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star this property date less than 2017-04-26more like thismore than 2017-04-26
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cycling 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 Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 March 2017 to Question 68586, what discussions she has had with her counterpart in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the opportunities to increase off-road cycling as part of that Department's environment strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 72000 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-05-02more like thismore than 2017-05-02
star this property answer text <p><B>The House of Commons was prorogued before the earliest date of answer for this Question.</B></p> more like this
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less than 2017-05-02T10:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2017-05-02T10:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-22more like thismore than 2017-02-22
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Appointments: Equality 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 what policies and practices they advocate to encourage boardroom diversity and equality; what advice and encouragement they have given on diversity and equality to Channel 4; and to what effect. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL5546 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 2017-03-08more like thismore than 2017-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The Cabinet Office Centre for Public Appointments, which works across Whitehall, as well as with the private sector and different stakeholder groups, has modernised recruitment practices and attracted a more diverse field of candidates from an ever-wider range of social and professional backgrounds by:</p><p> </p><p>· Placing an emphasis on ability, rather than prior experience, ensuring key roles in public bodies are open to those with skills required</p><p> </p><p>· Increasing awareness of public appointments through a central online advertising website, events and social media</p><p> </p><p>· Simplifying the application process to just require a CV and cover letter</p><p> </p><p>· Assessing every job advert to ensure they are fit for purpose and are open to a wider number of applicants to ensure a diverse pool of candidates.</p><p> </p><p>In 2013 the Government published its strategy for Increasing Diversity in Public Appointments. The Cabinet Office will be publishing an update to this strategy later this year.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-08T12:13:22.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-08T12:13:22.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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2170
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
693660
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dormant Assets Commission 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 when the Dormant Assets Commission will publish its report. more like this
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Lord Blunkett more like this
star this property uin HL5566 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 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The attached Dormant Assets Commission Report was published on Friday 3 March.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T12:04:18.007Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T12:04:18.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property file name Tackling_dormant_assets_-_recommendations_to_benefit_investors_and_society__1_.pdf more like this
star this property title Dormant Assets Commission Report 3rd March 2017 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blunkett more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dormant Assets Commission 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 when the Dormant Assets Commission last met; when it is due to meet again; which stakeholders the Commission has consulted; and what is the scale and scope of the Commission’s investigation. more like this
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Lord Blunkett more like this
star this property uin HL5567 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 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The independent Commission on Dormant Assets’ final meeting was held on 1st December 2016. The Commission published its report on 3 March 2017 and is not scheduled to meet again.</p><p> </p><p>The Commission met a wide range of stakeholders, convened industry working groups and ran a call for evidence sent to around 200 organisations.</p><p>The Commission worked to Government-agreed Terms of Reference, to provide expert, independent and impartial advice and evidence on:</p><ul><li>which dormant assets can be brought into an expanded dormant asset scheme, and how they can be identified by industry;</li><li>the projected size of the funding pot this could produce for good causes;</li><li>whether, with the potential increase of dormant assets being released by industry, the current system is able to manage the burden; and</li><li>whether any new legislation should include a requirement for improved transparency from industry on disclosing the level of assets within their sector</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T12:19:23.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T12:19:23.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blunkett more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Dormant Assets Commission 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 what financial resources, including salaries, have been made available to establish and run the Dormant Assets Commission. more like this
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Lord Blunkett more like this
star this property uin HL5568 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 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>Membership of the Dormant Assets Commission was an unpaid appointment with the Chair and the nine Commissioners not receiving salaries for their roles. Incidental travelling expenses were reimbursed to the Chair and the Commissioners if requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T12:18:08.02Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T12:18:08.02Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blunkett more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Enterprises 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 what is their estimate of the number of people employed by social enterprises in each year since 2010. more like this
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Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
star this property uin HL5577 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 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The attached “Social Enterprise: Market Trends 2014” report found that the social enterprise sector employed roughly 2.27 million people in 2014. Estimated employment had increased by approximately 300,000 since 2012, when data were last collected. Data for 2016 are being collated and reviewed and will be published later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T15:50:57.073Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T15:50:57.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property file name SOCIAL_ENTERPRISE-_MARKET_TRENDS_2015.pdf more like this
star this property title Social Enterprise: Market Trends 2014 report more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Investment Advisory Group 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<i>, </i>further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 10 January (HL Deb, col 1857), who is on the advisory group set up to open social investment products to individuals, how frequently will the group meet, when was the group’s first meeting, and what are its terms of reference. more like this
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Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
