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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Economic Situation 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 What recent assessment his Department has made of the short-term economic effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 911690 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government has prepared extensively for a range of Brexit scenarios.</p><p> </p><p>But even with these preparations, leaving with “No Deal” would entail significant disruption in the short term. And in the long-term, the government’s analysis shows clearly that regions, nations and sectors of the UK would have lower economic output compared to today’s arrangements.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T14:11:29.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:11:29.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135510
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Finance 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266835, HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Finance, for what reason the figure for the sum paid by the Department for Work and Pensions towards the cost of administering the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security & Child Support) in 2018-19 was not published, and when he plans to make that figure available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270758 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The HM Courts &amp; Tribunals Service Annual Report and Accounts for 2018/19 has yet to be audited for publication Figures for 2018/19 were therefore not published or included in the previous response.</p><p> </p><p>The figure for 2018/19 will be provided within the Note 8 (Operating Income) in the 2018/19 HMCTS Annual Report and Accounts and this will be published when the audit has completed and the accounts laid before Parliament. We expect this to happen before the summer recess.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T16:38:56.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T16:38:56.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135511
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Finance 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266835, HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Finance, why the Department for Work and Pensions contributes to the cost of administering the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security & Child Support) for appeals on attendance allowance, disability living allowance and personal independence payments, but is not required to contribute towards the cost of administering appeals against the disallowance of employment support allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270759 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Prime responsibility for the funding of the operation of what is now the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security &amp; Child Support) transferred, along with funding from what is now the Department for Work and Pensions to what is now the Ministry of Justice on the creation of the Tribunals Service on 1 April 2006.</p><p>The contribution that the Department for Work and Pensions currently makes towards the costs of the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security &amp; Child Support) covers the additional costs of that tribunal as a consequence of the introduction of the Personal Independence Payment benefit, which has led to an increase both in the number of appeals to the tribunal and, due to the increased complexity of the tests involved, their length and cost.</p><p>No additional contribution is required towards the administration of Employment Support Allowance appeals as the cost of this tribunal has not been affected by a subsequent policy change.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T16:41:41.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T16:41:41.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135514
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance: Tower Hamlets 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 Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 250471, what information her Department has provided to London Borough of Tower Hamlets on the (a) number and (b) contact details of those people whose claims were wrongly recorded on the ATLAS system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270762 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>As part of the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) underpayment exercise we are informing Local Authorities of any new and past awards of income-related ESA where Local Authorities have registered an interest via the relevant system, in line with our business as usual procedures.</p><p>We are in the process of developing additional guidance to support Local Authorities to consider further any possible impacts on individuals of the ESA underpayment exercise.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T13:22:01.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T13:22:01.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135515
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance: Greater London 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 Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 250471 on Employment and Support Allowance, how many claimants in each London borough were incorrectly classified as being entitled to contribution-based rather than income-based Employment and Support Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270763 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We are not able to make robust estimates of the numbers of cases likely to be due arrears at a local authority level. All estimates are national only.</p><p> </p><p>Local authority breakdowns of numbers of cases that have been paid arrears to date could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>We are focusing our efforts on contacting all potentially affected individuals to ensure they are paid as quickly as possible.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T13:34:07.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T13:34:07.13Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135516
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Housing: Greater London 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 Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266836 on Shared Accommodation Rate, what standard deduction rent officers make for fuel from the advertised rents for rooms in shared accommodation in the (a) Central London, (b) Inner East London, (c) Inner North London, (d) Inner South East London, (e) Inner South West London and (f) Inner West London Broad Rental Market Areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270764 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>There are no standard deductions for ineligible services for the specific Broad Rental Market Areas listed. In order to ensure a consistent approach, Rent Officers have a national guide to service deductions which has been arrived at following research of utility company pricing. The Rent Officer refers to the standard deductions and decides whether it is appropriate to apply them, however ultimately each case will be looked at on an individual basis.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T13:04:57.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T13:04:57.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1135518
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Housing: Utilities 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 Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 24 June 2019 to Question 266836 on Shared Housing: Utilities, if she will place in the Library the Valuation Office Agency’s guidance for Rent Officers in making deductions for services and facilities from the local rents used to determine the 30th percentile of the Shared Accommodation Rate. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 270765 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>There is no current plan to place the guidance in the House of Commons library as The Rent Officer Handbook is already available online via <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a>.</p><p> </p><p>Specific guidance for Rent officers in relation to these deductions is accessible under the heading ‘Ineligible services’ in the following location:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rent-officer-handbook-lettings-research/lettings-research-recording" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rent-officer-handbook-lettings-research/lettings-research-recording</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The full Rent Officer Handbook can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/valuation-office-agency-rent-officer-handbook" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/valuation-office-agency-rent-officer-handbook</a>.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T11:51:29.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T11:51:29.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Work and Pensions: Correspondence 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 Work and Pensions, how many pieces of unstructured white mail have been directed to the Derby contact centre to deal with since the creation of the team established to retrieve all such correspondence; and how many items of that mail are still awaiting redirection to the correct department in that centre. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 267244 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>Unstructured White Mail is post that is received but does not have a prescribed structure, such as handwritten letters or non DWP forms.</p><p> </p><p>There is no centre to deal specifically with unstructured white mail. There is, however, a team in Derby Contact Centre which receives mail that cannot be attributed to a specific customer or benefit stream and their role is to identify the customer details and benefit stream so that the mail can then be scanned into the relevant systems. The Department does not keep records of volume.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T16:10:39.07Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:10:39.07Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4138
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Finance 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 Justice, how much funding has been provided by the Department for Work and Pensions towards the cost of Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service in each of the last four years; and what proportion of the cost of the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security & Child Support) that funding represented in each of those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 266835 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) is responsible for the cost of administering First Tier Tribunals (SSCS). The tribunals hear appeals against decisions made by the Department for Work and Pensions on a range of benefits. The Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWP) contribute towards the cost of Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment appeals. The HMCTS gross cost of administering the tribunal and DWP income received for the last four years are detailed in the table below.</p><p> </p><p><strong>First Tier Tribunal (Social Security &amp; Child Support)</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>£000s</strong></p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>2017-18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Direct Expenditure</p></td><td><p>71,380</p></td><td><p>78,040</p></td><td><p>88,124</p></td><td><p>100,022</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Income from Department for Work and Pensions</p></td><td><p>11,000</p></td><td><p>16,000</p></td><td><p>12,433</p></td><td><p>29,156</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Proportion of Income to Expenditure</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>15%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>21%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>14%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>29%</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T16:51:13.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T16:51:13.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter
1133367
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Shared Housing: Utilities 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 Work and Pensions, whether the Valuation Office Agency makes a deduction for (a) water and (b) fuel from the advertised rent for a room in shared accommodation when calculating the 30 per centile of the shared accommodation rate in each broad rental market area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 266836 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Order 1997 instructs Rent Officers how to compile the list of rents used in the calculation of local housing allowance rates (including the shared accommodation rate) and the 30<sup>th</sup> percentile of local rents for each broad rental market area. In compiling the list of rents, Rent Officers must exclude the amount of any rent which in the Rent Officer’s opinion is attributable to provision of services or facilities made available to the tenant which are ineligible to be met by Housing Benefit.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T13:02:20.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T13:02:20.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali remove filter