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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Animal Welfare more like this
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star this property question text What steps he is taking to prevent animal cruelty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>This Government is leading the way in promoting animal welfare by bringing forward legislation that will increase the maximum custodial penalty for animal cruelty in England from 6 months’ to 5 years’ imprisonment. We have also made it a requirement for all slaughterhouses to have CCTV; updated and improved the laws regulating dog breeding and pet sales; and banned the third party sale of puppies and kittens.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 912197 more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T15:37:14.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T15:37:14.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Animal Welfare: East Midlands more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of animal inspectors in the East Midlands. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property uin 275244 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, Local Authorities, the Animal and Plant Health Agency and the police all have powers of entry to inspect complaints of suspected animal cruelty and to take forward prosecutions.</p><p> </p><p>It is for local authorities, such as those within the East Midlands region, to determine how to prioritise their resources as well as the number of animal inspectors they appoint under the Animal Welfare Act. Local Authorities must be able to make decisions based on local needs and resource priorities and the arrangements that work best for them.</p><p> </p><p>We do not hold data centrally on the number of inspectors appointed under the Act.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T14:28:41.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T14:28:41.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Pollinators: Midlands more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken in the Midlands to support pollinators. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The National Pollinator Strategy sets out actions taken across the country to support pollinators, underpinned by partnership delivery at the local level. Grow Wild at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are working on a range of projects re-creating habitats across the Midlands.</p><p> </p><p>Natural England are working with conservation organisations and landowners on the Back from the Brink programme, a £7.7m partnership funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and others to put over 100 priority species on the road to recovery by 2020. Two Back from the Brink projects are supporting pollinators in the Midlands.</p><p> </p><p>On 28 June, Butterfly Conservation, the project lead, announced that reintroduction work through the ‘Roots of Rockingham’ project in Rockingham Forest, Northamptonshire, has seen the Chequered Skipper become the first previously extinct butterfly to have bred successfully in an English woodland for more than 40 years.</p><p> </p><p>Butterfly Conservation also lead Back from the Brink’s ‘Limestone’s Living Legacies’ project, working with landowners from the Cotswolds to Warmington in the West Midlands to restore and manage a network of limestone grassland sites which will provide suitable habitat to many species of pollinators.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is also supporting the development and testing of pollinator habitat mapping to help voluntary bodies and land managers to create pollinator-friendly landscapes. This includes funding to support Buglife’s ‘B-Lines’ mapping project in the Midlands and other regions.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018, our Bees’ Needs Champions Awards recognised a number of councils and community groups from across the Midlands for their own exemplary work to support pollinators.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T09:40:28.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T09:40:28.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Nottinghamshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to tackle air pollution in Nottinghamshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>This Government has taken strong action to improve air quality across the UK, including in Nottinghamshire.</p><p> </p><p>On 20 November 2018, the Government approved Nottingham City Council’s plan to deliver compliance with legal limits of NO2 in the shortest possible time by retrofitting 171 buses with technology to reduce emissions (funded through the Government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund) and changing the age and emissions policy for hackney carriages and supporting an increase in low emission taxis. £1 million from the Government’s Clean Air Fund has been awarded to provide a licensing discount for drivers, a taxi rank with charging points, fund home chargers and expand the council’s ‘try before you buy’ scheme. The Government has already provided Nottingham with funding to support the conversion of the Council’s fleet.[1]</p><p> </p><p>In addition to Nottingham City Council’s plan, which addresses the worst NO<sub>2</sub> exceedances in Nottinghamshire, the Government has provided funding for a range of initiatives across the region which will improve air quality, including:</p><p>- £1.4 million to retrofit 112 buses in Nottinghamshire County Council (Clean Bus Technology Fund)[2];</p><p>- £7.9 million to support the purchase of ultra-low emission buses and supporting infrastructure in Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council (Low Emission Bus Scheme 2015 and Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 2018)[3]<sup>&amp;[4]</sup>; and</p><p>- £6.1 million to support Nottingham City Council (partnering with Nottinghamshire County Council and Derby City Council) becoming a Go Ultra Low City[5].</p><p> </p><p>[1] The Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-nottinghams-air-quality-plan" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-nottinghams-air-quality-plan</a></p><p>[2] The Government funding boost for bus industry in drive to improve air quality: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-funding-boost-for-bus-industry-in-drive-to-improve-air-quality" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-funding-boost-for-bus-industry-in-drive-to-improve-air-quality</a></p><p>[3] Low Emission Bus Scheme 2015: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/541695/low-emission-bus-scheme-winning-bidders.csv/preview" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/541695/low-emission-bus-scheme-winning-bidders.csv/preview</a></p><p>[4] Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 2018: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/774207/ultra-low-emission-bus-scheme-winning-bidders.csv/preview" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/774207/ultra-low-emission-bus-scheme-winning-bidders.csv/preview</a></p><p>[5] Go Ultra Low Nottingham: <a href="https://www.transportnottingham.com/driving/ultra-low-emission-vehicles/" target="_blank">https://www.transportnottingham.com/driving/ultra-low-emission-vehicles/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T15:18:38.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T15:18:38.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Nottinghamshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many bovine tuberculosis (a) new herd incidents and (b) officially free status withdrawn cases there were in the Nottingham-shire badger cull areas in each calendar year from 2010 to 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property uin 237182 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 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
