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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Aggregates Levy more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase the Aggregates Levy for primary aggregates to encourage the use of secondary aggregates including that obtained from china clay. more like this
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Lord Berkeley more like this
star this property uin HL17196 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>At Budget 2018, the government announced that the rate of Aggregates Levy would be frozen for 2019-20. The government also announced its intention to return the Levy to index-linking in future. Decisions on the rate of Aggregates Levy from 2020 will be taken at Budget 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Following the conclusion of long-running litigation in February this year, the government launched a comprehensive review of the Levy at Spring Statement 2019.</p><p> </p><p>As part of this, the government has convened a working group of industry and sector experts who are providing input and challenge. Additionally, the government is engaging widely with stakeholders throughout the UK and has requested written representations (by 5<sup>th</sup> July). The government will announce next steps by the end of the year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T11:15:56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:15:56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3526
star this property label Biography information for Lord Berkeley more like this
1135315
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to replace the funding the Welsh Government receives from the EU for direct payments to farmers after 2022 if the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Arfon more like this
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Hywel Williams more like this
star this property uin 270302 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text The Government has pledged to continue to commit the same cash total in funds for farm support until the end of the parliament. It has also set out its plans for English agriculture policy after we have left the EU, including phasing down direct payments from 2021 over seven years. Agriculture is a devolved matter, so it is for the Welsh Government to decide whether to continue with direct payments in Wales. We will continue to engage with the Welsh Government on arrangements for domestic replacement funding after 2022, but have already committed not to simply apply the Barnett Formula to agriculture funding in England. This means that funding will not just be allocated according to the population of each nation. more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T11:23:04.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T11:23:04.133Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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1397
star this property label Biography information for Hywel Williams more like this
1135323
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has for replacing the funding the Welsh Government receives from the EU for farm payments if the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
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Jonathan Edwards more like this
star this property uin 270338 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury ministers and officials have regular discussions with counterparts in the Welsh Government on matters relating to EU Exit, including funding. On agriculture funding, the Government has committed to provide the same cash total in funds for farm support until the end of the Parliament. Under this commitment, the average annual cash total for farm support under the existing 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, and the average annual Exchequer funding provided for farm support under Pillar 2, will be rolled forward year by year until the end of this parliament. An independent advisory panel, led by Lord Bew of Donegore, is considering what factors should determine the distribution of convergence funding across the UK during this period. We expect the review to report over the summer in advance of decisions at the Spending Review.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270339 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T11:21:11.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T11:21:11.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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3943
star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this
1135325
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on replacing the funding it currently receives from the EU for farm payments if the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carmarthen East and Dinefwr more like this
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Jonathan Edwards more like this
star this property uin 270339 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury ministers and officials have regular discussions with counterparts in the Welsh Government on matters relating to EU Exit, including funding. On agriculture funding, the Government has committed to provide the same cash total in funds for farm support until the end of the Parliament. Under this commitment, the average annual cash total for farm support under the existing 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, and the average annual Exchequer funding provided for farm support under Pillar 2, will be rolled forward year by year until the end of this parliament. An independent advisory panel, led by Lord Bew of Donegore, is considering what factors should determine the distribution of convergence funding across the UK during this period. We expect the review to report over the summer in advance of decisions at the Spending Review.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270338 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T11:21:12.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T11:21:12.027Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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3943
star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Edwards more like this
1134520
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Passenger Duty: Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what progress has been made on reducing air passenger duty on domestic flights from Northern Ireland's airports; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Down more like this
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Lady Hermon more like this
star this property uin 269001 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text The government has established a technical working group that is considering the operational and legal context of APD in Northern Ireland. The group met in Belfast in March, and will meet again next month to continue discussions with stakeholders.<p> </p><p>For domestic journeys, airlines are liable on both outward and return leg domestic journeys as APD applies to all departures from a UK airport. It is not possible under current EU law to have different rates of APD on intra-UK flights than on flights from the UK to other European Union destinations.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T12:27:12.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:27:12.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lady Hermon more like this
1138098
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Taxation more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a green tax on air travel which would be invested in environmentally-friendly transport infrastructure. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 275701 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The UK plays key role in multilateral action on aviation emissions, such as the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), and levies a tax on aviation, Air Passenger Duty (APD), one of very few countries to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Whilst APD is not primarily an environmental tax, it ensures that a sector responsible for approximately 7% of UK greenhouse gas emissions paid tax of £3.6 billion in 2018-19 on its activities. This is particularly important in the absence of any duty on commercial aviation fuel or VAT on airline tickets, in line with international convention.</p><p> </p><p>APD receipts fund our vital public services and other Government priorities, including tackling climate change.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:41:53.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:41:53.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1129572
