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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sri Lanka: Development Aid (22 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK is providing support to Sri Lanka through multilateral institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and United Nations (UN). The World Bank (WB) has reprogrammed US$ 400 million in financial assistance to provide economic and health sector support to Sri Lanka. The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$5 million for an urgent...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Food Poverty (22 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK has been a leading donor in food and agriculture. Our agriculture portfolio pursues the dual objective set out in our Agriculture Development Policy of promoting food security while helping smallholders to benefit from increased incomes. The FCDO Food Security Action plan seeks to prevent famine and limit its impacts, focussing on countries most at risk with humanitarian assistance and...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid (22 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: We are currently assessing impacts of these measures on our programmes and programme participants.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Females (22 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK is putting women and girls at the heart of its foreign and development policy. This financial year, the UK intends to restore bilateral ODA spending on women and girls to 20/21 levels. Initial allocations have been set internally to deliver the priorities set out in the International Development Strategy and the Integrated Review, based on the FCDO's Spending Review 2021 settlement....

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Africa: Humanitarian Aid (22 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The FCDO has prioritised spending that is vital to protect against immediate threat to life and wellbeing, will prevent people falling into humanitarian need, or will prevent delays to accessing healthcare, primary education, sanitation and clean water, in addition to considering the value for money of any decisions.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Foreign Nationals (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The statutory regulations that require employers to carry out Certificates of No Criminal Convictions for Hong Kong British Nationals Overseas (BNOs) in the Health sector can be found under the NHS Employers criminal records check standards and in the Education sector under 'Keeping children safe in education' guidance. Both are available online. Further comment on the specifics of these...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gabon: Commonwealth (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: Gabon was welcomed into the Commonwealth family by a consensus of all member states at the Kigali Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in June 2022. Preceding this, a detailed four step readiness assessment was undertaken by the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Scotland, submitted this assessment to Commonwealth Heads of Government for...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has paused payments in line with HM Treasury's suspension, but this has not reduced existing programming. We have continued to meet our contractual arrangements for activity which has taken place.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: It is a priority for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office with the UK Government to implement, uphold and strengthen the United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea (UNCLOS). UNCLOS provides a framework for developing more detailed treaties and instruments that tackle areas of interest to the UK such as the Protocol against smuggling migrants, fisheries instruments,...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Southern Africa: LGBT+ People (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK is committed to championing LGBT+ rights internationally and supporting those who defend them. Ministers and our overseas missions work closely with partners across Southern Africa to advance LGBT+ equality, and promote the implementation of new laws and policies that better protect LGBT+ people from violence and discrimination. Since 2018, the UK has committed over £13.5 million in...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Health Services (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: A Women and Girls Strategy will build on the May 2022 International Development Strategy, which framed our work on women and girls through the 3Es (Educating girls, Empowering women and girls, and Ending violence against women and girls). It included a strong commitment to drive progress on universal and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Babcock International (21 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office currently have no staff on secondment to Babcock International Group.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid (20 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: Due to pressures on the ODA budget, the government is currently prioritising critical overseas aid funding, while also meeting needs of people seeking sanctuary in the UK from conflict in Ukraine and Afghanistan. We will prioritise spending that is vital to protect against immediate threat to life and wellbeing, will prevent people falling into humanitarian need, or will prevent delays to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Development Aid: Food Poverty (16 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The International Development Strategy highlights our commitment toward ending preventable deaths and improving health outcomes for mothers, babies and children. Tackling malnutrition is critical for reducing preventable deaths and it remains a core focus of our work to deliver the objectives of the International Development Strategy including on women and girls. Between April 2015 and March...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Chile: Constitutions (13 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: I [Minister Ford] wrote to the Chilean Foreign Minister following the national referendum on a proposed new constitution. The referendum was an excellent example of a peaceful democratic exercise and the UK applauds Chile on its respect for the democratic process and its institutional systems.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Jamaica: Republicanism (13 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The decision on whether to become a Republic is one for Jamaica and its people. It is for all Realms to decide their own constitutional arrangements. We have a close relationship with Jamaica, with strong historical connections, friendly people-to-people links, a shared language and legal system. A large share of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office's (FCDO) current £400 million...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Argentina: Politics and Government (13 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: We want Argentina to be stable and prosperous. Economically, we believe Argentina's International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme provides the best vehicle for macroeconomic stability. On 25 March we voted in favour of a new IMF deal to restructure the country's debt and in June we supported the completion of the first review of the deal programme. The UK is keen to work with Argentina to...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ramiro Durán (13 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK Government remains concerned at the worrying rate of murders of, and threats against former FARC combatants. We will continue to support the Colombian Government in its commitment to implement the 2016 Peace Accords and ensure the protection and safety of former FARC combatants. Through our Conflict, Stability, and Security Fund (CSSF) programme, which has provided £69 million in...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sanctions (12 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: The UK does not have formal information-sharing agreements with the US and EU but holds regular discussions with these and other partners to cooperate and coordinate on sanctions to ensure their maximum impact. This includes sharing evidence with partners to support joint designations where possible.

Tributes to Her Late Majesty The Queen (9 Sep 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...came because they loved our Queen. People love our Queen. She has been the rock beneath our feet in troubled times and the light that has shown us the way in the darkness. They love her in Chelmsford, they love her across the country and they love her across the world. During my political career, I have had the opportunity to travel to many countries, especially in the past year, and I...


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