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star this property date less than 2016-05-19more like thismore than 2016-05-19
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Electoral Register more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what involvement ministers will have in determining the areas of global challenge before monies from the Global Challenge Research Fund are allocated to Research Councils. more like this
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Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
star this property uin HL149 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 2016-06-16more like thismore than 2016-06-16
star this property answer text <p>As stated in the recent White Paper, Government is committed to the Haldane principle, including with respect to Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). As with other areas of science and research activity, Research Councils will work with other delivery partners to prepare a high-level research strategy for the GCRF, which they will agree with Ministers. The specific approach to be taken to currently unallocated funds will be developed with delivery partners over the coming months, and will include using the funding to promote multidisciplinary research, in line with Sir Paul Nurse’s recommendations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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HL148 more like this
HL150 more like this
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less than 2016-06-16T12:22:54.29Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-16T12:22:54.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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4151
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 11 June (HL Deb, col 886), how they plan to ensure that people on zero hours contracts are aware that they can no longer be bound by an exclusivity clause; whether clear notification of this change will be sent to all relevant employers and employment agencies; and whether this law will override any existing contract which until 26 May included both zero-hours and exclusivity terms. more like this
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Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
star this property uin HL493 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 2015-06-26more like thismore than 2015-06-26
star this property answer text <p>Changes to employment law are publicised in the same way to ensure employers and individuals know how to access the information. This includes guidance on .GOV.UK, and via relevant organisations, including representative and advisory bodies such as Acas, who have mechanisms to ensure the information reaches the right people.</p><p> </p><p>The ban applies to all those with an existing exclusivity clause in their zero hours contract.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2015-06-26T12:05:14.77Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-26T12:05:14.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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3596
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Gardner of Parkes more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the proportion of people on zero-hours contracts who are seeking full-time employment with guaranteed pay and hours of work. more like this
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Baroness Quin more like this
star this property uin HL7300 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 2016-04-04more like thismore than 2016-04-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made an assessment.</p><p> </p><p>ONS statistics published on 9 March 2016, for the fourth quarter of 2015, show that for those individuals on a zero hours contract in their main job, 63 per cent were not looking for more hours or a different job.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-04-04T13:27:09.527Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-04T13:27:09.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Quin more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-29more like thismore than 2016-06-29
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risks that companies may delay investment and hiring new staff in the UK in the light of the result of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL893 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 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
star this property answer text <p>My Rt hon Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer, my Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Governor of the Bank of England have been clear that although there is uncertainty ahead, the UK is very much open for business and investment.</p><p> </p><p>Since the referendum, the Government has been actively engaged with businesses of all types and in all sectors to understand their concerns. In the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State and other ministers are holding a series of roundtables with business organisations and with CEOs and senior representatives from many of our biggest employers. The Secretary of State also chairs the new business engagement inter-ministerial group, which brings ministers across Government together to discuss issues and challenges facing business, including creating opportunities for investment and trade.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-07-13T15:09:54.543Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-13T15:09:54.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
511531
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star this property date less than 2016-04-12more like thismore than 2016-04-12
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property hansard heading Young Offenders: Literacy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many young offenders in prison have been recorded as improving their standard of literacy during their sentence in each of the last five years. more like this
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Lord Falconer of Thoroton more like this
star this property uin HL7573 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 2016-04-26more like thismore than 2016-04-26
star this property answer text <p>Table 1 shows the number of offender learners aged 18 to 21 that undertook and achieved a learning aim in English from 2010/11 to 2014/15 in prisons in England.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="11"><p><strong>Table 1: Offender Learners aged 18 to 21 – English Achievements (2011/12 to 2014/15) – Learner Volumes </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>English Achievements</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p>3,000</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>3,100</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1,700</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>2,200</p></td><td><p>2,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Notes:</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="10"><p>1) Volumes are rounded to the nearest hundred.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="10"><p>2) The data source is the Individualised Learner Record.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="10"><p>3) Offender learners are defined as offenders aged 18 or over that participated in Skills Funding Agency funded learning while in the prison system. These offenders were funded via the Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) budget.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="10"><p>4) Age is reported as at 31 August of the academic year.</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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less than 2016-04-26T15:06:10.277Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-26T15:06:10.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Falconer of Thoroton more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-29more like thismore than 2015-10-29
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the licensing of arms, including British-made military aeroplanes, to the Saudi Arabian-led coalition which is conducting airstrikes in Yemen. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL3160 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 2015-11-11more like thismore than 2015-11-11
star this property answer text <p>All licence applications are rigorously assessed on a case by case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Export Licensing Criteria. A licence would not be granted if to do so would be a breach of the Criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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less than 2015-11-11T13:01:16.453Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-11T13:01:16.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have suspended or revoked any extant arms licences to Saudi Arabia, or refused any new requests for licences for bombs, missiles, or other military arms and equipment, in the light of repeated UN statements regarding breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL4084 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 2015-12-15more like thismore than 2015-12-15
star this property answer text <p>Since 2014 there have been no suspensions, no revocations and no refusals for licences for bombs, missiles, or other military arms and equipment”.</p><br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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less than 2015-12-15T16:02:22.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-15T16:02:22.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maude of Horsham more like this
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3895
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525082
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star this property date less than 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention 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 remove filter
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Evans of Bowes Park on 7 June (HL Deb, col 656), of the 499,900 apprenticeship starts as published in government statistics for 2014–15, what percentage met the definition of an apprenticeship of (1) being a job in a skilled occupation, (2) having substantial and sustained training lasting a minimum of 12 months, (3) leading to full competency in an occupation, and (4) developing transferable skills. more like this
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Baroness Corston more like this
star this property uin HL669 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 2016-06-21more like thismore than 2016-06-21
star this property answer text <p>The Skills Funding Agency 2014 to 2015 funding rules set out the eligibility requirements for apprenticeships started in 2014/15. These include points (1) to (4).</p><p> </p><p>Only apprenticeships which adhere to this definition of an apprenticeship are recognised within these published statistics. On point (2), the statistics also include apprenticeships with an agreed planned duration of less than 12 months in exceptional circumstances, for example, for apprentices with prior qualifications that cover part of their framework.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL670 more like this
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less than 2016-06-21T13:31:28.38Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-21T13:31:28.38Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Corston more like this
528188
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star this property date less than 2016-06-20more like thismore than 2016-06-20
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property hansard heading Yemen: Baha'i Faith more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many postgraduates enrolled at UK universities and colleges are specialising in soil science. more like this
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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer more like this
star this property uin HL754 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-04more like thismore than 2016-07-04
star this property answer text <p>Information on enrolments at UK Higher Education Institutions are collected and published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). The latest data for the 2014/15 academic year suggests there were about 40 full-person equivalent postgraduate students enrolled in soil science across three UK universities and colleges; these are the University of Aberdeen, University of Nottingham and the University of Reading. Of these, about 15 full-person equivalents were masters students studying at the University of Aberdeen.</p><p>Soil science has a Joint Academic Coding System (JACS) code of F770. This is a detailed level code and some universities may occasionally allocate students to more general codes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL753 more like this
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less than 2016-07-04T15:13:23.787Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-04T15:13:23.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Evans of Bowes Park more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property hansard heading World War II: Anniversaries 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 to recognise women who worked in munitions factories during the Second World War as part of the 70th anniversary commemorations marking the end of conflict. more like this
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Baroness Taylor of Bolton more like this
star this property uin HL304 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
star this property answer text <p><br>The Government fully appreciates the efforts and the often very dangerous conditions experienced by those who worked in factories producing vital equipment for the armed forces that helped contribute to winning the Second World War. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has been working with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Recognition for Munitions Workers, which was set up in 2011 to explore ways to ensure that the valiant collective efforts of all those who worked in munitions factories are not forgotten.</p><p>Following the very successful commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day we will now be focussing in more detail across government on how the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in 2015 might be marked in an appropriate manner. No decisions have yet been made on how the anniversary will be marked, but we expect an announcement on the commemorations to be made by the Government later in the year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2014-07-03T16:43:53.9269158Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-03T16:43:53.9269158Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Taylor of Bolton more like this