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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces Day 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 Defence, what the budget is for the Armed Forces Day national event in Guildford on 27 June 2015; how much of that cost is being met by (a) his Department and (b) Guildford Borough Council; whether any public funding so provided is dependent on match funding from industry or other sources; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington North more like this
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Jeremy Corbyn more like this
star this property uin 211802 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <blockquote><p> </p><p>The Ministry Of Defence provides a grant of £25,000 to the hosts of an Armed Forces Day National event. The grant is a fixed amount given each year. The total cost to Guildford Borough Council will be dependent on their specific plans for this prestigious event.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p></blockquote> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:40:19.6466406Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:40:19.6466406Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Corbyn more like this
424535
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-28more like thismore than 2015-10-28
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Rosyth Dockyard: Radioactive Waste 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 Defence, what steps he is taking to safely store or treat nuclear contaminated material arising from the decommissioning of nuclear-powered submarines at Rosyth by Babcock. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Steven Paterson more like this
star this property uin 13846 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 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>All radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning of nuclear-powered submarines at Rosyth will be transported off-site either for recycling, direct disposal, or storage in an interim storage facility as part of the Submarine Dismantling Project.</p><p>For certain components, a temporary holding facility may be required on site; this short-term holding and all other activities will be fully regulated by nuclear safety and environmental regulators.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T15:29:08.18Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T15:29:08.18Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4392
unstar this property label Biography information for Steven Paterson more like this
443419
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-08more like thismore than 2016-01-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Military Intervention 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 Defence, how many Brimstone missiles have been used in Syria since 2 December 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 21646 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Between 2 December 2015 and 12 January 2016 there have been four Brimstone missiles used against Daesh targets by the RAF in Syria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2016-01-18T16:10:07.427Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-18T16:10:07.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
432218
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-25more like thismore than 2015-11-25
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Expenditure 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 Defence, how much his Department spent from the public purse on professional fees in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
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Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 17740 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 2015-12-04more like thismore than 2015-12-04
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Defence expenditure on fees for professional services in each of the last five financial years (FY) is provided below:</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Professional Fees</strong> <strong>£ millions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010-11</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><br>718</p></td><td><p><br>497</p></td><td><p><br>354</p></td><td><p><br>308</p></td><td><p><br>316</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>The increase in expenditure from FY 2013-14 is mainly attributable to the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&amp;S) organisation spending on Private Sector Support (PSS). PSS provides DE&amp;S with critical technical support, while also using that support to design and develop the tools and processes required to upskill staff and transform the organisation.</p><br /><p>Expenditure on PSS (£227 million in FY 2014-15 included in the table above) was previously assigned to the Equipment Programme, but moved to the Professional Services category following the creation of the Bespoke Trading Entity.</p><br /><br /> <br /> <br /><br />
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2015-12-04T14:25:19.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-04T14:25:19.297Z
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1542
star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
425085
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading War Graves 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 Defence, what discussions he has had with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on transferring to that Commission responsibility for the maintenance of military graves currently maintained by his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 14258 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 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Discussions between Ministry Of Defence (MOD) and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) are continuing regarding the transfer of maintenance responsibility for the graves of military personnel buried in the UK since 1948.</p><p>Annual costs for the maintenance of each grave for which MOD is responsible are estimated to be between £65 and £205 depending on the location and condition of the grave. The MOD’s annual grant to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in respect of the graves they maintain is in excess of £47 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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14257 more like this
14259 more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.39Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
425086
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading War Graves 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 Defence, if he will make it his policy to transfer responsibility for military graves maintained by his Department to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 14259 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 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Discussions between Ministry Of Defence (MOD) and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) are continuing regarding the transfer of maintenance responsibility for the graves of military personnel buried in the UK since 1948.</p><p>Annual costs for the maintenance of each grave for which MOD is responsible are estimated to be between £65 and £205 depending on the location and condition of the grave. The MOD’s annual grant to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in respect of the graves they maintain is in excess of £47 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
