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1000220
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star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Chemicals: EU Law 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of any potential increase in red tape from the proposed associate status of the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of Chemicals programme after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 187324 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 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The detail of the UK’s association to the EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation &amp; restriction of Chemicals programme after the UK leaves the EU is part of ongoing negotiations. The UK and the EU have a mutual interest in maintaining our integrated chemical supply chains as the chemicals industry is an economically significant sector in both regions, and it underpins key downstream sectors including automotive, aerospace, construction and pharmaceuticals. In the White Paper on our future relationship with the European Union published in July, the UK has proposed that chemicals are part of a UK-EU free trade area on goods, with continued UK participation in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) underpinning this arrangement. This proposal is part of ongoing negotiation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-09T14:57:52.953Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-09T14:57:52.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000228
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading INEOS: Tees Valley 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support the Government plans to provide to Ineos for choosing the South Tees Development Corporation site as the manufacturing location of that company’s Projekt Grenadier 4x4 vehicles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
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Anna Turley more like this
star this property uin 187360 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>Government has a long-standing programme of support to maintain the competitiveness of the UK automotive sector. This includes the Automotive Sector Deal. This is a joint strategic vision for how government and industry will work together to respond to the Grand Challenges of the Industrial Strategy, such as Clean Growth and the Future of Mobility.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has maintained close engagement with INEOS throughout their process and has met with the company and members of the South Tees Development Corporation on several occasions. We continue to promote UK options with INEOS, and stand ready to support in any way we can.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:26:04.187Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:04.187Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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4449
unstar this property label Biography information for Anna Turley more like this
1000234
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star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Manufacturing Industries 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the number of manufacturing companies that have (a) shortened their supply chains and (b) relocated their production to the UK from abroad in each of the last five years for which data is available. 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 187311 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>No such estimates are available from official sources. Our ambitious Industrial Strategy comprises policies to build an economy fit for the future, helping to foster a competitive environment where businesses can have the confidence to invest in UK manufacturing and thrive.</p><p> </p><p>Around 20% of the 2,072 new inward FDI projects in 2017/18 were in the areas of advanced manufacturing and life sciences. Across the Automotive, Aerospace, and the Advanced Engineering Supply Chain over the same period, DIT supported 320 inward investments into the UK, creating or securing 7,500 jobs in the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1000270
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: USA 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect the US Steel tariffs have had on the UK steel sector since they came into place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 187382 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>We are working closely with affected companies across the UK steel industry to fully evaluate the impact of these measures on the UK. The total value of US imports of steel from the UK in 2017 was £360m which amounts to 7% of UK steel exports.</p><p> </p><p>We remain deeply disappointed that the US has decided to apply tariffs to steel and aluminium imports from the EU on national security grounds. The UK and other European Union countries are close allies of the US and should be permanently and fully exempted from the tariffs.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to work closely with the EU and US Administration to seek a constructive, permanent resolution to avoid further escalation that would harm businesses and consumers in both the US and EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:26:15.247Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:15.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1001920
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: Tees Valley 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of providing support to to steel companies for the construction of electric arc furnaces on Teesside; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
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Anna Turley more like this
star this property uin 188118 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government continues to work with Mayor Ben Houchen and the Tees Valley Combined Authority to promote new investment in the Tees Valley, including in the materials sector. Discussions with potential investors are at various stages of maturity and remain commercially sensitive. Any proposals that request public funding will be assessed for their robustness and the value for money it would represent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:26:26.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:26.317Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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4449
unstar this property label Biography information for Anna Turley more like this
1002128
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Working Hours 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the contracted hours are for the highest paid member of staff in the (a) HM Land Registry, (b) Ofgem, (c) Competition and Markets Authority, (d) Companies House, (e) Insolvency Service, (f) Intellectual Property Office, (g) Met Office and (h) UK Space Agency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 188202 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The highest paid members of staff across these organisations are members of the Senior Civil Service Each has a standard Senior Civil Service contract, where they are required to work a minimum (over a 5-day week) of 42 hours, including daily meal breaks of one hour. However, as a senior civil servant, they are required to work such additional hours as may from time to time be reasonable and necessary for the efficient performance of their duties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:26:48.393Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:48.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1003682
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Billing 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of contracts issued by his Department and contractors include provisions to impose, as between parties to the subcontract, that any payment due from the contractor to a subcontractor under the contract is to be made no later than the end of a period of 30 days from the date on which the relevant invoice is regarded as valid and undisputed, as required by the Public Contract Regulations 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 189564 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
unstar this property answer text <p>All contracts formed by Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy contain an obligation on the contractor to pay all valid and undisputed subcontractor invoices issued under the contract within 30 days. This includes contracts created using BEIS standard terms and conditions and those created using Crown Commercial Service standard framework terms and conditions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-14T17:59:50.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
731225
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Diesel Engines: Regulation 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of regulations for small diesel power plants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
star this property uin 200 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 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>In December 2016, Defra consulted on proposals to introduce Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) emissions controls on generators alongside its consultation on proposals for the implementation of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), aimed at improving air quality. The definition of generators used in the proposal captures those with a rated input of between 1MW thermal and 50MW thermal, although site aggregation means that some plants below this amount may also be affected if the total input on the same site falls within the proposed range. Insufficient controls on diesel generator emissions risk distorting electricity markets by encouraging new diesel at the expense of cleaner gas generation. Following the consultation on tightening controls, the 2016/17 capacity market auctions resulted in significantly fewer new diesel projects. While the proposed regulations relate to air quality, actions which reduce the use of diesel generators would limit carbon emissions.</p><p>The Defra consultation closed on 18 February and a response will be issued in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T15:59:15.013Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T15:59:15.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
731294
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Fuels: Prices 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to establish a regulatory body for fuel pricing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 64 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 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>I believe that it is essential that consumers get a fair deal and that falls in oil prices are passed on to lower retail prices. A competitive market is the best way to keep prices low.</p><p> </p><p>Fuel pricing is subject to UK competition law under the Competition and Markets Authority, and we do not believe that an independent body to regulate fuel pricing is necessary.</p><p> </p><p>The Department closely monitors average retail petrol and diesel prices and publishes these data regularly. <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/oil-and-petroleum-products-weekly-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/oil-and-petroleum-products-weekly-statistics</a>.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-06-26T13:28:42.043Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-26T13:28:42.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
731347
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Mineworkers' Pension Scheme 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will enter into negotiations with the Mineworkers Pension Scheme Trustees to discuss the current surplus sharing arrangements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 357 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 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
unstar this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The existing surplus-sharing arrangements have worked well to date for the Scheme’s members. The presence of the Government guarantee has enabled the Scheme Trustees to invest so as to target surpluses, which has resulted in a 30% increase in payments to members. The Department cannot unilaterally amend the terms of the scheme, though we would be willing to consider any proposals put forward by the Scheme Trustees.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-06-28T14:16:08.06Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T14:16:08.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this