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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Royal Regiment of Scotland 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 by how much the battalions of the Royal Regiment of Scotland are under strength. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
star this property uin HL17451 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The current strength against workforce requirement for the battalions of the Royal Regiment of Scotland can be found in the table.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: Strength and workforce requirement of the battalions of The Royal Regiment of Scotland:</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>The Royal Regiment of Scotland</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Strength</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Workforce Requirement</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Regular Battalions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland</p></td><td><p>290</p></td><td><p>267</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland</p></td><td><p>480</p></td><td><p>628</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland</p></td><td><p>480</p></td><td><p>628</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Highlanders, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland</p></td><td><p>620</p></td><td><p>743</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>103</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Reserve Battalions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>52nd Lowland, 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (incl. band)</p></td><td><p>340</p></td><td><p>468</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>51st Highland, 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (incl. band)</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>468</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> <strong>Notes/Caveats: </strong></strong></p><p> </p><p>Strength figures have been provided by Defence Statistics, whilst Workforce Requirement is a single service estimate.</p><p> </p><p>Regular battalions will include some Trained Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) (Full Commitment).</p><p> </p><p>Reserve battalions will include Trained FTRS (Home Commitment), FTRS (Full Commitment), Trained Volunteer Reservists and some Regular personnel.</p><p> </p><p>The Highland and Lowland bands are included with the Reserve battalions.</p><p><br>Strength figures have been rounded to the nearest 10; numbers ending in &quot;5&quot; have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:15:05.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:15:05.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
1141950
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star 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 Military Alliances 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 which Ministers have attended discussions within the Five Powers Defence Arrangement in the last five years. more like this
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Baroness Taylor of Bolton more like this
star this property uin HL17494 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Ministry of Defence Ministers have attended the following meetings to discuss the Five Powers Defence Arrangements (FPDA).</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Meeting</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Location</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Minister</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>FPDA Defence Ministers Meeting</p></td><td><p>Malaysia</p></td><td><p>Secretary of State (Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>FPDA informal breakfast at the annual Shangri La Dialogue</p></td><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>Secretary of State (Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>FPDA informal breakfast at the annual Shangri La Dialogue</p></td><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>Secretary of State (Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>FPDA Defence Ministers Meeting</p></td><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>No ministerial attendance due to the UK General Election</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>FPDA informal breakfast at the annual Shangri La Dialogue</p></td><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>Secretary of State (Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>FPDA informal breakfast at the annual Shangri La Dialogue</p></td><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>Secretary of State (Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP)</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:11:02.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:11:02.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Taylor of Bolton more like this
1141952
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Merchant Shipping: Security more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to join a United States-led shipping coalition after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17496 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK is part of ongoing conversations with international allies, including the US on how best we can ensure maritime security in the Gulf and protect freedom of navigation. This is not connected to the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.</p><p> </p><p>Freedom of navigation is in every nation's interest; it is unacceptable to illegally seize a ship going about legitimate business in an internationally recognised shipping lane. Any action we take will be aimed at ensuring freedom of navigation is maintained.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to work for stability in the region with the international community, and to uphold the international rules that protect us all.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:11:18.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:11:18.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1141546
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Army 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 (1) men, and (2) women, are in the British army. more like this
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Lord Kilclooney more like this
star this property uin HL17414 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>As at 1 April 2019, there were 74,940 male and 7,510 female personnel in the Regular Army and Gurkha population, and 25,400 male and 4,060 female personnel in the Army Reserve.</p><p> </p><p>Notes/Caveats:</p><p> </p><p>The Figures are for trained and untrained Regular and Gurkha personnel excluding Full Time Reserve Service.</p><p> </p><p>Reserve figures are taken from the FR20 population consisting of Group A Army Reserves, some Sponsored Reserves and those personnel serving on FTRS contracts who were previously Army Reservists.</p><p> </p><p>Figures have been rounded to 10 for presentational purposes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:15:20.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kilclooney more like this
1141547
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Army Reserve 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 people there are in the Army Reserve in (1) Wales, (2) Scotland, (3) Northern Ireland, and (4) England. more like this
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Lord Kilclooney more like this
star this property uin HL17415 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>As at 1 April 2019, there were an estimated 1,720 Reserve personnel stationed in Wales, 4,140 in Scotland, 1,950 in Northern Ireland and 21,440 in England.</p><p>These figures are based on stationed locations, and not on residence or nationality.</p><p>Figures are taken from the Future Reserve 2020 population, which consists of Group A Army Reserves, some Sponsored Reserves and those personnel serving on Full Time Reserve Service contracts who were previously Army Reservists.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:10:19.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:10:19.86Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kilclooney more like this
1141571
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star 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 Warships: Decommissioning 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 de-commissioned (1) destroyers, and (2) frigates, remain in the ownership of the Ministry of Defence; and how many of those, if any, could be returned to service. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL17439 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence owns no decommissioned destroyers or frigates; therefore, none are available to be returned to service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:10:49.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:10:49.773Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
1140834
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Yemen: Military Intervention 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, whether any of the weapons used in the airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Al-Kubra Hall in Sanhan, Yemen on 8 October 2016 were supplied by British companies under licence from the Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 280116 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held.The UK is not a member of the Saudi-Led Coalition. We do not have any role in setting Coalition policy, or executing air strikes in Yemen.</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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280117 more like this
280118 more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.547Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1140835
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Yemen: Military Intervention 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, whether any of the aircraft used in the airstrike by the Saudi-led collation on Al-Kubra Hall in Sanhan, Yemen on 8 October 2016 were supplied by British companies under licence from the Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 280117 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held.The UK is not a member of the Saudi-Led Coalition. We do not have any role in setting Coalition policy, or executing air strikes in Yemen.</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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280116 more like this
280118 more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.59Z
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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 Stephen Twigg more like this
1140836
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Yemen: Military Intervention 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 Defence, whether any of the personnel involved in the airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Al-Kubra Hall in Sanhan, Yemen on 8 October 2016 had previously received training in international humanitarian law from UK personnel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, West Derby more like this
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Stephen Twigg more like this
star this property uin 280118 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held.The UK is not a member of the Saudi-Led Coalition. We do not have any role in setting Coalition policy, or executing air strikes in Yemen.</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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280116 more like this
280117 more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T07:05:32.637Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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167
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Twigg more like this
1140900
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Turkey: Arms Trade 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 representations she has made to her Turkish counterpart on the implications for their NATO membership of their purchase of a Russian Anti-Air System. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 280113 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 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>My right hon. Friend the then Secretary of State for Defence (Penny Mordaunt) met with Turkey's Defence Minister in Brussels last month, when she raised our concerns about Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 air defence system. Turkey is a valued NATO Ally, and while we are disappointed that Turkey has chosen to acquire the S-400 we remain committed to our strategic partnership. We will continue to discuss our concerns with Turkey<strong>.</strong></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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less than 2019-07-25T07:04:33.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T07:04:33.16Z
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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 Sir Nicholas Soames more like this