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star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the take-up of the new enhanced influenza vaccine for the over-65s by (i) GPs and (ii) pharmacies in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 influenza seasons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 121836 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine was not available for use in 2017/18.</p><p> </p><p>General practitioners (GPs) and pharmacies are responsible for ordering and purchasing flu vaccines for the adult seasonal flu programme (eligible individuals aged 18 years and over) directly from manufacturers.</p><p> </p><p>Information on what vaccines are being ordered by these independent contractors is not routinely collected. Information on vaccines used by pharmacies and GPs will be available after the end of a flu season when practice/pharmacies claim reimbursement for the cost of the vaccines they have used.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T17:50:12.507Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:50:12.507Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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392
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
819160
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to encourage the take-up of the new enhanced influenza vaccine for the over-65s for the 2018-19 influenza season with GPs and pharmacies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 121837 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England has updated their advice in the Green Book chapter on influenza so that clinicians are aware of the advice of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation in relation to the adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, NHS England wrote to general practitioners and clinical commissioning groups (via NHS England local teams) in December 2017 to provide an update on the use of the adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine for 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>This update will also be made available to community pharmacies as part of confirming that the Advanced Influenza Vaccination service has been recommissioned in early 2018. Community pharmacies are able to order relevant vaccines as detailed in the service specification, including the enhanced vaccine for patients within the relevant cohort.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T17:47:39.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:47:39.91Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
819161
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with representatives from (a) GPs, (b) patient organisations and (c) manufacturers on the availability of the new enhanced influenza vaccine for the over-65s for the 2017-18 and the 2018-19 season. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 121838 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Officials at the Department and Public Health England have regular discussions with manufacturers on a range of issues. This has included discussion with Seqirus, the company that has produced the new adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine (aTIV).</p><p> </p><p>Officials have had no discussions with general practitioner representatives or patient groups on the aTIV.</p><p> </p><p>Officials also attend meetings of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which includes a lay member.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T17:51:33.653Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:51:33.653Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
824572
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pharmacy: Disclosure of Information more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many Freedom to Speak up Guardians have been nominated in community pharmacies; and whether his Department holds information on names of those Guardians. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 123373 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 2018-01-22more like thismore than 2018-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold information on the number or names of Freedom to Speak up Guardians in community pharmacies.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is responsible for issuing the guidance on Freedom to Speak Up in primary care and has provided the following response:</p><p> </p><p>The number and names of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians in community pharmacies is not held centrally. Guidance for primary care providers was published in November 2016 on the NHS England website and a number of models for Freedom to Speak Up are detailed within that guidance, including having a named Guardian who is independent of the line management chain and not a direct employee. NHS England is working with the National Guardian's Office to assess the support that primary care providers, including community pharmacies, may need to comply with this guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-22T17:23:23.987Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-22T17:23:23.987Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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392
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
825425
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-18more like thismore than 2018-01-18
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pharmacy more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the General Pharmaceutical Council's enforcement of standards for registered pharmacy premises; whether he has made an assessment of the effect of failure to apply such standards to pharmacy owners rather than only pharmacy professionals on the safety of patients; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 123566 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 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any assessment of the effectiveness of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a regulator of pharmacy professionals and pharmacy premises. The Professional Standards Authority, which in its review of the GPhC’s performance in 2016-2017, found that the GPhC had met all of the standards for good regulation, including all of the standards for fitness to practise.</p><p> </p><p>Standards to safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public are set by the GPhC. It is important to note that there are very different legal frameworks for upholding these standards and how the regulator deals with these for pharmacy premises as compared to pharmacy professionals. 87% of the pharmacies inspected by the GPhC in 2016-17 were meeting all of the standards it sets. Any pharmacy not achieving all of the standards is required by the GPhC to implement an action plan to improve the services they provide. In this period the GPhC agreed 469 action plans with pharmacies to ensure they improved the services they provide, and 99% of them made the necessary improvements so that they were meeting all of the standards. In the same period 140 cases were made affecting an individual pharmacy professional’s registration.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123567 more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T17:21:47.827Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T17:21:47.827Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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392
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
825426
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-18more like thismore than 2018-01-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pharmacy more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of whether the failure to apply sanctions for standards for pharmacy premises has resulted in a disproportionate number of individual pharmacist registrants who have been held to account for professional standards which may have been impacted by the working environment created by pharmacy owners; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rother Valley more like this
