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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 Work Programme 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 Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of disabled people referred to the Work Programme moved into employment between January and December 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 220858 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested to September 2014 is published and available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html" target="_blank">http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html</a></p><p> </p><p>Proportions can be calculated using the published figures.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:25:26.863Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:25:26.863Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
173732
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 Staff 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 Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on (a) recruitment agency fees, (b) outplacement agency fees for displaced or redundant staff and (c) staff training in each of the last five 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 220832 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information requested is as follows:</p><p> </p><p>a) Recruitment agency fees</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>£</p></td><td><p>Spend on recruitment agency fees</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>457,498</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>3,944</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 ¹</p></td><td><p>394,511</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14 ¹</p></td><td><p>362,616</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>¹ Includes Child Maintenance Group expenditure which joined DWP in August 2012.</p><p>Data excludes NDPBs</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>b) Outplacement agency fees</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>£</p></td><td><p>Spend on outplacement agency fees</p></td><td><p>Outplacement support provided (heads)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>-¹</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>-¹</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>32,100</p></td><td><p>1275</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 ²</p></td><td><p>16,950</p></td><td><p>813</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14 ²</p></td><td><p>2,235</p></td><td><p>4397</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Outplacement agency fees are for displaced or redundant staff for all grades. This includes:</p><p>i) outreach services procured directly by the department; and</p><p>ii) outplacement services procured via Civil Service Resourcing’s Outplacement Services Framework contract, which has been in place since January 2014.</p><p>It does not include Department’s in house outplacement activity or the outplacement services delivered by Civil Service Resourcing’s Career Transition Service (CTS).</p><p> </p><p>¹ The spend on outplacement agency fees is not available for 2009/10 and 2010/11.</p><p>² Includes Child Maintenance Group expenditure which joined DWP in August 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Data excludes NDPBs</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>c) Staff training costs</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>£</p></td><td><p>Spend on staff training costs</p></td><td><p>Average headcount</p></td><td><p>£ per head</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>19,920,326</p></td><td><p>117,425</p></td><td><p>169.64</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>10,219,848</p></td><td><p>114,449</p></td><td><p>89.30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>6,599,138</p></td><td><p>103,094</p></td><td><p>64.01</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13 ¹</p></td><td><p>8,613,543</p></td><td><p>98,295</p></td><td><p>87.63</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14 ¹</p></td><td><p>9,421,756</p></td><td><p>95,287</p></td><td><p>98.88</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>¹ Includes Child Maintenance Group expenditure which joined DWP in August 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Data excludes NDPBs</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T16:21:43.443Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T16:21:43.443Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
173507
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-01-13more like thismore than 2015-01-13
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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 Work Programme 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 assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the research finding reported in the evaluation of the Work Programme published by his Department in December 2014, that differential pricing has had little impact in driving provider behaviour in the way they segmented customers and prioritised support; and if he will make a statement. 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 220671 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The differential pricing model is designed to reflect the different levels of investment required for different types of claimants. Providers are predominantly paid by results, with higher payments for the hardest to help.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Provider performance has improved for many groups which receive higher payments under differential pricing. For instance, of those completing a year on the programme, 1 in 10 ESA New Claimants have had at least three months in work since joining the scheme – this compares to 1 in 25 for the earliest cohorts.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is committed to learning from the evaluation results and we will consider all aspects of the payment model in the design of any future contracts<strong>.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T17:09:37.917Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T17:09:37.917Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
173701
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance Sanctions Independent Review more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many staff of his Department have been assigned to implementation of the recommendations of the independent review of the operation of jobseekers' allowance sanctions, published in July 2014; what estimate he has made of the number of staff hours that have been spent on that implementation to date; and what funding his Department has allocated to that implementation. 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 220839 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information as requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:20:05.793Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:20:05.793Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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1484
star this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-12more like thismore than 2015-01-12
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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 Social Security Benefits: Pendle more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effects of the benefits cap on reducing employment in Pendle constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 220324 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>The number of households capped in Pendle Parliamentary Constituency from the introduction of the benefit cap (on 15 April 2013) to August 2014 (the latest available data) was 28. Of the 12 households who were no longer capped as at August 2014, 5 had an open Working Tax Credit claim, indicative of a move into work. The actual number of households who have gone into work may be higher; some individuals may go into work but may not be eligible to claim WTC if their earnings are too high or the hours worked do not meet the claim requirements.</p><p> </p><p>Further information can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/benefit-cap-number-of-households-capped-to-august-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/benefit-cap-number-of-households-capped-to-august-2014</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T13:58:11.927Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T13:58:11.927Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
173704
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance Sanctions Independent Review 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 Work and Pensions, with reference to the Government's response to the Independent review of the operation of jobseeker's allowance sanctions, published in July 2014, when he plans to publish the communications review referred to in that document. 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 220797 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>We have accepted all recommendations made by the Oakley Report and we have already implemented a number of improvements. Our response sets out a number of target completion dates for recommendations made by the Oakley Report.</p><p> </p><p>In the Government Response to the Oakley Review we committed to report on the progress of the Communications Review by the end of 2014. The Department published an update on improvements to communications following the review, on 18 December 2014. This can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387727/jsa-sanctions-independent-review-government-response-update.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/387727/jsa-sanctions-independent-review-government-response-update.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:56:13.397Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:56:13.397Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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1484
star this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
173703
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 Jobseeker's Allowance Sanctions Independent Review 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 Work and Pensions, with reference to recommendation 11 of the Government's response to the Independent review of the operation of jobseeker's allowance sanctions, published in July 2014, what potential warnings and non-financial sanctions options his Department has considered in response to that recommendation. 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 220795 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>We have published our response to the Oakley Report and a copy can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/332137/jsa-sanctions-independent-review-government-response.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/332137/jsa-sanctions-independent-review-government-response.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>We have accepted all recommendations made by the Oakley Report and we have already implemented a number of improvements. Our response sets out a number of target completion dates for recommendations made by the Oakley Report.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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220796 more like this
220798 more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:13:28.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:13:28.597Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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1484
star this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what dates and in what locations the universal credit in work pilots are due to start. 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 220704 more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>We will launch the first in-work progression Randomised Controlled Trial in Universal Credit in April 2015, subject to securing the necessary piloting regulations.</p><p> </p><p>The trial will initially start in 10 Universal Credit sites and extend to further sites in the North West later in 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:52:06.273Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:52:06.273Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his strategy for testing approaches to universal credit in work conditionality includes testing of a requirement to leave one job and start another in order to increase pay; and if he will make a statement. 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 220707 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Each claimant will discuss their personal circumstances with a Work Coach and requirements will be personalised to take account of a claimant’s individual capability and circumstances. In some circumstances it may be reasonable to expect a claimant to apply for and take up new employment which will enable them to increase their earnings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:44:16.713Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:44:16.713Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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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 question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the cost of applying in work conditionality once universal credit has been fully rolled out. 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 220705 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No estimate of the cost of applying in work conditionality has been made as this will be determined using the findings of the in-work progression trials that are due to begin in April 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:36:09.463Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:36:09.463Z
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4084
star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this