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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Higher Education: Admissions 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 Education, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of requiring universities in England to use contextual admissions tools to widen participation in higher education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 278922 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Widening access and participation in higher education is a priority for this government. This means that everyone with the capability to succeed in higher education should have the opportunity to participate, regardless of their background or where they grew up.</p><p>We have made real progress in ensuring universities are open to all, with record rates of disadvantaged 18 year olds in higher education. However, we are aware that more needs to be done to ensure that background isn’t a barrier to realising potential in higher education.</p><p>Many higher education providers are already using contextual admissions, to support widening access, and the government supports this.</p><p>It’s important that higher education providers use good quality and meaningful data to identify disadvantage and under-representation. We encourage institutions to use a range of measures to identify disadvantage and under-representation, including individual-level indicators, area data (such as POLAR, Index of Multiple Deprivation or ACORN), school data, intersectional data such as the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service's (UCAS) Multiple Equality Measure and participation in outreach activities. The department is continuing to work with the Office for Students, UCAS and sector representatives to further explore how we can support universities to improve and enhance access to data.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T07:33:37.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T07:33:37.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universities: Admissions 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 Education, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of making additional indicators of pupils’ disadvantage and under-representation in higher education accessible to universities in order to support their widening participation and access work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Doncaster North more like this
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Edward Miliband more like this
star this property uin 274475 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>Widening access and participation in higher education (HE) is a priority for the government. This means that everyone with the capability to succeed in HE should have the opportunity to participate, regardless of their background.</p><p>The government has made progress in ensuring universities are open to all, with record rates of disadvantaged 18 year olds in HE. However, we are aware that more needs to be done to support access and participation in HE, so it is vital that we continue to build on this progress.</p><p>HE providers need to use good quality and meaningful data to identify disadvantage and under-representation in order to effectively address disparities in access and participation in HE.</p><p>We encourage institutions to use a range of measures to identify disadvantage and under-representation, including individual-level indicators, area data (such as Participation of Local Areas data, Index of Multiple Deprivation or ACORN), school data, intersectional data such as the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service's (UCAS) Multiple Equality Measure and participation in outreach activities. The department is continuing to work with the Office for Students, UCAS and sector representatives to further explore how we can support universities to improve and enhance access to data.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 274476 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:19:19.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:19:19.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Miliband more like this
1137412
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universities: Admissions 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 Education, whether he has made an assessment of how the sharing with universities of additional indicators of applicants’ disadvantage and under-representation in higher education could enable universities to make further progress on increasing access and participation among disadvantaged applicants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Doncaster North more like this
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Edward Miliband more like this
star this property uin 274476 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>Widening access and participation in higher education (HE) is a priority for the government. This means that everyone with the capability to succeed in HE should have the opportunity to participate, regardless of their background.</p><p>The government has made progress in ensuring universities are open to all, with record rates of disadvantaged 18 year olds in HE. However, we are aware that more needs to be done to support access and participation in HE, so it is vital that we continue to build on this progress.</p><p>HE providers need to use good quality and meaningful data to identify disadvantage and under-representation in order to effectively address disparities in access and participation in HE.</p><p>We encourage institutions to use a range of measures to identify disadvantage and under-representation, including individual-level indicators, area data (such as Participation of Local Areas data, Index of Multiple Deprivation or ACORN), school data, intersectional data such as the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service's (UCAS) Multiple Equality Measure and participation in outreach activities. The department is continuing to work with the Office for Students, UCAS and sector representatives to further explore how we can support universities to improve and enhance access to data.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 274475 more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T15:19:19.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:19:19.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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1510
star this property label Biography information for Edward Miliband more like this
1139819
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Boilers: Standards 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he had made of the number of new models of boilers introduced since October 2017 that have been tested for compliance with the new boiler plus regulations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 278341 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>We have not made an estimate of the number of new models of boilers introduced since October 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:02:46.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:02:46.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1139951
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Science: Finance 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 273388, what (a) discussions he has had with and (b) advice he has received from UK Research and Innovation on the quantitative relationship between (i) public and (ii) private sector investment in science. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 278490 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>UK Research and Innovation leads on engagement with industry in developing the challenges under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and advises BEIS on projects. We are expecting to meet more than 1:1 match between industry and government funding for Wave 3 of the ISCF. Recently, we announced £220 million allocated from UK Research Partnership Investment Fund, which will bring in a further £500 million in private R&amp;D funding; and £153 million of government funding on quantum technologies, with an additional £205 million expected to be pledged by industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:04:11.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:04:11.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1148902
