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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Apprentices 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 how many engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships were created in the last Parliament (1) nationally, and (2) in North Lincolnshire, and how many they are intending to create during this Parliament. more like this
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Baroness Redfern more like this
star this property uin HL4035 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 2015-12-15more like thismore than 2015-12-15
star this property answer text <p>There have been 324,800 apprenticeship starts in the manufacturing technologies sector subject area nationally in the last parliament (May 2010 to April 2015).</p><br /><p>In North Lincolnshire Local Authority there have been 1,500 apprenticeship starts in the manufacturing technologies sector subject area in the last parliament (May 2010 to April 2015).</p><br /><p>We are committed to reaching 3 million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020.</p><p>The locations and sectors where apprenticeships are available are determined by employers choosing to offer apprenticeships and recruit apprentices. We have therefore set no specific regional targets.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-15T12:34:30.587Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-15T12:34:30.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Redfern more like this
434141
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Skills Funding Agency 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 is the breakdown of the £172 million Learner Support budget of the Skills Funding Agency for 2015–16. more like this
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Baroness Sharp of Guildford more like this
star this property uin HL4260 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 2015-12-11more like thismore than 2015-12-11
star this property answer text <br /><p>The Learner Support budget is predominantly demand-led and meets the costs of Discretionary Learner Support for grant-funded learners and the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary Fund for loan-funded learners. It also covers the government’s costs of the Professional and Career Development Loan scheme and Dance and Drama Awards for young adults.</p><br /><p>The forecasted total expenditure for the 2015-16 financial year currently stands at around £132 million. Discretionary Learner Support assists the most learners and may equate to nearly £86 million, while the Bursary Fund may equate to about £35 million of the expenditure. The remainder will be for the costs of Professional and Career Development Loans (c£2.5 million) and Dance and Drama Awards (c£8.5 million).</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-11T13:11:06.037Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T13:11:06.037Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Sharp of Guildford more like this
433049
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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Innovate UK 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 when Innovate UK will publish its strategy for 2016–20. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4009 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 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK intends to publish its Strategy for 2016-20 in the spring. This will be followed by the publication of Innovate UK’s Delivery Plan for 2016-17. This timetable takes account of the timing of the recent Spending Review.</p><br /><p>X</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T12:24:24.037Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T12:24:24.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
433050
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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Innovate UK 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 key market sectors have been identified for priority assistance by Innovate UK. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4010 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 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK consults widely to prioritise technology areas for investment and carefully considers issues such as global market opportunity and UK research excellence and business capability.</p><br /><p>Innovate UK’s current priority areas are agriculture and food, built environment, digital economy, emerging technologies, enabling technologies, energy, health and care, high value manufacturing, resource efficiency, space applications, transport and urban living. Following the Government’s Spending Review, Innovate UK is considering its strategy for business-led innovation support across the UK’s technology areas for the next Spending Review period, which will be presented to Ministers in spring 2016.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-10T12:30:23.93Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-10T12:30:23.93Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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4304
star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
433051
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Technology and Innovation Centres 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 how many catapult networks have been established by Innovate UK; what is the focus of each network; and how much funding they are providing to each network. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4011 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 2015-12-11more like thismore than 2015-12-11
star this property answer text <p>Innovate UK has established a network of 10 Catapult Centres covering a broad range of markets and technologies and Government investment will be around £557 million by 2015/16 but the future allocation between the individual catapults has not yet been finalised”. The Catapults are:</p><br /><p>High Value Manufacturing Catapult – seven individual centres working together to bring their expertise in different and complementary areas of high value manufacturing to provide an integrated capability and embraces all forms of manufacture using metals and composites, in addition to process manufacturing technologies and bio-processing.</p><br /><p>Cell Therapy Catapult – working to grow a viable and sustainable cell therapy industry in the UK.</p><br /><p>Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult – focused on development of commercially viable technologies applicable to offshore wind, wave and tidal power.</p><br /><p>Satellite Applications Catapult – helping UK businesses to develop new satellite-based products and services.</p><br /><p>Digital Catapult – working to position UK business to lead the introduction of radically new applications and experiences across the increasing breadth of internet services.</p><br /><p>Future Cities Catapult – helping to make cities to become smarter and more forward thinking.</p><br /><p>Transport Systems Catapult – supporting UK industry in exploiting the massive global market for new products and services that will drive the integration of transport and its systems and help UK businesses to develop effective and sustainable solutions to transport needs for both freight and people.</p><br /><p>Energy Systems Catapult – working to deliver economic value to Britain by making the transformation of the UK’s energy systems sector attractive to companies that are developing and growing new technology-based products and services by creating a critical mass of world class independent engineering and social science expertise in energy systems</p><br /><p>Precision Medicine Catapult – working to simplify and accelerate precision medicine product development and implementation, building the necessary partnerships between different therapeutic, diagnostic and informatics players in the sector, supporting existing and new companies and attracting inward investment by global life science companies</p><br /><p>Medicines Technologies Catapult – still being established, but will work on the development of new technologies that better predict the response of humans, animals and environment to chemicals (for example prescription drugs, pesticides and cosmetics).</p><br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-11T12:58:49.897Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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4304
