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Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Peace Corps (1 Jul 1998)

Nicholas Winterton: There is VSO.

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Modernising Medical Careers (24 Apr 2007)

Mike Penning: I could not agree more with my hon. Friend. Will not that just delay the problems, because once doctors have done the wonderful work that they can do with VSO, they will come back to the country and have no jobs?

Sierra Leone (29 Oct 2008)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: I am sorry to stop the hon. Lady when she has such little time left, and I congratulate her on her VSO trip. Sierra Leone is 176th out of 177 in the UN index of least developed countries. Will she give the Chamber an impression of how the country is moving forward since the 2007 elections?

Written Answers — International Development: Voluntary Work: Young People (22 Jul 2014)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much her Department has spent on the VSO ICS programme in each year since 2010.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (4 May 2016)

Sir David Amess: Does my right hon. Friend agree with VSO that the generous amount of money that the British people give in overseas aid has transformed the lives of children throughout the world as well as, in particular, in developing countries

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (24 Mar 2021)

International Relations and Defence Committee: VSO International. Oral evidence; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Virtual meeting

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Voluntary Service Overseas (19 Apr 2021)

Lisa Nandy: ...Answer of 13 April 2021 to Question 174111, on Voluntary Service Overseas: Finance, what the value is of the short-term funding extension for the Volunteering for Development programme offered to VSO; and when that extension is due to come to an end.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Overseas Voluntary Sector (8 Dec 2010)

Angus MacNeil: ...at first hand the great work that Voluntary Service Overseas volunteers do worldwide. Can the Prime Minister assure the House that he will continue to provide the necessary and expected support for VSO to continue to improve the lives of 26 million people around the world?

Written Answers — International Development: HIV/AIDS (30 Jan 2002)

Clare Short: ...(SADC). The programme aims to develop capacity in Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland to mount an effective response to the HIV epidemic. DFID is also financing Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and Soul City, a regional non- government organisation, for HIV/AIDS work in the region.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Volunteering for Development (8 Mar 2021)

Wendy Morton: ...the implications of these changes for individual programmes, including for the Volunteering for Development grant. No decisions have yet been made. We understand the need to communicate with VSO in a timely manner regarding this grant.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Voluntary Service Overseas (15 Mar 2021)

Wendy Morton: ...the implications of these changes for individual programmes, including for the Volunteering for Development grant. No decisions have yet been made. We understand the need to communicate with VSO in a timely manner regarding this grant.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Voluntary Service Overseas: Finance (17 Mar 2021)

Wendy Morton: ...the implications of these changes for individual programmes, including for the Volunteering for Development grant. No decisions have yet been made. We understand the need to communicate with VSO in a timely manner regarding this grant.

Sudan and South Sudan - Question (29 Jan 2020)

Lord Chidgey: ...in the world. Can the Minister tell me whether any of the aid workers killed were sent from the UK—for example, from the DfID mission established as part of the peace process in South Sudan, VSO workers or any other UK personnel?

Ministry of Overseas Development (10 Nov 1964)

Mr Tom Driberg: In view of the implications of the two questions from the Opposition Front Bench, will my right hon. Friend resist the temptation to attach ideological strings to aid? Secondly, when she refers to liaison with voluntary bodies, may I ask her whether she is thinking primarily of what one might call charitable bodies, such as Oxfam and War on Want, or whether she is referring also to...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Health Services (17 Oct 2007)

Andrew Mitchell: ...will know that our proposals would enable British health professionals to spend time in developing countries helping to build sustainable health systems. The proposals have been supported by VSO and many other NGOs, including the Tropical Health and Education Trust. As the Minister's party is clearly in the mood for nicking Conservative policies, will he make it a priority to implement as...

NHS: Global Health — Question for Short Debate (20 Dec 2010)

Baroness Hollins: My Lords, I, too, welcome the initiative of my noble friend Lord Crisp in calling for this debate. As a former VSO volunteer myself in Nigeria many years ago-an experience that I consider to have had a major influence on my career and outlook-I am keen to give more opportunities for healthcare professionals today to gain a better understanding of global health issues. I should like to discuss...

Oral Answers to Questions — Indonesia (15 Mar 1973)

Miss Joan Hall: Is my right hon. Friend aware that one the greatest desires of the people in Indonesia is to learn the English language? Although the British Council and VSO do a very good job, it is not enough. Will he take a leaf out of the book of the French Government, who are very enthusiastic about pushing the French language, and be more enthusiastic about making sure that the English language can be...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Working Conditions (18 Mar 2015)

Martin Horwood: ...conditions, but an unintended consequence of the new universal credit rules may be inhibiting young claimants from volunteering for ICS. I know that the Secretary of State has been supportive of VSO, but will DFID Ministers raise this matter with the Department for Work and Pensions to prevent this unintended consequence on an excellent Government programme?

Written Answers — International Development: Voluntary Service Overseas (4 Feb 2004)

Mr. Gareth Thomas: Under the Partnership Programme Agreement with DFID, the VSO grant for 2004–05 will be £24,460,000. The grant for 2004–05 will be £24,860,000. In the past two years, the grant has made up approximately 75 per cent. of VSO's total income and we have no reason to believe that this will change during 2003–04 and 2005–06. The total number of volunteers supported by...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Voluntary Service Overseas (4 Dec 2014)

Justine Greening: DFID is supporting VSO to establish a self-sustaining Corporate Volunteering Hub (CVH). The CVH will act as market-making organisation and will match the growing demand in development programmes for business skills with the growing supply of experienced business professionals willing and able to volunteer. VSO’s experience in international development and volunteering will ensure the Hub...


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