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Written Answers — International Development: West Bank (16 Jul 2008)

Louise Ellman: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development What assessment he has made of the likely effect on the Palestinian economy of the measures recently agreed on movement and access in the West Bank.

Written Answers — International Development: Leprosy (16 Jul 2008)

Michael Fabricant: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what aid his Department has given to developing countries to eradicate leprosy in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: G8 Summit (16 Jul 2008)

James Gray: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the outcome for development policy of the G8 summit was.

Written Answers — International Development: Tuberculosis (16 Jul 2008)

Doug Naysmith: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what provision has been made in his Department's five-year research strategy for more effective drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for tuberculosis.

Written Answers — International Development: Microfinance (16 Jul 2008)

Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assistance his Department is giving to microfinance initiatives in developing countries.

Written Answers — International Development: Democratic Republic of the Congo (16 Jul 2008)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what plans he has to improve the provision of aid to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Written Answers — International Development: Disabled Children in Africa (16 Jul 2008)

Linda Riordan: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps his Department is taking to increase the proportion of disabled children in Africa completing schooling.

Written Answers — International Development: Afghanistan: Food (16 Jul 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment has been made of the effects of drought on the major food-producing areas in Afghanistan.

Written Answers — International Development: Afghanistan: Overseas Aid (16 Jul 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether the UK has put forward proposals for a new humanitarian action plan for Afghanistan addressing rising food prices and deterioration in the security situation.

Written Answers — International Development: Afghanistan: Overseas Aid (16 Jul 2008)

Keith Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) whether the Government supports the deployment of additional UN staff to assist with the co-ordination of the humanitarian relief effort in Afghanistan; and if he will make a statement; (2) what recent discussions he has had with the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Co-ordinator on a new...

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Food Aid (16 Jul 2008)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development which countries in Africa are receiving World Food Programme support.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Food Aid (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimates his Department has made of changes in food aid costs to (a) Ethiopia, (b) Gambia, (c) Afghanistan and (d) Zambia in the next five years; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Sanitation (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment his Department has made of the effect of recent energy and fuel price rises on levels of spending required between 2008 and 2015 to reach the water and sanitation Millennium Development Goals in (a) Ethiopia, (b) Somalia, (c) Eritrea and (d) Gambia; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Africa: Social Conditions (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate his Department has made of (a) the percentage of infants with low birth weight, (b) the proportion of the population with access to clean drinking water, (c) primary school attendance levels and (d) adult literacy rates in (i) Ethiopia, (ii) Malawi, (iii) Afghanistan and (iv) Congo in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — International Development: Burma: Overseas Aid (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assessment his Department has made of the impact of rising fuel prices on maintaining levels of relief assistance to Burma; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Agriculture (16 Jul 2008)

Robert Walter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps the Government plan to take to implement the findings of the International Assessment of Agriculture Technology for Development.

Written Answers — International Development: Economic Growth (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate his Department has made of likely economic growth in (a) India, (b) China, (c) Brazil and (d) Venezuela in (i) 2008-09, (ii) 2009-10 and (iii) 2010-11.

Written Answers — International Development: Horn of Africa: Food (16 Jul 2008)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will make a statement on food shortages in the Horn of Africa; and what assistance his Department is offering to those countries affected.

Written Answers — International Development: Overseas Aid (16 Jul 2008)

John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what proportion of financial aid from his Department to developing countries is for (a) education, (b) health, (c) earthquake reconstruction, (d) agriculture development and (e) encouraging job creation in 2008-09.

Written Answers — International Development: Overseas Aid (16 Jul 2008)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what work his Department has commissioned on social protection systems; in which countries his Department has engaged in work on social protection issues; and if he will make a statement.


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