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star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Cervical Cancer: Screening 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 Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the take-up rate for cervical screening in (a) York and (b) England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 125251 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The North Yorkshire and York Health Improvement Plan includes halting the decline in cervical screening coverage by delivering additional training to general practice staff; working with the clinical commissioning group engagement agents and plans to enlist volunteer cancer champions to attend community events and work with local businesses to promote cervical screening.</p><p> </p><p>Public Health England (PHE), the Department and NHS England continue to work together to understand and redress the falling participation in the National Health Service cervical screening programme. A range of work is being undertaken by PHE to understand the reasons for the decline in uptake and to support the NHS and local authorities (LAs) to address them. They include access to timely and useful data for benchmarking, evidence on best practices to increase uptake among women who wish to be screened, using governance levers to advice NHS and LAs and working in partnership with commissioners, providers and charities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
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less than 2018-02-06T12:06:53.497Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T12:06:53.497Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
834701
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 of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Coca Cola and Mars UK 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 Health and Social Care, what meetings officials of his Department have had with representatives of (a) Coca Cola and (b) Mars in the last twelve months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126148 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Officials from the Department have met with representatives from Coca Cola, Mars and the British Soft Drinks Association in the last 12 months. Discussions have included the soft drinks industry levy, sugar reduction and the wider reformulation programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 126164 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:27:57.483Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:27:57.483Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
834702
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 of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Advertising 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 Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to limit children’s exposure to the marketing of food high in fat, salt and sugar. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126149 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We launched ‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ in August 2016. Our world-leading plan focuses on actions that are likely to have the biggest impact on reducing obesity in children and young people. Key measures in the plan include the soft drinks industry levy, the sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme, and helping children to enjoy an hour of physical activity every day.</p><p> </p><p>‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Current advertising restrictions in the United Kingdom on high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) products are among the toughest in the world. Strict new rules came into effect in July 2017 banning the advertising of HFSS food or drink products in children’s media. These restrictions apply across all non-broadcast media including in print, cinema, online and in social media.</p><p> </p><p>In August 2017 we announced £5 million investment in a policy research unit on childhood obesity to provide a robust evidence, evaluation and research capability including looking at the impact of marketing on childhood obesity. We will use this, alongside other reports and data published on progress in delivering our world-leading childhood obesity plan, to determine whether sufficient progress has been made and whether alternative levers need to be considered.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Health, has not had any recent discussions with representatives from social media companies on restricting junk food adverts to children.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
126150 more like this
126155 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.79Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.79Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
834703
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 of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Obesity: Children 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 Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle childhood obesity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126150 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We launched ‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ in August 2016. Our world-leading plan focuses on actions that are likely to have the biggest impact on reducing obesity in children and young people. Key measures in the plan include the soft drinks industry levy, the sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme, and helping children to enjoy an hour of physical activity every day.</p><p> </p><p>‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Current advertising restrictions in the United Kingdom on high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) products are among the toughest in the world. Strict new rules came into effect in July 2017 banning the advertising of HFSS food or drink products in children’s media. These restrictions apply across all non-broadcast media including in print, cinema, online and in social media.</p><p> </p><p>In August 2017 we announced £5 million investment in a policy research unit on childhood obesity to provide a robust evidence, evaluation and research capability including looking at the impact of marketing on childhood obesity. We will use this, alongside other reports and data published on progress in delivering our world-leading childhood obesity plan, to determine whether sufficient progress has been made and whether alternative levers need to be considered.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Health, has not had any recent discussions with representatives from social media companies on restricting junk food adverts to children.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
126149 more like this
126155 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.853Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.853Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
834707
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 of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Salt 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 Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to monitor the food industry's adherence to salt targets set by Public Health England; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126154 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>In March 2017, Public Health England (PHE) re-published the targets set under the Public Health Responsibility Deal, Salt Reduction targets for 2017, available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/salt-reduction-targets-for-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/salt-reduction-targets-for-2017</a></p><p> </p><p>The targets, due to be achieved by the end of 2017, provide guidance to industry on the levels of salt that they should be aiming to achieve across around 80 individual product categories.</p><p> </p><p>PHE will publish an assessment of industry’s progress against the targets later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
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less than 2018-02-06T16:26:36.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:26:36.427Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
834708
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Advertising 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 Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with representatives from social media companies on restricting junk food adverts to children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126155 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>We launched ‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ in August 2016. Our world-leading plan focuses on actions that are likely to have the biggest impact on reducing obesity in children and young people. Key measures in the plan include the soft drinks industry levy, the sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme, and helping children to enjoy an hour of physical activity every day.</p><p> </p><p>‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action’ is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546588/Childhood_obesity_2016__2__acc.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Current advertising restrictions in the United Kingdom on high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) products are among the toughest in the world. Strict new rules came into effect in July 2017 banning the advertising of HFSS food or drink products in children’s media. These restrictions apply across all non-broadcast media including in print, cinema, online and in social media.</p><p> </p><p>In August 2017 we announced £5 million investment in a policy research unit on childhood obesity to provide a robust evidence, evaluation and research capability including looking at the impact of marketing on childhood obesity. We will use this, alongside other reports and data published on progress in delivering our world-leading childhood obesity plan, to determine whether sufficient progress has been made and whether alternative levers need to be considered.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Health, has not had any recent discussions with representatives from social media companies on restricting junk food adverts to children.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
126149 more like this
126150 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.913Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:25:12.913Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
834717
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 of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading British Soft Drinks Association 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 Health and Social Care, what meetings officials of his Department have had with representatives of the British Soft Drinks Association in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 126164 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Officials from the Department have met with representatives from Coca Cola, Mars and the British Soft Drinks Association in the last 12 months. Discussions have included the soft drinks industry levy, sugar reduction and the wider reformulation programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 126148 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:27:57.553Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:27:57.553Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
832938
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Epilepsy 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 Health and Social Care, how many people have been diagnosed with epilepsy by (a) gender and (b) age in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 125254 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Information concerning the number of people diagnosed with epilepsy in the last five years is not available. However, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimates that epilepsy affects between 362,000 and 415,000 people in England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
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less than 2018-02-06T12:03:00.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T12:03:00.1Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
833012
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Spondyloarthritis more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were diagnosed with (a) spondyloarthritis conditions, (b) ankylosing spondylitis and (c) psoriatic arthritis in the UK in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 125328 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>This data is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
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less than 2018-02-06T12:01:49.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T12:01:49.643Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
833013
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Spondyloarthritis 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 Health and Social Care, what assessments his Department have made of the adequacy of the availability of specialist care in the NHS for people diagnosed with spondyloarthritis conditions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 125329 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Five Year Forward View has made a specific commitment to do more to support people with long-term conditions and to help them manage their own health. Self-management increases the likelihood of better clinical outcomes, lower rates of hospitalisation and less need for emergency care.</p><p> </p><p>Clinical commissioning groups are responsible for commissioning services that offer education and self-management for patients diagnosed with arthritic conditions as well ensuring local arrangements are in place to coordinate care for people across primary and secondary (specialist) settings.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2017, the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence published the best practice guideline Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management. The guideline sets out a range of recommendations for clinicians and NHS services, including around the provision of information and support that patients may benefit from, such as: advice about symptoms and self-management; contact details for local and national support organisations; and, information about employment rights and ability to work. The guideline can be found via the following link:</p><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng65/resources/spondyloarthritis-in-over-16s-diagnosis-and-management-pdf-1837575441349" target="_blank">www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng65/resources/spondyloarthritis-in-over-16s-diagnosis-and-management-pdf-1837575441349</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
125330 more like this
125332 more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:20:15.777Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:20:15.777Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this