14257 more like this
14258 more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.943Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.943Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
425087
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading War Graves 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 Defence, what estimate he has made of the annual average cost to the Ministry of Defence of (a) maintaining each grave for which it is responsible and (b) the value of the grant made to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in respect of each grave maintained by that Commission. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 14257 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 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Discussions between Ministry Of Defence (MOD) and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) are continuing regarding the transfer of maintenance responsibility for the graves of military personnel buried in the UK since 1948.</p><p>Annual costs for the maintenance of each grave for which MOD is responsible are estimated to be between £65 and £205 depending on the location and condition of the grave. The MOD’s annual grant to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in respect of the graves they maintain is in excess of £47 million.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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14258 more like this
14259 more like this
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less than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.563Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T15:59:21.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Guided Weapons more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Hellfire missiles were fired (1) in training, and (2) on operations, in each year from 2008 to 2015, and what platforms they were mounted on. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL5151 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-26more like thismore than 2016-01-26
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Hellfire missiles are used by RAF Reaper Remotely Piloted Air Systems and Army Air Corps Apache helicopters.</p><p>For the Reaper Force, the Air Vehicles have been continuously deployed on Operations over the requested timescale. Consequently, there have been no missile rounds fired in Training from RAF Reaper. The following table details Hellfire missile firings from RAF Reaper on Operations in Afghanistan <br>(2008-14) Iraq (2014-15) and Syria (2015).</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year (Jan-Dec)</p></td><td><p>UK Reaper Hellfire rounds fired on Operations</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>32</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>58</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>104</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>94</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>258</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>For the Apache Force the following table details Hellfire missile rounds fired by Financial Year from Apache Helicopters in Training.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year (Jan-Dec)</p></td><td><p>UK Apache Hellfire consumption in Training</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 07 - Mar 08</p></td><td><p>14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 08 - Mar 09</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 09 - Mar 10</p></td><td><p>32</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 10 - Apr 11</p></td><td><p>48</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 11 - Mar 12</p></td><td><p>26</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 12 - Mar 13</p></td><td><p>37</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 13 - Mar 14</p></td><td><p>16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 14 - Mar 15</p></td><td><p>29</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>The Apache Force have fired a total 1578 Hellfire missiles on Operations in Afghanistan (FY 07-08 to 14-15) and Libya (FY11-12). However, the nature of the records held means that this total number cannot be accurately broken down by Financial Year.</p><br /><br /><br /><p><br></p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2016-01-26T15:59:53.323Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-26T15:59:53.323Z
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2000
star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
433086
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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading HMS Vanguard more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the designed operational life of HMS Vanguard. more like this
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Lord West of Spithead more like this
star this property uin HL4046 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 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>In common with most Royal Navy ships and submarines, the initial operational life planning estimate for the Vanguard class submarines was 25 years. The planning estimates of in-service life for all defence platforms are routinely reviewed and amended when appropriate.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T17:27:49.127Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T17:27:49.127Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord West of Spithead more like this
444150
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star this property date less than 2016-01-12more like thismore than 2016-01-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Research 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 Defence, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) total research and development spend by his Department in each of the last five years and (b) forecast research and development spend by his Department in the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 22119 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
unstar this property answer text <br /><br /><p>Ministry of Defence (MOD) research and development expenditure is published in &quot;Departmental Resources Statistical bulletin&quot; (Excel Table 5), which is available at the following website:</p><br /><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/defence-departmental-resources-2015</p><br /><p>There is no fixed forward budget for research and development because development expenditure is mostly part of the equipment programme applied as needed against the development requirements of individual projects. The government will dedicate 1.2% of its growing Defence budget to the Defence Science and Technology Programme, the centralised research budget, under the Department's Chief Scientific Adviser.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2016-01-18T16:11:32.03Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-18T16:11:32.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this