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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Digital Technology: Innovation 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 what steps they are taking to incentivise more innovative digital projects in the UK. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
star this property uin HL17550 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The Industrial Strategy set out our commitment to becoming the world’s most innovative economy, ensuring the UK is the best place for researchers and innovators throughout Britain. We are already delivering record increases in public sector R&amp;D investment — an extra £7bn committed by 2021/21 — with a target to reach 2.4% of GDP investment in R&amp;D across the whole economy by 2027.</p><p> </p><p>The government is supporting organisations that promote digital innovation. The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is incentivising innovation, including in digital projects, by bringing together world-class UK research with business investment to develop new technologies. The Digital Catapult, an advanced digital technology innovation centre, receives funding to drive the early adoption of digital technologies to make UK businesses more competitive. It provides physical and digital facilities for experimentation and brings small companies, corporates, researchers and investors together through innovation programmes.</p><p> </p><p>We are also helping innovative companies to access funding to expand and develop new projects. This includes the £2.5 billion British Patient Capital programme, delivered through the British Business Bank, which will support innovative UK companies to access the long-term investment they need to grow and expand worldwide.</p><p> </p><p>The Industrial Strategy also supports the development of projects in specific sectors through Sector Deals: long term partnerships between industry and the government. These have included commitments to develop several digital projects to improve productivity in sectors ranging from Rail to Creative Industries to Tourism.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:11:54.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:11:54.357Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this
1142455
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading World Anti-doping Agency more like this
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25277
star 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 World Anti-Doping Agency’s Athletes Commission's aim to seek increased athlete representation on the decision-making bodies of the World Anti-Doping Agency, including the Foundation Board and the Executive Committee. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17529 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The athlete community is a pivotal stakeholder group in anti-doping and should be appropriately considered, in line with good governance practices.</p><p> </p><p>The Government welcomes recent steps by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to improve its governance practices – notably the recommendations made by the WADA Governance Working Group – that were subsequently adopted by the WADA Foundation Board in November 2018, which provide for one seat as a minimum for athlete representation in all of WADA's Standing Committees. Furthermore, the Government welcomes the commitment made by WADA for there to be an open discussion to determine at which existing and/or new levels within WADA athlete representation could be strengthened.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:12:20.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:12:20.367Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1142456
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Youth Sport Trust: Finance more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much (1) lottery, and (2) government funding, the Youth Sports Trust has received in each of the last ten years, broken down by the purpose to which that funding was awarded. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17530 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The Youth Sport Trust has received both exchequer and lottery funding over the past ten years, from Sport England as well as a number of government departments. This information is published in the Youth Sport Trust’s Annual Reports and Accounts, which are publicly available through Companies House (company number 04180163) and the Charity Commission (charity number 1086915), including on their websites.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown of all Sport England’s funding, including the project title, can be found on Sport England’s website here: <a href="https://www.sportengland.org/funding/what-have-we-funded/" target="_blank">https://www.sportengland.org/funding/what-have-we-funded/</a> <strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:12:43.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:12:43.633Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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924
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1142458
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Sports Competitors: Gender Recognition more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to commission research as to whether male performance advantage in competitive sport is retained after gender transition; and if so, what options they recommend, in regard to the funding of men and women’s sport, to include the transgender community in competitive sport and ensure fairness for all competitors. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17532 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>We have no plans to commission research into male performance advantage in competitive sport after gender transition. We consider this would be a matter for the respective International Federations and/or the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:03.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:03.767Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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924
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1142459
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Sports Competitors: Finance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what definition they use of (1) a woman, and (2) a man, when awarding funding to elite athletes; and whether that definition includes the level of testosterone of an athlete over a period of one year before competition. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17533 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>It is for sports to determine their own rules in terms of eligibility of athletes to compete. UK Sport funds athletes nominated to a World Class Programme by their respective sports. As long as athletes are eligible to compete, as determined by the sport’s governing body, UK Sport would not discriminate in respect of the investment based on gender.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:18.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:18.317Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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924
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1141953
