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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many Army units are stationed in Scotland; and where those units are located. more like this
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star this property uin HL866 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-26more like thismore than 2017-07-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Army footprint in Scotland consists of:</p><p> </p><ul><li>The Army Personnel Centre;</li><li>Headquarters 51<sup>st</sup> Brigade;</li><li>Seven Regular units, including a detachment of the Royal Military Police;</li><li>Sixteen Reserve units, and a Reserve recruit training unit;</li><li>Four University Officer Training Corps;</li><li>Eight Army Cadet Force (ACF) battalions, and two independent sub units;</li><li>Fifteen Combined Cadet Force sections.</li></ul><p> </p><p>The location of these units is given in the attached table.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-26T13:19:31.973Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-26T13:19:31.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property file name PQ 07090.docx more like this
star this property title Army Units in Scotland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
752421
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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 pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the current status of the programme for the purchase and deployment of the F-35 jet fighter plane. more like this
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star this property uin HL867 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>We have taken delivery of 11 F-35B aircraft and expect to have 14 by the end of 2017. The UK programme remains on track, and within time and cost approvals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T14:49:49.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T14:49:49.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
752419
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the current strength of each battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. more like this
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star this property uin HL865 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The strength of each battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland as at 1 May 2017 is shown below. There are 500 personnel of the Royal Regiment of Scotland who are not currently on Regimental Duty within it and therefore not included.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Battalion</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>390</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>540</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>630</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5 SCOTS Balaklava Company</p></td><td><p>90</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>390</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7 SCOTS</p></td><td><p>450</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Caveats:</p><p> </p><p>Figures are for Trade Trained Regular Personnel for the Regular batallions (1 SCOTS-5 SCOTS).</p><p> </p><p>6 SCOTS and 7 SCOTS are Army Reserve batallions and include both Trained and Untrained Future Reserve 2020 personnel.</p><p> </p><p>Figures include all Arms/Services attached to the battalions.</p><p> </p><p>Figures have been rounded to 10; numbers ending in “5” have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T13:57:19.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T13:57:19.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
752422
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the individual cost of the remaining F-35 fighter jets which they intend to acquire. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem remove filter
star this property uin HL868 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 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The cost of an F-35 aircraft is published when the Joint Programme Office (JPO) lets a contract. The cost of aircraft to be procured in future contracts is still to be negotiated. I am witholding information relating to cost estimates as its disclosure would prejudice commercial interests.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T13:37:43.307Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T13:37:43.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
752417
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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 pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made on the programme for the modernisation of the Warrior infantry combat vehicle; what factors have contributed to its delay; and when it will be completed. more like this
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star this property uin HL863 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 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme is currently in its demonstration phase. Eleven demonstration vehicles are currently being manufactured and will then undergo a rigorous trials programme, culminating in live 'firing on the move'. The complex nature of the programme has led to significant engineering and technical challenges. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is engaged in discussions with Lockheed Martin and any decisions will be subject to the MOD approvals process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-24T13:54:12.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T13:54:12.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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752418
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have for maintaining the UK's intelligence, surveillance, targeting, acquisition, and reconnaissance capability. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem remove filter
star this property uin HL864 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 2017-07-27more like thismore than 2017-07-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence continues to sustain and deliver multiple intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) programmes in line with our announcements during the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. These capabilities enable us to build our understanding across the five domains of Space, Maritime, Land, Air and Cyber. We also continue to benefit from significant investment in our ability to share intelligence across Government and with key Allies.</p><p> </p><p>During 2016, two major ISTAR programmes sponsored by Joint Forces Command and now in delivery with the Royal Air Force received approval to proceed to the demonstration and manufacture phases of the acquisition cycle. The P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft will be operated from RAF Lossiemouth and enhance our ability to counter an increasing submarine threat. Protector will replace Reaper as the UK's armed remotely piloted air system (RPAS) capability and will be equipped with UK precision-guided weapons.</p><p> </p><p>Our Signals Intelligence capability has been enhanced by improvements to Royal Navy platforms and by the recent delivery of the third Airseeker aircraft.</p><p> </p><p>We have also learned much from the investment in our ability to fuse open source intelligence with more traditional sources, and our ability to analyse this increasing amount of data will be improved by further investment in data science capabilities.</p><p> </p><p>Finally, in order to ensure the UK remains one step ahead of our adversaries, we continue to invest in science and technology to develop new sensors and improve our ability to exploit information.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-07-27T10:13:47.157Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-27T10:13:47.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
757248
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star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Military Aid more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) officials, and (2) service personnel, are engaged in advising foreign governments on their obligations under international law on the conduct of military operations, broken down by country. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem remove filter
