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star this property date less than 2018-03-05more like thismore than 2018-03-05
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Honduras: Electronic Surveillance 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 Intentional Trade, with reference to the statement from the Honduran office in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemning the use of force of force by the Honduras Government against protesters, if he will suspend the license for the unsent order of surveillance equipment to Honduras. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 130861 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 2018-03-08more like thismore than 2018-03-08
star this property answer text <p>The goods on this licence were presented to UK Customs for export on 22 February 2018. This licence is now exhausted.</p><p>United Nations reports are considered as part of the application process. The issue of the licence was consistent with the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria and remained so at the time of export.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-03-08T17:40:07.733Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-08T17:40:07.733Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
846738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Scotland 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 What steps his Department is taking to promote the sale of Scottish food and drink to the international market. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Jamie Stone more like this
star this property uin 903867 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 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
star this property answer text <p>This Department actively supports companies throughout the UK to promote food and drink exports. In 2017 UK food and drink exports totalled £22 billion, an increase of 7.7% in real terms on 2016. Scottish companies contribute significantly to our effort.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-02-22T12:21:28.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-22T12:21:28.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
4612
star this property label Biography information for Jamie Stone more like this
846744
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Export Controls 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 What steps his Department has taken to ensure the compliance of the arms export sector with consolidated EU and national arms export licensing criteria. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 903873 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 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
star this property answer text <p>Military exports from the UK require export licences. All export licence applications are considered on a case by case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, based on the most up-to-date information and analysis available, including reports from NGOs and our overseas network.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-02-22T13:24:33.957Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-22T13:24:33.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
846739
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Technology: Israel 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 What steps he is taking to strengthen trade co-operation with Israel in the high-tech sector. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 903868 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 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK and Israel have an important trading relationship; which we are committed to strengthening through our dedicated trade promotion team at our Embassy in Tel Aviv.</p><p> </p><p>We have also established a UK-Israel Tech Hub, which helps to create partnerships between British companies and Israeli technology innovators.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-02-22T12:33:11.823Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-22T12:33:11.823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade: Equality 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 What steps he is taking to ensure that UK trade and investment policies promote gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle more like this
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Emma Hardy more like this
star this property uin 903215 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 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK is committed to its role as a global champion of open and fair trade and the benefits that brings to all genders. As demonstrated by our support for the women’s economic empowerment declaration at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) in December 2017, we recognise the importance of gender equality and the need to ensure women and girls are empowered economically, especially through involvement in trade, both in the UK and internationally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-01-11T16:49:36.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T16:49:36.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Emma Hardy more like this
838978
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Honduras: Electronic Surveillance 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 international trade whether he has made an assessment as to whether the telecommunications interception equipment licensed to Honduras on 17 August 2017 and 19 December 2016 has been used by the authorities in their recent surveillance-led crack down against dissidents following November's disputed election; and whether he plans to revoke licences for strategic goods to that country. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 127539 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 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are considered on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria based on the most up-to-date information and analysis available at the time, including reports from NGOs and our overseas network. We will not license the export of items where to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Consolidated Criteria. In particular, we assessed both licences against Criterion 2(a) – whether there is a clear risk that the goods might be used for internal repression.</p><p>Each application must be supported by an undertaking from the end-user which sets out the intended purpose of the goods. This undertaking is considered as part of the overall assessment process but we do not rely solely on assurances given by the recipient state in deciding whether or not to grant a licence. As part of our assessment under Criterion 2 we consider all relevant information, including the behaviour of the end user with regard to respect for human rights. In this case, as part of the assessment, the British Embassy in Honduras was consulted thoroughly on the end user and stated end use.</p><p>The first licence granted in December 2016 was for a temporary export for demonstration purposes; a condition of the licence was that the goods were returned to the UK within 12 months, this licence has now expired. Our records show that the licence granted in August 2017 has not been used and currently no goods have yet been shipped. I therefore do not consider that the goods licensed for export could have been used against protestors.</p><p>No licences have been revoked or suspended for Honduras. We are keeping the situation under careful review.</p><p>I am withholding the name of the exporter because information on export licence applicants is confidential.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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127579 more like this
