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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether she has made an assessment of recent trends in the number of individuals in receipt of the New Enterprise Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 170294 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
star this property answer text <p>The Department regularly publishes official statistics for the New Enterprise Allowance Scheme, including an overview of the latest trends seen in the data. The latest publication can be accessed at:</p><p><strong><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/new-enterprise-allowance-april-2011-to-december-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/new-enterprise-allowance-april-2011-to-december-2017</a></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-09-12T16:33:04.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-12T16:33:04.083Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
967828
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Work and Pensions, what the cost to the public purse has been of the New Enterprise Allowance in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 170295 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>Between April 2011 and December 2017, New Enterprise Allowance has supported over 113,000 people to start their own business.</p><p> </p><p>The Departmental spend on New Enterprise Allowance (NEA), comprising contracted mentoring costs and Allowance payments to participants who had started to trade from 2013/14 is set out in the table below:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total NEA spend</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>58.8</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>44.2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>20.2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>29.1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>22.1</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p><p> </p><p>The reducing spend reflects:</p><p> </p><ol><li>Rising employment rates</li><li>The introduction of the Link Up Start Up (LUSU) workshop in April 2017 (to assess the viability of a claimant’s business) prior to starting on NEA</li><li>A refund of costs in 2015/16 from suppliers from the Grant Funded phase of the NEA which ended in December 2014.</li></ol>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T14:47:49.067Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T14:47:49.067Z
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4014
unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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1586
star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made an assessment of the dynamic effect on tax receipts of the New Enterprise Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 170735 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) supports people on eligible benefits who want to move into self-employment. The NEA, alongside all government policies, are costed with a central estimate of the impact on the Exchequer where possible. In the case of the NEA, responsibility for this assessment is with the Department for Work and Pensions as the lead department who are also responsible for evaluating the impact of the policy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T09:37:09.057Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T09:37:09.057Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Work and Pensions, how many people have been recipients of the new enterprise allowance in (a) St Helens North, (b) Merseyside and (c) the UK since it began. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens North more like this
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Conor McGinn more like this
star this property uin 15718 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
star this property answer text <p>The following table gives the number of mentor and business starts for New Enterprise Allowance from April 2011 to June 2015. It is possible that a person may start on the scheme more than once. New Enterprise Allowance is only available in England, Scotland and Wales, therefore figures have been provided for Great Britain, not the United Kingdom. These figures are taken from the published Official Statistics which can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/new-enterprise-allowance-april-2011-to-june-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/new-enterprise-allowance-april-2011-to-june-2015</a>.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p><strong>New Enterprise Allowance: Mentor starts <sup>(4)</sup></strong></p></td><td><p><strong> New Enterprise Allowance: Business starts <sup>(5)</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>St Helens North <sup>(1)</sup></p></td><td><p>410</p></td><td><p>250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Merseyside <sup>(2)</sup></p></td><td><p>5,780</p></td><td><p>3,370</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Great Britain</p></td><td><p>144,140</p></td><td><p>73,290</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>Notes:</p><br /><p>1) Figures are presented for the parliamentary constituency of St Helens North.</p><p>2) Figures for Merseyside include the five local authorities of Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St. Helens and Wirral.</p><p>3) Figures show the number of starts where people have begun working with a business mentor.</p><p>4) Figures show the number of mentor starts that have progressed to set up their own business.</p><p>5) Values are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>6) Following a trailblazer in January 2011, New Enterprise Allowance was introduced in target areas in April 2011, and rolled out nationally from 1st August 2011. This table only includes data from April 2011.</p><p>7) Some claimants on Universal Credit (UC) are not captured in the data presented, there may be a small undercount of starts in areas where UC has been introduced.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2015-11-16T12:27:15.367Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-16T12:27:15.367Z
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4066
unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Conor McGinn more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Work and Pensions, what proportion of his Department's advertising budget is allocated to the campaign to promote the New Enterprise Allowance; and how much of that funding has been spent in the last 24 months on (a) television, (b) newspaper advertising, (c) online, (d) radio and (e) other forms of advertising mentioning the New Enterprise Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 223469 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not have a specific advertising budget. In the last 24 months, the Department spent £25,150 (excluding VAT) on marketing activities to support the New Enterprise Allowance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>(a) Television – nil</p><p> </p><p>(b) Newspaper – nil</p><p> </p><p>(c) Online - £2,450</p><p> </p><p>(d) Radio – nil</p><p> </p><p>(e) Other – £22,700 (for posters, flyers and videos)</p><p> </p><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-09T17:59:00.85Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-09T17:59:00.85Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-25more like thismore than 2016-04-25