star this property uin HL5578 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>The advisory group is chaired by Elizabeth Corley, VC Allianz Global Investors, and is made up of senior industry representatives from across the savings and investment sectors, with a balance of CEO’s, senior practitioners and product experts. A full list of organisations that are involved can be found at Annex A.</p><p>The group’s first meeting was on the 18th January and will meet four more times before July, when the group will announce their initial recommendations to government and industry. The three working groups, that have been set up to look at specific issues around Product, Distribution and Customer Engagement, will meet more frequently. Terms of reference can be found at Annex B</p><p>Annex A – List of organisations involved in the advisory group</p><p>The advisory group is split into:</p><p>(a) An advisory committee acting as a high-level sounding board</p><p>(b) A steering group which shapes the work</p><p>(c) Three working groups looking in-depth at specific issues around Product, Distribution and Customer Engagement</p><p>The Chair of the advisory group (which encompasses all of the above) is Elizabeth Corley, VC Allianz Global Investors, and it currently has representation from the following firms (subject to change/additions):</p><ul><li>Aberdeen Asset Management</li><li>Albion Ventures</li><li>Architas</li><li>Axa Investment Managers</li><li>Barclays</li><li>Big Issue Invest</li><li>Big Society Capital</li><li>Blackrock</li><li>Bridges Ventures</li><li>Centapse</li><li>CFA Society UK</li><li>City of London Social Investment Board</li><li>ClearlySo</li><li>Columbia Threadneedle</li><li>Esmee Fairbairn Foundation</li><li>FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)</li><li>FRC (Financial Reporting Council)</li><li>Grant Thornton</li><li>Hargreaves Lansdown</li><li>Henderson Global Investors</li><li>Hermes Investment Management</li><li>HSBC</li><li>Invesco</li><li>Investment Association</li><li>Legal &amp; General Investment Management</li><li>Lloyds Bank</li><li>M&amp;S Bank</li><li>Mercer</li><li>NEST (National Employment Savings Trust)</li><li>New Philanthropy Capital</li><li>Nutmeg</li><li>PLSA (Pensions &amp; Lifetime Savings Association)</li><li>Social Finance</li><li>St James Place</li><li>Standard Life</li><li>Squaremile</li><li>Triodos</li><li>Trust for London</li><li>UBS</li><li>UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing</li><li>Virgin Money</li><li>Worthstone</li><li> </li></ul><p>Annex B: Terms of Reference</p><p>ADVISORY GROUP TO GOVERNMENT:</p><p>CREATING A CULTURE OF SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT AND SAVINGS</p><p>ENHANCING INDIVIDUAL CHOICE</p><p>Summary:</p><p>How can the savings, pensions and investment industries, with the support of government, engage with individual investors to enable them to support more easily the things they care about through their savings and investment choices?</p><p>Detail:</p><p>The advisory group has been formed at the request of the Minister for Civil Society and the Economic Secretary to the Treasury.</p><p>It has been created to discuss how the savings, pensions and investment industries, with the support of government, can engage with individual investors to enable them to support more easily the things they care about through their savings and investment choices, whether through retail options or in collective schemes.</p><p>The aims of the advisory group are to:</p><p>1. Explore barriers to the development of products with social impact components</p><p>2. Explore barriers to the demand for and distribution of such products</p><p>3. Consider who is best placed to identify and implement solutions</p><p>4. Consider how existing best practice, regulatory incentives and further measures can reduce or remove barriers</p><p>5. Develop ideas for how best to explain social impact savings and investment choices to individuals and to provide feedback on impact to any fiduciaries and advisors involved</p><p>6. Discuss timescales for solutions, including possible next steps for any longer-term work to be taken forward beyond the advisory group.</p><p>Elizabeth Corley, Vice Chair of Allianz Global Investors (and previously CEO) has been asked to Chair the group. The group has been asked to make an initial report to the Minister for Civil Society and the Economic Secretary to the Treasury in Summer 2017.</p><p>Conclusions and recommendations are those of the group, but may not represent any individual member’s view. Any decisions on government policy rest with the ministers of the day.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T15:52:51.163Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T15:52:51.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Smith of Basildon more like this
694331
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star this property date less than 2017-02-24more like thismore than 2017-02-24
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Enterprises: Offenders 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, further to the answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 10 January (HL Deb, col 1856), what steps they are taking to enable more private, local authority and charity investment in social enterprises which support or employ ex-prisoners. more like this
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Lord Watts more like this
star this property uin HL5605 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 2017-03-09more like thismore than 2017-03-09
star this property answer text <p>Charities and social enterprises play an important role in the government’s mission of building an economy that works for everyone. The government is building on its role as a world leader in soc`ial enterprise by championing procurement for social value, supporting social enterprise awareness campaigns, building the social investment market, using social enterprises to address issues at scale and expanding the social investment tax relief.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-03-09T16:00:56.167Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-09T16:00:56.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Watts more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Centres: Closures 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 youth centres have been closed since 2010 and what assessment they have made of the impact of those closures on young people. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL1554 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 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>It is the responsibility of local authorities to decide how to allocate funding for youth services, according to local need. Individual local authorities would be best placed to advise on any changes there have been to the number of youth centres in their local area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T11:01:14.177Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T11:01:14.177Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Services 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 youth service staff posts have been removed since 2010 and what assessment have they made of the affect of the reduced provision for young people. more like this
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Lord Ouseley more like this
star this property uin HL1555 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>It is the responsibility of local authorities to decide how to allocate funding for youth services and as part of this, youth service staff posts, according to local need. There is an existing statutory duty on local authorities through Education Act 2006 (Section 507B) to secure, as far as is practicable, sufficient services and activities to improve the wellbeing of young people. Individual local authorities would be best placed to advise on any changes there have been to the number of youth service staff posts in their local area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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less than 2016-09-16T11:01:40.13Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T11:01:40.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ouseley more like this