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star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse 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, how many specialist domestic violence courts have closed since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 218706 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 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
star this property answer text <p /> <p>From April 2010 Local Criminal Justice Boards (LCJBs) took responsibility for the governance and performance management of the 143 accredited Specialist Domestic Violence Courts (SDVCs) across England and Wales. As of March 2014 there were 137 accredited SDVCs. However, the closure of SDVCs in some areas does not necessarily mean that provision in that area has ceased, as many of the SDVC systems cover a number of courthouses. Closure of an SDVC in one courthouse would simply mean that the case would be heard in another accredited courthouse within the Local Justice Area.</p><p> </p><p>HMCTS remains committed to a partnership approach to supporting domestic violence victims going through the Criminal Justice Process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-01-06T17:14:11.517Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-06T17:14:11.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
172822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Written Questions 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, when he plans to answer Question 217822, tabled on 9 December 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 220164 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-01-13
star this property answer text <p /> <p>I can confirm that Question 217822 was answered on 13 January 2015. The answer can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2014-12-09/217822/</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T17:30:04.72Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T17:30:04.72Z
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1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
172820
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Written Questions 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 Question 217807, tabled on 9 December 2014, when he plans to answer Question 213688, tabled on 6 November 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 220162 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-01-13
star this property answer text <p /> <p>I can confirm that Questions 217807 and 213688 were answered on 8 January 2015. The answers can be found at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=217807" target="_blank">http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=217807</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=213688" target="_blank">http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=213688</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T17:34:03.823Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T17:34:03.823Z
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1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
170553
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health Funerals 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of paupers' funerals in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) England and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Pamela Nash more like this
star this property uin 218762 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 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>My department does not collect data on the number of Local Authority funerals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T11:57:14.447Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:57:14.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Aid Scheme: Domestic Abuse 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, how many times legal aid funding in ongoing domestic violence cases has ceased because the Legal Aid Agency ruled that evidence is outside of the prescribed time period since 1 January 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 219187 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p>The LAA does not record this information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T16:02:08.28Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T16:02:08.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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1577
unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Maintenance 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 Work and Pensions, how much was outstanding in child maintenance arrears in each (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) local authority area in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Pamela Nash more like this
star this property uin 218713 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 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p /> <p>(a) The attached document (CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency) provides a breakdown of outstanding child maintenance arrears on cases administered by the Child Support Agency (CSA) by parliamentary constituency, as at June 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Outstanding child maintenance arrears, on cases administered by the CSA, broken down by local authority is published in the six-monthly regional tables. The latest published regional figures contain data as at June 2014 which can be found at the following link:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/347756/csa_qtr_summ_stats_regional_jun14.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/347756/csa_qtr_summ_stats_regional_jun14.xls</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T13:31:08.003Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T13:31:08.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property file name CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency.xls more like this
star this property title CM arrears by Parliamentary Constituency more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit 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 Work and Pensions, how many people who claimed universal credit up to 13 November 2014 have not accepted the terms of their claimant commitment. 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 219155 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p /> <p>25,890 people have claimed Universal Credit up to 13 November 2014. All of these people have attended an initial interview and accepted the terms of their claimant commitment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T17:35:20.933Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T17:35:20.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 Work and Pensions, how many staff not employed on permanent contracts have been employed to help reduce the number of people waiting for personal independence payment decisions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 219694 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 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p>76 non-permanent staff have been employed to help reduce the number of people waiting for personal independence payment decisions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2015-01-08T17:57:41.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-08T17:57:41.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisoners: Mental Illness 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, how many people serving custodial sentences in each year since 2010 have been sectioned under the Mental Health Act 1983. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 219549 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 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
star this property answer text <p /> <p>By virtue of Section 47 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (the 1983 Act), the Secretary of State for Justice may, by warrant, direct that a sentenced prisoner be removed and detained in a secure hospital provided that he is satisfied by reports from at least two registered medical practitioners that:</p><p>· the person is suffering from mental disorder; and</p><p>· the mental disorder is of a nature or degree which makes it appropriate for him to be detained in hospital for medical treatment; and</p><p>· appropriate treatment is available for him.</p><p>The number of prisoners serving custodial sentences who have been admitted to hospital after the issue of a transfer direction under the 1983 Act in each year since 2010 is set out in the table below. Such transfers directions are valid for 14 days. The figures for total admissions include sentenced prisoners admitted to hospital more than once in a given year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Table One</p><p>Year Total Admissions</p><p>2010 446</p><p>2011 442</p><p>2012 462</p><p>2013 457</p><p> </p><p>Once a transfer direction has been issued, it is the Secretary of State’s expectation that the prisoner is always transferred to hospital within 14 days.</p><p> </p><p>However, there may be exceptional circumstances in which the transfer does not take place or is delayed. Such circumstances may include:-</p><p> </p><p>· the proposed hospital bed placement becomes unexpectedly unavailable and the transfer direction expires after 14 days (in which case the Secretary of State will issue a new direction once a new bed placement has been confirmed);</p><p>· other court proceedings may intervene, with a new court order superseding the transfer direction</p><p> </p><p>The number of transfer directions issued under section 47 the Act in respect of prisoners serving custodial sentences in each year since 2010 is set out in the table below.</p><p> </p><p>Table Two</p><p>Year Total of Directions Issued</p><p>2010 451</p><p>2011 444</p><p>2012 458</p><p>2013 463</p><p> </p><p>It should also be noted that as the direction is valid for 14 days, it may be issued in late December one calendar year with the actual admission to hospital not taking place until early January the next calendar year.</p><p> </p><p>For the reasons set out above, the number of transfer directions issued in each year will not match exactly the number of hospital admissions in that year. However, the difference between the figures for any given year is small.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p>1. Table One - These figures include those admitted more than once in the year</p><p>2. Table One - The data is drawn from Ministry of Justice/National Offender Management Service casework systems and from published Offender Management Annual and Quarterly tables. The link is: <a title="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-december-2013-and-annual" href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-december-2013-and-annual" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-october-december-2013-and-annual</a></p><p>3. 2013 is the latest year for which we have audited and published statistics.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 219545 more like this
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less than 2015-01-05T16:56:30.55Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T16:56:30.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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1577
unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
172018
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star this property date less than 2015-01-05more like thismore than 2015-01-05
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Telephone Services 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 Work and Pensions, what his Department's policy is on using 0845 business rate telephone numbers for benefits claimants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 219754 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 2015-01-12more like thismore than 2015-01-12
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Calls to claim benefit by telephone are free as the Department uses 0800 free phone numbers for these lines. The use of 0845 numbers were inherited from previous Government and this Department has since introduced 0345 numbers, but will retain the 0845 prefixes for the time being given it can still cost less to call these numbers from some operators’ packages.</p><p> </p><p>Any charges that apply to these calls will be set by the customer’s telephone or mobile operator. Charge variations will occur due to operator packages and individual price plans. We are aware of possible concerns about call charges to our enquiry lines so we will offer to call a customer back if concerns are raised over the cost of the call.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-12T16:24:43.007Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-12T16:24:43.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this