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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Gay Conversion Therapy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text When she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to end the practice of gay conversion therapy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 906878 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 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>Conversion therapy is wrong and we are not willing to let it continue. That is why we are committed to bringing forward proposals to end this abhorrent practice in the UK. We recognise this is a complex issue that we need to get right. Officials in the Government Equalities Office are working with stakeholders to consider all legislative and non-legislative options and will announce further detail on the matter in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-09-13T13:12:17.133Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T13:12:17.133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
1007690
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Equal Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to close the gender pay gap for women over the age of 40. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 907645 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The gender pay gap for women between 40 and 49 has actually fallen since 2010. Employers reported their gender pay gaps for the first time this year and we now expect them to take action to close them.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published the Fuller Working Lives strategy last year, and continues to work with businesses to ensure everyone can adapt to the changing face of the workforce.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T11:37:15.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T11:37:15.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Partnerships: Equal Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, whether her Department has modelled the effect on gender pay gaps of including partnership income in the calculation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 133326 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 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Legal firms with 250 or more employees will be required to publish gender pay gap information by 4<sup>th</sup> April.</p><p>Partners and Limited Liability Partnership members are likely to meet the definition of employees but are not counted for the actual gender pay calculations. This is because their pay is based on profit sharing, which cannot be readily compared with regular pay.</p><p>This is the first year of reporting and we will use the results to target our efforts effectively as we continue work towards eliminating the gender pay gap.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 133325 more like this
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less than 2018-03-22T17:30:24.08Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-22T17:30:24.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Facial Disfigurement: Discrimination more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, what steps she is taking to promote the protections enshrined in the Equality Act 2010 for people who experience discrimination as a result of facial (a) differences and (b) disfigurement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 134180 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 2018-04-03more like thismore than 2018-04-03
star this property answer text <p>People with severe disfigurements are treated as having a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore benefit from the same protections from discrimination as any other person with a disability.</p><p>Facial conditions not amounting to disfigurements are not covered by the Equality Act 2010 unless they have a substantial and long-term adverse effect on an individual’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities.</p><p>The Government provides guidance notes for people who believe they have suffered disability related discrimination.</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/570382/Equality_Act_2010-disability_definition.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/570382/Equality_Act_2010-disability_definition.pdf</a>, and the Equality and Human Rights Commission provides a range of guidance on disability <a href="https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/disability-advice-and-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/disability-advice-and-guidance</a> .</p><p>In addition, the Equality Advisory and Support Service provides free advice and support to individuals with any discrimination concerns.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-04-03T12:30:43.723Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-03T12:30:43.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
872563
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Facial Disfigurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department takes to ensure that those with facial disfigurements are not subject to discrimination on the basis of their appearance and emotional well-being; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 134377 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 2018-05-11more like thismore than 2018-05-11
star this property answer text <p>People with severe disfigurements are treated as having a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore benefit from the same protections from discrimination as any other person with a disability. These protections span a number of situations and circumstances including the provision of goods and services and employment.</p><p> </p><p>As with other aspects of civil law it is for those who feel that they have been discriminated against to personally seek advice or redress by bringing the case to court.</p><p> </p><p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) also has a monitoring and enforcement role in relation to the Equality Act 2010. If the EHRC suspects someone of committing a breach of the discrimination provisions, it can conduct an investigation and take action to ensure they avoid a continuation or repetition of that breach.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Equality Advisory and Support Service provides free advice and support to individuals with any discrimination concerns, whether these relate to physical or mental health conditions.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-05-11T09:58:55.387Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-11T09:58:55.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4518
star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
872281
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Recruitment: Facial disfigurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, what steps her Department is taking to ensure employers comply with the provisions in the Equality Act 2010 on discrimination against people with facial disfigurements applying for jobs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 134195 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 2018-04-03more like thismore than 2018-04-03
