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International Development

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  • Fair Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will instruct Government Departments to investigate how they might increase the number and value of fair trade products that...

  • Departmental Overseas Visits

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many overseas visits have been undertaken by parliamentary private secretaries in her Department at departmental expense in each of...

  • Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what contingency plans she has to replace DFID-funded projects in the west bank and Gaza Strip damaged by Israeli attacks.

  • Energy Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on energy costs incurred by her Department in each of the last 10 years.

  • Palestine

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to her answer of 17 April 2002, Official Report, column 994W, on Palestine, what assessment she has made of the cost of...

  • Special Advisers

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many times special advisers have accompanied Ministers on overseas visits in each of the last five years; which countries were...

  • Special Advisers

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many special advisers there were in her Department; and what their salaries were in each of the last five years.

  • Ministerial Travel

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many times Ministers in her Department have travelled abroad at taxpayers' expense since March 2001; what countries they visited;...

  • Entertainment Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) how much was spent by departmental special advisers on food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for entertainment purposes in...

  • Part-time Employees

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many and what proportion of the staff of her Department are part-time employees.

  • Palestinian Territories

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what information she has collated concerning the destruction by Israeli military forces of aid projects (a) funded and (b) supported by...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Project Management Agency Support for Regional Trade...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Transmission Institutional Strengthening Project in...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Support for Improving Corporate Services and Management in...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Rural Access Programme in Nepal.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Technical Co-operation Training-Nigeria, Cameroon and the...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Improving Rural Livelihood in North and East Uganda project.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Support for Improving Tax Administration in the Rwanda...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Technical Assistance for Public Enterprise Reform in Orissa...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Technical Assistance for the Introduction of Value Added Tax...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Western India Rainfed Farming Project Phase II.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Russian President's Management Training Initiative: Main Phase.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Provision of Technical Co-operation Training Services...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Smallholder Dairy Project Phase II in Kenya.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Bulgaria: Solid Waste Management Project.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Privatisation and Capital Market Development Project in Bosnia.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Caribbean Overseas Territories Government Accounting Reform...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Technical Co-operation Training Programme, 1999–2000...

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Adult Morbidity and Mortality Project Phase II in Tanzania.

  • Overseas Projects

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Jamaica Performance Improvement Project.

  • India

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what assistance her Department is giving to help reconstruction in the Gujarat region of India following the earthquake in January 2001.

  • Bangladesh

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Financial Management Academy Project in Bangladesh.

  • West Bank and Gaza

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Assistance to the Palestinian Negotiations Affairs...

  • Uganda

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the value for money achieved by the Integrated Lake Management Project in Uganda.

  • Debt

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what discussions she has had with developing country Governments during the last six months regarding definitions of debt...

  • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what proportion of the debts owed by heavily indebted poor countries constitutes debts owed to the IDA.

  • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what action her Department is taking to ensure that the costs of the structural adjustment programmes of the HIPC Initiative are...

  • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what assessment she has made of the impact of falling commodity prices on debt sustainability; and whether she has changed her...

  • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what recent discussions she has had with World bank officials regarding the structural adjustment programmes of the HIPC...

  • Budget Allocations

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will break down her Department's budget for 2000 and 2001 into the amount allocated for (a) the HIPC initiative, (b) bilateral...

  • Data Protection Act

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will place in the Library copies of each version of the internal guidance which have been drawn up by her Department since 1...

  • African Development Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what discussions she has had with the directors of the African Development bank regarding their lending policy.

  • Chechnya

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what support her Department gives to aid agencies working in Chechnya.

  • Chechnya

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the conditions in Chechen refugee camps in Ingushetia.

  • Chechnya

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of health needs in Chechnya, with special reference to the prevalence of tuberculosis.

  • Bilateral Aid

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what proportion of total UK bilateral aid each low-income country received in (a) 1999–2000 and (b) 2000–01; and how much...

  • Parliamentary Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) how many staff were involved in each of the last three years in preparing draft answers to written parliamentary questions; (2)...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what measures she is taking to ensure that Palestinians are able to access essential medical care and treatment during the current crisis.

  • Performance Targets

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the target has been in each of the last five years for efficiency savings as a percentage of total running costs for each of the...