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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Attorney General more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Lord Janner of Braunstone more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Crown Prosecution Service were first made aware of the omission in the report by Sir Richard Henriques, An Independent Review of the Metropolitan Police Service's handling of non-recent sexual offence investigations alleged against persons of public prominence, published on 8 November 2016, to refer to exculpatory unused material in relation to criminal offences, accusations, references to known persons with criminal records and other material held in Government records which might affect decisions in the case of Lord Janner of Braunstone. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL14520 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>Sir Richard Henriques was commissioned by the Metropolitan Police Service to review their handling of Operation Midland; his report was published in November 2016.</p><p> </p><p>It would therefore have had no bearing on decisions made by the Crown Prosecution Service in the prosecution of Lord Janner, which concluded in March 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T13:26:11.857Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
1105814
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star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
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Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Lord Janner of Braunstone more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Crown Prosecution Service were first made aware of the omission in the report by Sir Richard Henriques, An Independent Review of the Metropolitan Police Service's handling of non-recent sexual offence investigations alleged against persons of public prominence, published on 19 January 2016, to refer to exculpatory unused material in relation to criminal offences, accusations, references to known persons with criminal records and other material held in Government records which might affect decisions in the case of Lord Janner of Braunstone. more like this
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Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
star this property uin HL14900 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
star this property answer text <p>In 2015 the then Director of Public Prosecutions commissioned Sir Richard Henriques to conduct an Independent Inquiry into allegations made against Lord Greville Janner, which was published on 19 January 2016. Sir Richard was asked to conduct a thorough and independent review into the approach and decision making of the CPS in relation to past investigations by Leicestershire Police which concluded in 1991, 2002 and 2007. He made a number of recommendations with regard to CPS procedures and guidance. This inquiry was separate to and independent of the prosecution of Lord Janner which concluded in March 2016.</p><p> </p><p>As to the Independent Review of the Metropolitan Police Service's handling of non-recent sexual offence investigations in 2016, I refer the noble Lord to my previous answer [HL14520].</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-04-09T11:47:17.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T11:47:17.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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499
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell-Savours more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Mobile Phones: Evidence more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 8 May (HL Deb, col 1220), whether the Attorney General will personally supervise the review of the digital evidence consent form; and whether the views of police and crime commissioners were taken into account in the development of that form. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL15684 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>The digital evidence consent forms are overseen by the National Police Chiefs’ Council and the Crown Prosecution Service, and they will continue to engage with victims’ groups and the Information Commissioner’s Office to ensure that the right approach is being taken. A draft of the form was issued to a number of stakeholders during development, and this included the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners. The Attorney General will be issuing new Attorney General’s Guidelines on Disclosure in the winter. These Guidelines will assist prosecutors and investigators in ensuring that privacy and data protection considerations are properly considered in disclosure practice and procedure.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T15:14:22.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T15:14:22.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
1127993
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Royal Albert Hall more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 18 February (HL13508), when the Attorney General expects to give a decision on the application by the Charity Commission to refer questions concerning the Royal Albert Hall to the Charity Tribunal. more like this
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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
star this property uin HL15878 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Last year the Charity Commission wrote to the Attorney General requesting his consent to refer five questions to the First-Tier Tribunal concerning the Corporation of the Hall of Arts and Sciences – i.e. the Royal Albert Hall, which is a registered charity. While the Charity Commission has the power to refer questions to the Tribunal, it may only do so with the consent of the Attorney General, as set out in section 325 of the Charities Act 2011.</p><p> </p><p>As set out in the Written Answer HL13508, this is a complex case and careful consideration is being given to the detailed representations made by the Corporation and the Commission. While it is not yet possible to provide an estimate as to when a final decision will be made, a preliminary response from officials is being drawn up setting out initial views and inviting further discussion between the parties. This will be sent to the Commission and the Corporation shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T10:56:09.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T10:56:09.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Evidence more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what changes, if any, they plan to make to disclosure procedures operated by the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to ensure that (1) trials are not disrupted by late or inadequate disclosure, and (2) incursions into the privacy of complainants and witnesses are material and proportionate. more like this
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Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
star this property uin HL17033 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>There has been unprecedented joint commitment and focus from the police and the CPS to finding solutions to the problem of getting disclosure right.</p><p> </p><p>Proper disclosure of unused material is vital if there is to be a fair trial. That is why in 2018 the Attorney General published his review, looking at the efficiency and effectiveness of the current disclosure system, including how sensitive data is handled. We are now working hard to implement the recommendations made in the review, and extensive action has already been undertaken to bring about necessary changes. The government remains committed to ensuring that errors in the disclosure process are driven down to their absolute minimum.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T14:20:54.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T14:20:54.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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1138
