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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Ascension Island: Piers more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what health and safety assessment his Department has conducted on military personnel or contractors loading or unloading equipment from his Department's vessels onto the pier head at Ascension Island. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 39958 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The loading and unloading of freight from Ministry of Defence chartered vessels is conducted by the Ascension Island Government. A Health and Safety and Environmental Risk Assessment of loading/unloading equipment at the Ascension Islands pier head was undertaken by the Joint Forces Command Health and Safety lead in September 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 39460 more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T16:21:26.57Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T16:21:26.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
523917
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Navy: Fisheries 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 Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Royal Navy assets on global maritime patrol are used to maximum effect in combatting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 39959 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 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence supports the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in combatting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing through a support agreement between the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the Royal Navy (RN), whereby naval assets conduct fishery protection activities. The RN and MMO work closely to maximise the effectiveness of these fishery protection activities within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the UK.</p><p> </p><p>RN and Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels also conduct maritime security operations at all times while at sea, this includes monitoring and reporting maritime activity to relevant UK authorities. Reporting of fishing and other maritime activity to local UK authorities in Overseas Territories and the relevant authorities of other nations is routinely undertaken whenever a RN or RFA vessel is operating in the vicinity of UK Overseas Territories.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 40044 more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T14:01:35.393Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T14:01:35.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
524066
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading British Overseas Territories: Navy more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of naval vessels and aircraft routinely conduct monitoring and reporting of maritime activity (a) in the presence of vessels engaged in fishing and (b) otherwise when they are operating in or transiting through the Exclusive Economic Zone of British Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
star this property uin 40044 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 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence supports the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in combatting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing through a support agreement between the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the Royal Navy (RN), whereby naval assets conduct fishery protection activities. The RN and MMO work closely to maximise the effectiveness of these fishery protection activities within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the UK.</p><p> </p><p>RN and Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels also conduct maritime security operations at all times while at sea, this includes monitoring and reporting maritime activity to relevant UK authorities. Reporting of fishing and other maritime activity to local UK authorities in Overseas Territories and the relevant authorities of other nations is routinely undertaken whenever a RN or RFA vessel is operating in the vicinity of UK Overseas Territories.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 39959 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-06-15T14:01:35.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4062
unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
523912
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence remove filter
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Mefloquine 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 Defence, if he will assess the effect of the use of Lariam on the quality of performance of military personnel on operations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
star this property uin 39872 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Mefloquine (commercially known as Lariam) is an effective anti-malarial that is used by many militaries to protect their personnel while on operations. There is no defined caveat from any advisory body in the world that suggests the use of mefloquine should be restricted in military personnel or people who handle weapons.</p><p>Although there is no evidence that mefloquine impairs function, in accordance with guidance from Public Health England, the Civil Aviation Authority and others, the drug is not used by military aircrew. Mefloquine is also not used by divers, as its side effects could potentially be confused with decompression or narcosis events.</p><p>In October 2015, the results were published of a Ministry of Defence questionnaire-based study of anti-malarial use by UK Service personnel training in Kenya during 2012 and 2013. This found that significantly more doxycycline than mefloquine users reported that one or more adverse effects had interfered with their ability to do their job.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T15:06:25.31Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T15:06:25.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
523903
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Deepcut Barracks more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether a Board of Inquiry was held following the deaths of the recruits at Deepcut barracks between 1995 and 2002; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39923 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>A Board of Inquiry was held into each of the deaths at Deepcut; Private Sean Benton on 9 June 1995; Private Cheryl James on 27 November 1995; Private Geoff Gray on 17 September 2001 and Private James Collinson on 23 March 2002. All are available on the gov.uk website</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T15:30:04.89Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T15:30:04.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
523904
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Deepcut Barracks more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will write to the Chief Constables of Surrey and Devon and Cornwall Police Forces to request that they place in the public domain their reports into the deaths at Deepcut barracks between 1995 and 2002; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39924 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>It would be inappropriate for me to try and influence the decisions of the Chief Constables of those Police Forces on how they handle their investigation material.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T15:04:56.587Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T15:04:56.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
