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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 8 October 2019 to Question 294182, how many employers in Dunfermline and West Fife constituency have not met their duties pertaining to the automatic enrolment of employees in a workplace pension scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 7168 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Automatic enrolment has achieved a quiet revolution through getting employees into the habit of pension saving, and reversing the decline in workplace pension participation in the decade prior to these reforms. Since automatic enrolment started in 2012 participation rates have been transformed with 87% of eligible employees saving into a workplace pension in 2018, up from 55% in 2012.</p><p> </p><p>The Department does not hold data for individual constituencies in relation to non-compliance of employers.</p><p> </p><p>The Pensions Regulator’s data on automatic enrolment declaration of compliance by constituency is available via the following weblink: <a href="https://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en/document-library/research-and-analysis/data-requests" target="_blank">https://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en/document-library/research-and-analysis/data-requests</a></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T16:40:38.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:40:38.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1148184
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Dunfermline and West Fife 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 Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people have (a) opted out after being auto-enrolled into a workplace pension and (b) saved more than the auto-enrolment minimum contribution in the Dunfermline and West Fife constituency in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 294182 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 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Automatic enrolment has achieved a quiet revolution through getting employees into the habit of pension saving, and reversing the decline in workplace pension participation in the decade prior to these reforms. Since automatic enrolment started in 2012 participation rates have been transformed with 87% of eligible employees saving into a workplace pension in 2018, up from 55% in 2012.</p><p> </p><p>The Department does not hold data for individual constituencies in relation to opt outs or the number of individuals who have saved above the automatic enrolment minimum contribution level. However, we do know that overall around 9% of automatically enrolled workers have chosen to opt out which is significantly below original estimates; and our latest evaluation report shows that, in April 2017, approximately 5.9 million eligible employees were already meeting the April 2019 minimum contribution rates.</p><p> </p><p>I am providing the following information about the impact of automatic enrolment in your constituency, as of August 2019:</p><p> </p><p>In the Dunfermline and West Fife constituency, since 2012, approximately 7,000 eligible jobholders have been automatically enrolled and 1,310 employers have met their duties.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Automatic Enrolment Evaluation Report 2018, available via the following weblink: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/764964/Automatic_Enrolment_Evaluation_Report_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/764964/Automatic_Enrolment_Evaluation_Report_2018.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The Pensions Regulator’s data on Automatic enrolment declaration of compliance by constituency, available via the following weblink: <a href="https://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en/document-library/research-and-analysis/data-requests" target="_blank">https://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en/document-library/research-and-analysis/data-requests</a></p><p />
star this property answering member constituency Hexham more like this
star this property answering member printed Guy Opperman more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T09:48:00.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T09:48:00.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Guy Opperman more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145871
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance 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 Work and Pensions, how many Child Maintenance Service complaints were made by paying parents in relation to income data not being used to calculate payments; and what proportion of those complaints were upheld in the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290827 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T15:08:41.07Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T15:08:41.07Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145878
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 Work and Pensions, what the average time taken was to process a mandatory reconsideration for personal independence payment in the last 12 months for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290833 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 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>Statistics on the median clearance times for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Mandatory Reconsiderations (MR) are provided in Tables 7C-E of the “Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2019” publication, available here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-july-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-july-2019</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information about the extremes of a distribution (e.g. the maximum clearance times) does potentially risk leading to the identification of the claimant. We would not release this information publicly. Therefore, we have presented information on the upper quartile of clearance times.</p><p> </p><p>For the 12 months from August 2018 to end of July 2019, for Great Britain the upper quartile was 68 calendar days, with a median of 49 days as published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 290834 more like this
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less than 2019-10-04T11:42:38.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T11:42:38.22Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145879
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 Work and Pensions, what the maximum time taken was to process a mandatory reconsideration for personal independence payment in the last 12 months for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290834 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 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>Statistics on the median clearance times for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Mandatory Reconsiderations (MR) are provided in Tables 7C-E of the “Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2019” publication, available here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-july-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-july-2019</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information about the extremes of a distribution (e.g. the maximum clearance times) does potentially risk leading to the identification of the claimant. We would not release this information publicly. Therefore, we have presented information on the upper quartile of clearance times.</p><p> </p><p>For the 12 months from August 2018 to end of July 2019, for Great Britain the upper quartile was 68 calendar days, with a median of 49 days as published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 290833 more like this
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less than 2019-10-04T11:42:38.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T11:42:38.267Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145880
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that personal independence payment rejection letters are empathetic. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290835 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions is committed to delivering a good claimant experience throughout the decision making process. Case Managers in DWP are all aware of the need to explain their decisions in a clear and empathetic way. We are considering how the explanation section (“My decision” section) of Personal Independence Payment decision letters can be improved.</p><p /><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:56:07.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:56:07.683Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145881
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance 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 Work and Pensions, how many paying parents are in maintenance arrears through the Child Maintenance Service; and how much unpaid maintenance remains outstanding in Dunfermline and West Fife constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290836 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>At the end of June 2019, there were 260 Paying Parents with unpaid maintenance in the Dunfermline and West Fife constituency. The total amount of unpaid maintenance associated with these Paying Parents was £386,000.</p><p> </p><p>Please note the following points:</p><p> </p><ul><li>A Paying Parent may be paying towards multiple child maintenance arrangements;</li><li>These figures do not consider unpaid child maintenance that was arranged by the Child Support Agency;</li><li>Paying Parents with any amount of unpaid maintenance which was arranged by the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) are considered as having arrears;</li><li>The count of Paying Parents has been rounded to the nearest 10, the value has been rounded to the nearest £1,000.</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T15:11:53.663Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T15:11:53.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145882
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reason Regulation 4(1) of the Child Support (Child Support Maintenance) Calculations Regulations 2012 provides that a relevant tax year for the calculation of child maintenance by a paying parent is any one of the six years immediately preceding the date of request and not the most recent year for which tax data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290837 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>To make an initial maintenance assessment, regulations provide that HM Revenue &amp; Customs share income information for the most recent complete tax year they hold within the previous six years. This process is repeated annually to ensure the assessment is based on the most recent data HMRC hold and in line with a paying parent’s circumstances.</p><p> </p><p>More recent income data can be used in specific circumstances where a paying parent’s income has changed in a way that breaks the 25% tolerance, requiring their calculation to move from historic to current income.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T15:18:30.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T15:18:30.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145884
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the time taken for benefit claimants to receive decision letters containing a four week deadline for appeal by post; and what assessment she has made of the effect of postal delays on the time available for claimants to make an appeal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290839 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>Appeals about DWP decisions are made directly to Her Majesty’s Courts &amp; Tribunals Service (HMCTS).</p><p> </p><p>Our correspondence, including decision letters, is issued via 2nd class post in keeping with our responsibility to efficiently use public funds; so we expect it to arrive within three working days, including Saturdays.</p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to change the start date of the period to make an appeal. The extension of that period, including the consideration of any postal delay, is made by HMCTS.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T16:35:46.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T16:35:46.847Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145885
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance 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 Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of Child Maintenance Service income challenges by paying parents were as a result of private pension payments not being deducted from income calculations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife remove filter
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 290840 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T15:28:07.117Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T15:28:07.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this