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Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Non-governmental Organisations (15 Mar 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: At the Safeguarding Summit on 5 March, I announced that DFID will put in place new, enhanced and specific safeguarding standards within our due diligence process for all non-governmental organisations. This will include an assessment of codes of conduct, how organisations identify and respond to incidents, and how risk management places safeguarding and beneficiaries at its core. New funds to...

Children and Young Persons (13 Mar 2018)

...Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Alex Norris Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Albert Owen Stephanie Peacock 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 Christina Rees Ellie Reeves Rachel Reeves...

Children and Young Persons (13 Mar 2018)

...Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Alex Norris Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Albert Owen Stephanie Peacock 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 Christina Rees Ellie Reeves Rachel Reeves...

Social Security (13 Mar 2018)

...Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Brendan O'Hara Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Albert Owen Stephanie Peacock 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 Christina Rees Ellie Reeves Rachel Reeves...

Universal Credit (13 Mar 2018)

...Grahame Morris Ian Murray Lisa Nandy Gavin Newlands Alex Norris Brendan O'Hara Jared O'Mara Fiona Onasanya Melanie Onn Chi Onwurah Kate Osamor Albert Owen Stephanie Peacock 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 Christina Rees Ellie Reeves Rachel Reeves...

Pneumoconiosis: Support for Former Miners (13 Mar 2018)

Sarah Newton: ...early and to remove the person from further dust exposure to prevent progressive massive fibrosis. My hon. Friend the Member for Sherwood and UDM members met my predecessor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Portsmouth North (Penny Mordaunt), to discuss a screening programme for ex-miners using CT scanning or chest X-rays to detect pneumoconiosis. At the end of last year, I consulted...

International Women’s Day: Progress on Global Gender Equality - Motion to Take Note (8 Mar 2018)

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington: ...fewer alienated and maladjusted young men whose egos require them to think of women as childbearing chattels. This ambition and focus on women and girls is at the heart of the UK’s overseas policy—a policy shared by both Penny Mordaunt at DfID and by the Foreign Office—and will be at the heart of the Commonwealth summit in April. It is not just a campaign for fairness and...

Delegated Legislation (Committees): Political Parties, Northern Ireland (7 Mar 2018)

...Paul Masterton Theresa May Paul Maynard Patrick McLoughlin Esther McVey Mark Menzies 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...

Delegated Legislation (Committees): Passports (7 Mar 2018)

...Theresa May Paul Maynard Patrick McLoughlin Esther McVey Mark Menzies Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Andrew Mitchell Damien Moore Layla Moran 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...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Overseas Aid (5 Mar 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Humanitarian access to Eastern Ghouta is severely constrained by the Assad regime. Where and when access allows, DFID’s humanitarian partners are providing health and nutrition, livelihoods and food security, winter clothing, clean water, and protection. The UK continues to press for full and sustained humanitarian access. We co-sponsored the UN Security Council resolution demanding a...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Charities: Sexual Offences (5 Mar 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Details of all external Ministerial meetings, including those with charities, are available in our transparency data on gov.uk. At official level, we regularly meet with partners and sexual exploitation and abuse is one of a number of issues that we raise. The International Development Secretary has written to every UK charity that receives UK aid insisting that they set out the steps they...

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...


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