127698 more like this
127700 more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
839019
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-08more like thismore than 2018-02-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Honduras: Electronic Surveillance 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 International Trade, whether he sought assurances from the Government of Honduras that the telecommunications interception equipment licensed to Honduras would not be used in internal repression. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 127579 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 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>All export licence applications are considered on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria based on the most up-to-date information and analysis available at the time, including reports from NGOs and our overseas network. We will not license the export of items where to do so would be inconsistent with any provision of the Consolidated Criteria. In particular, we assessed both licences against Criterion 2(a) – whether there is a clear risk that the goods might be used for internal repression.</p><p>Each application must be supported by an undertaking from the end-user which sets out the intended purpose of the goods. This undertaking is considered as part of the overall assessment process but we do not rely solely on assurances given by the recipient state in deciding whether or not to grant a licence. As part of our assessment under Criterion 2 we consider all relevant information, including the behaviour of the end user with regard to respect for human rights. In this case, as part of the assessment, the British Embassy in Honduras was consulted thoroughly on the end user and stated end use.</p><p>The first licence granted in December 2016 was for a temporary export for demonstration purposes; a condition of the licence was that the goods were returned to the UK within 12 months, this licence has now expired. Our records show that the licence granted in August 2017 has not been used and currently no goods have yet been shipped. I therefore do not consider that the goods licensed for export could have been used against protestors.</p><p>No licences have been revoked or suspended for Honduras. We are keeping the situation under careful review.</p><p>I am withholding the name of the exporter because information on export licence applicants is confidential.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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127539 more like this
127698 more like this
127700 more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T11:00:38.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
816819
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Equal Pay 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 International Trade, with reference to the UKEF Gender Pay Gap Report 2016-2017, if she will break down the pay gap data for (a) median, (b) mean and (c) bonus pay by (i) grade and (ii) profession. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 121246 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>UK Export Finance (UKEF) published its first Gender Pay Gap report on Monday 18 December, 2017. The full report can be found here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-export-finance-ukef-gender-pay-gap-report-2016-to-2017/ukef-gender-pay-gap-report-2016-to-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-export-finance-ukef-gender-pay-gap-report-2016-to-2017/ukef-gender-pay-gap-report-2016-to-2017</a></p><p> </p><p>UKEF’s pay gap for 2016/17 was (a) median: 16.26%, (b) mean: 15.97% and (c) bonus pay: 22.36%. The breakdown of the UKEF pay gap data is below. Figures which are preceded by a minus sign identify grades where female members of staff are paid more on average than male counterparts in the same grade.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Grade</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Mean</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Median</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Bonus</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AA</p></td><td><p>-11%</p></td><td><p>-11%</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>AO</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>EO</p></td><td><p>-5%</p></td><td><p>-4%</p></td><td><p>-79%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HEO</p></td><td><p>-6%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>-53%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SEO</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td><td><p>2%</p></td><td><p>-19%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 7</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>34%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grade 6</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td><td><p>-26%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>SCS</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td><td><p>39%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>To ensure figures are robust and meaningful, gender pay gaps within professions are presented where at least 100 men and 100 women are recorded in a profession. This is not possible for UKEF given our relatively small size.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-01-15T17:57:03.93Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:57:03.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
834687
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Exports: Libya more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to the Answer of 26 October 2011 to Question 76106 on Exports: Libya, what progress the Government has made on providing assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises owed money for goods supplied to Libyan customers prior to the conflict in that country in 2011. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe more like this
star this property uin 126135 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 2018-02-09more like thismore than 2018-02-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is engaged in dialogue with the Libyan Government of National Accord in Libya on the issue of the recovery of assets and monies owed to British companies, including small to medium-sized enterprises, pre 2011. The Libyan authorities have expressed their commitment to finding a resolution to the issue and the UK government will continue to press for progress.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-02-09T12:58:45.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-09T12:58:45.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Turkey: Foreign Relations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, who travelled with him in his delegation to Turkey on Friday 12 January 2018. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 123949 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 2018-01-25more like thismore than 2018-01-25
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade was accompanied on his visit to Turkey by a private secretary, special adviser and press officer as is common for ministers undertaking high-profile international visits.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness more like this
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart remove filter
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less than 2018-01-25T17:32:00.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-25T17:32:00.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this