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star this property date less than 2019-03-01more like thismore than 2019-03-01
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Mobility Scheme 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 what further plans they have to expand the availability of Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visas beyond their proposals to expand their availability to EU citizens. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL14165 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>We have proposed a UK-EU Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) as part of our Mobility Framework to ensure that young people can continue to enjoy the social, cultural and educational benefits of living in the EU and the UK.</p><p>We will ensure that our future immigration system continues to support the thriving cultural exchanges that the YMS cultivates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:50:13.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:50:13.587Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1079624
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-01more like thismore than 2019-03-01
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Mobility Scheme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to increasing the period of validity for Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visas from two to four years, or for providing for the possibility of an extension. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL14166 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>Tier 5 Youth Mobility Schemes provide a cultural exchange programme that allows young people aged 18 to 30 from participating countries and territories to experience life in the UK for up to two years.</p><p><br>We are not proposing to increase the validity of Leave to Remain under the Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T16:46:03.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T16:46:03.64Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1078954
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yew Fook Sam more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria were used by the Home Office to determine that Yew Fook Sam is not gay. more like this
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Baroness Barker more like this
star this property uin HL14077 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom has a long and proud history of granting asylum to those who need our protection, in accordance with our obligations under the Refugee Convention. Each claim is carefully considered on its individual merits; however we cannot comment on individual cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-03-13T14:53:26.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-13T14:53:26.837Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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2501
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Barker more like this
381732
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star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many separate incidents of detainees self-harming and requiring medical treatment occurred at Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre in 2013 and 2014 respectively. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL585 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
star this property answer text <p>Information is collated on the number of incidents of self-harm requiring medical treatment at Yarl’s Wood IRC. In 2013 there were 74 incidents and in 2014 there were 61.</p><p>These are the number of incidents of self-harm requiring medical attention; they do not necessarily equate to the number of detainees requiring medical attention as one individual may have received medical attention on more than one occasion.</p><p>The data quoted has been taken from management information only and has not been subject to the detailed checks that apply for national statistics publications. These figures are provisional and are subject to change.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2015-06-24T13:47:38.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-24T13:47:38.597Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
381733
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre 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 when they expect to receive the results of their investigations into the matters raised by the Channel 4 News programme on Yarl's Wood shown on 2 March; and whether they plan to publish those results. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL586 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office has been working closely with Serco, the supplier at Yarl’s Wood, to address the matters raised by Channel 4 News.</p><p>They have demonstrated their shared commitment to ensuring the dignity and welfare of detainees at the centre with the action they have taken to address the concerns raised in the programme and have made good progress in delivering against our agreed action plan. Serco have commissioned their own independent review of the culture and staffing at Yarl’s Wood led by Kate Lampard, which is expected to report in the autumn.</p><p>The welfare in detention review, commissioned by the Home Secretary in February 2015, which is being led by Stephen Shaw, former prisons and probation ombudsman, is expected to report in September. The review has been asked to prioritise an assessment of conditions at Yarl’s Wood within the broader review of detention performance and policies. Ministers will publish the report by laying it before Parliament, alongside the Government’s response to the recommendations.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL587 more like this
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less than 2015-06-30T15:41:40.027Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-30T15:41:40.027Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
65239
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the appropriateness of the current number of female officers employed by Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL769 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Home Office and its service providers comply with all relevant employment legislation. The service provider for Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre (IRC), Serco, is required under their contract to employ sufficient female officers to enable appropriate searching and security arrangements for female detainees. <br><br>Yarl's Wood IRC has 52% male detainee custody officers (DCOs) and 48% female DCOs. A new recruitment drive is underway, with a review of how flexible and family friendly hours might be enhanced to attract more women recruits as well as devising recruitment campaigns that target female audiences. <br><br>Assessment Care in Detention and Teamwork (ACDT) is the system used for monitoring individuals considered to be at risk of self harm and is operated across the detention estate. <br><br>ACDT is a care planning system whereby staff from all areas work together to create a safe and caring environment and provide individual care to detainees.<br><br>All incidents of self harm are treated very seriously and every step is taken to prevent incidents of this nature. Staff at all centres are trained to <br>identify those at risk of self harm so that action can be taken to minimise the risk. Notices in various languages are displayed in IRCs setting out that, where there is a concern about a fellow detainee, this should be brought to the attention of a member of staff. Formal risk assessments on initial detention and systems for raising concerns at any subsequent point feed into established self harm procedures in every IRC, which are in turn underpinned by the Home Office Operating Standard on the Prevention of Self-Harm ACDT requires centre managers to appoint trained assessors and named case managers to provide individualised care to detainees based on their particular needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL770 more like this
