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934639
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star this property date less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Suicide more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the care available for families and individuals who are affected by suicides connected with gambling. more like this
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Lord Chadlington more like this
unstar this property uin HL9216 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-12more like thismore than 2018-07-12
star this property answer text <p>Providing better information and support to people bereaved by suicide is a key area for action in the Cross-Government Suicide Prevention Strategy for England. Effective suicide bereavement services should be provided through local partnerships between local authorities, NHS organisations and voluntary and charitable sector providers. The NHS Choices website provides advice on accessing support for people who have been bereaved.</p><p> </p><p>The charity GambleAware, which funds research, education and treatment for gambling addiction, has published a Strategic Delivery Plan for 2018-2020. This includes plans to commission specialist support for people who suffer bereavement because of the problem gambling of a family member or friend.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-07-12T13:28:37.403Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-12T13:28:37.403Z
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less than 2018-07-12T14:29:05.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-12T14:29:05.48Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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69229
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
star this property answering member 3787
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3318
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Chadlington more like this
806368
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Services more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what statutory requirements are imposed on local authorities in relation to youth service. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
unstar this property uin HL4166 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-22more like thismore than 2017-12-22
star this property answer text <p>Section 507B of the Education Act 1996 (as amended by the Education and Inspections Act <del class="ministerial">1996)</del> <ins class="ministerial">2006)</ins> requires local authorities to secure access to sufficient services and activities to improve young people’s well-being, so far as is reasonably practicable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-12-22T12:32:35.573Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-22T12:32:35.573Z
star this property question first ministerially corrected
less than 2018-01-16T13:25:59.99Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-16T13:25:59.99Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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32198
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
967450
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Families more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport policies have been assessed against the Family Test; and whether they will publish any such assessments. more like this
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Baroness Eaton more like this
unstar this property uin HL9946 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 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to supporting families. To achieve this, in 2014 we introduced the Family Test, which aims to ensure that impacts on family relationships and functioning are recognised early on during the process of policy development and help inform the policy decisions made by Minsters. There is no requirement for departments to publish the results of assessments made under the Family Test.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:30:29.487Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:30:29.487Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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4184
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Eaton more like this
967439
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Advertising more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of Australia’s ban of online platforms advertising gambling during live sports events broadcast on the internet between 5am and 8.30pm; and what assessment they have made of the case for implementing a similar ban in the UK. more like this
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Lord Chadlington more like this
unstar this property uin HL9936 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 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government considered advertising as part of our Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility and published our response on 17 May. The Review looked at the existing protections around gambling advertising across all media and set out a package of initiatives to strengthen them further, including tougher guidance from the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) on protecting vulnerable people and children and young people.</p><p> </p><p>We do not propose to bring forward legislation on gambling advertising but we will keep these issues under review. This will include examining any new evidence emerging from research and from initiatives in other countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:12:34.683Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:12:34.683Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Chadlington more like this
967436
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Gambling: Internet more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 24 July (HL9368), what plans they have to make a specific assessment of loneliness in relation to online gambling. more like this
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Lord Chadlington more like this
unstar this property uin HL9934 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 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>In January the Prime Minister announced a significant programme of cross-government work on loneliness including the world's first Minister responsible for tackling loneliness, my Hon Friend the Minister for Sport and Civil Society. This work includes publishing its strategy for tackling loneliness in England by the end of 2018 and developing the evidence base on loneliness which includes looking at wide and interconnected aspects, including digital, surrounding loneliness. The Minister is also responsible for gambling and lotteries policy and in May, the Government published its response to the Consultation on Proposals for Changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures. This included a range of measures designed to increase player protections around online gambling.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T11:06:04.517Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T11:06:04.517Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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3318
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Chadlington more like this
533027
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star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Falkland Islands: Aviation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of broadcasters towards increasing the provision of access services to video-on-demand content for viewers with hearing loss, and what steps they plan to take to ensure an increase of such provision. more like this
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Baroness Randerson more like this
unstar this property uin HL991 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 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
