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star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Academies: Governing Bodies more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the governance of multi-academy trusts. more like this
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Lord Watson of Invergowrie more like this
star this property uin HL14128 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
star this property answer text <p>The department’s expectations of effective governance in multi academy trusts (MATs) is set out in the Academies Financial Handbook and Governance Handbook. This includes the skills, knowledge and behaviours that boards need to demonstrate to be effective. Both handbooks are currently being updated and once completed, copies will be <ins class="ministerial">placed</ins> <del class="ministerial">available</del> in the Libraries of both Houses. The Academies Financial Handbook is updated annually.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Academies Ambassadors Programme, over 1200 volunteers with commercial and business experience have been recruited to join academy boards.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-03-13T17:05:25.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-13T17:05:25.7Z
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less than 2019-03-14T12:35:55.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T12:35:55.853Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Watson of Invergowrie more like this
1077524
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: Finance 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 Education, what steps he is taking to ensure nursery school funding is sustainable for the future. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 226075 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Maintained nursery schools (MNS) make a valuable contribution to improving the lives of some of our most disadvantaged children. They experience costs that other providers do not and we are providing local authorities with approximately £60 million a year in supplementary funding to enable them to protect the funding of MNS.</p><p>I announced on 28 February that the government would extend the supplementary funding paid to local authorities by approximately £24 million to enable them to fully fund MNS for the whole of the 2019/20 academic year. This provides local authorities with the reassurance to allocate places for this September with confidence. The announcement was made with the agreement of HM Treasury. Next steps after the 2019/20 academic year will be determined by the next Spending Review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 226074 more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:23:26.49Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1077582
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Schools: Broadband 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 Education, what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of UK schools with internet speeds of (a) less than 10 Mbps, (b) between 10 and 30 Mbps and (c) over 30 Mbps. 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 226038 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>According to data from Ofcom[1], there are at least 200 schools in areas that cannot receive connection speeds of over 10Mbps, and 500[2] schools in areas that cannot receive connection speeds of over 30Mbps.</p><p>The Department recognises the importance of broadband infrastructure for schools. The Department is working with industry and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to accelerate the full fibre internet connectivity rollout to all schools. In addition to this, the Department is supporting those schools most in need[3] that would not otherwise receive a timely upgrade through commercial routes. The Department has therefore identified hundreds of schools where connectivity will be accelerated by funding a new full fibre connection over the next two years, bringing schools, local communities and businesses onto an ultrafast, full fibre connection.</p><p>The Department will be publishing the Education Technology Strategy in the spring, which will include how schools are being supported to overcome the barrier of internet connectivity to harness the opportunities of technology.</p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/infrastructure-research/connected-nations-2018" target="_blank">https://www.ofcom.org.uk/research-and-data/multi-sector-research/infrastructure-research/connected-nations-2018</a>. This data refers only to schools in England.</p><p>[2] The 500 schools include the 200 schools that are in areas that cannot receive connection speeds of over 10Mbps.</p><p>[3] As announced in the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, the market alone is unlikely to support network deployment in the final c.10% of premises. The review can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-telecoms-infrastructure-review" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-telecoms-infrastructure-review</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T14:18:50.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T14:18:50.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1077590
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Visual Impairment 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 Education, what steps he is taking to support visually impaired students to (a) study and (b) live independently in higher education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 226070 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Higher Education providers have legal responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 to support disabled students, including those with visual impairments, for example, by making reasonable adjustments. The responsibility to support students should include communicating what support and services are available. Alongside this, eligible students can receive support through Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs), which can help with the costs of additional learning-related equipment, personal support and travel disabled students may incur. Visually impaired students eligible for DSAs receive specialist professional support, for example in making the best use of specialist equipment and in modifying learning materials into accessible formats.</p><p>I recently met organisations who represent visually impaired students, and agreed that the department will work with them to ensure the support available through DSAs continues to enable visually impaired students to participate fully in higher education.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:26:30.163Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:26:30.163Z
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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 Paul Farrelly more like this
1077596
