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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Crimes of Violence 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 Justice, how many (a) assaults and (b) serious assaults on staff were recorded in each prison in each quarter from 2010 to 2018 by the type of weapon used. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
star this property uin 247719 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Data for the numbers of assaults and serious assaults in each prison, broken down by type of weapon and type of injury, is set out in the attached tables. The figures are presented by calendar year rather than by quarter. This is because analysis at the level of detail requested produces many results of 5 or fewer. Disclosure-proofing to reduce the risk of identification, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, requires such low numbers to be suppressed. Even at the annual level, some such values have had to be suppressed.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in prisons. We have recruited over 4,700 more prison officers since October 2016, and we now have the greatest number in post since early 2012. The Challenge, Support and Intervention Plan case management process for prisoners at risk of violence has been mandated for all prisons to help staff to manage violent prisoners and those identified as posing a raised risk of being violent.</p><p> </p><p>We are investing an extra £70 million to improve safety, security and decency, and equipping officers with PAVA incapacitant spray and body-worn cameras to help prevent serious harm to staff and prisoners when dealing with violent incidents. We are improving perimeter security and introducing new x-ray scanners, drug-detection dogs and dedicated search teams to address the supply of drugs that we know are fuelling much of the violence in custody.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 247719-20 Imran Hussain MP table 1 weapons.xlsx more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 247719-20 Imran Hussain MP table 2 serious injuries.xlsx more like this
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star this property file name Copy of PQ 247719-20 Imran Hussain MP table 3 minor injuries.xlsx more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:17:52.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:17:52.03Z
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less than 2019-07-03T12:20:42.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:20:42.437Z
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4106
unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4394
unstar this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
1123083
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Crimes of Violence 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) assaults and (b) serious assaults on staff were recorded in each prison in each quarter from 2010 to 2018 by the type of injury inflicted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
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Imran Hussain more like this
star this property uin 247720 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>Data for the numbers of assaults and serious assaults in each prison, broken down by type of weapon and type of injury, is set out in the attached tables. The figures are presented by calendar year rather than by quarter. This is because analysis at the level of detail requested produces many results of 5 or fewer. Disclosure-proofing to reduce the risk of identification, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, requires such low numbers to be suppressed. Even at the annual level, some such values have had to be suppressed.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in prisons. We have recruited over 4,700 more prison officers since October 2016, and we now have the greatest number in post since early 2012. The Challenge, Support and Intervention Plan case management process for prisoners at risk of violence has been mandated for all prisons to help staff to manage violent prisoners and those identified as posing a raised risk of being violent.</p><p> </p><p>We are investing an extra £70 million to improve safety, security and decency, and equipping officers with PAVA incapacitant spray and body-worn cameras to help prevent serious harm to staff and prisoners when dealing with violent incidents. We are improving perimeter security and introducing new x-ray scanners, drug-detection dogs and dedicated search teams to address the supply of drugs that we know are fuelling much of the violence in custody.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 247719 more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:17:51.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:17:51.987Z
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4106
unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4394
unstar this property label Biography information for Imran Hussain more like this
1130046
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisoners: Females 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of progress in reducing the women’s prison population since June 2018 publication of the Female Offender Strategy; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
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Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 260621 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>In the Female Offender Strategy, we set out our vision to see fewer women in custody, particularly on short custodial sentences and to see more women supported in the community. The strategy launched an ambitious programme of work which will take several years to deliver. So far, we have published a new Women’s Policy Framework, Lord Farmer’s Review for Women and invested £5m to support community provision for female offenders and women at risk of offending</p><p>We are committed to monitoring progress over time and taking action to deliver the outcomes we set out to achieve. The latest published statistics show that the total female prison population increased slightly (by 1%) between March 2018 and 2019, but that female first receptions have decreased by 10% over the past year, (from 2,036 between October and December 2017 to 1,840 over the same period in 2018).</p><p>The published data setting out the current and previous female prison population can be accessed here: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/796904/population-31-march-2019.ods" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/796904/population-31-march-2019.ods</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:38:51.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:38:51.967Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1130675
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star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Telephone Services 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 Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2019 to Question 253551 on Ministry of Justice: telephone services, on what date that helpline was set up; how many calls that helpline received in each month from the date it was set up to 30 April 2019; what promotional material was used to advertise that helpline's use; and whether that helpline is still in use. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton South East more like this
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Yasmin Qureshi more like this
star this property uin 261502 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>The attached table shows the number of calls received by each telephone line, these go back as far as data is available.</p><p> </p><p>The CICA phoneline was set up in 2007/2008. HMCTS centralised its telephone service to go through their Loughborough Contact Centre in 2011. The LAA phonelines have existed in various formats for the past 17 years. OPG do not have the exact date that the phone line was set up. All phonelines are still in use.</p><p> </p><p>All numbers are advertised on relevant department websites and some are included on letterheads and corporate literature.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:42:53.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:42:53.907Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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star this property file name Copy of Table for PQ 261502.xlsx more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Yasmin Qureshi more like this
1131707
