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Written Answers — Department for International Development: Haiti: Oxfam (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: DFID was not aware of the allegations made against Oxfam in 2011. We first became aware that sexual allegations might be involved when Oxfam contacted the department in January 2018 and only knew the full extent of those allegations on 5 February. I met with Oxfam on 12 February to discuss the allegations and their response. On 16 February, Oxfam replied to DFID’s initial request for...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Haiti: Oxfam (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: I refer the hon Member to my answers to PQ 129092 and PQ 129086 for actions taken in response to Oxfam. My Department has created a new unit to urgently review safeguarding across all parts of the aid sector to ensure everything is being done to protect people from harm, including sexual exploitation and abuse. DFID and the Charity Commission will hold a Safeguarding Summit on 5 March, where...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Oxfam: Sexual Offences (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: I have written 192 letters to UK charities which receive UK aid, insisting that they spell out the steps they are taking to ensure their safeguarding policies are fully in place and work properly. I have called on all organisations to safeguard everyone that they come into contact with, including beneficiaries, staff and volunteers, and that organisations must report every serious incident or...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Disability (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Disability inclusion is a top priority for DFID. DFID programmes are tackling stigma and discrimination, and supporting people with disabilities to access services, opportunities and rights. In July, the UK will host a Global Disability Summit to increase action and investment, lock-in progress and share best practice.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: LGBT People (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The UK Government directly challenge other Governments that criminalise homosexuality. We support LGBT people through tackling exclusion and violence against them and through increasing their access to services. LGBT inclusion is one of the eight priority areas in DFID’s new UK Aid Connect programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Internally Displaced People (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The UK is committed to meeting the needs of displaced populations, including internally displaced people. We are providing multi-year funding to support IDPs and the communities that host them through both humanitarian and longer term development programmes.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Refugee Families (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: I regularly discuss refugee issues with Cabinet colleagues, including the Home Secretary, and with Home Office officials. We have committed to resettle 20,000 refugees fleeing the Syria conflict, and 3,000 vulnerable children and their families by 2020 from the middle east and north Africa, and we provide lifesaving aid, education and jobs to millions of refugees globally.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (28 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: On 20 February, I informed the House that I had asked all UK charities that receive UK aid to give me assurances on the safeguarding and reporting of historical cases by Monday last. I have received 161 responses, which my officials are now analysing, with independent oversight, and we have shared returns with the Charity Commission. Unbelievably, a number of organisations have not replied....

DfID Projects: Women and Girls - Question for Short Debate (22 Feb 2018)

Lord Loomba: ...Mark Goldring, apologise for Oxfam’s negligence in the Haiti scandal. The Department for International Development supports and closely works with Oxfam and other charities. I am pleased to hear that Penny Mordaunt has stated that no charity is too big, or its work too complex, for DfID to withdraw its support. Showing that we mean business may be the only way to ensure that people...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Safety regulations: further provision (21 Feb 2018)

...Maynard Patrick McLoughlin Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Johnny Mercer Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Andrew Mitchell Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of retrospective VAT refunds for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Police Authority (21 Feb 2018)

...Carol Monaghan Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Bridget Phillipson Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer Geoffrey...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: VED: rates for light passenger vehicles, light goods vehicles, motorcycles etc (21 Feb 2018)

...McMorrin Ian Mearns Ed Miliband Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Alex Norris Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Bridget Phillipson Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (21 Feb 2018)

...McMorrin Ian Mearns Ed Miliband Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Alex Norris Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Bridget Phillipson Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review (21 Feb 2018)

...Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Brendan O'Hara Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Lucy Powell Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie Rimmer Geoffrey...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review (21 Feb 2018)

...Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Brendan O'Hara Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Bridget Phillipson Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Lucy Powell Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Equality impact analyses of certain provisions of this Act (21 Feb 2018)

...Layla Moran Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Brendan O'Hara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Teresa Pearce Matthew Pennycook Toby Perkins Bridget Phillipson Laura Pidcock Jo Platt Luke Pollard Steve Pound Lucy Powell Yasmin Qureshi Faisal Rashid Angela Rayner Steve Reed Rachel Reeves Jonathan Reynolds Marie...

Aid Sector: Safeguarding (20 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: I thank the hon. Lady for the support that she has given to the sector, for her recognition of the good work that does actually go on and for her support—ongoing, I hope—for the practical measures that we are taking forward. There are many things that we can do to influence others, but we need to take some practical action. We need, at the very least, to get the UK aid sector in...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bridge International Academies (20 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Through CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, DFID has invested a total of $8.8m in Bridge International Academies (BIA) for its global operations in Africa and India. An investment of $1.6m was made in 2016. The remainder was invested in 2013 and 2014. These are long term capital investments made to fund expansion of BIA’s business in Africa. In addition, a DFID...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Bridge International Academies (20 Feb 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Through CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, DFID has invested a total of $8.8m in Bridge International Academies (BIA) for its global operations in Africa and India. An investment of $1.6m was made in 2016. The remainder was invested in 2013 and 2014. These are long term investments and returnable to the UK taxpayer. In addition, a DFID £3.45m grant, awarded...

Royal Assent: Motability (8 Feb 2018)

Esther McVey: ...was that £175 million was used for transitional support for claimants. In April last year, after firm encouragement from the then Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Portsmouth North (Penny Mordaunt), Motability extended that transitional support. After direction from the Department, the charity is now piloting a Motability scheme to help children under the age of three...


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