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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many civil servants have been transferred from London and the South-East of England to other regions of the country since May 2010. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Relocation of Government staff outside of London and the South East continues to be considered, amongst other options, to deliver the savings set out at the Spending Review and increase the efficiency of the Government&rsquo;s estate. Reducing and rationalising the estate could result in relocations, although there is no centrally driven relocation target to this effect. Workforce planning is primarily the responsibility of each individual Department to determine.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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HL5482 more like this
HL5484 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
39770
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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many civil servants have been transferred from London and the South-East of England to the West Midlands since May 2010. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL5484 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Relocation of Government staff outside of London and the South East continues to be considered, amongst other options, to deliver the savings set out at the Spending Review and increase the efficiency of the Government&rsquo;s estate. Reducing and rationalising the estate could result in relocations, although there is no centrally driven relocation target to this effect. Workforce planning is primarily the responsibility of each individual Department to determine.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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HL5482 more like this
HL5483 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
41712
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star this property date less than 2014-03-05more like thismore than 2014-03-05
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many staff are currently employed for more than 50 per cent of their working week to support the Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office in his role as Accounting Officer; and what are their job titles. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL5803 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 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Information on staffing within the Cabinet Office is published regularly in our organograms. The most recent includes information from 30 September. It is available here: http://data.gov.uk/organogram/cabinet-office. </p><p> </p><p>The Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Office in his role as Accounting Officer is currently supported by 10 staff working in his own Private Office and the Financial Management Team.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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4286
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
39768
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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on the relocation of civil servants from London and the South-East of England to other regions of the country. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL5482 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Relocation of Government staff outside of London and the South East continues to be considered, amongst other options, to deliver the savings set out at the Spending Review and increase the efficiency of the Government&rsquo;s estate. Reducing and rationalising the estate could result in relocations, although there is no centrally driven relocation target to this effect. Workforce planning is primarily the responsibility of each individual Department to determine.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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HL5483 more like this
HL5484 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
40121
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star this property date less than 2014-02-25more like thismore than 2014-02-25
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage women to apply for senior posts in the Civil Service. more like this
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Baroness Suttie more like this
star this property uin HL5590 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Women comprise over a third of the Senior Civil Service.</p><p>Work commissioned through the Contestable Policy Fund begins in March and will identify and help to remove the blockages faced by women when applying for senior posts.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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4298
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Suttie more like this
39791
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star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government why the ministerial veto was used to overturn the Information Commissioner's ruling on the disclosure of the minutes of Cabinet meetings prior to the Iraq war; and why that route was preferred to an appeal to the courts as in the case of Plowden. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL5505 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The terms under which the Chilcot Inquiry is operatingare set out in the Protocol between the Inquiry and Her Majesty&rsquo;s Government regarding documents and other written and electronic communication. They have not changed since the Inquiry&rsquo;s inception in June 2009. A copy of the Protocol is available on the Inquiry&rsquo;s website:</p><p><a href="http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/protocols.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/protocols.aspx</a></p><p> </p><p>Each request under the Freedom of Information Act is considered on its merits and handled accordingly. The reasons for the use of the veto on the disclosure of Cabinet minutes prior to the Iraq war are a matter of public record.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL5503 more like this
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less than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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star this property file name HL5503-HL5505.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter on Chilcot Inquiry more like this
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565
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
39789
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-02-24more like thismore than 2014-02-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
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 statement by the Prime Minister on 15 June 2009 (HC Deb, col 21–38) that the final report of the Chilcot Inquiry would be able to "disclose all but the most sensitive information—that is, all information except that which is essential to our national security", whether the Inquiry continues to operate under those terms. more like this
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Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
star this property uin HL5503 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 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The terms under which the Chilcot Inquiry is operatingare set out in the Protocol between the Inquiry and Her Majesty&rsquo;s Government regarding documents and other written and electronic communication. They have not changed since the Inquiry&rsquo;s inception in June 2009. A copy of the Protocol is available on the Inquiry&rsquo;s website:</p><p><a href="http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/protocols.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/protocols.aspx</a></p><p> </p><p>Each request under the Freedom of Information Act is considered on its merits and handled accordingly. The reasons for the use of the veto on the disclosure of Cabinet minutes prior to the Iraq war are a matter of public record.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL5505 more like this