star this property uin HL1233 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 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) provides training to foreign governments and their Armed Forces on international law, including on topics such as international humanitarian law, counter-piracy and maritime law, and the military justice system. The number of UK officials and Service personnel involved in providing this training changes over the course of a year. The majority of international law training is provided by individuals and small teams deploying and visiting for short periods of time.</p><p>This year the MOD has provided training to the Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, and Uganda. We also welcomed foreign students from Canada, Denmark, the Republic of Ireland, Nigeria, Switzerland, Uganda, and the USA on UK courses such as the Brigade Legal Officers course. One British Army lawyer works in the International Institute for Humanitarian Law at San Remo, Italy.</p><p>Additionally training and advice on international humanitarian law is incorporated into a range of military training delivered by the UK Armed Forces to our international partners. I refer the noble Lord to the answer I gave on 1 December 2016 to Question HL3314 to Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, which details those countries the UK trained during financial year 2016-17.</p><p>Finally, officials and Service personnel meet their foreign counterparts at conferences, in multi-lateral organisations including NATO, and at academic institutions. The MOD does not centrally record these meetings and a full response could only be provided at disproportionate costs.</p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-09-18T14:23:06.56Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T14:23:06.56Z
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908887
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star this property date less than 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
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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 Future Large Aircraft more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many A400M Atlas aircraft they intend to buy for the Royal Air Force. more like this
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star this property uin HL8049 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-04more like thismore than 2018-06-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has ordered 22 A400M aircraft, of which 19 have been delivered to date. The 20th aircraft is due to be handed over shortly, and the final delivery is expected in 2022.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-06-04T16:23:03.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-04T16:23:03.72Z
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star this property date less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Foreign Nationals more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Commonwealth citizens are currently serving in the British armed forces; and in which services they serve. more like this
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star this property uin HL10760 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-31more like thismore than 2018-10-31
unstar this property answer text <p>There is a long tradition of Commonwealth citizens serving in the British Armed Forces, and we continue to value their service which provides an important contribution in defending the UK at home and abroad.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the numbers of Commonwealth citizens serving in our Armed Forces as at 1 April 2018:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Service</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Navy/</strong> <strong>Royal Marines</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Regulars</p></td><td><p>480</p></td><td><p>3,940</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p><strong>4,500</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>FR20 Reserves</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>190</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p><strong>210</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>490</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>4,140</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>90</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>4,720</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The 4,500 Commonwealth citizens in the Regular forces represent 3.4% of the Regular trained strength. The 210 Commonwealth citizens in the FR20 Reserves represent 0.7% of the FR20 Reserve trained strength.</p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Figures for the Royal Navy/Royal Marines and Royal Air Force are for the Trained Regular Population and Trained FR20 population. Army figures are for Trade Trained Regular population, and Trained FR20 population.</li><li>Nationality is as reported on the Joint Personnel Administration system</li><li>Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.</li></ul><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>We keep our recruitment policies under constant review, and should there be any future changes in relation to applications from the Commonwealth these will be made clear on the single Service websites.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL10761 more like this
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less than 2018-10-31T15:50:29.293Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-31T15:50:29.293Z
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757246
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star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Recruitment more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of those who enquire about joining (1) the Navy, (2) the Army, and (3) the Royal Air Force, are eventually recruited into those services. more like this
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star this property uin HL1231 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-15more like thismore than 2017-09-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The total number of applications to join the UK Regular Armed Forces, by Service, in the 12 months ending 30 June 2017 is set out below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</p></td><td><p>13,888</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p>100,645</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Air Force</p></td><td><p>22,715</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The total intake (trained and untrained) to the UK Regular Armed Forces, by Service, in the 12 months ending 30 June 2017 is set out below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</p></td><td><p>2,884</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p>7,966</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Air Force</p></td><td><p>1,949</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The number of applications received does not directly relate to intake figures. Figures relate to the number of applications received and not the number of applicants, as one applicant may submit several applications. For successful applicants who accept an offer to join the Services, there is processing time between their application being received and the applicant joining the Services.</p><p> </p><p>Therefore, the intake figures for the year ending 30 June 2017 (or any other time period) are not comparable with the number of applications received in the same period, as the numbers apply to different cohorts of people. Applications will not result in intake if, for example, they are withdrawn by the applicant during the recruitment process, rejected by the Services, or if an offer to join the Services is declined by the applicant.</p><p> </p><p>A comprehensive breakdown of applications and intake figures can be found in the Ministry of Defence’s UK Armed Forces Monthly Service Personnel Statistics, the latest edition of which (July 2017) can be found on the Government’s website: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-2017</a></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2017-09-15T12:12:24.15Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-15T12:12:24.15Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this