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pupils: Per Capita Costs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the average of real terms per pupil funding for 5-16 year olds in England in (a) 2000-2010, and (b) 2011-2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 226062 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>School funding for 5-16 year olds is set to be more than 50% higher in 2020 than in 2000, and the core schools budget will be £43.5 billion by 2019/20.</p><p>The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) estimate that between 1999/00 and 2009/10, school spending grew by around 5% each year, in real terms per pupil. Funding was protected in real terms per pupil between 2010/11 and 2015/16. It was protected in real terms overall between 2015/16 and 2017/18. The Department is committed to protecting funding in real terms per pupil between across 2018/19 and 2019/20, following an additional £1.3 billion in July 2017, over and above plans set out at the 2015 Spending Review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T17:10:30.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T17:10:30.567Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1077677
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Schools: Birmingham Selly Oak 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 Education, with reference to the commitment in Budget 2018, when schools in Birmingham, Selly Oak constituency will receive the one-off capital payment of (a) £10,000 to each primary school and (b) £50,000 to each secondary school. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 226027 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>On 28 January 2019, the Department for Education published allocations from the additional £400 million announced at Budget 2018. Payments were made at the beginning of February through the same routes as devolved formula capital (DFC). As with DFC, individual allocations vary according to the number and phase of education of pupils in a school. An average primary and secondary school have been allocated at least £10,000 and £50,000 respectively. Individual allocations and an explanation of the methodology used to calculate them, are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-allocations" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-allocations</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T13:41:25.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T13:41:25.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1077679
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Schools: Finance 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 Education, what schools are able to spend their one-off capital payment announced in Budget 2018 on. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 226028 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>Schools can spend their allocations from the additional £400 million announced at Budget 2018 on capital projects to meet their own priorities. This may include improvements to buildings, equipment, and other facilities, such as ICT. The individual allocations for schools and other eligible institutions are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-allocations" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-allocations</a>. Payments were made at the beginning of February through the same routes as devolved formula capital.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T13:45:09.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T13:45:09.483Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1078281
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Music: Curriculum more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of curriculum time was allocated to music in state schools in Key Stage 3 in (1) 2010 and (2) 2017. more like this
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Lord German more like this
star this property uin HL14053 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>In 2010, 60,300 hours were spent teaching music to key stage 3 classes in state-funded secondary schools, which represents 3.3% of all hours taught. In 2017, 53,200 hours were spent teaching music, which represents 3.1% of all hours taught.</p><p>These are national figures and it is up to individual schools to decide how much time to allocate to teaching each subject.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-03-11T14:51:52.89Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T14:51:52.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord German more like this
1078464
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star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: Closures 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 Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 February 2019 to question 222631, for what reasons his Department did not refer to whether his Department has made an estimate of the cost to other public services in areas where maintained nursery schools have closed in that Answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 226665 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-08more like thismore than 2019-03-08
star this property answer text <p>Like all schools, a maintained nursery school (MNS) can close for a wide range of reasons, and closures can happen at any time.</p><p>There is a statutory process for closing a MNS, and if it does close, the provision that replaces it must be of equal quality, preserve expertise and be more accessible and convenient for parents. The closure of a MNS may result in the staff and children transferring to another provider. The department does not hold information on the impact on other services in an area where MNS have closed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-03-08T14:11:30.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-08T14:11:30.347Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
1078465
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Academies Enterprise Trust: Finance 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 Education, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2019 to Question 217588, Academies Enterprise Trust: Finance, how much of the £4.5 million provided to date is non-recoverable; and how much of the £3.06 million used for redundancies is non-recoverable. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester Central more like this
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Lucy Powell more like this
star this property uin 226671 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
star this property answer text <p>£1.2 million of the £4.5 million provided to the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) was provided as non-recoverable deficit funding. £646,443 of the £3.06 million earmarked for restructuring costs, which will include redundancy payments, was provided as non-recoverable deficit funding. The non-recoverable deficit funding provided has helped stabilise AET’s finances and support its long-term viability. AET is the largest multi-academy trust in the country responsible for over 60 academies and over 33,000 pupils.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-07T17:53:44.973Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-07T17:53:44.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Powell more like this