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less than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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1
star this property file name HL5503-HL5505.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter on Chilcot Inquiry more like this
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565
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morris of Aberavon more like this
35088
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star this property date less than 2014-01-24more like thismore than 2014-01-24
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, of the £108 million allocated in the 2010 Spending Review to cover the costs of introducing individual electoral registration, how much was spent in (1) 2010–11, (2) 2011–12, and (3) 2012–13; and how much is planned to be spent in (1) 2013–14, and (2) 2014–15. more like this
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Lord Wills more like this
star this property uin HL4953 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The spend to date and budgeted amounts are in the table below. The budget for the transition to Individual Electoral Registration (IER) was set in 2010, based on robust cost projections and included optimism bias in line with best practice. Careful management of budgets, combined with an agile approach to the development of the IT supporting the move to IER has helped to ensure that, to date, the programme has come in under budget. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The budget for IER has supported three rounds of pilots since 2011 and a complete national test of the IT that will support the automatic confirmation of at least 78% of current electors. It has enabled the allocation of resources to Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) and partner organisations (&pound;4.2m in the current financial year) to improve the completeness and accuracy of the Electoral Register. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Actual:</p><p>&pound;2,369,719</p></td><td><p>Actual:</p><p>&pound;5,074,446</p></td><td><p>Budget:</p><p>&pound;26,148,664</p></td><td><p>Budget:</p><p>&pound;65,478,868</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>For financial year 2015/16, &pound;148 million has been set aside for the costs of Individual Electoral Registration, the General Election and the 2015/16 Boundary Commission; specific budgets for each of these areas are yet to be allocated.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1816
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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260
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wills more like this
40940
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star this property date less than 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
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Deputy Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 58 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 Deputy Prime Minister, (a) how and (b) by whom pay levels for returning officers are set. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 190156 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The amounts recoverable by Returning Officers in respect of services rendered at different national polls vary and have been set out in successive Orders. It is the size of the electorate which determines the maximum amounts that Returning Officers can claim. </p><p> </p><p>Returning Officers are generally entitled to a sum of &pound;475 for every 10,000 electors in their area on a pro rata basis with a minimum of &pound;2,500. This rate has remained unchanged since 2009. </p><p> </p><p>Any Returning Officers acting in an additional capacity, such as Regional Returning Officers at European Parliamentary Elections or Police Area Returning Officers at Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, are entitled to recover an additional flat rate amount for their services in co-ordinating the election over a number of local authorities.</p><p>Returning Officers are not required to claim the full amount. They can choose not to claim or to claim only part of the amount available. They can also choose to re-distribute some or all of the amount amongst any deputies and other staff to whom they delegate their duties. </p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1578
star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
40899
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-03more like thismore than 2014-03-03
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Deputy Prime Minister more like this
star this property answering dept id 58 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, how much the 10 most highly-paid returning officers in the UK are paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 190165 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The amounts recoverable by Returning Officers in respect of services rendered at different national polls vary and have been set out in successive Orders. It is the size of the electorate which determines the maximum amounts that Returning Officers can claim. </p><p> </p><p>Any Returning Officers acting in an additional capacity, such as Regional Returning Officers at European Parliamentary Elections or Police Area Returning Officers at Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, are entitled to recover an additional flat rate amount for their services in co-ordinating the election over a number of local authorities.</p><p> </p><p>Returning Officers are not required to claim the full amount. They can choose not to claim or to claim only part of the amount available. They can also choose to re-distribute some or all of the amount amongst any deputies and other staff to whom they delegate their duties. </p><p> </p><p>The table below sets out the 10 highest maximum recoverable amounts for services rendered available to Returning Officers at the 2014 European parliamentary elections. Regional Returning Officers will be entitled to claim an additional &pound;12,000. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Local Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Region</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>RO fee</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>Birmingham</p></td><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>&pound;39,564</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>Leeds</p></td><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>&pound;29,406</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>Glasgow City</p></td><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>&pound;22,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>Sheffield</p></td><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>&pound;20,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>Cornwall</p></td><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>&pound;20,190</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>Manchester</p></td><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>&pound;19,711</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>County of Durham</p></td><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>&pound;19,455</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>Bradford</p></td><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>&pound;18,270</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>Liverpool</p></td><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>&pound;16,918</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>City of Bristol</p></td><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>&pound;16,914</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>It is up Local Authorities to determine whether or not Returning Officers are entitled to recover an amount in respect of services rendered at local polls. </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-03-10T12:00:00.00Z
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1578
star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this