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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Human Rights 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 International Development, whether UK official development assistance supports the work of agencies cited for human rights abuses in the October 2018 Human Rights Watch report Two authorities, one way, zero dissent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 188039 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>UK Official Development Assistance does not provide financial assistance or assets to support the Palestinian Authority (PA) agencies implicated in the Human Rights Watch report and continues to have a no contact policy with Hamas in its entirety. The report has made some serious and concerning allegations about human rights violations by the PA and we have immediately raised our concerns with the Palestinian Ministry of Interior. We continue to urge the PA to respect human rights, to ensure complaints of mistreatment or arbitrary detention are properly investigated and to continue to improve the performance of the security sector.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) currently delivers training courses and supports the development of training institutions across the Palestinian Authority security sector. Participants from two agencies referenced in the report, the Preventative Security Organisation and General Intelligence Service, have attended courses delivered by the MOD and by training institutions that are supported by the MOD. These courses serve to reinforce accountability, responsible governance and a common approach to the upholding of human rights and human rights law.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:04:07.13Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1002053
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Humanitarian Aid 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 International Development, what assessment she has made of the compliance with (a) Article 23 of the Fourth Geneva Convention and (b) Rule 55 of the International Committee of the Red Cross’s Customary International Law Study of the restriction of supplies of food and medicine through the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 188069 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 thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to raise concerns with the Saudi led-Coalition about the potential impact of any assault on the port and city of Hodeidah and is monitoring the resumption of hostilities in and around Hodeidah closely.</p><p>As we have consistently made clear, the Coalition must ensure that any further military operations in and around Hodeidah are conducted in accordance with international humanitarian law, including on the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure, and do not disrupt commercial and humanitarian flows both through the port and onwards across the country. For their part, the Houthis must not compromise civilian facilities (such as Hodeidah port as well as schools, hospitals and food storage facilities) and allow unhindered access to humanitarian agencies throughout areas they control.</p><p>To date, Red Sea ports remain operational and continue to import most of the food and fuel on which Yemenis rely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T18:02:30.423Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T18:02:30.423Z
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1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
1002227
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include the provision of accessible and safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in public places and workplaces. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11248 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will support people with disabilities to access water, sanitation and hygiene services, including in public places and workplaces such as schools and health care facilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:48:33.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:48:33.647Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
1002228
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include investment in menstrual hygiene management. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11249 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to enabling all girls, women and people who menstruate to manage their periods safely, hygienically and with dignity, allowing them to stay in school and fully participate in society. DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will look at how its investments in menstrual hygiene management can be more disability inclusive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:48:58.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:48:58.58Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
1002229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will include the involvement of girls with disabilities in menstrual hygiene related work. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11250 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will involve girls with disabilities in DFID’s menstrual hygiene related work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:49:12.03Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:49:12.03Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
1002230
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Disability more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for International Development's disability strategy will require their water, sanitation and hygiene partners to be disability inclusive. more like this
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Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
star this property uin HL11251 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s future work on disability inclusion will set an expectation on DFID’s partners, including its water, sanitation and hygiene partners, to demonstrate their technical understanding of, and commitment to, disability inclusion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:49:24.273Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:49:24.273Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3862
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Grey-Thompson more like this
1002250
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Droughts more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what studies they have commissioned to predict the effect that future global water shortages and drought in the southern hemisphere will have on migration patterns, particularly to northern Europe. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL11271 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development has not directly commissioned studies on the impact of water shortages on migration patterns from the southern hemisphere to northern Europe.</p><p>We recognise climate change and increasing water shortages can combine with other factors to influence migration decisions and therefore fund analytical work to improve the understanding of the impacts of climate change in developing countries. Examples include our work with the Natural Environment Research Council on the Future Climate for Africa Programme and our support to the World Bank’s Water Global Practice, which has produced analyses on the effects of water shortages, including migration. We are also building the evidence base to better understand why people migrate as part of our efforts set out in the 2015 UK Aid Strategy to tackle the root causes of migration.</p><p>In 2011, the Government Office for Science commissioned the Foresight Report on <em>Migration and Global Environmental Change</em> which analysed how human population movements across the world could be affected by global environmental changes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:55:47.96Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:55:47.96Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
1002579
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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 International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: 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 International Development, what the quantity was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) her Department and (ii) the Government Equalities Office 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 188855 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development’s electricity and gas usage and costs in its UK headquarters for the years 2014/15 - 2017/18 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3,705</p></td><td><p>473</p></td><td><p>3,477</p></td><td><p>431</p></td><td><p>3,528</p></td><td><p>482</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>901</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>1,188</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>1,063</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government Equalities Office is physically based in the Department for Education. As such, the quantity and cost of electricity and natural gas used by the Government Equalities Office is subsumed within the Department for Education’s consumption figures. These can be found in response to written questions 188849 and 188850.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 188856 more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:53:34.913Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:53:34.913Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1002580
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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 International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: 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 International Development, what was the cost was of (a) electricity and (b) natural gas used by (i) her department and (ii) the Government Equalities Office, 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 188856 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development’s electricity and gas usage and costs in its UK headquarters for the years 2014/15 - 2017/18 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Electricity Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3,705</p></td><td><p>473</p></td><td><p>3,477</p></td><td><p>431</p></td><td><p>3,528</p></td><td><p>482</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td><td><p>Gas Consumption (thousand Kwh)</p></td><td><p>Cost (£'000)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>901</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>1,188</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>1,063</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government Equalities Office is physically based in the Department for Education. As such, the quantity and cost of electricity and natural gas used by the Government Equalities Office is subsumed within the Department for Education’s consumption figures. These can be found in response to written questions 188849 and 188850.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 188855 more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:53:34.973Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:53:34.973Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4393
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
1002659
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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 International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading G7: Overseas Aid 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 International Development, what steps she is taking to encourage other G7 countries to meet the 0.7 per cent of gross national income target on aid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 188898 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>We believe it is for other governments to decide what percentage of gross national income (GNI) they allocate as Official Development Assistance (ODA).</p><p>In representing one of the few donors that meet the 0.7% ODA commitment and the 0.15-0.2% spending target in the Least Developed Countries, the Secretary of State highlights our ongoing commitment to the UN targets and the importance we attach to development financing in her engagement with international partners, including the G7.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T17:07:04.787Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:07:04.787Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this