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Carlile of Berriew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Prostitution: Prosecutions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions of brothel owners or managers are (1) pending, and (2) completed, following the removal of women from their premises to Yarl's Wood and other detention centres. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL17215 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number of prosecutions of defendants charged with offences of keeping a brothel or of controlling prostitution. This information could only be obtained by a manual examination of CPS case files, which would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p>While the CPS does not collect data on defendants prosecuted by specific offence or the outcome of any prosecution, information is available for the number of offences concerning the keeping or management of brothels and controlling prostitution, in which a prosecution commenced at magistrates’ courts. The table below shows the number of these offences recorded on the CPS’s Case Management System in each financial year over the last ten years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2008-2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-2016</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-2017</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-2018</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Offences Act 1956 { 33 }</p></td><td><p>83</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>48</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>19</p></td><td><p>19</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Offences Act 1956 { 33A }</p></td><td><p>130</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>106</p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>72</p></td><td><p>75</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>63</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Offences Act 2003 { 52 }</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>19</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>32</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Offences Act 2003 { 53 }</p></td><td><p>93</p></td><td><p>87</p></td><td><p>87</p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>49</p></td><td><p>58</p></td><td><p>87</p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p>64</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>323</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>207</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>265</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>207</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>135</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>108</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>174</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>203</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>186</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>168</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Data Source: CPS Management Information System</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>It should be noted that the figures relate to the number of offences and not the number of individual defendants. It is often the case that an individual defendant is charged with more than one offence against the same victim.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T12:21:25.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T12:21:25.92Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Government Efficiency Review more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to assess the financial benefits to UK taxpayers that have resulted from the Green Review of public sector procurement, published in October 2010. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL14662 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
star this property answer text <p>Responding to the findings of the Green Review, HMG took steps to increase efficiency across Government. This included work to enable the UK public sector to get better value from its procurement of common goods and services which is now being taken forward by the Crown Commercial Service.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government has published details of savings made through efficiency and reform each year since 2010. The most up-to-date figures are contained in the Crown Commercial Service 2017-18 Annual Report which details £354 million in commercial benefits including savings for central government and £247 million for the wider public sector in that financial year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-03-26T16:49:29.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-26T16:49:29.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Honours Forfeiture Committee more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the Honours Forfeiture Committee is next due to meet. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL14663 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
star this property answer text <p>We expect the next meeting to be held over the summer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T17:26:09.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:26:09.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Civil Servants: Conditions of Employment more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure parity of conditions of service between employees of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence. more like this
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Lord Goodlad more like this
star this property uin HL14735 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
star this property answer text <p>Pay for those below the Senior Civil Service is delegated to departments and requires departments to develop arrangements for remuneration of their own staff, in accordance with chapter 7 of the Civil Service Management Code.</p><p>For the Senior Civil Service pay the Government submits annual evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) who make recommendations on the pay of the SCS. Pay is then set centrally for this group in accordance with chapter 7 of the Civil Service Management Code.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-04-01T10:49:13.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-01T10:49:13.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Members: Honours more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria they apply in recommending a Member of the House of Commons for award of a peerage or knighthood; and whether an individual MP's voting record on the withdrawal agreement proposed by Her Majesty's Government to Parliament forms part of these criteria. more like this
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
star this property uin HL14874 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>Honours recognise long-standing contributions to civic society – this should include those who have made significant contributions to public life through their service to Parliament.</p><p><br>To place this in context, the most recent New Year's Honours List recognised over 1,100 people for their service from all walks of life and all backgrounds across the United Kingdom.</p><p><br>Nominations of political peers similarly reflect the contribution that individuals have made, but also the contribution that they will be able to make in the future as an active member of the Upper House.</p><p><br>Individual votes are not part of any such criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-04-05T10:29:56.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T10:29:56.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this