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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Internet more like this
unstar 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 plans they have to remain closely aligned to any new EU security regulations for online banking transactions after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL16057 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Strong Customer Authentication Regulatory Technical Standards (“the SCA RTS”), which are intended to reduce fraud and increase payments security, came into force on 14 March 2018 in EU law. The majority of its provisions will apply from 14 September 2019, and will apply in full in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The EU (Withdrawal) Act (“the Act”) will bring into UK law all directly applicated EU regulations which are operative at exit day, as defined by the Act, or at the end of the proposed Implementation Period if the withdrawal agreement reached between the Government and the EU is ratified. This includes operative Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS). The Act also permits ministers to make amendments which correct deficiencies in these regulations, if that is necessary to ensure they operate effectively in the UK.</p><p>The Financial Regulators’ Powers (Technical Standards etc.) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, made under the Act, delegated responsibility for fixing deficiencies in the SCA RTS to the FCA. Under the Electronic Money, Payment Services and Payment Systems (Amendment and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, the FCA is also the competent authority for the SCA RTS after EU Exit.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA consulted on its approach to the SCA RTS after the UK has left the EU (see CP18/44, published on 19 December 2018). It proposes to substantially maintain these technical standards in UK law, to support consumer protection and to provide firms with certainty and clarity about the systems they have been building.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:19:22.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:19:22.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1139344
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Payments more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the potential effect on (a) consumers and (b) businesses of the September 2019 deadline for the introduction of multi-factor authentication on electronic payments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 277802 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The implementation of Strong Customer Authentication, which mandates two-factor authentication for some online payments, will introduce more secure payments for individuals and businesses.</p><p> </p><p>This was introduced by the second Payment Services Directive. HM Treasury published an impact assessment on the implementation of this EU directive in 2017.</p><p> </p><p>In an Opinion published on 21 June, the European Banking Authority (EBA) acknowledged the complexity of payments markets and the practical challenges arising from the changes that are required by Strong Customer Authentication across the EU, which may lead to some actors in the payments chain not being ready by 14 September 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is therefore working closely with industry to develop a migration plan to implement Strong Customer Authentication in a timely and effective manner.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T13:56:33.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T13:56:33.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1129583
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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Proof of Identity more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether all existing banking customers must provide proof of identification to banks to check for possible money laundering; if so, under which regulations this policy was brought in; whether an impact assessment was carried out on the costs to customers, particularly those in rural areas, of any such requirements; and what estimate they have made of the total cost of any such policy. more like this
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Lord Vinson more like this
star this property uin HL16068 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text The Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (‘the Regulations’) do not require banks to carry out customer due diligence – including identity checks—on all existing customers. The Regulations instead require banks to take a proportionate approach to applying customer due diligence checks commensurate with the risk of money laundering. The legal requirements on banks to carry out customer diligence for existing customers are set out in Regulations 27(8)(9) and 29(7). The Joint Money Laundering Steering Group’s guidance provides further detail on applying these requirements.<p> </p><p>The impact assessment for the transposition of the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive (which led to the most recent revision of the regulations) estimates the total cost of the changes made, while concluding that industry has difficulty in identifying costs caused by the money laundering regulations. This is particularly the case for customer due diligence as many of these are costs that a prudent business would take on in any case as a matter of commercial practice, to comply with UN or EU sanctions, or to protect themselves and their customers from fraud. The full impact assessment is available on gov.uk.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:20:03.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:20:03.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Vinson more like this
1135313
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star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Banks: Closures more like this
unstar 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect on (a) high streets, (b) businesses and (c) communities of the closure of local bank branches. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Angus more like this
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Kirstene Hair more like this
star this property uin 270431 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury does not make assessments of the bank branch network. The decision to close a branch is a commercial issue for the management team of the bank. However, Government believes it is important the impact on communities must be understood, considered and mitigated where possible. That is why the Government continues to be very supportive of the Access to Banking Standard and the commitment it places on banks to minimise the impact of branch closures, including by ensuring that customers are aware of the alternative ways they can continue to access banking services.</p><p> </p><p>The Financial Conduct Authority undertook an analysis of branch closures as part of their Strategic Review of Retail Banking Business Models. This analysis can be found in Annex 1 of the final report (https://www.fca.org.uk/publication/multi-firm-reviews/strategic-review-retail-banking-business-models-final-report.pdf)</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T14:08:54.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T14:08:54.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kirstene Hair more like this