523905
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Deepcut Barracks more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the library the evidence provided by the Royal Military Police to the (a) Surrey Police and (b) Devon and Cornwall Police inquiries into deaths at Deepcut barracks between 1995 and 2002; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39925 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 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>No. Evidence provided by the Royal Military Police to Surrey police and Devon and Cornwall Police was gathered for the purpose of investigations and proceedings by a public authority. Release of the material may prejudice any current or future investigations by the Police, or by other public authorities such as the Coroners Court</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T15:02:39.727Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T15:02:39.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
523906
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Deepcut Barracks more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps have been taken by his Department as a result of the recommendations of the Review by Sir Nicholas Blake QC of the circumstances surrounding the deaths of four soldiers at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut between 1999 and 2002, published in 2006, relating to statements detailed in the Appendix to that review by civilian staff and recruits of (a) sexual harassment, (b) sexual assault and (c) bullying at that base; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39926 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Appendices four and five of Sir Nicholas' Report refer to allegations made in statements to Surrey Police. The hon. Member would need to contact the Home Secretary to establish what action was taken by Surrey Police in response to individual cases.</p><p>The Government's response to Sir Nicholas' Report was published in June 2006, and the Army has already implemented significant changes to the way we train our young people since 1995. We have invested considerably in the provision of welfare support for both those in training and their families. In addition, we now put great priority on training our instructors to ensure that they get the very best from their trainees; our philosophy is very much to 'train in rather than select out'. Our instructor ratios are now greatly improved and, as a minimum, we provide one instructor per 12 trainees during their initial training. All Armed Forces training sites are now subject to independent scrutiny by Ofsted inspectors and their assessments help us to drive continuous improvement. Ofsted's recently published report on 'Duty of Care and Welfare in Armed Forces Initial Training' found all the establishments they visited to be either good or excellent.</p><p>Underpinning all of these changes, the Chief of the General Staff has a very clear zero tolerance of any form of bullying, harassment or discrimination. All allegations of mistreatment are taken very seriously and we encourage any allegation of unacceptable behaviour to be raised to the attention of the Chain of Command to be investigated accordingly and action taken where appropriate. Any allegation of rape and sexual assault, or any other offence which may have a sexual element, must always be referred to the Service Police<strong>. </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-13T15:05:39.607Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T15:05:39.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
523924
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Sexual Offences more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how old the (a) women and (b) men in the army were who told the Sexual Harassment Report 2015 survey that they had been a victim of a sexual assault in the previous 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39983 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 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>The table below gives the age range by gender for Regular and Reserve Army personnel who answered ‘yes’ to Question 12 of the Sexual Harassment Survey 2015: ‘In the past 12 months have you had an experience involving any of the behaviours in Question eight which made you feel particularly upset?’ and who then specified in Question 13 that one of these experiences was ‘Made a sexual assault on you’:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Gender</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Minimum</strong> <strong>Age (in years)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Maximum</strong> <strong>Age (in years)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Average (Mode) age</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Men</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>37</p></td><td><p>See note 4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Women</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>52</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This information should be considered with the following caveats:</p><p> </p><p>The data captured in the Sexual Harassment Survey 2015 represents the attitudes and opinions of serving personnel, not the number of sexual assaults recorded through the formal complaints process.</p><p> </p><p>Participants were not given a definition of sexual assault in the survey, therefore answers were based on subjective interpretations of the term. It is not known whether the behaviour experienced was consistent with the legal definition of sexual assault.</p><p> </p><p>Because a sample, rather than a census, was taken, the data may not be representative of the whole serving population.</p><p> </p><p>Not available due the small sample size.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T13:59:53.72Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T13:59:53.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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523926
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Army Foundation College more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of staff at the Army Foundation College Harrogate who have direct contact with children have yet to be cleared by the Disclosure and Barring Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 39984 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 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
star this property answer text <p>There are currently 393 permanent members of staff that have direct contact with Junior Soldiers (U18s) at the Army Foundation College Harrogate. All 393 staff have been cleared by the Disclosure and Barring Service.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2016-06-14T15:54:45.623Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-14T15:54:45.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this