star this property answer text <p>The requested data is not available as no licensed culling has taken place in Nottinghamshire in this period.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-03-29T12:10:46.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T12:10:46.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Nottinghamshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of deaths that can be attributed to poor air quality in Nottinghamshire in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants estimates that the mortality burden of the air pollution mixture (based on both PM<sub>2.5 </sub>and NO<sub>2</sub>) in the UK is equivalent to 28,000 to 36,000 deaths per year. Mortality burden is a statistical way of assessing the impact of diseases and pollution. Deaths of individuals are not attributed directly to air quality. The equivalent figures at a more localised level are not available.</p><p> </p><p>Public Health England has, however, estimated the fraction of adult mortality attributable to long-term exposure to particulate air pollution at local authority level in the Public Health Outcomes Framework, available to view and search online at: <a href="https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/public-health-outcomes-framework" target="_blank">https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/public-health-outcomes-framework</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T09:50:58.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T09:50:58.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Plastics: Nottinghamshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of the feasibility of banning the use of non-recyclable plastics in Nottinghamshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the Rt. Hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, Tom Brake, on 25 February 2019, PQ 224037.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T09:35:48.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T09:35:48.307Z
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Food: Nottinghamshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to support the food and beverage sector in Nottinghamshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government works closely with the full spectrum of food and drink businesses across the country to promote growth, jobs, productivity and exports.</p><p> </p><p>As elsewhere, we engage with businesses in Nottinghamshire, both directly and through trade associations, regional food groups and other businesses groups. We support them in their efforts to address economic challenges, understand and mitigate regulatory and compliance issues and prepare successfully for our departure from the EU.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T13:00:18.81Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T13:00:18.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Donkeys and Horses: Animal Welfare more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce horse and donkey abandonment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
star this property answer text <p>Defra is keen to ensure that we uphold our high standards of welfare including in relation to equines.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Control of Horses Act 2015 means landowners and occupiers can remove horses and other equines, including donkeys and their hybrids, that are unlawfully left on their land and immediately take them to a place of safety. Landowners must notify the local police within 24 hours of doing so, as well as the equine’s owner if identifiable.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Local authorities have powers under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to investigate concerns about the ill-treatment or neglect of animals, and any person or organisation, such as the RSPCA, can take forward a private prosecution under the 2006 Act if there is sufficient evidence.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition, from October 2020 it will be mandatory for all owners to microchip their horses, ponies and donkeys. The new Central Equine Database will then allow local authorities and police to track down the owners of abandoned horses and ensure that appropriate action is taken, and the animals are given the care they deserve. It will also mean lost or stolen horses will be reunited with their owners more easily.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-03-27T17:38:55.38Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T17:38:55.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Hedgehogs: East Midlands more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to tackle the decline in hedgehog numbers in the East Midlands. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government has published advice on how to help hedgehogs through the creation of hedgehog havens and making gardens as welcoming as possible. This can be accessed at: <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/news/five-simple-steps-to-transform-gardens-in-to-hedgehog-havens" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/news/five-simple-steps-to-transform-gardens-in-to-hedgehog-havens</a></p><p> </p><p>We support the excellent work being undertaken by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and the People’s Trust for Endangered Species, such as the Hedgehog Street campaign and their Conservation Strategy for Hedgehogs which sets out a ten year approach to supporting this species. Natural England is taking action to address some of the objectives in this strategy.</p><p> </p><p>As set out in the 25 Year Environment Plan, we are committed to creating or restoring 500,000 hectares of wildlife-rich habitat to provide benefits for species such as the hedgehog. Agri-environment schemes such as Countryside Stewardship provide funding to restore, extend and link important habitats and boost food resources for a range of species including hedgehogs.</p><p> </p><p>These actions are at a national level. We do not hold information on how they are being taken forward in the East Midlands specifically.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T17:00:23.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T17:00:23.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this