Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (14 Sep 2016)

Priti Patel: My predecessors in Government have made huge progress in improving British aid by creating an independent aid watchdog, introducing much tougher value-for-money controls and making DFID’s spending even more transparent.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Economic Growth (9 Sep 2016)

Priti Patel: My department remains committed to providing support for work on economic development. We are currently developing our Economic Development Strategy and will be considering funding allocations as part of our wider aid reviews.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (9 Sep 2016)

Priti Patel: This Government remains committed to continuing the UK’s leading role on international development, including through spending 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) on overseas aid. As an outward-looking, globally engaged nation, we believe that the UK should work to tackle international problems at their source – not wait for them to arrive on our doorstep.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Economic Growth (9 Sep 2016)

Priti Patel: My department remains committed to providing support for work on economic development. We are currently developing our Economic Development Strategy and will be considering funding allocations as part of our wider aid reviews.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (9 Sep 2016)

Priti Patel: This Government remains committed to continuing the UK’s leading role on international development, including through spending 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) on overseas aid. As an outward-looking, globally engaged nation, we believe that the UK should work to tackle international problems at their source – not wait for them to arrive on our doorstep.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (21 Jul 2016)

Priti Patel: I am currently considering the outcomes of my Department’s Civil Society Partnership Review, and will aim to publish it shortly. In July 2015, the then Secretary of State for International Development announced a 9 month extension of all PPA financing, providing 18 months-notice that all current PPA financing would come to an end in December 2016.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Overseas Aid (21 Jul 2016)

Priti Patel: I am currently considering the outcomes of my Department’s Civil Society Partnership Review, and will aim to publish it shortly. In July 2015, the then Secretary of State for International Development announced a 9 month extension of all PPA financing, providing 18 months-notice that all current PPA financing would come to an end in December 2016.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Hove (7 Jul 2016)

Priti Patel: 122 people from Hove (the BN3 postcode) made travel expense claims for attending assessments at Brighton Assessment Centre between 1 January and 19 November 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty (7 Jul 2016)

Priti Patel: The Government is committed to eliminating child poverty and improving life chances for children. We know that work is the best route out of poverty, and Universal Credit is designed to strengthen incentives for parents to move into and progress in work. Evidence shows claimants move into work significantly faster and earn more than under the current system. In addition, Universal Credit now...

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