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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Travel 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 his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 292411 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>Information on ministerial travel is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the Department for International Development publishes data on ministerial overseas travel on a quarterly basis in arrears at the following link: <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdata.gov.uk%2Fdataset%2F8167ded1-0d4c-41ee-afd7-a6b39f2d1205%2Fministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings-with-external-organisations-in-the-department-for-international-development&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cc-hall%40dfid.gov.uk%7Cbc4ceee2d9b24abe718908d747da436f%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C637056875067846048&amp;sdata=X2TVBGlaX31pKsemt6hHlpDHevduXOLHQaeSnrmmZbE%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://data.gov.uk/dataset/8167ded1-0d4c-41ee-afd7-a6b39f2d1205/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings-with-external-organisations-in-the-department-for-international-development</a></p><p>We do not routinely publish any national travel costs for Ministers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 292421 more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:19:21.097Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1147324
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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Travel 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 his Department spent on ministerial travel by (a) first class, (b) second class and (c) in total in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 292421 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>Information on ministerial travel is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the Department for International Development publishes data on ministerial overseas travel on a quarterly basis in arrears at the following link: <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdata.gov.uk%2Fdataset%2F8167ded1-0d4c-41ee-afd7-a6b39f2d1205%2Fministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings-with-external-organisations-in-the-department-for-international-development&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cc-hall%40dfid.gov.uk%7Cbc4ceee2d9b24abe718908d747da436f%7Ccdf709af1a184c74bd936d14a64d73b3%7C0%7C0%7C637056875067846048&amp;sdata=X2TVBGlaX31pKsemt6hHlpDHevduXOLHQaeSnrmmZbE%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://data.gov.uk/dataset/8167ded1-0d4c-41ee-afd7-a6b39f2d1205/ministerial-gifts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings-with-external-organisations-in-the-department-for-international-development</a></p><p>We do not routinely publish any national travel costs for Ministers.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 292411 more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:19:21.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:19:21.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1147613
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star this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Jainism 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 he will invite representatives of the Jain community to national events organised by his Department; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 292815 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Britain’s Jain community makes a positive contribution to life in this country. This Government values its contribution immensely.</p><p>The Government is always keen to work with the Jain community on matters that are important to them, and we will continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:59:17.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:59:17.283Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1148174
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Agriculture more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to support developing countries to make their agricultural practices more environmentally friendly. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 294126 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>At the UN Climate Action Summit, the UK announced support to the ‘Just Rural Transition’ initiative under which governments, businesses and civic organisations are uniting to drive a shift to sustainable land-use. This initiative includes a policy coalition that will help developing countries put policies in place for more environmentally friendly and sustainable agriculture, and an investment partnership to leverage private sector investment for sustainable land use and improved livelihoods for poor farmers.</p><p>DFID is supporting smallholder farmers in nearly 50 countries to improve sustainable agriculture. At the Summit, we announced an additional £61 million for climate adapted agriculture and innovation to help small-scale farmers increase productivity without degrading the environment.</p><p>DFID support to tackle deforestation in developing countries has brought 2.6 million hectares of land under sustainable management and mobilised £260 million of private investment in sustainable production of commodities like palm oil, cocoa and soya.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:49:36.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:49:36.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1148175
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Forests more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the Government is taking to support countries around the world to tackle deforestation and illegal logging. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 294127 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>DFID leads work internationally and across Government to drive efforts to tackle deforestation and combat illegal logging. It does so directly through bilateral programmes aimed at supporting countries and businesses to lock out illegal activities, promote sector reforms, and foster public-private partnerships which catalyse investment into sustainable land use, including environmental and forest protection. DFID also works through multilateral instruments that have broader geographic coverage, particularly through the World Bank’s Forest Investment Programme and the Global Environment Fund.</p><p> </p><p>DFID, together with the international teams in BEIS and Defra, are actively engaged in international policy processes to galvanise the action of other governments and business to stop illegal logging, deforestation and promote sustainable land use. Most recently, the UK led efforts at the UN Climate Action Summit, to agree actions to build natural resilience to climate change.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:50:17.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:50:17.463Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1148190
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Poverty more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress his Department has made on meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 10 on reducing inequality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 294096 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is firmly committed to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 10, reducing Global Inequalities. This commitment is at the heart of DFID’s approach to tackling extreme poverty. DFID works to reduce inequality globally by ensuring that people have access to opportunities and services, prioritising the most vulnerable, those caught in crises, and those most at risk of violence and discrimination. Over 50% of UK aid goes to the most fragile and conflict-affected states.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is tackling inequality across the board through our policy and programming. For example, DFID’s work on decent jobs focuses on working in some of the most challenging environments to help the poorest and most marginalised to gain jobs, increase their incomes and work their way out of poverty. Between 2015/16 and 2018/19, the UK enabled 3.9 million people to raise their incomes or maintain/gain a better job or livelihood. For example, the PrOpCom Mai-Karfi programme has helped over 850,000 beneficiaries increase their income by a total of over £48 million in some of the poorest parts of northern Nigeria.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is a global leader on Gender Equality and Disability Inclusion and published ambitious new strategies on both last year with far reaching commitments. The UK also hosted the Global Summit on Disability Inclusion last year, galvanising global momentum on this neglected area.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T15:59:32.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T15:59:32.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1148213
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change 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 and what proportion of the UK’s international climate finance is paid through the (a) European Commission budget and (b) European Development Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 294090 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>None of the UK’s £5.8 billion international climate finance is provided through the European Commission budget or European Development Fund.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:48:43.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:48:43.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
1148339
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Burma: Overseas Aid more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will include conditions in UK aid grants and loans to ensure that recipients do not use the grants to purchase goods and services from companies linked to the military of Myanmar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
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Lyn Brown more like this
star this property uin 294694 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>In order to prevent DFID Myanmar funds going to military owned companies we already have enhanced private sector due diligence in place. We are constantly working to strengthen this process. DFID Myanmar has recently written to its partners asking them to review their supply chains to check UK money is not being used to purchase goods and services from companies identified as military owned by the recent UN Fact Finding Mission report on Myanmar.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:51:34.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
1148374
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star this property date less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Women's Rights 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 his Department is taking to increase women’s rights in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Woking more like this
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Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
star this property uin 294711 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T16:59:53.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T16:59:53.583Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Lord more like this
1151142
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star this property date less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Nature Conservation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the use of Official Development Assistance to help communities in developing countries protect endangered species. 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 2714 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Protecting biodiversity is a priority for this Government and I regularly hold discussions with Ministers on climate and environment issues, including protecting endangered species.</p><p>The government recently committed another £220 million to a new International Biodiversity Fund. This will fund a range of different activities including support to communities to help them protect endangered species and to benefit from their wildlife, for example through tourism.</p><p>UK Aid is also training rangers, border force agents and prosecutors, campaigning to reduce the demand for products in key markets, and supporting legislative reform to increase conviction rates and penalties for wildlife crime.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T16:06:04.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T16:06:04.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this