgomeryshire more like this
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Glyn Davies more like this
star this property uin 904088 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 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
star this property answer text <p>DFID continues to invest in the development of crops that are more productive, that are resistant to diseases and able to withstand drought and flooding; and to get these into widespread use by farmers. Over 10 million farmers in developing countries have benefited from these investments.</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 2018-02-28T16:31:28.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T16:31:28.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Glyn Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 South Sudan: Violence 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 her Department is taking to help tackle gender-based violence in South Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 903335 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 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p>South Sudan experiences horrific gender-based violence. Last year, a DFID-funded programme reached nearly 300,000 people with interventions, including responses for survivors of gender-based violence and longer-term prevention. We have also conducted ground breaking research to improve our understanding of and response to gender-based violence in South Sudan.</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 2018-01-17T14:02:11.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T14:02:11.227Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Plastics 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 her Department is taking to help developing countries reduce the use of plastic to improve the environment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rugby more like this
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Mark Pawsey more like this
star this property uin 906253 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 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
star this property answer text <p>DFID is working with other government departments to tackle the problem of plastic pollution. DFID’s assistance focuses on helping poorer countries find practical ways to improve waste management and on identifying ways in which manufacturing processes can reduce plastic pollution.</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 2018-07-04T15:28:48.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-04T15:28:48.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Pawsey more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Africa: Bubonic Plague 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 her Department has taken in response to the recent outbreak of plague in Africa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torbay more like this
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Kevin Foster more like this
star this property uin 904084 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 2018-02-28more like thismore than 2018-02-28
star this property answer text <p>DFID supported the World Health Organisation to send 114 experts, mobilise 1.2 million doses of antibiotics and establish nine treatment centres to assist the Government of Madagascar, where the plague outbreak occurred. Three experts from the UK’s Public Health Rapid Support Team also provided vital support to contain the outbreak.</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 2018-02-28T16:25:22.513Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-28T16:25:22.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for International Development remove filter
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 Commonwealth: English Language more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps he is taking to improve English literacy throughout the Commonwealth. 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 911995 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>DFID is tackling the learning crisis by supporting children to learn the basics of literacy, including in Commonwealth countries.</p><p>We are investing in English language learning, for example through our new skills hub, which includes Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.</p><p>We also work directly to boost the quality of teaching in English, for example through the Girls’ Education Challenge.</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 2019-07-17T15:54:01.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:54:01.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-23more like thismore than 2018-05-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
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: Politics and Government 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 recent support her Department has provided to strengthen democratic processes and governance in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 905510 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 2018-05-23more like thismore than 2018-05-23
star this property answer text <p>DFID provides extensive support to promote more inclusive, open and accountable governance. Last year DFID supported elections in Sierra Leone, Somalia and Kenya. DFID also works with the Westminster Foundation for Democracy in over 30 countries to build trust and participation in democratic institutions, including among minorities and vulnerable groups.</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 2018-05-23T14:07:22.873Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-23T14:07:22.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this