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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people claiming tax credits who have an overpayment in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 249939 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave her on 11 January 2019, UIN: 206456. Updated estimates will be published in Summer 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-08T09:46:41.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T09:46:41.023Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1124181
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of the £6.9 billion of tax credit debt has been held by HMRC (a) for more than seven years, (b) between two and seven years and (c) less than two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 249940 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The £6.9 billion of tax credit debt in 2017/18 is net £0.3billion of debt that was transferred to DWP. A breakdown of the age of tax credits debt is only readily available on the gross debt estimate of £7.2 billion. This shows that (a) 16 per cent relates to the 2010-11 award year or older, (b) 52 per cent relates to award years between 2011/12 to 2015/16, and (c) 29 per cent relates to the 2016/17 award year or after.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-08T13:18:44.393Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4662
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
1124271
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of (a) tax credits and (b) child benefit to which claimants were entitled but did not claim in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 249808 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Estimates of the amounts of tax credit which have not been claimed by eligible households are published annually in “Child Benefit, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit Take-up rates” on the gov.uk website. The latest publication relating to 2016-17 is here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/763597/Child_Benefit__Child_Tax_Credit_and_Working_Tax_Credit_take-up_rates_2016_to_2017.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/763597/Child_Benefit__Child_Tax_Credit_and_Working_Tax_Credit_take-up_rates_2016_to_2017.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The table below show estimates of the total amount of tax credit expenditure unclaimed since 2010-11.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Central estimate of expenditure unclaimed (£bn)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>4.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>4.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>3.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>4.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>5.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>4.4</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Variations in the amounts unclaimed are related to changes in the rates and thresholds in the tax credit system. The proportion of Child Tax Credit expenditure which is claimed has remained at 90 per cent or above since 2010-11, and the proportion of Working Tax Credit expenditure which is claimed has remained at between 83 and 86 per cent over the same period.</p><p> </p><p>The proportion of eligible children who have Child Benefit claimed on their behalf is included in the publication referenced above and remains high at 93 per cent in 2016-17. Information relating to the amounts of Child Benefit unclaimed can only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-08T08:47:04.127Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T08:47:04.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1124304
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Public Health: Finance 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, how he plans to use the Spending Review to invest in public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tynemouth more like this
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Sir Alan Campbell more like this
star this property uin 249887 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 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>The forthcoming Spending Review is an opportunity for the Government to make decisions on public spending in the round. As part of that, the Treasury will work closely with other departments to assess public health priorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-07T15:05:16.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T15:05:16.193Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Campbell more like this
1124005
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Regional Planning and Development: North of England 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to use the forthcoming Spending Review to invest in the Northern Powerhouse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 249286 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 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
star this property answer text <p>Since 2010, over 60% of the increase in UK employment has come from regions outside of London and the South East, and all regions of the North of England have seen faster nominal productivity growth over that time period than London and the South East. The Government is continuing to support the Northern Powerhouse, for example, the £2.5bn Transforming Cities Fund as well as Devolution deals for Manchester, Liverpool and North of Tyne. We will continue to support this growth through the Spending Review later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-07T12:03:44.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-07T12:03:44.12Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4124
unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1107763
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Regional Assistance 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount of regional aid not subject to the Barnett formula (a) was for each year since 2009 and (b) is projected to be in each year for which information is available for (i) Scotland, (ii) Wales, (iii) Northern Ireland and (iv) each region of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 238660 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 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
star this property answer text <p>A detailed breakdown of the block grant funding for each of the devolved administrations is available in the Block Grant Transparency publication which is available on line at:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/block-grant-transparency-december-2018</p><p> </p><p>This recently developed publication sets out how the block grants for the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and a Northern Ireland Executive have been calculated during the 2015 Spending Review period.</p><p> </p><p>Prior to the publication of the Block Grant Transparency document, the Annual Reports of the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Offices each contained data relating to the composition of the block grants.</p><p>No funding has been provided to English regions outside the scope of the Barnett Formula.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T13:21:06.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T13:21:06.24Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1123422
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Apprentices: Taxation 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 23 April 2019 to Question 243425, what proportion of the £8.8 billion his Department estimates will be paid into the apprenticeship levy between 2019 and 2022 will be spent on apprenticeships; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 248034 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced on a UK wide basis from 6 April 2017. Employers are charged at 0.5% of their pay bill over £3 million. In 2018-19, £2.7 billion was raised from the levy.</p><p> </p><p>Employers’ levy funds are distinct from the Department for Education’s ring-fenced apprenticeship budget, which is set to fund apprenticeships in England only. The budget has been set in advance for the current spending review period (to 2019-20). The budget was £2.2 billion for the 2018-19 financial year and it will rise to over £2.5 billion in 2019-20 – double what was spent on apprenticeships in 2010. Currently, we expect to remain within budget in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 financial years. The programme budgets for 2020/21 and beyond will be determined by the forthcoming Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p>The apprenticeship budget is used to fund new apprenticeship starts in levy and non-levy paying employers and to cover the ongoing costs of apprentices that are already in training. A detailed breakdown of spending for 2018-19 will be published in the Education and Skills Funding Agency Annual Report and Accounts.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 248036 more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T14:22:49.537Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T14:22:49.537Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1123423
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Apprentices: Taxation 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of (a) reducing the amount employers pay into the apprenticeship levy and (b) extending the amount of time before funds expire; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 248035 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 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
star this property answer text <p>The Apprenticeship Levy has been set at a level that raises sufficient funds to support the starts we expect to generate. Once levy funds enter employers’ accounts, they can be used to pay for training for 24 months before they begin to expire on a rolling, month-by-month basis. Income from the levy is also used to fund apprenticeship training for non-levy paying employers.</p><p> </p><p>We will keep our funding policy under review to ensure that apprenticeships continue to be affordable and offer value for money for the taxpayer.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-01T15:14:28.643Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-01T15:14:28.643Z
star this property answering member
4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1123425
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star this property date less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Apprentices: Taxation 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to run a budget (a) surplus or (b) deficit for the apprenticeship levy in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020, (iii) 2021 and (iv) 2022; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 248036 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Apprenticeship Levy was introduced on a UK wide basis from 6 April 2017. Employers are charged at 0.5% of their pay bill over £3 million. In 2018-19, £2.7 billion was raised from the levy.</p><p> </p><p>Employers’ levy funds are distinct from the Department for Education’s ring-fenced apprenticeship budget, which is set to fund apprenticeships in England only. The budget has been set in advance for the current spending review period (to 2019-20). The budget was £2.2 billion for the 2018-19 financial year and it will rise to over £2.5 billion in 2019-20 – double what was spent on apprenticeships in 2010. Currently, we expect to remain within budget in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 financial years. The programme budgets for 2020/21 and beyond will be determined by the forthcoming Spending Review.</p><p> </p><p>The apprenticeship budget is used to fund new apprenticeship starts in levy and non-levy paying employers and to cover the ongoing costs of apprentices that are already in training. A detailed breakdown of spending for 2018-19 will be published in the Education and Skills Funding Agency Annual Report and Accounts.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 248034 more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T14:22:49.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T14:22:49.487Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1123151
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 UK Shared Prosperity Fund 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the consultation on proposals for using and allocating the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 247743 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>Further details on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will be announced following the Spending Review and the Government will consult widely on the fund.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T12:24:20.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T12:24:20.337Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4510
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this