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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: India: Development Aid (30 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The FCDO spends some of its Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) bilaterally, meaning the destination/sector for the ODA spend is specified, using multilateral agencies as the delivery channel. Table 1 shows the volume of bilateral ODA the FCDO spent through UN agencies between 2016 and 2020, that benefitted India. The UK also provides core contributions to UN agencies' general budgets, a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Food Supply (30 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...this year is supporting 22,034 people. In Nepal, the UK's broad development programme contributes to reducing hunger through our humanitarian, nutrition, climate resilience and livelihoods work. For example, in 2020-21 the UK provided £5.28 million to support 204,296 women and children, including through a feeding programme. Afghanistan remains one of the world's most severe food security...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Somalia: Famine (29 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: Almost half of Somalia's population is in dire need of help, with 300,000 people forecast to be in famine by October if assistance is not provided immediately. On 21 September at the UN General Assembly, the Minister for Development, Vicky Ford MP, announced a £22.8 million package of assistance for Somalia to alleviate the impact of drought and address the risk of famine. This brings the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Tigray: Armed Conflict (29 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: ...the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and the Ethiopian Government. There is no military solution to this conflict - only political negotiations can resolve it. On 22 September, the Minister for Development, Vicky Ford MP, met Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke and discussed the impact of renewed conflict on humanitarian crisis and civilians in northern Ethiopia and reiterated...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Food Aid (29 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: ...million in humanitarian aid across East Africa. Our support is providing millions of people with essential services and supplies including food, water, and healthcare. On 21 September, the Minister for Development Vicky Ford MP announced a package of assistance for Somalia, to alleviate the impact of drought and address the risk of famine. This brings the UK's total support to Somalia...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Agriculture and Food Supply (29 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The FCDO addresses challenges in agriculture and food system through approaches shaped by our Conceptual Framework for Agriculture Development. These are reflected in the International Development Strategy's commitments on sustainable agriculture and food systems. Over 15 programmes in Africa and Asia aim to improve income and productivity of smallholder farmers through better access to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Human Rights (29 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK is committed to working to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as set out in the International Development Strategy (IDS) and Integrated Review. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development affirms that the SDGs "seek to realize the human rights of all", and are grounded in the principle of Leave No One Behind. The UK is committed to promoting and protecting human rights...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Seas and Oceans: Treaties (29 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...place at the UN in New York from 15-26 August. Considerable progress was made, with the UK playing an active role in trying to build consensus across a range of issues. However, it was not possible for States to finalise the Agreement in the time available and IGC5 is likely to resume early in 2023. Lord Goldsmith was in close contact with international counterparts before and during the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Marine Environment: Treaties (29 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...place at the UN in New York from 15-26 August. Considerable progress was made, with the UK playing an active role in trying to build consensus across a range of issues. However, it was not possible for States to finalise the Agreement in the time available and IGC5 is likely to resume early in 2023. Lord Goldsmith was in close contact with international counterparts before and during the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Evusheld: Procurement (28 Sep 2022)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the announcement on 12 August 2022 that Government will not be procuring any doses of Evusheld at this time, if he will (a) provide details of the process that led to that decision, and (b) set out what threshold of evidence for effectiveness he expects to be...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Mali: Armed Conflict (28 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: We are aware of reports of civilian killings in Gouni by the Malian Armed Forces and Russian-backed Wagner mercenaries. The UK is monitoring the situation in Mali closely, together with international partners. The former Minister for Africa [Vicky Ford] condemned reports of civilian massacres and human rights violations and abuses in August. She also called for transparent and impartial...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Energy: Prices (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: We are working closely with our G7 and other likeminded partners to support global energy security and stabilise economic recovery. For example, on 2 September, G7 Finance Ministers announced their intention to introduce an oil price cap mechanism related to Russian oil. The cap consists of a ban on services related to the maritime transport of Russian oil products sold above a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Climate Change (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...are partnering with India on its low carbon transition and on climate adaptation, accelerating investment in clean and resilient infrastructure, and mobilising regional and global climate action. For example, the Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth programme integrates climate risk and adaptation into social protection and has supported 1.4 million people so far to cope with the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Vicky Bowman (27 Sep 2022)

Fleur Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps the Government is taking with the international community to help ensure the release of Vicky Bowman, the UK's former ambassador to Myanmar, and her husband.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme: Standards (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the delays customers are experiencing to the Access to Work Scheme; and what further measures her Department are putting in place to address these delays.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disqualification (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if her Department will make an estimate of the number of claimants who did not receive a Cost of Living payment in July 2022 following application of sanctions to their Universal Credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Disqualification (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many decisions were made about Universal Credit sanctions at (a) Original Decision, (b) Mandatory Reconsideration and (c) Appeal stage; and what were the outcomes of those decisions for each month in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (27 Sep 2022)

Vicky Foxcroft: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 16 September 2022 to Question 45008 on Employment Support Allowance, where the information on the total value of compensation payments made following underpayment of Employment Support Allowance is held if not centrally.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Public Expenditure (26 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The Government has provided significant support for Ukraine and taken a leading role in international diplomatic, economic, humanitarian, and military assistance. Some of this urgent support to Ukraine is classed as Official Development Assistance (ODA). Given the Government's response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, wider ODA pressures, including the ODA-eligible expenditure incurred...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: HIV Infection (26 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...report highlights the disproportionate impact that the HIV epidemic still has on particular regions, such as sub-Saharan Africa, and key populations, such as women, girls and children. As part of efforts to end the preventable deaths of mothers, newborns and children, the UK funds UNAIDS, the Robert Carr Fund and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The UK also supports...


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