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unstar this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs,what support his Department has provided to the international community to (a) secure a ceasefire in Yemen and (b) facilitate negotiations for a political settlement of the conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chipping Barnet more like this
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Theresa Villiers more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
star this property answer text <p>A political settlement remains the only means for bringing long-term stability to Yemen – there is no military solution to the conflict. The Yemeni parties must engage constructively and in good faith to overcome obstacles and find a political solution to end the conflict. The UK continues to play a leading role in international efforts to achieve this goal. The Foreign Secretary discusses the military and political situation in Yemen with the Foreign Ministers of the United States of America, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia regularly, and most recently on 23 January at our Embassy in Paris. In June last year the UK sponsored and coordinated a UN Security Council Presidential Statement, agreed on 15 June, which called upon the parties to the conflict to agree the modalities for a ceasefire, take steps to address the humanitarian crisis and restart political talks. We are now working urgently with our international and regional partners to ensure that the Security Council's words are converted into action. We support the appointment of the new UN Special Envoy for Yemen, and will work urgently to assist his efforts.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-12T16:35:08.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-12T16:35:08.173Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Theresa Villiers more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what initiatives they are pursuing to broker a ceasefire in Yemen and prevent famine in that country. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL10736 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>​The UK's view remains that there can be no military solution to the conflict and we fully support the UN Special Envoy for Yemen in facilitating a credible peace process. On 15 March, the UK proposed and coordinated a UN Security Council Presidential Statement which reiterated the Council's call on the parties to agree on the modalities for a durable cessation of hostilities.</p><p>We are extremely concerned at recent reports of the growing risk of famine to millions of Yemenis. The UK plays a leading role in combatting hunger in Yemen and on World Food Day (16 October) we announced a package of £96.5 million which will help UNICEF tackle malnutrition in Yemen over the coming three years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T14:37:04.59Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T14:37:04.59Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-07-15more like thismore than 2016-07-15
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 15 June 2016 to Question 40002, what support to the UN Special Envoys the £1.05 million will provide. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-25more like thismore than 2016-07-25
star this property answer text The Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip (Mr Johnson), has made clear that the Government continues to be fully supportive of the work of the work of the UN Special Envoy. The UK’s funding for the UN Special Envoy for Yemen’s office, alongside support from other donors, is assisting the UN-led peace process. It enables the UN to recruit technical experts on issues such as mediation, ceasefire design and monitoring, and disarmament and demobilisation. Our support is also helping the UN deliver the logistics of holding formal talks, shuttle diplomacy, and engaging with other political actors in Yemen. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-07-25T16:00:00.347Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-25T16:00:00.347Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thismore than 2016-06-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress his Department has made on returning to political negotiations to end the conflict in Yemen; and what assessment he has made of the effect of the UK's support for the Saudi-led coalition on achieving this aim. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe 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 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports the Saudi Arabian-led Coalition military intervention in Yemen, which came at the request of legitimate President Hadi to deter aggression by the Houthis and forces loyal to the former president Saleh. Saudi Arabia and the Coalition have played a crucial role in this endeavour. Peace talks are now the top priority. During the Foreign Secretary’s visit to the Gulf in late May and early June, all countries reassured of their commitment to finding a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Yemen. The UK is working closely with the UN to encourage the Yemeni parties to engage in good faith in the peace talks in Kuwait and respect the ceasefire which started on 10 April. Through the cross-government Conflict, Stability and Security Fund, we are providing £1.05 million (over 2 financial years) to the UN Special Envoy’s office to bolster UN capacity to facilitate the peace process, and are also supporting work to broaden the dialogue to include women and other under-represented groups.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T14:38:24.127Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T14:38:24.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage progress on the peace talks between the parties to the conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 125277 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK is playing a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key international actors to try to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Yemen. As part of this we proposed the Presidential Statement passed at the UN Security Council in June this year, which called for an end to the fighting and a return to UN-led peace talks. We are now working urgently with our international and regional partners to ensure that the Security Council's words are converted into action. We call on all parties to respect these unified and clear demands from the international community. More recently, the Foreign Secretary hosted a meeting of his US, Saudi and Emirati counterparts in our Embassy in Paris on 23 January. They discussed ways of addressing the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, countering weapons smuggling and refocusing the political track to move towards a peaceful solution to the conflict.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T13:08:06.467Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T13:08:06.467Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2017-04-25more like thismore than 2017-04-25
