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star this property date less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading thebigword more like this
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 have a target figure for cost savings for the provision of court interpreters under the contract with <i>thebigword</i>; and if so, what is it, and against what baseline it is measured. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL4606 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry is committed to ensuring the justice system is supported by a range of quality language services that meet the needs of all those that require them.</p><p> </p><p>All our new language service contracts contain robust performance and charging provisions which are designed to ensure the value for money and affordability of the services provided by the department's suppliers. However, we have not felt it appropriate to set a target figure for cost savings for the provision of court interpreters, which is a demand-led service, given the importance we attach to the provision of such support to those who most need it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-01-26T14:22:30.823Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-26T14:22:30.823Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins more like this
672269
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading thebigword 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 the contract with <i>thebigword</i> for court interpreters specifies any particular level or type of qualification which individual interpreters are expected to have. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL4607 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry is committed to ensuring the justice system is supported by a range of high quality language services that meet the needs of all those that require them.</p><p> </p><p>Bookings are classified depending on their complexity level, namely: ‘standard’, ‘complex’ and ‘complex written’. These complexity levels were determined by each Commissioning Body.</p><p> </p><p>I can confirm that the contract sets out the minimum level of qualification and experience a language professional is required to have in order to work on each complexity level of booking. Details of these qualifications can be found at: <a href="https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/975cb99e-fec6-430f-8f31-fd532a907137" target="_blank">https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/975cb99e-fec6-430f-8f31-fd532a907137</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-01-26T14:23:54.683Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-26T14:23:54.683Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins more like this
672273
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-12more like thismore than 2017-01-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading thebigword 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 which company, or companies, are being sub-contracted by <i>thebigword</i> to provide court interpreting services; and whether those companies are subject to quality assurance. more like this
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Baroness Coussins more like this
star this property uin HL4611 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
star this property answer text <p>To ensure a high and consistent level of fulfilment across all geographical areas and in rare languages, thebigword have partnered with a number of subcontractors, namely: Global Language Services Limited, Cintra Translations Limited, Debonair Languages Ltd, Supreme Linguistic Services Ltd, Mango Spice Language Solutions, J-anne Interpreting and Translation Service Limited, Global Translation Services and Language River.</p><p> </p><p>Thebigword must ensure that its subcontracts contain obligations no less onerous on the sub-contractor than those imposed on them by the Ministry, including those relating to quality and performance standards. Thebigword are also responsible for carrying out audits to ensure subcontractor adherence to the contract service specification.</p><p> </p><p>All language professionals provided by thebigword, whether directly or via subcontractor, will be subject to ongoing quality assurance provided by The Language Shop. This includes a programme of 'spot checks' of interpreters undertaking assignments.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-01-26T14:27:17.82Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-26T14:27:17.82Z
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4538
star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3829
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Coussins more like this
536181
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many employment tribunal claims have been made under the Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 since those regulations came into force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 42650 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 2016-07-22more like thismore than 2016-07-22
star this property answer text <p>There have been no claims made under the Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 since its introduction on 11 January 2016 to 31 March 2016. Data from April 2016 onwards will be published in due course at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2016-07-22T11:22:24.783Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-22T11:22:24.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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4418
unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
969459
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Zahid Mubarek Inquiry more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department has plans to implement the recommendations of the Report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry, published in June 2006. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 171709 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 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>71 of the 88 recommendations made in the report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry were implemented in full.</p><p>Of the remaining recommendations, 15 were either partially implemented or superseded by other developments. Two were rejected at the time of implementation. Action to improve prison safety and security continues alongside reforms to overhaul the system to focus on the rehabilitation of offenders. We are tackling the supply and demand of drugs, drones and phones, which drive prison violence and undermine safety.</p><p>We are redoubling our efforts to address the record levels of self-harm. We have taken immediate action to strengthen the frontline. We have passed our target to recruit 2,500 extra prison officers, seven months ahead of schedule. Over 3,100 new staff are in post. This will allow us to implement the key worker role, allowing staff dedicated time to provide support to individual prisoners, which will help us deal with emerging threats and to improve safety.</p><p>We are not aware of any recent representations from Mr Justice Keith.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 171711 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.2Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
4521
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
969461
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-07more like thismore than 2018-09-07
