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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Slavery 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 the Home Department, what steps he has taken in response to the April 2019 High Court judgment on the 45 day limit for support for victims of modern slavery; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 277641 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">This Government is committed to tackling the heinous crime of modern slavery and ensuring that victims are provided with the support they need to begin rebuilding their lives</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">We are always building our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and striving to improve the support available. This case has highlighted the importance of tailoring support according to the individual needs of victims and, in response, we will be embedding a more needs-based approach in our services.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant progress in delivering this complex reform programme and we will continue to drive improvements to the services available to ensure they are meeting the recovery needs of victims.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government is committed to stamping out modern slavery and providing victims with the support they need to rebuild their lives.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We are always working to improve our understanding of the complex needs of victims of modern slavery and to improve the support available.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In October 2017, Government announced an ambitious package of reforms to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – our system for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery. We have already made significant pro-gress in delivering this complex reform programme. We will now make further improvements to this offer – including embedding a needs-based approach to support – to better tailor support services to the needs of victims. The spe-cific details and timeline associated with this work is being developed.</ins></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 2019-07-24T15:45:30.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:45:30.953Z
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less than 2019-07-24T16:03:01.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:03:01.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Attorney General: Brexit 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 Attorney General, what estimate he has made of the additional staff required by his Department in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 205326 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Attorney General’s Office, a small ministerial department, is recruiting four staff members (full time equivalent) specifically to support EU Exit in 2019/20 if the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal. This is in addition to the work ongoing from existing resources.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T12:26:03.2Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
1035342
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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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
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit 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 has made of the additional staff required by his Department in the event that the UK leaves the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 205310 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
unstar this property answer text <p>In the financial year 2018/19, BEIS was allocated £185.1m of EU Exit funding. Of this total allocation £57.3m has been budgeted for staff within BEIS. These roles have now been filled and, complemented by existing staff within BEIS, will be working across all areas related to EU Exit, including deal and no deal scenarios. As negotiations continue, BEIS will continue to reassess its requirements with detailed planning for 19/20 continuing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T15:54:50.873Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T15:54:50.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
1047102
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Strength in Places Fund 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, when he plans to announce successful bids for the Government’s Strength in Places Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 211754 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
unstar this property answer text <p>During 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invited ‘expression of interest’ bids into Wave 1 of the Strength in Places Fund. All eligible bids were considered by an independent assessment panel, which made recommendations to UKRI. UKRI is currently in the process of finalising the assessment process, and will notify those bids proceeding to the full stage in due course.</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 2019-01-28T15:35:34.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T15:35:34.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
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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
star this property hansard heading Manufacturing Industries: Digital Technology 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, when he plans to announce which areas have been selected to be part of the Made Smarter initiative. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 212354 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
unstar this property answer text <p>I am pleased that excellent progress is being made on Made Smarter, the Government’s national industrial digitalisation programme.</p><p> </p><p>The Made Smarter Commission, co-chaired by my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State and Juergen Maier brings together manufacturing leaders from across the sector to agree how UK manufacturing can benefit from the development and adoption of digital technology.</p><p> </p><p>The £20m North West pilot will support up to 3,000 manufacturing SMEs to adopt and exploit digital technology. There is a considerable level of interest from SMEs in the North West as well as from other regions. We will work with other regions to share the learning of the North West pilot and consider how the programme could be rolled out.</p><p> </p><p>At Autumn Budget, we announced £121m funding for the Made Smarter Digital Manufacturing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, designed to transform the sector’s productivity. Beneficiaries of this programme, which is subject to a competitive process, will be announced in the coming months.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-01-29T15:55:40.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T15:55:40.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1059838
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Oil and Gas Authority 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, how regularly he meets with the Oil and Gas Authority; and when he last discussed with that authority regulatory issues affecting supply chain contractors from the shipping industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 220190 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and I meet regularly with the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). These meetings include discussions about the oil and gas industry and more broadly, the challenges facing the supply chain. However, the OGA does not have regulatory responsibility for the shipping industry or its supply chains.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T12:09:22.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T12:09:22.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1059839
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Offshore Industry: Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many contracts for offshore worker accommodation on (a) semi-submersible platforms and (b) barges were issued by oil and gas companies in the UK Continental Shelf in each year since 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 220191 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold the requested information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T12:09:28.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T12:09:28.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1059841
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Offshore Industry: Shipping 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 he is taking to prevent blacklisting of UK seafarers working in the North Sea oil and gas supply chain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 220192 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
unstar this property answer text <p>Blacklisting is completely unacceptable and has no place in modern employment relations. The Employment Relations Act 1999 (Blacklists) Regulations 2010 made it unlawful for an individual or organisation to compile, sell or make use of a blacklist of trade union members or those who have taken part in trade union activities.</p><p> </p><p>Any individual or trade union who believes they have been the victim of blacklisting can enforce their rights under the regulations through an employment tribunal or the county court.</p><p> </p><p>The 2010 blacklisting regulations are reinforced by powers in the Data Protection Act 2018, protecting use of personal data, including information on trade union membership and sensitive personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office regulates use of personal data and investigates breaches of the Data Protection Act 2018. It has the power to take enforcement action, including searching premises, issuing enforcement notices and imposing fines for serious breaches.</p><p> </p><p>The Information Commissioner will shortly open a call for evidence on the implications of modern employment practices in recruitment and selection, and the obligations of employers. If blacklisting is occurring, it should bring it to light. There’s no need to wait for that enquiry to begin however, anyone with evidence should present it to the Information Commissioner’s Office now.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T16:30:04.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:30:04.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Offshore Industry: Procurement 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 standard tests of appropriate commercial behaviour the Oil and Gas Authority applies to the (a) upstream, (b) midstream and (c) downstream supply chain of the offshore oil and gas industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 220194 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) regulates the upstream oil and gas industry. As part of its decision making process to approve new projects (Field Development Plans) the OGA requires oil and gas companies to complete a satisfactory Supply Chain Action Plan (SCAP) which details how the project will be delivered in partnership with the supply chain. SCAPs focus on quality, trust, innovation and engagement, and the SCAP review and marking process aims to encourage the operator and supply chain company to work more closely together to increase efficiency and introduce innovation.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the OGA works closely with the industry via the Maximising Economic Recovery UK Forum on culture change to improve the commercial behaviours across the sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T12:09:36.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T12:09:36.263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Agency Workers: Equal Pay 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 his oral contribution of 17 December 2018, Official Report,column 573, when the the repeal of the Swedish Derogation will be implemented. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 222749 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to upholding and extending workers’ rights. We laid the statutory instrument to repeal the Swedish derogation on 17 December 2018 and, subject to parliamentary approval, it will come into force from 6 April 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T13:28:52.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T13:28:52.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this