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Sir Kevin Barron more like this
star this property uin 123567 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 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any assessment of the effectiveness of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a regulator of pharmacy professionals and pharmacy premises. The Professional Standards Authority, which in its review of the GPhC’s performance in 2016-2017, found that the GPhC had met all of the standards for good regulation, including all of the standards for fitness to practise.</p><p> </p><p>Standards to safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public are set by the GPhC. It is important to note that there are very different legal frameworks for upholding these standards and how the regulator deals with these for pharmacy premises as compared to pharmacy professionals. 87% of the pharmacies inspected by the GPhC in 2016-17 were meeting all of the standards it sets. Any pharmacy not achieving all of the standards is required by the GPhC to implement an action plan to improve the services they provide. In this period the GPhC agreed 469 action plans with pharmacies to ensure they improved the services they provide, and 99% of them made the necessary improvements so that they were meeting all of the standards. In the same period 140 cases were made affecting an individual pharmacy professional’s registration.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123566 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-01-23T17:21:47.89Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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392
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Kevin Barron more like this
818698
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star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Medical Records: Databases more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using Blockchain technology to store, update and access patient records in the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
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John Mann more like this
star this property uin 121462 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 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently assessing the potential benefits of Blockchain along with a number of other innovative, emerging technologies. Blockchain has the potential to enable patients to have greater control over who can access their records through the use of encrypted data and a permanent ledger in which all transactions are recorded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-01-16T12:17:36.333Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-16T12:17:36.333Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mann more like this
818982
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star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Labelling more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the likely effects of introducing warnings on alcoholic products at the point of sale on a link between alcohol and cancer and other health matters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 121659 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 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England’s evidence review on the public health burden of alcohol found that alcohol health warning labels on alcoholic products can raise awareness of the messages they contain. However, the evidence review did not identify any studies which considered the specific impact of warnings at the point of sale on the link between alcohol and cancer and other health harms. The review is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-public-health-burden-of-alcohol-evidence-review" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-public-health-burden-of-alcohol-evidence-review</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-01-17T14:28:32.327Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T14:28:32.327Z
star this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
818990
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property hansard heading Clinical Trials more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will consider the merits of introducing a national audit system for clinical trials; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 121667 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 2018-01-17more like thismore than 2018-01-17
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong>All clinical trials of investigational medicinal products in the European Union are registered and information on the trial and a summary of results is made public in the EU clinical trials register, except for adult phase 1 trials which are considered commercially confidential.</p><p> </p><p>Good clinical practice (GCP) is a set of internationally-recognised ethical and scientific quality requirements that must be followed when designing, conducting, recording and reporting clinical trials that involve people. To ensure compliance with GCP, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency carries out inspections in the United Kingdom of organisations that are involved in clinical trials.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) which is the country’s largest public funder of health research and trials, has implemented a number of initiatives on publication of research results. The NIHR is the world’s first health research funder to publish comprehensive accounts of its commissioned research within its own publicly and permanently available journal series. The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access peer-reviewed journals reporting results from a range of health research areas. The reports provide a full account of the research project, including methods and a full description of the results, and complement shorter articles submitted for publication in other peer-review journals, which the NIHR actively encourages researchers to do as part of their dissemination strategy. In addition – contracts for NIHR funding include requirements on publication of the results from NIHR funded and supported research.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-01-17T14:41:19.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-17T14:41:19.227Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
818999
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property hansard heading Department of Health and Social Care: Reorganisation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the cost of changing the name of his Department to the Department of Health and Social Care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 121676 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The costs of changing the name ‘Department of Health’ to ‘Department of Health and Social Care’ will be kept to an absolute minimum. The current estimate for costs associated to the name change will be no more than £1,000.</p><p> </p><p>Stationery, such as business cards and headed paper, will only be changed when stock is used up.</p><p> </p><p>Signage in the Department’s London headquarters is digital only. Physical signage in the Leeds headquarters will only be changed later in 2018, as part of a planned refurbishment of the building.</p><p> </p><p>Amends to the website and intranet have not incurred additional costs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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121742 more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T17:12:25.32Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T17:12:25.32Z
star this property answering member
4095
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4518
unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this