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less than 2014-07-09T12:54:25.7169238Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-09T12:54:25.7169238Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
65240
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are taking steps to ensure that women in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre who are on suicide watch are only supervised by female officers; and if so, what steps are being taken. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL770 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Home Office and its service providers comply with all relevant employment legislation. The service provider for Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre (IRC), Serco, is required under their contract to employ sufficient female officers to enable appropriate searching and security arrangements for female detainees. <br><br>Yarl's Wood IRC has 52% male detainee custody officers (DCOs) and 48% female DCOs. A new recruitment drive is underway, with a review of how flexible and family friendly hours might be enhanced to attract more women recruits as well as devising recruitment campaigns that target female audiences. <br><br>Assessment Care in Detention and Teamwork (ACDT) is the system used for monitoring individuals considered to be at risk of self harm and is operated across the detention estate. <br><br>ACDT is a care planning system whereby staff from all areas work together to create a safe and caring environment and provide individual care to detainees.<br><br>All incidents of self harm are treated very seriously and every step is taken to prevent incidents of this nature. Staff at all centres are trained to <br>identify those at risk of self harm so that action can be taken to minimise the risk. Notices in various languages are displayed in IRCs setting out that, where there is a concern about a fellow detainee, this should be brought to the attention of a member of staff. Formal risk assessments on initial detention and systems for raising concerns at any subsequent point feed into established self harm procedures in every IRC, which are in turn underpinned by the Home Office Operating Standard on the Prevention of Self-Harm ACDT requires centre managers to appoint trained assessors and named case managers to provide individualised care to detainees based on their particular needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL769 more like this
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less than 2014-07-09T12:54:26.4630284Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-09T12:54:26.4630284Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
65267
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre 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 why the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Ms Rashida Manjoo, was not allowed access to Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre during her visit in April. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL797 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I refer the noble Lord to the reply I gave on 6 May 2014, Official Report, columns 1400 - 1401.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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less than 2014-07-09T12:45:26.6520154Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-09T12:45:26.6520154Z
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3787
star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Holbeach more like this
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2018
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
789865
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star this property date less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of those detained at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre are victims of rape, broken down into (1) women, and (2) men; and what is the average period those individuals have been detained. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL3249 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
star this property answer text <p>No data is held centrally on whether individuals detained in immigration removal centres have been the victims of rape or other forms of sexual violence.</p><p>As part of its response to Stephen Shaw’s review of the welfare of vulnerable persons in immigration detention, the Government introduced the adults at risk in immigration detention policy, which came into force on 12 September 2016. By virtue of the policy, vulnerable individuals are detained only when the immigration control considerations that apply in their case outweigh the risk factors. Having been a victim of sexual or gender based violence is expressly included as an indicator of risk for the purposes of the policy. The policy is supported by the cross-cutting gatekeeper function, which assesses every decision to detain an individual in terms of their vulnerability and removability.</p><p>Home Office immigration policy operates with a presumption against detention. If people are detained, it is for the minimum time possible, and their dignity and welfare are of the utmost importance.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3250 more like this
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less than 2017-11-22T12:32:47.433Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-22T12:32:47.433Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4181
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
789866
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star this property date less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to minimise the number of rape victims detained at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL3250 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
star this property answer text <p>No data is held centrally on whether individuals detained in immigration removal centres have been the victims of rape or other forms of sexual violence.</p><p>As part of its response to Stephen Shaw’s review of the welfare of vulnerable persons in immigration detention, the Government introduced the adults at risk in immigration detention policy, which came into force on 12 September 2016. By virtue of the policy, vulnerable individuals are detained only when the immigration control considerations that apply in their case outweigh the risk factors. Having been a victim of sexual or gender based violence is expressly included as an indicator of risk for the purposes of the policy. The policy is supported by the cross-cutting gatekeeper function, which assesses every decision to detain an individual in terms of their vulnerability and removability.</p><p>Home Office immigration policy operates with a presumption against detention. If people are detained, it is for the minimum time possible, and their dignity and welfare are of the utmost importance.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL3249 more like this
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less than 2017-11-22T12:32:47.5Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-22T12:32:47.5Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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4181
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this