star this property answer text <p>In recent years the provision of access services on video on demand content has increased according to the attached 2015 Authority for Television on Demand report.</p><p>The evidence in this report is supported by dialogue with broadcasters, content providers and platform operators, who fed back to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport in autumn 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Ofcom, the regulator for video on demand services, is reviewing how to improve the provision of access services on video on demand services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2016-07-18T15:21:53.017Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-18T15:21:53.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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star this property file name AS_survey_report_2015.pdf more like this
star this property title Provision of Video on Demand Access Services 2015 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Randerson more like this
947601
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Libraries more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many public libraries have closed since 2010; what action they have taken to ensure that all the services previously provided by those public libraries are provided by other organisations; and what assessment they have made of the national research project conducted by SERIO to explore the service effectiveness and sustainability of community-managed libraries in England the results of which were published on 5 September 2017. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
unstar this property uin HL9871 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 2018-08-03more like thismore than 2018-08-03
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport monitors proposed changes to library service provision throughout England, but does not hold complete figures on the number of public libraries closed from 2010 to date.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities in England have a statutory duty to provide a comprehensive and efficient library service, and it is for individual local authorities to decide how best to provide a public library service that meets local needs within available resources. However, DCMS works with the Libraries Taskforce and local and central government to promote good practice and innovation to sustain and improve library services in England.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017, DCMS and the Libraries Taskforce commissioned research by SERIO about how community managed libraries in England operate, and lessons that can be learnt and shared about their effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability. Following consideration of the report and its recommendations, DCMS and the Libraries Taskforce has improved and strengthened information and guidance on community managed libraries. For example, updating the Taskforce’s Community Managed Libraries toolkit for those running or considering establishing community libraries. DCMS and the Libraries Taskforce has also worked with partners to help community managed libraries to set up a peer network, to build closer links and to share learning and support between themselves.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-08-03T12:01:22.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-03T12:01:22.023Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
947594
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Salisbury Museum: Heritage Lottery Fund more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to assist Salisbury Museum in its bid for a Heritage Lottery Fund grant by making a donation from money made available to Salisbury by the Ministerial Recovery Group. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
unstar this property uin HL9866 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 2018-08-03more like thismore than 2018-08-03
star this property answer text <p>The Ministerial Recovery Group has to date agreed £7.5 million of government funding to support businesses, boost tourism, and meet unexpected costs as a result of the incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have made no plans to allocate part of this funding directly to Salisbury Museum, but the museum will benefit indirectly through the promotion of the city and its cultural attractions.</p><p>Heritage Lottery Fund trustees make grant decisions independently from Government and it would be inappropriate to support specific applications to HLF. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will support and advise Wiltshire Council in any proposals they have to bolster their cultural and heritage offering.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-08-03T11:57:22.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-03T11:57:22.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
947092
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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Listed Events more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish the current sporting occasions which are classified as listed events for media coverage. more like this
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Lord Grocott more like this
unstar this property uin HL9782 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 2018-08-03more like thismore than 2018-08-03
star this property answer text <p>The Broadcasting Act 1996 (as amended) gives the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport the power to designate key sporting and other events as “listed events”, to ensure that such events are made available to all television viewers, particularly those who do not have subscription television. Ofcom publishes this list in its code of listed events, which I attach: <a href="https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0029/35948/ofcom_code_on_sport.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0029/35948/ofcom_code_on_sport.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-08-03T11:55:23.397Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-03T11:55:23.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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star this property file name ofcom_code_on_sport.pdf more like this
star this property title OFCOM code on Sport more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Grocott more like this
947078
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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Libraries: Finance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to deliver a properly funded and sustainable future for libraries. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
unstar this property uin HL9768 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 2018-08-03more like thismore than 2018-08-03
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities in England have a statutory duty to provide a comprehensive and efficient library service, and it is for individual local authorities to decide how to use their funds, including how best to provide a public library service that meets local needs within available resources. DCMS works across central and local government to encourage investment in libraries to ensure they can continue to support delivery of local and national priorities and needs.</p><p>DCMS and the Local Government Association established the Libraries Taskforce, which works to promote good practice and innovation to assist library services and enable them to be sustainable for the long term. DCMS provides funding to Arts Council England, as the development agency for libraries; ACE is funding seven libraries organisations in its National Portfolio for 2018 to 2022 at a total annual spend of £1.6 million, including Libraries Connected as a sector support organisation for libraries.</p><p>DCMS has also provided direct funding support for library services in England, including a £2.6 million programme to support the installation or upgrade of wifi in public libraries in England, and the £3.9m Libraries: Opportunities for Everyone fund, to support innovative library service activity in 2017/18 to benefit disadvantaged people and places in England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2018-08-03T11:56:38.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-03T11:56:38.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this