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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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 Visas: Sponsorship 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 the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of trends in the number of companies in the (a) digital, (b) arts and (c) sports sectors registered to sponsor immigration visas of any tier with a view to ensuring preparedness in the sector for the new immigration system after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
unstar this property uin 252053 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>In December 2018, the Government set out its proposals in “The UK’s future Skills-based Immigration System” White Paper, which is due to come into force from January 2021.</p><p>We are determined to ensure that the future immigration system is efficient and able to respond to users’ needs, and as proposed in the White Paper, we will reform existing sponsorship arrangements – streamlining, simplifying and minimising bureaucracy.</p><p>The Government values the positive contribution made to the UK by the digital, arts and sporting sectors and we want this to continue. We will ensure that the new system continues to support the UK’s thriving cultural and sporting life and will also explore options to support start-up companies in our new, expanding digital technology sector.</p><p>The White Paper is the start of a conversation and we hav launched a year-long engagement programme to take the views of a range of stakeholders across the UK, including the digital, arts and sporting sectors.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:46:29.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:46:29.41Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1125532
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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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 Unemployment 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 Work and Pensions, what recent estimate her Department has made of the number of children in workless households. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
unstar this property uin 910855 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>There are an estimated 1.2 million children living in workless households in the UK, down 67,000 on the year and down 665,000 since 2010. There are now a third less children living in workless households than in 2010.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-05-13T14:55:43.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T14:55:43.187Z
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4423
unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4498
star this property label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
1125718
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept id 9 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property hansard heading Christianity: Africa 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 right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what steps the Church of England is taking to tackle the persecution of Christians in African countries; and what steps the Church of England is taking with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to highlight the persecution of Christians in those countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 252642 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Church of England mission agencies are supporting partner churches and communities in Africa to help them address the challenges of inter-religious living. The submission by the Church of England and the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales to the Foreign Secretary’s independent review into persecuted Christians sets out recommendations as to the steps that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office can take to support Christian communities and other religious whose right to freedom of religion or belief is being impinged.</p><p>The submission from the Church of England can be read here: <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.archbishopofcanterbury.org%2Fnews%2Flatest-news%2Fanglicans-and-catholics-make-joint-submission-foreign-office-review-persecuted&amp;data=02%7C01%7Csimon.stanley%40churchofengland.org%7Cc99ba4c953fc4ca29a1708d6d7b3ab1b%7C95e2463b3ab047b49ac1587c77ee84f0%7C0%7C0%7C636933563999961576&amp;sdata=lkYPUg7yohrUb1SDkrGiN6VIxDlSumjLs1CdRxzmz2I%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/news/latest-news/anglicans-and-catholics-make-joint-submission-foreign-office-review-persecuted</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:04:45.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:04:45.58Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1125722
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept id 9 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Sri Lanka 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 right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what discussions the Church of England has had with the Department for International Development on ensuring aid reaches people in Sri Lanka who need it most. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
unstar this property uin 252646 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Church of England has had no discussions with the Department for International Development on aid to Sri Lanka, but the Diocese of Leeds which has had a companion link with Sri Lanka for nearly 40 years, is in regular contact with the Anglican church of Sri Lanka, as to how best the Church can contribute to human flourishing in Sri Lanka.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:05:33.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:05:33.967Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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4131
star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1125178
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept id 9 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Church Commissioners more like this
star this property hansard heading Christianity: Oppression 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 right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what progress the Church of England has made on tackling the persecution of Christians throughout the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham more like this
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Rehman Chishti more like this
unstar this property uin 910766 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 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The Church of England welcomed the decision by the Foreign Secretary to launch an Independent Review into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s support for persecuted Christians.</p><p>On behalf of their two Churches, Archbishop of Canterbury and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster made a joint submission to the Review. They set out a range of practical recommendations about how the Government could take meaningful action not only in protecting Christians facing persecution but also in promoting freedom of religion and belief more widely.</p><p>Their joint submission can be found here: https://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/news/latest-news/anglicans-and-catholics-make-joint-submission-foreign-office-review-persecuted</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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less than 2019-05-09T11:40:50.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T11:40:50.903Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this
1125237
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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 Animal Experiments 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 the Home Department, which animals have been licensed for animal experimentation in the UK for any of the last three years figures which are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 251889 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>All animal species that were used in regulated procedures in Great Britain can be found in Table 1 of the data tables published within the ‘Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals’ statistical reports.<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-of-scientific-procedures-on-living-animals" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-of-scientific-procedures-on-living-animals</a></p><p>There is a further breakdown, for the 2017 year only, of those included within the ‘other’ species categories. This can be found within Table 12 of the data tables published in the 2017 statistical report.<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-of-scientific-procedures-on-living-animals-great-britain-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-of-scientific-procedures-on-living-animals-great-britain-2017</a></p><p>In 2017, the majority of experimental procedures used mice, fish and rats. Together these three species accounted for 87% of experimental procedures in Great Britain</p><p><br>For Northern Ireland, the Department of Health separately collects and publishes information on regulated procedures under devolved arrangements</p><p>The animal species used in regulated procedures in Northern Ireland can also be found in Table 1 of the data tables published within the ‘Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals in Northern Ireland’ reports. <a href="https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-northern-ireland" target="_blank">https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-northern-ireland</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:27:41.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:27:41.177Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1125239
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Type 31 Frigates: Procurement 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 Defence, what the timescale is for the bidding process for the Type 31e frigates. 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 251904 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>It remains our intention to award a single Design and Build contract for five Type 31e Frigates by the end of 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T15:03:34.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:03:34.823Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1125246
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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 Police Cautions 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 Justice, what guidance is provided to police forces on the procedure for administering cautions to ensure that the person involved understands the legal consequences of accepting that caution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
unstar this property uin 251905 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Out of Court Disposals (OOCDs) are measures which allow police to deal quickly and proportionately with low-level offending without recourse to the courts. Simple and Conditional Cautions exist currently for adult offenders.</p><p> </p><p>Ministry of Justice published guidance on Simple Cautions for Adult Offenders, which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/simple-cautions-guidance-for-police-and-prosecutors</p><p> </p><p>Section 3 of the guidance states police officers must ensure the offender understands the implications of accepting a simple caution, and consents to receiving the disposal before it can be administered. The implications which must be explained are set out in paragraphs 62-76 of the guidance. This includes the significance of the admission of guilt and the retention and disclosure of criminal record information for future legal proceedings or criminal record checks. Guidance also states police officers should ensure offenders are given the opportunity to receive free and independent legal advice before accepting a simple caution.</p><p> </p><p>Similar points are made in the Ministry of Justice Guidance for Conditional Cautions for Adult Offenders (also in Section 3 of the guidance) which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/code-of-practice-for-adult-conditional-cautions</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:28:58.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:28:58.3Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
1125252
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he plans to take following the decision for Iranian judges to reopen the second court case against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
unstar this property uin 252012 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>​We have never seen the charges against Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe and are deeply concerned about reports that she faces a further charge. We continue to raise all our dual nationals detained in Iran with the Iranian Government at every opportunity, and make decisions in line with what we believe will produce the best outcomes in their cases. However, we will not be providing a continuous commentary. We judge this will not be helpful, or in the best interest of each case.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:30:04.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:30:04.22Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1125253
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that its recent granting of diplomatic protection for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is effective. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
unstar this property uin 252013 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>​Diplomatic protection does not automatically dictate any particular course of action. We continue to make further diplomatic representations to the Iranian authorities privately and are continually reviewing what further steps are available to us to help secure the Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release. We will continue to make decisions in line with what we believe is in her best interests.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T16:30:55.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:30:55.583Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this