star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
433052
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Technology and Innovation Centres 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 assessment they have made of Innovate UK's catapult networks. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL4012 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 2015-12-08more like thismore than 2015-12-08
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to the Catapult network and has prioritised core funding support for the network in the recent Spending Review. It has already expanded the network by announcing, in July, that a Medicines Technologies Catapult would be established and developed at Alderley Park in Cheshire.</p><br /><p>Innovate UK will be publishing its revised Strategy for 2016-20 in the spring and this will set out plans for evaluation of the Catapult network.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-08T17:14:01.35Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-08T17:14:01.35Z
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4284
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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4304
star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
433065
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Offenders: Literacy more like this
star 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 how many literacy courses were enrolled on by offenders assessed as having a literacy need in each year since 2010. more like this
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Lord Falconer of Thoroton more like this
star this property uin HL4025 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 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
star this property answer text <p>The number of offender learners participating in English courses for all academic years where data are available is shown in Table 1. A separate breakdown identifying learners who participated on an English course after being assessed as having a literacy need is not available.</p><br /><p>Table 1: Offender Learner Participation in English (2010/11 and 2013/14)</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23,980</p></td><td><p>25,220</p></td><td><p>22,620</p></td><td><p>26,080</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes</p><p>1) Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><br /><p>Mandatory English and maths assessments for newly-received prisoners (except individuals who have been assessed recently, and those who already have maths and English at Level 2) were introduced from academic year 2014/15. The outcomes for the English education assessments in 2014/15 are published online at the FE Data Library (link below) and attached.</p><br /><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/473764/feandskills-OLASS-participation-english-and-maths-assessments.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/473764/feandskills-OLASS-participation-english-and-maths-assessments.xls</a></p><br />
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-09T14:13:51.77Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-09T14:13:51.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property file name Current Copy of feandskills-OLASS-participation-english-and-maths-assessments.xls more like this
unstar this property title OLAS participation English and Maths Assesssments more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Falconer of Thoroton more like this
433077
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Business: Ethnic Groups 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 commission a review into the obstacles that prevent more people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds from reaching senior positions in business, similar to the Women on Boards review by Lord Davies of Abersoch. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL4037 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 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
star this property answer text <br /><p>Government believes that businesses benefit from a rich and wide talent pool including people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.</p><p>Government is fully supportive of the private led Diversity initiative chaired by Sir John Parker who are currently considering this issue. We expect the group to report on their findings in 2016.</p><p>There are no current plans for Government to commission a separate review into the obstacles that are preventing more people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds from reaching senior positions in the boardroom.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-12-10T12:35:15.413Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-10T12:35:15.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
435773
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star this property date less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Driverless Vehicles 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress has been made on pilot schemes of driverless cars. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 18898 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 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
star this property answer text <p>Following the Innovate UK competition, ‘Introducing Driverless Cars to UK roads’ in July last year three exciting world leading projects, UKAutodrive, Venturer and GATEway, are now underway and making good progress.</p><p>The Government-backed Milton Keynes driverless Pathfinder pods have been incorporated into the UKAutodrive project. They were demonstrated recently at the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux and attracted a great deal of international attention. Venturer, based in Bristol is delivering important insights around situational awareness, a key area for autonomous systems. The GATEway project will evaluate the integration and acceptance of automated vehicles in the real world.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-12-14T11:26:07.313Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-14T11:26:07.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
435754
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star this property date less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Business: UK Membership of EU 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on businesses of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
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Angela Rayner more like this
star this property uin 19038 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 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government is focused on delivering a successful renegotiation: it believes Britain’s interests are best served by being part of a reformed European Union, if necessary changes can be agreed. The Government believes it can and will succeed in reforming and renegotiating our relationship with the EU and campaigning to keep the UK in the EU on that basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-12-14T11:29:00.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-14T11:29:00.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this