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star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Maternity Leave 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the number of women who take between 39 and 52 weeks maternity leave in each year for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 165500 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 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The most recent official data on maternity leave is from the Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey in 2009, which collected data from mothers of children born in 2008. A previous survey in 2007 collected data for children born in 2006. There were policy changes between these dates: in particular, up to 39 weeks’ Statutory Maternity Pay were available in 2008 compared to 26 weeks in 2006. Findings from these two surveys are summarised in the table below, showing the percentage of mothers who took 39 weeks of maternity leave or more, out of a sample of mothers who had worked at some point in the 12 months before birth. Although the question asked about maternity leave, some responses appear to have included other forms of leave.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Duration of Maternity Leave</p></td><td><p>39 weeks</p></td><td><p>40-51 weeks</p></td><td><p>52 weeks</p></td><td><p>53 weeks or<br> more</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>12%</p></td><td><p>4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>22%</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td><td><p>6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Government will shortly commission a new survey, which will provide updated information. Subject to the progress of data collection, we anticipate publishing findings in Spring 2019.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-23T14:44:14.723Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-23T14:44:14.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
943102
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star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Insolvency 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to respond to the report of the Law Commission entitled Consumer Prepayments on Retailer Insolvency, HC 543, published on 13 July 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 164960 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 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government will respond to the Law Commission’s report on Consumer Prepayments on Retail Insolvency in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-23T14:43:23.587Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
943064
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star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment: EU Action 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to support the proposal for a Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 165047 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 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive is still being negotiated in the European Union. The UK supported the General Approach, the preliminary agreement by Council, on the Directive at EPSCO in June this year. We hope to be able to support the adoption of the final version of the Directive when it comes back to Council in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-23T14:43:47.91Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-23T14:43:47.91Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
944744
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EU Grants and Loans 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much each nation and region of the UK received per capita in EU structural funding for the (a) 2007-13 and (b) 2014-2020 reporting periods. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 166082 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 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answer text <p>(a) In the 2007-13 period, the UK was allocated the following amount from EU Structural Funds:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Total allocation</p></td><td><p>Equivalent per capita allocation</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>£4,344m</p></td><td><p>£84.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>£557m</p></td><td><p>£107.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>£321m</p></td><td><p>£182.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>£1,509m</p></td><td><p>£502.2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>(b) In the 2014-20 period, the UK was allocated the following amounts from EU Structural Funds:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Total allocation</p></td><td><p>Equivalent per capita allocation</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>£5,410m</p></td><td><p>£99.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>£698m</p></td><td><p>£130.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>£400m</p></td><td><p>£217.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>£1,881m</p></td><td><p>£608.5</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The level of support for each nation and region depends on its position in relation to the average GDP per capita of all EU member states.</p><p> </p><p>Population data used derived from ONS Population estimates for 2007 and 2014. The foreign exchange rates used were the ones valid at the time of the allocations, i.e. €1=£0.68 for 2007 and €1=£0.78 for 2014.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-24T16:02:38.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-24T16:02:38.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
944877
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Asda: Sainsbury's 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 5 July 2018 to Question 158768, whether his letter to the Competition and Markets Authority expressed the view that the assessment of the proposed merger of ASDA and Sainsbury's must also consider the potential effect of that merger on the high street. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Holland and The Deepings more like this
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Mr John Hayes more like this
star this property uin 166071 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 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State’s letter and the Competition and Markets Authority’s reply are available on:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/j-sainsbury-plc-asda-group-ltd-merger-inquiry" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/j-sainsbury-plc-asda-group-ltd-merger-inquiry</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-24T13:06:54.2Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-24T13:06:54.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir John Hayes more like this
944672
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether standards equal to or higher than those in the EU directive banning animal-tested cosmetics will remain in place as part of any preferential trade agreement that the UK agrees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 166149 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 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Testing finished cosmetic products and cosmetic ingredients on animals is prohibited under EU Cosmetics Products Regulation. In the White Paper published on 12th July, the Government set out its ambition for a future economic partnership with the EU, which includes a proposal for a UK-EU free trade area underpinned by a common rulebook for goods. This would cover those rules necessary to provide for frictionless trade at the border and would be supported by arrangements covering all relevant compliance activity necessary for products to be sold in the UK and EU markets, while allowing the UK to negotiate new international trade agreements consistent with the proposals in the White Paper.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:00:30.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:00:30.843Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
944080
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star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Accountancy 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received from the Big Four accountancy firms on their potential break-up. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 165526 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 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has regular meetings with representatives from major professional services firms in the UK industry, including accounting firms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T11:59:55.53Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T11:59:55.53Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
942967
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star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Carbon Dioxide: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with officials of the devolved administration in Northern Ireland on the (a) shortage of carbon dioxide supplies and (b) effects of that shortage on the agri-food industry in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast North more like this
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Nigel Dodds more like this
star this property uin 164899 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of the industrial gases sector, including the CO2-providing subsector. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has continued to monitor the shortage and Ministers and officials have been in regular contact with producers and suppliers throughout the process. We have been assured by producers of CO2 that production and supply levels are now returning to normal.</p><p> </p><p>Officials in the Department talked regularly to counterparts in departments whose sectors were affected by the recent carbon dioxide shortage, and cross-Whitehall discussions on the shortage were open to any affected department or agency and the Devolved Administrations. DEFRA officials were also in contact with the Devolved Administrations to update them on developments. In particular, DEFRA regularly convened the Food Chain Emergency Liaison Group (FCELG), which all the Devolved Administrations are members of, to gather intelligence about the impacts of the carbon dioxide shortage across the UK food supply chain.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:00:52.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:00:52.677Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nigel Dodds more like this
945543
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Employment 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the of the effect the implementation of self-service checkouts by retailers on levels of employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166451 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Government monitors employment in the retail sector through statistics provided annually by the Office for National Statistics, which show that over the last 10 years retail employment has remained broadly consistent at between 3.2 and 3.3 million.</p><p> </p><p>We are working to make skills training available for those whose jobs may be affected by new technologies. Both our Industrial Strategy and the AI Sector Deal set out how we are helping people develop the skills needed for the jobs of the future, including retraining and researching the impact of automation across sectors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:01:35.57Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:01:35.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
945552
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Toys and Games: Boron more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that boron is not included in play slime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166457 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 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strict legal safety requirements for toys. Under the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 manufacturers or distributers must ensure that any toys placed on the UK market are safe. This includes not exceeding maximum migration limits for boron in liquid or sticky toy materials.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this