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1002573
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star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Energy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the quantity was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) his Department, (ii) Ofqual, (iii) Ofsted and (iv) Equality and Human Rights Commission in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
star this property uin 188849 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education (DfE) is committed to delivering a sustainable government estate and reducing its carbon footprint.</p><p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) was funded by DfE as the sponsor department for the period of 2015 to 2016 and for the period of 2017 to 2018. The EHRC’s spending on electricity and natural gas is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The information requested for DfE, Ofqual and Ofsted is in the attached table in Annex A. The figure for DfE includes all of its agencies and non-departmental bodies and has been adjusted to exclude Ofsted. We are unable to report data from locations where landlords do not provide data.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 188850 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T17:51:09.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:51:09.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property file name Annex_A_table_of_utilities_consumption_cost_188849_188850.doc more like this
star this property title Table_of_Utilities_Consumption_Cost_188849_188850 more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1002574
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Energy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what was the cost was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) his Department, (ii) Ofqual, (iii) Ofsted and (iv) Equality and Human Rights Commission in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
star this property uin 188850 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education (DfE) is committed to delivering a sustainable government estate and reducing its carbon footprint.</p><p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) was funded by DfE as the sponsor department for the period of 2015 to 2016 and for the period of 2017 to 2018. The EHRC’s spending on electricity and natural gas is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p>The information requested for DfE, Ofqual and Ofsted is in the attached table in Annex A. The figure for DfE includes all of its agencies and non-departmental bodies and has been adjusted to exclude Ofsted. We are unable to report data from locations where landlords do not provide data.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 188849 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T17:51:09.77Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T17:51:09.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property file name Annex_A_table_of_utilities_consumption_cost_188849_188850.doc more like this
star this property title Table_of_Utilities_Consumption_Cost_188849_188850 more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1002588
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will estimate the cost of raising the national funding rate for students in sixth form colleges to (a) £4,760 per year for 16 and 17-year-olds and (b) £3,000 per year for 18-year-olds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 188728 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The department has not made those specific estimates. I am aware of representations on the subject of funding for 16 to 19 year olds including the Raise the Rate campaign, and incoming letters from MPs and the 16 to 19 sector.</p><p>We have protected the base rate of funding for 16 to 19 year olds for all types of providers until the end of the current spending review period in 2020. We are considering the funding and resilience of the further education sector ahead of the next Spending Review, and as with other areas of departmental spending, 16 to 19 funding for subsequent years will be considered as part of that review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 188730 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:13:29.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:13:29.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
1002589
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Education: GCE A-level more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will estimate the number of sixth form colleges which have ceased offering A level courses in (a) French, (b) German, (c) Spanish and (d) music in the last ten years for which data is available; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 188729 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The department does not collect information on the subjects offered by individual institutions. However, the number of students entering each subject can be provided as a proxy, and this data is available at institutional level from 2011/12. Between 2011/12 and 2016/17, there have been 99 sixth form colleges that were open for at least one year. The attached table gives the number of pupils entering each subject at each institution for each year.</p><p>Some sixth form colleges were not always open, have since closed, or have converted to academies (these are denoted as ‘-’ in the figures). Having zero entries into a subject does not necessarily mean that the subject was not offered by the sixth form in that year - it could be the case that no students chose to enter it or if they did, they sat no exams in that particular year. Some sixth forms also have small cohorts of students and therefore the numbers entering different subjects is naturally low and prone to fluctuation; this could lead some sixth forms to have no entries in particular years.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T13:38:51.597Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T13:38:51.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property file name Table_for_188729_of_students_entering_subjects_at_sixth_form_colleges.xls more like this
star this property title Table_for_188729_of_students_at_sixth_form_college more like this
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432
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
1002590
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Education: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations he has received on increasing the level of national funding for sixth form colleges; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 188730 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The department has not made those specific estimates. I am aware of representations on the subject of funding for 16 to 19 year olds including the Raise the Rate campaign, and incoming letters from MPs and the 16 to 19 sector.</p><p>We have protected the base rate of funding for 16 to 19 year olds for all types of providers until the end of the current spending review period in 2020. We are considering the funding and resilience of the further education sector ahead of the next Spending Review, and as with other areas of departmental spending, 16 to 19 funding for subsequent years will be considered as part of that review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 188728 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:13:29.207Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:13:29.207Z
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1523