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent progress has been made on securing a peace settlement in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ochil and South Perthshire more like this
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Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
star this property uin 71946 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-27more like thismore than 2017-04-27
star this property answer text <p>Securing a peace settlement to end the conflict is the Government’s top priority in Yemen. We continue to provide financial and diplomatic support to the UN Special Envoy’s efforts to agree a negotiated solution. The UK has played a leading role in working with the US, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Oman to find a peaceful solution. We will continue to seek regional consensus on the way forward, and to encourage the Yemeni parties to the conflict to engage constructively and in good faith find a political solution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2017-04-27T08:17:12.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-27T08:17:12.127Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps his Department is taking to support efforts to restart talks between warring parties in Yemen and their international allies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 108572 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-26more like thismore than 2017-10-26
star this property answer text <p>​Peace talks are the top priority. There is no military solution to the conflict and only a political solution can bring long-term stability to Yemen. The Yemeni parties must engage constructively and in good faith. The UK has played a leading role in diplomatic efforts, including bringing together key actors to seek a peaceful solution. As part of this, I hosted a Ministerial-level meeting with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, US and UN Special Envoy at the UN General Assembly in September.</p><p>The UK also proposed the Presidential Statement passed at the UN Security Council in June this year, which called for an end to the fighting and a return to UN-led peace talks. We are now working with our international and regional partners to ensure that the Security Council's words are converted into action as a matter of urgency. We call on all parties to respect these unified and clear demands from the international community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-10-26T14:07:18.967Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-26T14:07:18.967Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to table a resolution in the UN Security Council calling for an immediate ceasefire and peace talks in Yemen. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
star this property uin HL6842 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>​The Government keeps under consideration whether a new UN resolution would support progress towards a polictical settlement in Yemen. Any new UN Security Council resolution requires consensus amongst the international community and the cooperation of regional parties to have an effect on the ground. Passing a resolution without clear progress on the political track risks undermining the authority of the Council. At present we judge that the best opportunity for progress comes through the appointment of Martin Griffiths as the new UN Special Envoy for Yemen. We encourage the parties to return to negotiations and participate constructively in the UN-led political process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T14:52:42.73Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T14:52:42.73Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are bringing diplomatic pressure to bear on the government of Saudi Arabia to bring about a ceasefire in Yemen. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
star this property uin HL6843 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>We sponsored a UN Security Council Presidential Statement, agreed on 15 March, which called upon the parties to the conflict to agree the modalities for a cessation of hostilities. There is no military solution to the conflict and only a political solution can bring long-term stability to Yemen. During the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to the UK in March, the UK and Saudi Arabia agreed on the importance of reaching a political solution to the crisis in Yemen and resolved to work closely together and with partners, including the newly appointed UN Special Envoy to Yemen to achieve this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T14:53:23.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T14:53:23.12Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peace Negotiations remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assurances, if any, they have received from the government of Saudi Arabia that, in response to the statement by the UN Security Council of 15 March 2016, that government will negotiate directly with Houthi leaders in Yemen without preconditions and in a way that ensures the participation of women and other under-represented groups at all levels of society. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL6984 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-01more like thismore than 2018-05-01
star this property answer text <p>A negotiated political settlement through inclusive intra-Yemeni dialogue is the only way to end the Yemeni conflict and address the ongoing humanitarian crisis, and we continue to work with all our Yemeni, regional and international partners in support of this goal. As the 15 March UN Security Council Presidential Statement made clear, this will require the full involvement of women and other under-represented groups to ensure that the process goes beyond politics and reflects the aspirations of all Yemenis.</p><p>The imperative of reaching a political solution to the conflict in Yemen was agreed in the Joint Declaration by the UK and Saudi Arabia during the visit of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia in March. The Joint Declaration expressed the UK's and Saudi Arabia's strong support for the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, and our resolve to work together closely to achieve a political solution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-05-01T15:42:02.21Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-01T15:42:02.21Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this