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Crimes of Violence: Sentencing 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 Justice, how many and what proportion of people convicted of violent offences did not receive an immediate custodial sentence in each year since 1993. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harborough more like this
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Neil O'Brien more like this
star this property uin 263849 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>The number and proportion of people convicted for offences classified in the indictable offence group ‘violence against the person’ and who received a non-custodial sentence or suspended sentence in each year since 1993 can be viewed in the table attached. Changes in custody rates over the period will reflect a number of factors, including changes in offence mix and policy and sentencing decisions.</p><p> </p><p>The proportion of offenders sentenced to immediate custody for violent offences in 2018 was at its highest level in this time period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:14:32.903Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name Copy of Copy of PQ 263849 tableOS.XLSX more like this
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4679
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil O'Brien more like this
1132402
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star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Injuries Compensation 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 Justice, since 2010 how many claims have been rejected by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority because the application was made more than two years following the criminal incident. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 265569 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>The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2012 (the Scheme), which was approved by Parliament, sets out the time limits in which applications must be received by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). The CICA publishes data about the number of claims rejected for being out with the time limit in its annual reports and accounts at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/search/transparency-and-freedom-of-information-releases?organisations%5B%5D=criminal-injuries-compensation-authority&amp;parent=criminal-injuries-compensation-authority" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/search/transparency-and-freedom-of-information-releases?organisations%5B%5D=criminal-injuries-compensation-authority&amp;parent=criminal-injuries-compensation-authority</a></p><p> </p><p>In the 2017-18 annual report and accounts, this data was presented as a proportion of all refusal reasons used. The number of cases refused for being submitted out with the time limit was 1252.</p><p> </p><p>The figures published in the annual reports and accounts show the number of times each rejection reason was used. For some applications there will have been more than one reason for rejection. This means that the total number of reasons for rejection is higher than the actual number of claims refused.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Charnwood more like this
star this property answering member printed Edward Argar more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:44:40.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:44:40.367Z
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4362
unstar this property label Biography information for Edward Argar more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1133850
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star this property date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Radioactive Waste more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the environmental effects of the dumping of radioactive waste in Hurd Deep and Atlantic Deep as detailed in the Ministry of Defence archived document entitled British Isles Explosive Dumping Grounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 267753 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>Dumping of radioactive waste (before being banned under the London Convention of 1972 for highly contaminated and in 1993 for low contaminated waste) was subject to approval by the MAFF Approval Committee, whose procedures included careful checks on the containment and transport of the waste. Both the Hurd Deep and Atlantic Deep sites have been subject to monitoring.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Hurd Deep:</strong></p><p> </p><p>From 1946 to 1993, the UK disposed of amounts of both civilian and radioactive waste at sea, in accordance with national policy and legislation, and with later international agreements regulating such disposals. These disposals were seen at the time as routine and uncontroversial.</p><p> </p><p>The total estimated activities in curies (TBq) for these dumpings were: Alpha activity, 400 curies (14.8 TBq); Beta-Gamma activity, 1,200 curies (44.4 TBq). The very low active waste (mainly sludges) dumped into the Hurd Deep was packed in approved light metal drums to permit rapid dispersion of the contents. The UK regularly monitors the Channel Island States and report the results in the annually produced RIFE (Radioactivity in Food and the Environment) report series. These reports can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radioactivity-in-food-and-the-environment-rife-reports" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radioactivity-in-food-and-the-environment-rife-reports</a></p><p> </p><p>In addition, Cefas and the Food Standards Agency have jointly published a peer reviewed paper (MARINE RADIOACTIVITY IN THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, 1990 – 2009) which looked further at time trends over around 20 years. UK monitoring shows that there is no evidence for significant releases of radioactivity from the Hurd Deep site and the effects of discharges from local sources have continued to be of negligible radiological significance.</p><p> </p><p><strong>North Atlantic Dump site:</strong></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Energy Agency’s (NEA) surveillance of the North-East Atlantic dump site used by OECD/NEA member countries (including the UK) started in 1977 and ended in 1995. In 1985, the OECD/NEA Co-ordinated Research and Environmental Surveillance Programme (CRESP) delivered a report on the dump site. The report concluded that the North-East Atlantic dump site posed negligible human radiological risk although the report noted that in the absence of baseline data on the benthic biology, it was difficult to draw firm conclusions about the environmental impacts. A new report on the dump site conducted by CRESP in 1996 reached the same conclusions.</p><p> </p><p>A summary of the “Historic Dumping of Low-Level Radioactive Waste in the North-East Atlantic” was recently compiled by the Radioactive Substances Committee of OSPAR. OSPAR’s document can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.ospar.org/site/assets/files/1173/factsheet_historic_dumping_final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ospar.org/site/assets/files/1173/factsheet_historic_dumping_final.pdf</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:32:54.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:32:54.213Z
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4098
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4417
unstar this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this
1133868
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star this property date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Wood-burning Stoves 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 Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government is reviewing the planning regulations on the installation of wood burning stove chimneys near residential properties as part of the ongoing review into domestic fuel burners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cheltenham more like this
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Alex Chalk more like this
star this property uin 267761 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No. The focus is on the fuels used and guidance on how stoves should be best used.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-06-28T15:44:57.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-28T15:44:57.997Z
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4098
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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4481
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Chalk more like this