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading UK Research and Innovation 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps UKRI are taking to support interdisciplinary working in UK research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe more like this
star this property uin 221 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 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>UK Research and Innovation has established several mechanisms to encourage and support multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research and this is a central theme in the organisation’s recently published Delivery Plans. In addition to examples taking place across its Councils, UKRI supports a multibillion pound portfolio of cross-cutting funds demonstrating commitment to interdisciplinary research.</p><p> </p><p>The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and Future Leaders Fellowships, for example, were both designed to encourage and support interdisciplinary projects. The Strategic Priorities Fund realises Sir Paul Nurse’s vision of a ‘common fund’ and is already investing in interdisciplinary projects that each bring together several of UKRI’s councils along with government departments to tackle shared challenges and opportunities.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to these targeted programmes, quality-related funding awarded by Research England allows universities and researchers in England to address their research priorities as they identify them</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T15:23:47.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:23:47.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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4092
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1143406
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Health Services: Northern Ireland 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 Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to minimise disruption to (a) patients, (b) health workers and (c) health services in Northern Ireland in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 284505 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>To minimise disruption to patients, the Department, in consultation with the devolved administrations, has been working with trade bodies, product suppliers, and the health and care system in England to make detailed plans that should ensure continuation of the supply of medical products to the whole of the United Kingdom and its Crown Dependencies in the event of leaving the European Union without a deal.</p><p>The Department continues to implement a multi-layered approach to minimise supply disruption. These plans echo and enhance the plans that were in place ahead of March/April.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:42:57.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:42:57.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Hospitals: North West 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 Health and Social Care, how many clinical service incidents caused by estates and infrastructure failure were recorded by NHS trusts and foundation trusts within NHS North West in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Knowsley more like this
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Sir George Howarth more like this
star this property uin 286110 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Through the annual Estates Return Information Collection, data is collected annually on the number of incidents caused by estates and infrastructure failure which resulted in clinical services being delayed, cancelled or otherwise interfered with owing to problems or failures related to the estates and infrastructure failure. For National Health Service trusts and NHS foundation trusts, the data available is shown in the following table.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Number of clinical service incidents caused by estates and infrastructure failure</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>256</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>97</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>841</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>This data was not collected before 2015/16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:22:19.86Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:22:19.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Howarth more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading NHS: Staff 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 Health and Social Care, whether he will bring forward legislative proposals to codify in law accountability for workforce supply and planning throughout the health and care system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 284611 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Through the Care Act of 2014, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has delegated his powers to Health Education England (HEE) to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement for patients and the public in England, by ensuring that the current and future National Health Service workforce has the right numbers of staff with the right skills, values and behaviours at the right time and in the right place to meet patient needs.</p><p>The Care Act 2014 sets out HEE’s remit and range of roles and responsibilities in detail, including its duty to ensure an effective system for education and training for the NHS and public health.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T18:25:12.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T18:25:12.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1139388
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Waste Heat Recovery more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his Answer of 15 July 2019 to Question 274430 and with reference to paragraph two of the Building Research Establishment (BRE) document FGHRS Data Processing Changes Relating to Canetis GasSaver GS2 Data Record held in Products Characteristics Database, dated October 2018, if he will require the BRE to publish the method used to assess that technology. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 277630 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>This paragraph refers to a pre-processing (averaging) method that has been used by the Buildings Research Establishment (BRE) where raw test data cannot be entered directly into its methodology for assessing Flue Gas Heat Recovery Systems (FGHRS). BRE intends to publish a document that describes the averaging method shortly.</p><p> </p><p>The methodology used by BRE for assessing FGHRS for the Product Characteristics Database is published already at the following URL: <a href="https://www.ncm-pcdb.org.uk/sap/filelibrary/pdf/calculation_methodology/SAP_2009/FGHRS_calculation_method_28_10_10.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.ncm-pcdb.org.uk/sap/filelibrary/pdf/calculation_methodology/SAP_2009/FGHRS_calculation_method_28_10_10.pdf</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:55:47.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:55:47.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this