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Zahid Mubarek Inquiry more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what representations his Department has received from The Honourable Mr Justice Keith on the recommendations of the Report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry, published in June 2006. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 171711 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 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>71 of the 88 recommendations made in the report of the Zahid Mubarek inquiry were implemented in full.</p><p>Of the remaining recommendations, 15 were either partially implemented or superseded by other developments. Two were rejected at the time of implementation. Action to improve prison safety and security continues alongside reforms to overhaul the system to focus on the rehabilitation of offenders. We are tackling the supply and demand of drugs, drones and phones, which drive prison violence and undermine safety.</p><p>We are redoubling our efforts to address the record levels of self-harm. We have taken immediate action to strengthen the frontline. We have passed our target to recruit 2,500 extra prison officers, seven months ahead of schedule. Over 3,100 new staff are in post. This will allow us to implement the key worker role, allowing staff dedicated time to provide support to individual prisoners, which will help us deal with emerging threats and to improve safety.</p><p>We are not aware of any recent representations from Mr Justice Keith.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 171709 more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.277Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T16:45:54.277Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4521
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: Grants more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total value of Youth justice grants provided to local authorities to fund Youth Offending Teams was in each year since 2010, by council. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 252658 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 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>Table A attached sets out the total funding the Youth Justice Board (YJB) has given to local authorities in each year from 2009/10 to 2017/18 as published in the 2017/18 annual youth justice statistics (published totals for 2018/19 are not yet available). Table B breaks this down by local authority. The majority of this funding helps support the day-to-day business of Youth Offending Teams (YOTs), but it also includes some discrete additional grants for specific projects or initiatives, for example funding for restorative justice. The annual recorded value of the additional grants is set out in Table C.</p><p> </p><p>Due to a change in reporting processes the additional grants given in 2014/15 and 2015/16 were not included in the published totals in the 2017/18 youth justice statistics. The totals for these years therefore differ between Table A (where the additional grants are not included) and Table B (where they are included).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T17:34:48.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T17:34:48.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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unstar this property file name Tables 252658.docx more like this
star this property title Table more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1138650
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star this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: Grants more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 5 June 2019 to Question 252658 on Youth Offending Teams: Grants, what the value was of youth justice grants allocated to each local authority to fund Youth Offending Teams in 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 276570 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The value of youth justice grants allocated to each local authority to fund Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) in 2010-2011, is set out in the attached table.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 276571 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T16:52:06.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T16:52:06.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property attachment
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unstar this property file name Table for PQ 276570 and 276571.xlsx more like this
star this property title Table: Funding paid to YOTs more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1138651
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star this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: Grants more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 5 June 2019 to Question 252658 on Youth Offending Teams: Grants and with reference to allocation of funding for 2019-20, what the value was of youth justice grants allocated to each local authority to fund Youth Offending Teams in 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 276571 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The value of youth justice grants allocated to each local authority to fund Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) in 2010-2011, is set out in the attached table.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 276570 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T16:52:06.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T16:52:06.307Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
star this property attachment
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unstar this property file name Table for PQ 276570 and 276571.xlsx more like this
star this property title Table: Funding paid to YOTs more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1003759
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Youth Offending Teams: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the real terms changes have been in his Department's total funding for youth offending teams in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 189754 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>MoJ funding for youth offending services is delivered through the Youth Justice Board Good Practice Grant. The changes in funding in real terms were as follows:</p><p> </p><ul><li>In the year beginning 2010: 165 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2011: 133 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2012: 118 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2013: 99 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2014: 98 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2015: 80 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2016: 74 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2017: 73 million</li><li>In the year beginning 2018: 72 million</li></ul><p> </p><p>These reductions were made in the context of wider savings made across the department. The MoJ is committed to ensuring there is sufficient funding for Youth Offending Teams whilst also ensuring public money is managed appropriately.</p><p> </p><p>YOTs continue to carry out vital work to support young people through the justice system and prevent them from entering it in the first place. The number of first time entrants to the youth justice system has fallen by 86% between 2007/08 and 2017/18, and by 14% between 2016/17 and 2017/18.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T16:17:44.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T16:17:44.647Z
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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4362
star this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this