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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what average value of tax credits were paid to claimants who were (a) out of work, (b) self-employed and (c) employed in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 203325 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The following table is based on finalised tax credits administrative data for each financial year. The latest data available are 2012-13.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Tax Year</p></td><td> </td><td colspan="3"><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'in work'</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'out of work'</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as self employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as both employed and self employed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>£4,300</p></td><td><p>£5,800</p></td><td><p>£2,800</p></td><td><p>£3,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>£4,700</p></td><td><p>£6,500</p></td><td><p>£3,300</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>£5,000</p></td><td><p>£6,800</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td><td><p>£4,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>£5,200</p></td><td><p>£6,900</p></td><td><p>£3,900</p></td><td><p>£4,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£5,600</p></td><td><p>£7,200</p></td><td><p>£4,500</p></td><td><p>£4,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£6,000</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£7,600</del> <ins class="ministerial">£<ins>7,500</ins></ins></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£6,300</del> <ins class="ministerial">£<ins>6,200</ins></ins></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">£6,400</del> <ins class="ministerial">£<ins>6,000</ins></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures have been rounded to the nearest £100.</p><p> </p><p>Data from earlier years is only available at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The increase in average tax credit awards in 2012-13 can largely be explained by the removal of the ‘Second Income Threshold’ in April 2012. This policy removed a number of higher income households from the tax credit population. As higher income households generally have lower tax credit awards, the effect of removing these households increases the average award.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T14:06:19.897Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T14:06:19.897Z
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less than 2015-03-24T11:54:34.01Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T11:54:34.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
64871
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Corruption: Tanzania 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 Attorney General, what reports he has received of bribery of foreign officials in Tanzania by African Barrack Gold plc; and whether the SFO plans to investigate those reports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 203352 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>As and when matters are brought to the attention of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) they are assessed in the context of the SFO's remit to investigate fraud, bribery and corruption. If appropriate, relevant matters will be considered for criminal investigation in line with SFO internal procedures. The SFO does not comment on its assessments or their status at any one time but does publish on its website details of those cases formally adopted for criminal investigation, whenever this is possible without prejudice to the investigation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beaconsfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T15:35:30.0378534Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T15:35:30.0378534Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
64875
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Asbestos 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 30 June 2014, Official Report, column 461W, on asbestos, what training does the responsible person as a duty holder in line with Health and Safety Executive guidance receive in order to perform their duties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
star this property uin 203387 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The duty holder works in consultation with specialist contractors who are qualified to carry out any necessary maintenance relating to asbestos.</p><p>Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, there is a requirement for a competence to undertake this function. As this is very specific legislation, competence would require knowledge, experience and a suitable qualification (BOHS P405) or a combination of two or more of these requirements.</p><p>A role-specific bespoke course may be arranged to meet the client's needs provided by a competent body.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T15:38:32.5692626Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T15:38:32.5692626Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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1590
unstar this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
64876
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Woolworths 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 30 June 2014, Official Report, columns 464W, on insolvency, how much the Insolvency Service's Redundancy Payments Service paid in relation to the collapse of Woolworths; and how much of that amount was paid in respect of protective awards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 203335 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Insolvency Service's Redundancy Payments Service has paid out a total of £59,207,942.40 to the former employees of Woolworths, and of this, £18,188,224.54 was paid in respect of protective awards.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T13:51:18.9258728Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T13:51:18.9258728Z
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1513
star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
64877
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the statement of 7 April 2014, Official Report, columns 1-2WS, on higher education (student support), what new requirements will be put on higher education institutions; and what steps he is taking to ensure those institutions are prepared to fulfil these requirements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chatham and Aylesford more like this
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Tracey Crouch more like this
star this property uin 203353 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Higher Education Institutions have had specific duties to provide reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act since 2010.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is in regular contact with representatives of Higher Education Institutions as part of the preparation of the new guidance on Disabled Students Allowances, which will be available in the autumn.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Havant more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Willetts more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T14:02:14.07329Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T14:02:14.07329Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Willetts more like this
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3950
unstar this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
64878
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Pets: Sales 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many complaints Trading Standards have received relating to the sale of unwell puppies in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 203196 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Details of the number of complaints that Trading Standards have received relating to the sale of sick puppies would rest with each local authority and are not held centrally.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T10:12:38.6031588Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T10:12:38.6031588Z
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3934
star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
64881
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Redundancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, in light of the collapse of Comet and the recent industrial tribunal ruling on employee compensation, what plans he has to issue guidance on the law relating to the role of administrators in consulting employees regarding redundancy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle more like this
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Alan Johnson more like this
star this property uin 203234 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>I will be looking at the employment tribunal ruling in the Comet case, and its consequences, carefully. As the appeal period has yet to elapse, it would be inappropriate for me to comment further at this stage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T15:35:41.4077908Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T15:35:41.4077908Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Johnson more like this
64883
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Debts 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what the average total debt was of individuals who filed for a debt relief order in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walthamstow more like this
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Stella Creasy more like this
star this property uin 203246 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 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The average debt level of an individual that was granted a Debt Relief Order in England and Wales in each of the last five years can be found in table 1 below.</p><p><strong><em>Table 1: Average Liabilities of Individuals granted a Debt Relief Order<sup>1</sup></em></strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Average Liability (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>8,717</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>8,453</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>8,504</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>8,410</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>8,554</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong><sup>1</sup></strong><strong>Including those under enquiry or revoked at a later date</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T15:41:23.8132937Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T15:41:23.8132937Z
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1513
star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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4088
unstar this property label Biography information for Stella Creasy more like this
64888
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unstar this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Members: Correspondence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of ministerial replies sent to hon. Members in electronic form only. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
star this property uin 203285 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to my Written Statement of 13 May 2014: Column 17WS.Information on the number of responses sent via email or letter is not held.</p><p>The Cabinet Office encourages all Departments to communicate with hon. Members via electronic mail where appropriate. Guidance on handling correspondence from Members of Parliament, Peers, MEPs and members of devolved administrations will be updated in due course.</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61196/guide-handling-gov-correspondence.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61196/guide-handling-gov-correspondence.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 203298 more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T15:26:24.6738934Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T15:26:24.6738934Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
64889
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Servants: Vetting more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the difference is between standard security checks and developed vetting carried out in respect of officials employed in the Civil Service; how many officials in No. 10 Downing Street have been subject to (a) standard security clearance and (b) developed vetting; and what limitations are placed on officials in No. 10 Downing Street who have not undergone developed vetting. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 203199 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 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>Details of the national security vetting policy and process are set out in the document HMG Personnel Security Controls (available from the House of Commons Library or online at <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmg-personnel-security-controls" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmg-personnel-security-controls</a>). It has been the policy of successive governments not to comment on staff subject to national security vetting.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Horsham more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Francis Maude more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T15:31:57.3737661Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T15:31:57.3737661Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this