star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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432
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
1003741
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many post-16 specialist SEND schools there have been in each of the last 10 years to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 189697 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The information requested, which identifies post-16 specialist SEND schools specifically, is not held by the department. The age range of pupils within specialist SEND schools varies significantly, and specific phases, including post-16, are not reported on.</p><p>The information requested on the capacity of post-16 specialist SEND schools is not held by the department. The Children and Families Act (2014) requires local authorities to work with parents, young people, and providers to keep the provision for children and young people with special needs and disabilities under review, including its sufficiency.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 189698 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T13:46:32.407Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T13:46:32.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
1003742
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the capacity has been of post-16 specialist SEND schools in each of the last 10 years to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 189698 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The information requested, which identifies post-16 specialist SEND schools specifically, is not held by the department. The age range of pupils within specialist SEND schools varies significantly, and specific phases, including post-16, are not reported on.</p><p>The information requested on the capacity of post-16 specialist SEND schools is not held by the department. The Children and Families Act (2014) requires local authorities to work with parents, young people, and providers to keep the provision for children and young people with special needs and disabilities under review, including its sufficiency.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 189697 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T13:46:32.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T13:46:32.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4277
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
1005817
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Sixth Form Education: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing the national funding rate for sixth form students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 190408 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>We have protected the base rate of funding for 16 to 19 year olds for all types of providers until the end of the current spending review period in 2020. We are actively exploring the efficiency and resilience of post-16 education and will be assessing how far existing and forecast funding and regulatory structures enable high quality provision. As with other areas of departmental spending, 16 to 19 funding from 2020 onwards will be considered as part of the next Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T10:21:13.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T10:21:13.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1005908
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps his Department has taken to improve options for young people outside of academic study and qualifications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 190438 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Following our reforms to apprenticeships, we are making significant reforms to technical education, the centrepiece being the introduction of T levels - a high quality and rigorous technical alternative to academic education. T levels will be two-year classroom-based technical training programmes for 16 to 19 year olds, which include a technical qualification, work placement, English and maths and any other components required by employers. The first teaching of T levels will begin in September 2020 with all routes available from September 2022. We will be investing up to an additional £500 million a year on T levels once fully rolled out.</p><p>This builds on our reforms to apprenticeships, making them longer, better, with more off-the-job training and proper assessment at the end. We are also encouraging employers to take on younger apprentices aged 16 to 18, through incentives to employers and training providers. We have also introduced a new careers strategy which sets out how we will go further to make sure that young people can talk regularly to employers and training providers while they are still at school. This includes a new law, requiring all maintained schools and academies to make sure that there is an opportunity for a range of providers to talk to pupils from years 8 to 13 about approved technical education qualifications or apprenticeships, so that they are aware of the different options.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:14:08.337Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:14:08.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1005911
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Further Education: Disadvantaged more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government is taking to remove barriers preventing students from disadvantaged backgrounds participate in further education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 190440 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The 16 to 19 funding arrangements for school and college places include an element of disadvantage funding. This element of the funding is for providers to attract, retain and support disadvantaged students and to support students with special educational needs and disabilities. Disadvantage funding is provided to institutions for students with low prior attainment or for students who live in the most disadvantaged areas. For the 2018/19 academic year, we have allocated approximately £510 million to institutions for 16 to 19 year olds to provide extra support for students from disadvantaged areas.</p><p>The department also provides financial support for 16 to 19 year olds who are economically disadvantaged to help with costs associated with staying in post-16 education such as travel and course equipment. The 16-19 Bursary Fund is the main programme, but there is also residential and childcare support available. These programmes aim to enable 16 to 19 year olds to participate in education whatever their financial situation.</p><p>For those aged 19 and above, the Adult Education Budget provides financial support to help adult learners to overcome barriers that prevent them from taking part in learning. Through learner support, colleges and training providers have the discretion and flexibility to help learners meet costs such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. In addition, learning support, such as equipment, an interpreter or support worker, is available to meet the needs of learners with learning difficulties or disabilities. If the cost of support exceeds the fixed monthly rate that providers can claim or if the cost of support exceeds £19,000 per learner per year, providers can apply for exceptional learning support.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T16:17:08.667Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:17:08.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this