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Official Development Assistance (26 Nov 2020)

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 13:07
Preet Kaur Gill: Last week, the Prime Minister promised to end an era of retreat, yet today signals the biggest retreat by a British Government from our global role in decades. They have removed any credibility the UK has as a force for good in the world, and made it harder for us to pursue our national interest and create a safer, healthier, fairer and better world for us all. Make no mistake, our...

Official Development Assistance (26 Nov 2020)

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 13:07
Preet Kaur Gill: indicated dissent.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid: Coronavirus (25 Nov 2020)

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much UK aid funding the Government has allocated to the global response to covid-19.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees (25 Nov 2020)

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998 on Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees, whether each project is (a) upstream, (b) midstream or (c) downstream.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Topical Questions (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: Our existing 0.7% aid commitment sends “a strong signal that the UK is a reliable partner for long-term economic, social, environmental and educational advancement across the globe”, and this is “cheaper than fighting wars”—not my words but those of the CBI and the former Chief of the Defence Staff, General Lord David Richards. Does the Secretary of State agree that rowing back on...

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Topical Questions (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: Our existing 0.7% aid commitment sends “a strong signal that the UK is a reliable partner for long-term economic, social, environmental and educational advancement across the globe”, and this is “cheaper than fighting wars”—not my words but those of the CBI and the former Chief of the Defence Staff, General Lord David Richards. Does the Secretary of State agree that rowing back on...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what criteria is being used to review guidance to (a) people shielding and (b) the clinically extremely vulnerable living in local covid-19 lockdown areas; and how regularly that guidance is being reviewed.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Directors (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 12 November 2020 to Question 113194, what assessment he has made of the Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service's comments to the Foreign Affairs Committee on 10 November 2020 that there will be a smaller number of directors in his Department.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Directors (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the oral contribution of the Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service to the Foreign Affairs Committee on 10 November 2020, whether the size of his Department will be reduced.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998 on Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees, what the type of fossil fuel project is for each request being considered by UKEF.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Coal Fired Power Stations: Overseas Aid (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998, how much funding the Government has provided to (a) thermal coal mining and (b) coal power plants overseas in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees (24 Nov 2020)

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 91998 on Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees, how much funding from the public purse is being requested for each of those seven projects.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Medicine: Education (23 Nov 2020)

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish guidance for medical students on placements on (a) how and (b whether they can return home for the Christmas holiday period during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review (23 Nov 2020)

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the oral evidence of the Permanent Under Secretary of his Department to the Foreign Affairs Committee on the Work of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office on 10 November 2020, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the Integrated Review on his Departments priorities.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid (23 Nov 2020)

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent estimate the Government has made of the monetary value of 0.7 per cent of GNI in 2020-21.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Departmental Responsibilities (19 Nov 2020)

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the planned timescale is for reaching a decision on whether his Department will be a (a) reserved or (b) unreserved department.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Directors (19 Nov 2020)

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the oral contribution of the Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service to the Foreign Affairs Committee on 10 November 2020 on having a smaller number of directors in the Department for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fossil Fuels: Finance (18 Nov 2020)

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on ending public financing of fossil fuels overseas; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Overseas Aid (18 Nov 2020)

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the projection of the Bank of England in its Monetary Policy Report, published in November 2020, that GDP will reduce by 11 per cent in 2020, what recent projection the Government has made of the value of Official Development Assistance in 2020.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Fossil Fuels: Export Credit Guarantees (18 Nov 2020)

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 00:00
Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many fossil fuel projects UK Export Finance has planned for 2021; and where these projects will be located.

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