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the New Enterprise Allowance in achieving its aims. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Northampton South more like this
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David Mackintosh more like this
star this property uin 35319 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-04more like thismore than 2016-05-04
star this property answer text <p>Latest statistics show that 80,830 new businesses have been set up with the support of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA).</p><p> </p><p>A survey of NEA recipients was published in January 2016 and found that of businesses that had started trading following receipt of NEA support, four in five were still trading giving a sustainability rate of 80%. Of these, over nine in ten had been trading for over 12 months.</p><p> </p><p>This report was published on 28 January and can be accessed here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-enterprise-allowance-survey" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-enterprise-allowance-survey</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2016-05-04T14:46:34.087Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-04T14:46:34.087Z
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4066
unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Mackintosh more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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 Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the number of self-employment claimants who will start receiving the new enterprise allowance each month once the universal credit full service is fully rolled-out. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 129846 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) is contracted to end in March 2019, before the scheduled completion date for the rollout of Universal Credit (UC) in 2022. We are currently exploring options regarding our self-employment support offer for post-2019.</p><p> </p><p>Over the years 2017 to 2019 the latest phase of the NEA scheme has provided the following support to self-employed people:</p><p> </p><p>- 86,154 places on Link-Up: Start-Up workshops for people considering self-employment;</p><p>- 56,000 mentoring places for people wanting to start a new business; and</p><p>- 24,000 mentoring places for UC claimants who are already self-employed and need</p><p>additional support to grow their earnings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T14:23:26.767Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T14:23:26.767Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the cost was to the public purse of the New Enterprise Allowance in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016/17 and (c) 2017/18; and what estimate she has made of the projected cost for 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 135721 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions spent the following amounts on New Enterprise Allowance in 2015/16 and 2016/17:</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>New Enterprise Allowance</strong></p></td><td><p>22.8</p></td><td><p>20.3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Please note that we cannot provide information for the current 2017/18 financial year because the Department’s accounts for 2017/18 are subject to audit and any early release of data in the requested format would undermine proper and future publication.</p><p> </p><p>Budgets for 2018-19 have not yet been finalised.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West more like this
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
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less than 2018-04-23T15:41:24.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-23T15:41:24.39Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-02-04more like thismore than 2016-02-04
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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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 Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the new Enterprise Allowance scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Paisley and Renfrewshire North more like this
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Gavin Newlands more like this
star this property uin 25970 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-12more like thismore than 2016-02-12
star this property answer text <p>Latest statistics show that 76,960 new businesses have been set up with the support of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA).</p><p> </p><p>A cohort study of the initial participants in the scheme showed that 78% of the first 2,960 NEA participants who started to trade remained off benefits for 52 weeks.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2016 we published an evaluation report which showed that business established with the support of NEA had a sustainability rate of 80%, with over 90% of these trading for over 12 months. Around half of the respondents to the survey reported an expansion in their customer base or an increase in turnover. The majority of respondents were planning to expand their business in the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2016-02-12T13:44:38.037Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-12T13:44:38.037Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Newlands more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-02-23more like thismore than 2016-02-23
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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 New Enterprise Allowance remove filter
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, how many applications to the National Enterprise Allowance scheme were rejected in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Paisley and Renfrewshire North more like this
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Gavin Newlands more like this
star this property uin 27982 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-02more like thismore than 2016-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) is a voluntary scheme. Eligible claimants will be referred to one of our contracted NEA providers who will assess their business idea for viability and sustainability. Claimants who are not accepted onto the scheme can be re-referred at a later date.</p><p> </p><p>We do not hold the data on how many people are rejected by our providers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 27983 more like this
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less than 2016-03-02T16:18:00.947Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-02T16:18:00.947Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Newlands more like this