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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Public Appointments 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 the Home Department, if she will place in the Library a list of all public appointments made by her Department between 1 January 2015 and 1 May 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barking more like this
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Margaret Hodge more like this
unstar this property uin 4968 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 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies April 2012 requires government departments to publicise successful appointments, once made by the appointing Minister. These can be found on the Department’s gov.uk website or the appointing body’s website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-07-07T15:35:54.017Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T15:35:54.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dame Margaret Hodge more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Crimes of Violence: Females 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to meet the recommendations set out in the UK report by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Michael Dugher more like this
unstar this property uin 6869 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 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom has some of the strongest protections in the world to safeguard women and girls. The Government is committed to further supporting women to rebuild their lives, to breaking cycles of abuse and bringing perpetrators to justice.</p><p>We will continue to update our Violence Against Women and Girls strategy, as we have done every year, and will consider the Special Rapporteur's findings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-07-17T10:24:57.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Dugher more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Vetting 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on introducing a single tier Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure certificate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Ben Howlett more like this
unstar this property uin 2473 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 2015-06-19more like thismore than 2015-06-19
star this property answer text <p>Enhanced criminal record certificates are available for a range of posts and activities involving particular sensitivity or trust, including working closely with children or vulnerable adults. Applications are based on the relevant workforce, which ensures that any local police information relevant to that category can be considered for disclosure. There are no plans to move away from this position.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-06-19T13:12:09.603Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-19T13:12:09.603Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ben Howlett more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-19more like thismore than 2015-06-19
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Office: Living Wage 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) direct employees, (b) agency staff and (c) outsourced staff working for her Department and its subsidiary agencies are paid less than the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 3317 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 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
star this property answer text <p>All permanent members of staff directly employed by the Home Office are paid the Living Wage or above.</p><p>All temporary agency staff are employed in accordance with the Agency Workers Regulations which ensures parity with directly employed staff after 12 weeks.</p><p>The Home Office only keeps information on the legal minimum standards of pay of staff employed by organisations contracted to provide services within the Home Office, not the living wage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-06-24T14:30:14.013Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-24T14:30:14.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Human Trafficking: Children 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department has received any referrals to the National Referral Mechanism for child trafficking in relation to a sports visa. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
unstar this property uin 6233 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 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star this property answer text <p>We are unable to provide the information requested as it would require a manual review of all referrals and associated records, to establish if an individual entered the UK on a sports visa, which would only be achievable at a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-07-14T16:05:01.697Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T16:05:01.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
387859
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star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Human Trafficking: 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to reduce people trafficking into Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury South more like this
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Mr Ivan Lewis more like this
unstar this property uin 5643 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 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to tackling all forms of modern slavery, regardless of where or how it occurs. The Northern Ireland Executive is part of the UK’s Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group on Modern Slavery, which leads the co-ordinated response to this terrible crime across the UK.</p><p>The Border Policing Command of the National Crime Agency leads, supports and coordinates partners at the UK border in a multi-agency response to tackle international modern slavery crime before it reaches the UK.</p><p>The Home Office’s Border Force has established a dedicated programme of activity to strengthen its capabilities to detect potential victims and traffickers and it runs regular operations on targeted flights. All border staff in Northern Ireland have received human trafficking training, to ensure they know how to spot trafficking.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-07-13T10:03:26.653Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T10:03:26.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ivan Lewis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what programmes and projects her Department funds that carry out community engagement work to raise awareness of female genital mutilation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East more like this
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
unstar this property uin 2924 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>Female genital mutilation (FGM) is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.</p><p>The Home Office has provided £100,000 through the FGM Community Engagement Initiative. The fund was open to organisations across all parts of the UK to bid for up to £10,000 to carry out community work to raise awareness of FGM amongst women already affected by FGM, young at-risk girls, as well as men in the community.</p><p>The organisations that were funded were:</p><p>Africa Advocacy Foundation;</p><p>All FM;</p><p>BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out);</p><p>Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid;</p><p>FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development);</p><p>Integrate Bristol;</p><p>Katherine Low Settlement;</p><p>Manchester BME Network;</p><p>Manor Garden Welfare Trust;</p><p>NESTAC (New Step for African Community);</p><p>Safe Hands for Mothers;</p><p>and Springfield Community Flat</p><p>The Government’s specialist Home Office-led FGM Unit launched on 5 December 2014. The Unit provides outreach support to local areas and communities in England and Wales, coordinates cross-Government activity, acts as a hub for effective practice and works with the police, voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop policies and practices to end FGM.</p><p>Additionally, through the Serious Crime Act 2015, we are introducing a new mandatory reporting duty which requires known cases of FGM to be reported to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 2923 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.59Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
381920
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star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Female Genital Mutilation 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 Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to prevent female genital mutilation in communities affected by that practice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry North East more like this
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Colleen Fletcher more like this
unstar this property uin 2923 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>Female genital mutilation (FGM) is child abuse. We will not tolerate a practice that can cause extreme and lifelong physical and psychological suffering to women and girls.</p><p>The Home Office has provided £100,000 through the FGM Community Engagement Initiative. The fund was open to organisations across all parts of the UK to bid for up to £10,000 to carry out community work to raise awareness of FGM amongst women already affected by FGM, young at-risk girls, as well as men in the community.</p><p>The organisations that were funded were:</p><p>Africa Advocacy Foundation;</p><p>All FM;</p><p>BAWSO (Black Association of Women Step Out);</p><p>Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid;</p><p>FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development);</p><p>Integrate Bristol;</p><p>Katherine Low Settlement;</p><p>Manchester BME Network;</p><p>Manor Garden Welfare Trust;</p><p>NESTAC (New Step for African Community);</p><p>Safe Hands for Mothers;</p><p>and Springfield Community Flat</p><p>The Government’s specialist Home Office-led FGM Unit launched on 5 December 2014. The Unit provides outreach support to local areas and communities in England and Wales, coordinates cross-Government activity, acts as a hub for effective practice and works with the police, voluntary and community sector, survivors and professionals to develop policies and practices to end FGM.</p><p>Additionally, through the Serious Crime Act 2015, we are introducing a new mandatory reporting duty which requires known cases of FGM to be reported to the police.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 2924 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.467Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:02:49.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Colleen Fletcher more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Vetting more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2015 to Question 1466, what additional resources her Department plans to make available to ensure that all Disclosure and Barring Service checks are completed on time nationally in the next 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
unstar this property uin 3256 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 2015-06-23more like thismore than 2015-06-23
star this property answer text <p>The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) operates on a full cost-recovery basis and is expected to make neither a surplus nor a loss. The DBS provides funding to local police forces to process disclosure applications that require local police intelligence checks. In the small proportion of cases where checks are not completed within normal performance standards, the DBS is taking steps to improve performance, working with the police and other parties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-06-23T15:20:32.06Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-23T15:20:32.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 2 June 2015 to Question 326, if she will make it her policy to make available additional resources for responding to child abuse allegations over the next 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
unstar this property uin 4944 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 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>We have prioritised child sexual abuse as a national threat which means that police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners must have in place the capabilities they need to protect children from sexual abuse. In 2015/16 we have already provided an additional £10 million to the National Crime Agency for the creation of more specialist teams to tackle online child sexual exploitation. We have also made available £1.7 million to fund Operation Hydrant, which coordinates the handling of multiple historical child sexual abuse investigations specifically concerning institutions or persons of public prominence, and up to £1.5 million to support regional coordinators and analysts to oversee the implementation of the National Policing Plan for tackling Child Sexual Exploitation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
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less than 2015-07-07T15:54:06.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T15:54:06.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this