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Penny Mordaunt

Conservative MP, Portsmouth North , 6 May 2010 –


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Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Trade Promotion (10 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: My Department is working with the Department for International Trade to ensure our trade policy benefits developing countries as well as the UK. We aim to deliver continuity in our trading arrangements with developing countries as we leave the EU, provide support to help countries trade, and explore options to expand our relationships in the future.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries (10 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: My Department is working with the Department for International Trade to ensure our trade policy benefits developing countries as well as the UK. We aim to deliver continuity in our trading arrangements with developing countries as we leave the EU, provide support to help countries trade, and explore options to expand our relationships in the future.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid: Private Sector (10 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: DFID holds all partners to the same high safeguarding standards. Private sector organisations must follow our Supply Partner Code of Conduct. It sets high, legally enforceable standards for ethical behaviour and compliance with human rights, including specific clauses on sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Development: Ebola Outbreak in the DRC: Update on Uk Response (10 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The current outbreak of Ebola was declared in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), on 1 August. Following my Written Ministerial Statement of 14 September, I am updating the House on how the UK Government is continuing to support the response in DRC, and preparedness in neighbouring countries. DRC Outbreak Since my last update, the number of confirmed Ebola cases in this...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Topical Questions (10 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: I hope the whole House will join me in sending our deepest condolences to those affected by the devastating situation in Indonesia. We have all seen the images of destruction and of people suffering, and the UK stands side by side with the people of Indonesia. As well as providing essential supplies and a team on the ground, the UK has now made up to £5 million available, including...

Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment (9 Oct 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Combined global investment flows into developing nations are currently $1.4 trillion, leaving a funding gap of over $2.5 trillion to deliver the global goals. With 12 years left on those goals, we are currently 80 years adrift on nutrition, 100 years adrift on education and 200 years adrift on ending extreme poverty. If we want to deliver those goals, we have to let others help, including the...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Tax Havens (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Illicit finance, including tax evasion, is a problem shared by all jurisdictions with significant financial services centres. Tackling this problem is a priority for me and for my Department. DFID is working closely with the rest of Her Majesty’s Government to do more to support the efforts of key jurisdictions including offshore financial centres to strengthen their response to illicit...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen: Military Intervention (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Insecurity, damaged infrastructure and bureaucratic constraints throughout Yemen, including in Sa’ada, continue to threaten the access of humanitarian relief organisations to the 22.2 million Yemenis in need of assistance across the country. As of August 2018, the UN assess Sa’ada district as having high access constraints. We continue to work closely with our UN and NGO...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: Refugees (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The UK has announced £17 million of funding over the past four months, in addition to our original budget of £28.5 million, to protect UNRWA’s vital services. We continue to work with international partners to help unlock further funding for UNRWA and are considering the UK’s plans to help continue meeting the needs of Palestinian refugees across the region.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Global Financing Facility (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: At last year’s Family Planning Summit in London, we announced £30m over 3 years to enable the Global Financing Facility (GFF) to pilot innovative financing mechanisms. This funding is still ongoing to 2020 and will increase domestic and private sector resources for sexual and reproductive health and rights. Decisions about potential future support will be taken in due course.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Food Aid (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The new UK aid-supported Africa Food Trade and Resilience Programme, which will make it easier for commercial companies to buy from smallholder farmers and help to boost the income of 1.8 million farming families in Africa, is expected to start by early 2019.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Food Aid (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Technical advice to commercial companies will be provided by IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative, a Dutch and Nairobi-based non-profit public private partnership, both directly and through specialised local companies.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Food Aid (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: As the Africa Food Trade and Resilience Programme is still in design phase, it is not possible to say yet which companies will receive support. Companies will be selected following detailed market analysis and based on: their impact on local food security; number of women and men farmers in their supply chain; commitment to sustainable, inclusive and gender-sensitive business models; and...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Africa: Overseas Investment (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The Prime Minister announced a range of measures to substantially boost investment into businesses and infrastructure across Africa. The UK will invest up to an additional £4bn in Africa directly, whilst also aiming to mobilise £4bn of private investment into the continent over four years (2018-21). Benefits will materialise over time. UK investment in Africa supports African...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Africa: Overseas Investment (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The Prime Minister announced a range of measures to substantially boost investment into businesses and infrastructure across Africa. CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution, will aim to invest up to £3.5bn in African businesses over four years (2018-21), and the UK will invest a further £300m into the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) to build essential...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Ghana: Overseas Investment (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: Deploying the UK’s world-class development assistance to help African countries to drive private sector growth and job creation is at the centre of the UK’s new partnership with Africa. The Prime Minister made this clear in her recent visit to the continent. In Ghana, the UK’s new Jobs and Economic Transformation programme is expected to help the Ghanaian government to...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Mozambique: Loans (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The British High Commission in Maputo has worked with Mozambican authorities to reach out to UK authorities, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in order to clarify issues related to the three previously undisclosed loans that were divulged in 2013 and 2016. DFID has followed these conversations, and supported the work of FCO colleagues. The FCA, however, does not comment on live...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Development: Update on humanitarian situation in Idlib Governorate, Syria (13 Sep 2018)

Penny Mordaunt: The Syrian regime’s systematic and blatant disregard for international humanitarian and human rights law during the eight years long civil war has resulted in the worst humanitarian catastrophe of this century so far. An estimated 400,000 people have been killed, 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, 6.2 million have been internally displaced and 5.6 million refugees...


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