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Internet: EU Action more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star 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 EU plans for a Digital Services Act after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17497 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Member States have not yet been consulted on EU plans for a Digital Services Act. We look forward to seeing the details of this proposal when it is published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:28.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:28.597Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1141954
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Artificial Intelligence: Business more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage more UK companies to automate decision-making through artificial intelligence technology. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17498 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Artificial intelligence and automation present enormous opportunities for our economy. Some studies suggest that artificial intelligence could add 10% to the UK GDP by 2030. Other studies highlight the benefits that artificial intelligence and automation could bring to specific sectors.</p><p> </p><p>For example, the independent “Made Smarter” review, published in October 2017, estimated that digital technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and additive manufacturing, could add £455bn to the UK manufacturing economy over the next decade.</p><p> </p><p>For that reason, under our modern Industrial Strategy, we have taken the following steps to support automation where and when it is appropriate and is for the betterment of society:</p><p> </p><ul><li>£558m of the £1.7bn Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is related to automation;</li><li>Investment across UKRI partners for robotics, autonomous systems and AI for physical systems since 2014 totals £366m and has attracted a further £153m leverage from private sector or other public bodies;<br></li><li>The AI Sector Deal, published in April 2018, is worth up to£950m and is already delivering pioneering skills and data initiatives to create the jobs and markets of tomorrow; <br></li><li>Government is backing Made Smarter as our key industrial digitalisation programme, including through up to £121m investment into the Made Smarter digital manufacturing challenge to increase manufacturing productivity by up to 30%;</li><ul><li>In addition, Government is investing £20m into the Made Smarter North West pilot for adoption of digital technology, which includes robotics and automation;</li><li>Growth Hubs provide an important one stop shop for businesses seeking to improve their productivity. The £20m Made Smarter North-West Pilots will engage 3,000 SME manufacturers across the north west to improve their productivity, administered through Growth Hubs; and <br></li></ul><li>The UK’s Catapult network helps bridge the gap between businesses and the expertise of the UK’s world-class research in automation. In August 2018, Government committed a further £780m over the next 5 years, which will be match funded with over £1.5bn in industry R&amp;D.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:13:54.157Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1141917
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Data Protection more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 19 July (HL17042), who will be responsible for monitoring the adequacy of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) after Brexit; and whether they have adequate powers and sufficient funding in place to enforce the use of SCCs where data transfers between the UK and non-EEA countries are concerned. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17461 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>When the UK leaves the EU, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) will maintain its responsibility for enforcing compliance with data protection legislation, including monitoring the use of Standard Contractual Clauses.</p><p> </p><p>In February 2019 Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument (SI) setting out the criteria and process for creating and amending Standard Contractual Clauses either by the Secretary of State or by the Information Commissioner in conjunction with the Secretary of State. These provisions include a duty on both Secretary of State and the Information Commissioner to keep existing Standard Contractual Clauses under review.</p><p> </p><p>The government remains committed to ensuring that the ICO is a world class regulator and has the resources and enforcement tools it needs to safeguard the rights of individuals while allowing organisations to process personal data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:14:35.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:14:35.483Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1142450
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Mobile Phones: Rural Areas 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 what action they are taking to improve mobile signal connectivity in rural areas. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL17524 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>Improving mobile coverage in rural areas is a priority for the Government, and we want the UK to have high-quality mobile coverage where people live, work and travel. We are committed to extending geographic mobile coverage to 95% of the UK, as well as providing an uninterrupted mobile signal on all major roads, and we are considering all of the options available to facilitate this.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is working closely with the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to consider their proposal for a Shared Rural Network. Their proposal is still being developed and my department looks forward to hearing more about the industry’s potential solution to the issue of rural mobile coverage.</p><p> </p><p>My department also welcomes the current proposals set out in Ofcom’s consultation on awarding the 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz spectrum bands to improve coverage, which aims to deliver two MNOs to 90% geographic mobile coverage.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:14:51.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:14:51.123Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
1142444
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Pornography: Internet more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have commissioned research into online pornography use and its effect on attitudes and behaviours towards women and girls; and if so, when that research will be published. more like this
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Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this
star this property uin HL17518 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government Equalities Office has commissioned research exploring legal pornography use and its influence on harmful behaviours and attitudes towards women and girls. The research is currently in the fieldwork phase and will be published in autumn 2019.</p><p><br>There are a number of existing pieces of research on the impact of pornography on young people and views towards age verification. S26(b) of the Digital Economy Act provides the regulator with the ability to carry out, commission or support research which it considers appropriate.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Barran more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T11:54:16.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T11:54:16.073Z
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4703
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barran more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Howe of Idlicote more like this