star this property answer text <p>People with severe disfigurements are treated as having a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore benefit from the same protections from discrimination as any other person with a disability. For employment, this protection extends to all activities related to filling vacancies including the application and interview process.</p><p>As with other aspects of civil law it is for those who feel that they have been discriminated against to personally seek advice or redress by bringing the case to court.</p><p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has a monitoring and enforcement role in relation to the Equality Act 2010. If the EHRC suspects an employer of committing a breach of the discrimination provisions, it can conduct an investigation and take action to ensure the employer avoids a continuation or repetition of that breach.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-04-03T12:33:19.957Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-03T12:33:19.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4518
star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Partnerships: Equal Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of including partnership income in the calculation of gender pay gaps; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 133325 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 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Legal firms with 250 or more employees will be required to publish gender pay gap information by 4<sup>th</sup> April.</p><p>Partners and Limited Liability Partnership members are likely to meet the definition of employees but are not counted for the actual gender pay calculations. This is because their pay is based on profit sharing, which cannot be readily compared with regular pay.</p><p>This is the first year of reporting and we will use the results to target our efforts effectively as we continue work towards eliminating the gender pay gap.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 133326 more like this
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less than 2018-03-22T17:30:24.143Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-22T17:30:24.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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3966
star this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Partnerships more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the command paper, Future operation of Civil Partnerships, Cm. 9606, published in May 2018, what specifications her Department issued on the opinion polling to be conducted when appointing an organisation to undertake opinion polling on demand for extending civil partnerships; and for what reasons the Office for National Statistics was so appointed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 147775 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 2018-06-20more like thismore than 2018-06-20
star this property answer text <p>This survey is intended to help us understand how many unmarried people in an opposite-sex relationship may enter into a civil partnership if the option was open to them.</p><p>Creating a new survey mechanism to ask a small number of questions would have been disproportionately time-consuming and would not have been efficient, so it was decided to use an existing polling structure.</p><p>The ONS Opinions and Lifestyle survey offered the only regular omnibus survey of the general population using a random sample, rather than drawing on pre-screened panels.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-06-20T16:45:03.103Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-20T16:45:03.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Partnerships more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the command paper, Future operation of Civil Partnerships, Cm. 9606, published in May 2018, what additional information is being sought by her Department in its latest consultation on extending civil partnerships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 144775 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 2018-05-22more like thismore than 2018-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The command paper, “The Future Operation of Civil Partnership: Gathering Further Information” (Cm. 9606), details four pieces of research that the Government are undertaking to assess the demand for civil partnership and help inform a decision about their future. These are to:</p><p> </p><p>(1) Assess trends in civil partnership and marriage formations amongst same-sex couples</p><p> </p><p>(2) Undertake surveys to assess demand for civil partnership and marriage amongst unmarried people in opposite-sex relationships in the UK</p><p> </p><p>(3) Undertake research into the motivations of same-sex couples who continue to choose civil partnership</p><p> </p><p>(4) Review the experience of other countries to understand the choices people actually make when faced with a choice between marriage and other forms of relationship.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The command paper also commits to a full public consultation following the completion of this research.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p />These activities will help us to put forward a specific recommendation about how civil partnership should change in the future. This differs from previous consultations, which asked people about a range of options including maintaining the status quo<p /><p />
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-05-22T16:04:30.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-22T16:04:30.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-16more like thismore than 2018-05-16
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Civil Partnerships more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the command paper, Future operation of Civil Partnerships, Cm. 9606, published in May 2018, for what reasons the public consultation will not start before 2020; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 144776 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 2018-05-22more like thismore than 2018-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to resolving the difference in treatment between same-sex and opposite-sex couples with respect to their ability to form a civil partnership. We want to do this as quickly as possible.</p><p>The command paper, “The Future Operation of Civil Partnership: Gathering Further Information” (Cm. 9606), details four pieces of research that the Government are undertaking to assess the demand for civil partnership and help inform a decision about their future. We will use this research to understand the total impact of a change in the law, including the cost of either extending or closing civil partnership. Our intention is to complete this research prior to a full public consultation taking place, and to use it to inform the proposed way forward. We anticipate all research will be complete by September 2019, at which point we would prepare the consultation taking account of the evidence gathered.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-05-22T16:06:42.273Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-22T16:06:42.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this