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star this property date less than 2016-07-06more like thismore than 2016-07-06
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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 Insulation: Fire Prevention more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support humanitarian and human rights organisations that seek the ability to cross the border at Semalka between Iraqi Kurdistan and Northern Syria in order to provide humanitarian aid. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL1025 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>DFID currently funds a number of NGO partners who use the Semalka border crossing to provide humanitarian aid –health, food, livelihoods, and protection programmes – to people in parts of northern Syria. In general, access across the border is negotiated by agencies themselves.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:46:04.39Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:46:04.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
533445
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-06more like thismore than 2016-07-06
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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 High Rise Flats: Fire Extinguishers more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region to ensure that aid convoys are permitted and facilitated, and that humanitarian workers, journalists, and staff of relief and aid organisations are permitted entry into the region of Northern Syria and Rojava. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL1026 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 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK has raised the issue with the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Presidential Office, and strongly encouraged the free movement of humanitarian aid. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and to do all we can to ensure the provision of humanitarian access.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2016-07-20T13:47:59.67Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-20T13:47:59.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
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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: Cancer more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential contribution of addressing childhood cancer to the third Sustainable Development Goal. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL1714 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 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>The third millennium development goal includes the intention to reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment by 2030: this includes all forms of cancer. Reporting will be based on data from country health information systems.</p><p>DFID’s health focus is to improve the provision of basic health services for the poorest by strengthening health systems, improving health worker capacity and increasing access to essential medicines and equipment. Increasing coverage, access and quality will strengthen health services to address all health problems including childhood cancer. DFID also supports some specific efforts to tackle childhood cancer, such as a project through World Child Cancer in Burma, which seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment and care for children with cancer.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T10:58:12.797Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T10:58:12.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-23more like thismore than 2017-10-23
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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 Syria: Humanitarian Aid more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact that the non-renewal of UN Security Council Resolution 2165 would have on humanitarian access in Syria. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL2372 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 2017-10-31more like thismore than 2017-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Over three million people have received humanitarian support so far under resolution 2165, which allows much needed aid to be delivered cross-border into Syria without the consent of the regime. The UK is committed to its renewal and is working with our international partners to secure this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-10-31T17:16:36.367Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-31T17:16:36.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
605510
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-18more like thismore than 2016-10-18
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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: Older People more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent ageing and older people in developing countries remain an issue of concern for the Department for International Development, why this matter no longer forms part of the Department's ministerial portfolios, and whether ageing still forms part of the Department’s Inclusive Societies work. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL2430 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 2016-11-01more like thismore than 2016-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development's (DFID) Inclusive Societies department leads the Department's work on ageing. The Minister of State, Rory Stewart, has responsibility for Inclusive Societies department’s work.</p><p>Many DFID programmes reach and include older people, for example on health systems strengthening and eye care, or specific programmes for the poorest including supporting slum dwellers in Tanzania or supporting widows resulting from the Genocide in Rwanda.</p><p>Ageing also features in DFID country level poverty analyses as a key factor in understanding poverty. In addition to this DFID is taking a global leadership role to push for better quality and use of age disaggregated data to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals leave no one behind. DFID hosted a series of high profile events on this subject in May and is working towards the publication of an action plan detailing next steps early in 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-11-01T15:34:54.877Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-01T15:34:54.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-05more like thismore than 2015-10-05
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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: LGBT People more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government which Minister in the Department for International Development has responsibility for ensuring that the particular vulnerabilities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are addressed through international development. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL2433 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 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
star this property answer text <p>I am the Minister in DFID who has responsibility for ensuring that the particular vulnerabilities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are addressed through international development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2015-10-14T16:00:25.723Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-14T16:00:25.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
419731
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-05more like thismore than 2015-10-05
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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: LGBT People more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for International Development has published a LGBTI Strategy; and if so, where and when. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL2434 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 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
star this property answer text <p>A note describing “DFID’s approach on LGBT rights” will be published on the UK Government website by the end of 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2435 more like this
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less than 2015-10-14T16:13:07.833Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-14T16:13:07.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
419732
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-05more like thismore than 2015-10-05
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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: LGBT People more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 17 September that the Department for International Development has a "refreshed approach to LGBTI matters" (HL Deb, col 2045), whether they will publish details of that new approach. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL2435 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 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
star this property answer text <p>A note describing “DFID’s approach on LGBT rights” will be published on the UK Government website by the end of 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2434 more like this
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less than 2015-10-14T16:13:07.96Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-14T16:13:07.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-15more like thismore than 2016-12-15
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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 Humanitarian Aid: Older People more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the needs of vulnerable elderly people in humanitarian emergencies such as those currently trapped in Aleppo and other besieged Syrian cities, and the 1.65 million older people in Yemen. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL4190 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 2016-12-20more like thismore than 2016-12-20
star this property answer text <p>When carrying out humanitarian assessments and responding to humanitarian needs, DFID and our partners take into account the specific needs of those who may be more vulnerable, including the elderly.</p><p>In Syria mitigating diseases that are common amongst the elderly is a priority. DFID is providing flu vaccines and support for the treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure. This is part of the £717million DFID is providing to support vulnerable people inside Syria. In Aleppo and other besieged areas, DFID funded partners are providing food, clean water, shelter and healthcare to meet the needs of vulnerable Syrians, including the elderly, where access is possible.</p><p>In Yemen, DFID is providing £100million this financial year in humanitarian aid to support vulnerable Yeminis, including the elderly. This will be delivered through partners such as the UN and NGOs, and includes food, medical supplies, water, healthcare and nutritional supplies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2016-12-20T17:40:46.503Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-20T17:40:46.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
436574
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star this property date less than 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
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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: Females more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of global demographic change in which almost 24 per cent of women globally are aged 50 and over, what steps they are taking to ensure that sustainable development goal indicators on violence against women specifically include women over the age of 49, and to ensure that those women are not excluded from reporting mechanisms in the future. more like this
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Baroness Northover remove filter
star this property uin HL4408 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 2015-12-18more like thismore than 2015-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Supporting robust indicators for Sustainable Development Goal 5.2 on violence against women and girls is critical. DFID is working with international partners including the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data to support the development of strong indicators and the development of rigorous, available national data that will enable measurement of progress to end violence against women and girls of all ages.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Verma more like this
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less than 2015-12-18T13:03:01.35Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-18T13:03:01.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Verma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this