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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Hurricanes and Tornadoes more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of rebuilding efforts in the British Overseas Territories as a result of hurricane damage in 2017. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 199287 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>The UK provided £92 million in response to the damage inflicted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and matched public donations to the British Red Cross Appeal up to a total of £3 million.</p><p>£72 million of the immediate response and early recovery funding was allocated to the UK Overseas Territories. This was managed through the cross-Whitehall Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF). The UK provided £35m for immediate humanitarian assistance and for reconstruction on Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda. The UK has also committed £19m towards longer term hurricane and disaster resilience work in the region.</p><p>On 27 November 2017 the Prime Minister announced a further £70 million package of support for the affected Overseas Territories to be delivered over the next three years, supplemented by up to £300 million of loan guarantees. The £70 million long term recovery and reconstruction package is also being managed by the CSSF.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rutland and Melton remove filter
answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-10T17:23:47.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T17:23:47.427Z
answering member
343
label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham remove filter