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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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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: Children 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 make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the conclusions of the Save the Children report, Transformative Aid: How UK aid can transform global development and children’s futures. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 290574 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>DFID has reviewed the report and welcomes its focus on long-term, systemic change which is central to DFID’s approach. Women and girls’ health and education are a top priority for DFID. At the UN General Assembly the Secretary of State announced £600 million in new funding for family planning supplies for women and girls in the world’s poorest countries. This week the UK announced a £515 million package of support for education. DFID is committed to generational transformation for the world’s poorest and already spends 57% of its bilateral budget on fragile and conflict affected states. The UK will host the Vaccine Alliance pledging conference next year to help create a healthier world. I welcome the report acknowledging DFID’s high standards of transparency and effectiveness. Other departments are making good progress and DFID continues to support.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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less than 2019-09-30T15:45:09.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T15:45:09.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter
1145923
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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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: Taxation more like this
star 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 steps his Department is taking to help strengthen the tax systems of developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington remove filter
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 290573 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to supporting countries to achieve the Global Goals, including working actively with countries to help raise and manage public revenues, and thereby to invest in their public services and infrastructure.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2019 we announced a new £47 million package of support to assist developing countries in strengthening their tax systems. This package will provide technical assistance and capacity building support through a number of partners. It will also help contribute to economic growth by helping to tackle tax avoidance and evasion, and by creating a more level playing field for businesses. In addition to this new package of support, the UK has a number of other initiatives underway to help strengthen tax systems; in August 2018 DFID Ethiopia launched a £35 million programme to support the Ethiopian government in transforming the country’s tax system, and HMRC’s Capacity Building Unit provides peer-to-peer expertise to raise the standards of tax systems of developing countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson remove filter
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less than 2019-09-30T16:06:26.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:06:26.697Z
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4044
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter