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1129594
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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Wales Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Radio Frequencies: 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 Wales, what start-up funding the Government has allocated to new National Spectrum Centre in Aberystwyth to (a) enable UK wireless technology innovation and (b) create highly skilled job opportunities in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wantage more like this
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Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property uin 259917 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has put research and innovation at the heart of its Industrial Strategy, setting an ambition for the UK to become the most innovative country in the world and increase its total R&amp;D expenditure to 2.4% of GDP by 2027.</p><p>The new National Spectrum Centre in Aberystwyth will be a part of this ecosystem of innovation across the UK and will have opportunities to access funds dedicated to supporting research in areas that are vital to our future economy. I visited Aberystwyth in September to discuss this project with key stakeholders and was hugely impressed with its ambitions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
star this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T16:43:21.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T16:43:21.37Z
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4086
star this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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1580
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
1136203
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Rail Gourmet Holding 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 Transport, when Rail Gourmet’s contract with LNER on the East Coast Mainline is planned to expire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272172 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold this information. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:44:40.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:44:40.923Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136204
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Rail Gourmet Holding 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 Transport, what discussions officials in his Department have had with representatives of LNER on Rail Gourmet not paying the living wage on the East Coast Mainline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272173 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department has had no such discussions. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T12:29:50.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T12:29:50.647Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136205
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Living Wage 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 Transport, whether there are any provisions in LNER's franchise agreement that would prevent that compnay from ensuring that its sub-contractors pay the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272174 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>LNER operates under a Services Agreement rather than a Franchise Agreement. There are no such provisions in the LNER Services Agreement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T12:32:58.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T12:32:58.157Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1136206
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London North Eastern Railway: Catering 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 Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential value for money merits of bringing outsourced catering staff on the East Coast Mainline back in-house. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 272175 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department has not made an assessment. Provision of catering is an operational matter for LNER.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:08:12.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:08:12.163Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4000
unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1127528
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Children 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 Health and Social Care, with reference to additional funding for children’s palliative care announced in the NHS Long-Term Plan, whether he plans to allocate additional funding to children’s hospices in England in 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
star this property uin 256338 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256339 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.017Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1127529
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospices: Finance 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 Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure the financial sustainability of charitable hospices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bury North more like this
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James Frith more like this
star this property uin 256339 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>As part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England committed to increase its investment in children’s palliative care over the next five years by match funding clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who commit to increase their investment in local children’s palliative and end of life care services.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to CCGs increasing investment, NHS England will match this by up to £7 million a year by 2023/24. This increase is in addition to the Children’s Hospice Grant, which provides an annual contribution of £11 million. NHS England is currently establishing financial reporting systems to monitor the baseline investment of CCGs in children’s palliative and end of life care services. This will enable match funding payments made to CCGs where the investments are increased above the investment baseline in the previous year. As baselining will be ongoing through 2019/20, and therefore match funding will not be available in this year, NHS England will be increasing the children’s hospice grant to £12 million for this period.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to financial sustainability of hospices, these are primarily charity-funded but receive some statutory funding from CCGS for providing local services. The amount of funding varies between CCGs, but on average adult hospices receive approximately 30% of their overall funding from National Health Service sources. CCGs are responsible for determining the level of NHS-funded hospice care locally and they are responsible for ensuring that the services they commission meet the needs of their local population.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256338 more like this
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less than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-23T10:16:42.06Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4637
unstar this property label Biography information for James Frith more like this
1127182
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Applications 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 the Home Department, how many further submissions relating to asylum applications were submitted in each year since 2014. 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 255321 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>Home Office records report that, between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2018, a total of 28,953 people lodged Further Submissions after initially having their asylum claim refused.</p><p>A breakdown for each year is provided in the table below.</p><p>Since March 2015, the Home Office has required non-detained refused asylum seekers to lodge Further Submissions by appointment at the Further Submissions Unit based in Liverpool. The figures in the table note how many people lodged a Further Submission at the Further Submissions Unit, and how many people lodged their submission by a different route, including cases where a Further Submission was raised in detention and cases where a Further Submission is raised during the Family Returns Process.</p><p>Table showing breakdown of people who made Further Submissions following refusal of asylum between 2014 and 2018.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Submission not made in person in Liverpool</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Submission made in person at Further Submissions Unit in Liverpool</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(Total)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>4,521</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1,971</p></td><td><p>2,124</p></td><td><p>4,095</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>1,420</p></td><td><p>3,324</p></td><td><p>4,744</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>1,546</p></td><td><p>5,053</p></td><td><p>6,599</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>1,618</p></td><td><p>7,376</p></td><td><p>8,994</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>(Total)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 6,555 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 17,877 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 28,953 </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T10:22:31.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T10:22:31.853Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1127185
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Applications 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 the Home Department, how many further submissions relating to asylum applications were accepted as fresh claims in each year in 2014. 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 255322 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Home Office publish data on the number of fresh claims in table as_01 (asylum, volume 1) of the quarterly Immigration Statistics - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release</a> publication. The latest release covering the year ending December 2018 can be found <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-december-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-december-2018</a></p><p>The figures are also provided below from the latest publication for ease of reference. Please note these totals are not a subset of the information included in response to UIN 255321.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Fresh Claims</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>552</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>307</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>214</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>237</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Home Office statisticians have identified some data issues with the published time series on fresh claims, which suggest the figures are undercounting the total number of fresh claims. Work is ongoing to better understand the nature of these issues. As a result it is likely the data will be revised once the issues are resolved.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T10:27:52.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T10:27:52.297Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
1127187
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
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Home Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Asylum: Applications 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 the Home Department, how many times has the requirement to submit further submissions in relation to an asylum application in person been waived in each year since 2014. 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 255323 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>Our records indicate that a total of 1,677 postal further submissions have been made as a result of the Further Submissions in Person policy being waived (since the introduction of the policy in March 2015). A yearly breakdown of these is provided in table 1 below.</p><p>Table 1 - Postal further submissions by year<br> <br>Year Number of postal submissions <br> 2015 217 <br> 2016 306 <br> 2017 396 <br> 2018 758 <br>(Total) 1,677<br> <br>Notes<br>1. These statistics have been taken from a live operational database. As such, numbers may change as information on that system is updated</p><p>2. Data extracted on 19/05/2019<br>3. Data relates to main applicants who lodged a postal further submission to Liverpool, between 30/03/2015 and 31/12/2018, who had previously applied for asylum</p><p>4. The further submissions in person policy was implemented in Liverpool on 30/03/2015</p><p>5. Postal further submissions are lodged when the requirement to lodge in person has been waived</p><p>6. The latest reportable period in line with published immigration statistics is 31/12/2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Nokes more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T10:35:00.45Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T10:35:00.45Z
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4048
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Nokes more like this
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4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this