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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development more like this
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading Overseas Aid: Christianity more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that UK aid reaches persecuted Christians. more like this
tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
tabling member printed
Luke Hall more like this
uin 261524 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
answer text <p>The UK Aid Strategy commits the UK to be the lead on the “Leave No One Behind” promise. Our analysis of poverty and vulnerability looks at a range of factors that lead to exclusion including religious identity. Humanitarian assistance is provided on need, irrespective of race, religion or ethnicity and we work to ensure that aid reaches the most vulnerable including those from religious minorities.</p><p> </p><p>We work closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who lead on the protection of freedom of religion and religious minorities.</p> more like this
answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-14T13:40:13.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T13:40:13.8Z
answering member
4107
label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
tabling member
4450
label Biography information for Luke Hall remove filter
1130725
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development more like this
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading Non-governmental Organisations: Religion more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of requiring international NGOs to consider religious vulnerability in their definition of need. more like this
tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
tabling member printed
Luke Hall more like this
uin 261525 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
answer text <p>All DFID partners carry out comprehensive vulnerability assessments to ensure aid is reaching those most in need, including those from religious minorities as it is already recognised that religion may be a factor in causing vulnerability. We continue to discuss the treatment of minorities with the UN, our humanitarian partners and minority representatives.</p> more like this
answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-14T13:41:33.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T13:41:33.177Z
answering member
4107
label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
tabling member
4450
label Biography information for Luke Hall remove filter