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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits 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 Work and Pensions, what support her Department provides to families who have been reunited through refugee family reunion to access the social security system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 237691 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 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>Those who have joined a family member in the UK through refugee family reunion are entitled to the same support as any other person. As with anyone else, they will be assessed to ascertain whether they have complex needs and whether they require additional support to access DWP services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-04-05T11:10:01.68Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1105463
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Refugees 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 Work and Pensions, what discussions she has had with the Home Secretary on collaboration between the Home Office and her Department to ensure that refugees are able to access the employment support and social security benefits that they are entitled to. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 237692 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 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions is working in partnership with the Home Office to improve processes for refugees claiming benefits. In order to achieve this aim we have set up the Post Grant Appointment Scheme (PGAS).</p><p> </p><p>The scheme involves contacting persons at the point when they are granted refugee status to see if they wish to apply for benefits and require assistance to do so. If they say they do, an appointment at a local DWP office is arranged for them.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-04-05T10:22:09.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T10:22:09.037Z
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4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1023163
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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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 Drugs: Festivals and Special Occasions 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 the Home Department, what recent steps his Department has taken to provide police forces with guidance on the legality of drug safety testing at music festivals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 201150 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 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Drugs are controlled where there is scientific and medical evidence that they are harmful to health and society. The possession of any amount of a controlled drug is a criminal offence and the supply of a controlled drug is an even more serious offence. No illegal drug-taking can be assumed to be safe and there is no safe way to take them.</p><p>The Government’s approach remains clear: we must prevent illicit drug use in our communities and help those dependent on drugs to recover while ensuring our drug laws are enforced. In relation to drug testing at events, chief constables are responsible for operational decisions in their local area and we are not standing in their way.</p><p>The National Policing Lead for Drugs provided updated advice in the summer to all Chief Constables to make them aware of matters that they should consider if working with event organisers who may wish to use drug testing services. He is currently considering this issue further in conjunction with forces and will produce further advice for police forces in the spring.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T17:18:32.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T17:18:32.843Z
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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 Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Offences against Children 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 the Home Department, what steps her Department plans to take to ensure services which support children who have experienced sexual abuse receive adequate funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 127534 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 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that child victims of sexual abuse have the support that they need. We recognise that effective, timely support for victims is a matter of national importance. It is for this reason that Government has provided funding of £7 million for services supporting victims and survivors of sexual violence in each of the past three years, and will be doing so once more in 2018/19.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T11:23:48.817Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T11:23:48.817Z
unstar this property answering member
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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 Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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 Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 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 the Home Department, what progress his Department has made on a National Alcohol Strategy; and how many specialist health (a) charities and (b) academics are involved in the development of that strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 169472 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 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to tackling harms caused by alcohol, including cancer-related harms. That is why we are developing a new alcohol strategy that will set out targeted action to prevent and reduce harmful drinking, support vulnerable people affected by others’ alcohol misuse and improve the pathways into treatment for people with alcohol dependency.</p><p>This is a cross-government strategy announced by the Home Office and the Department for Health and Social Care, who are working closely with a range of stakeholders and have engaged with industry, clinicians, academia and the voluntary sector.</p><p>In July 2018, the Minister for Public Health and Primary Care hosted a roundtable with health experts including representation from the Alcohol Health Alliance, Institute of Alcohol Studies, Collective Voice UK, the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, British Society of Gastroenterology, Alcohol Research UK, Association of Directors of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Association of Mental Health providers, Adfam, Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum.</p><p>In addition the Minister also hosted an ‘experts by experience’ roundtable in collaboration with the charities Collective Voice and NHS Substance Misuse Providers Alliance, and with families in collaboration with the charity Adfam. Another expert roundtable on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is scheduled in September 2018, alongside further engagement with experts in the coming months on priority areas for the strategy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 169473 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:44:17.307Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:44:17.307Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
964160
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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 Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 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 the Home Department, what discussions officials in his Department have had with officials in the Department for Health and Social Care on the development of a national alcohol strategy to ensure that the strategy includes the harm caused by alcohol, including cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 169473 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 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to tackling harms caused by alcohol, including cancer-related harms. That is why we are developing a new alcohol strategy that will set out targeted action to prevent and reduce harmful drinking, support vulnerable people affected by others’ alcohol misuse and improve the pathways into treatment for people with alcohol dependency.</p><p>This is a cross-government strategy announced by the Home Office and the Department for Health and Social Care, who are working closely with a range of stakeholders and have engaged with industry, clinicians, academia and the voluntary sector.</p><p>In July 2018, the Minister for Public Health and Primary Care hosted a roundtable with health experts including representation from the Alcohol Health Alliance, Institute of Alcohol Studies, Collective Voice UK, the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, British Society of Gastroenterology, Alcohol Research UK, Association of Directors of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Association of Mental Health providers, Adfam, Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum.</p><p>In addition the Minister also hosted an ‘experts by experience’ roundtable in collaboration with the charities Collective Voice and NHS Substance Misuse Providers Alliance, and with families in collaboration with the charity Adfam. Another expert roundtable on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is scheduled in September 2018, alongside further engagement with experts in the coming months on priority areas for the strategy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 169472 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:44:17.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:44:17.37Z
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4399
star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
868495
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star this property date less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading 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 Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the number of individual pieces of delegated legislation Parliament will be required to consider as a result of the UK leaving the EU in the twelve months between 29 March 2018 and 29 March 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 133715 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 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government expects to make between 800-1,000 Statutory Instruments to ensure a fully functioning statute book when the UK leaves the EU. While the exact number of Statutory Instruments required will vary, the Government is committed to bringing forward the legislation necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Fareham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Suella Fernandes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 133716 more like this
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less than 2018-03-26T16:35:15.13Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T16:35:15.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Suella Braverman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
868496
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading 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 Exiting the European Union, what estimate he has made of the number of individual pieces of delegated legislation Parliament will be required to consider as a result of the UK leaving the EU in the twelve months between 29 March 2019 and 29 March 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 133716 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 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government expects to make between 800-1,000 Statutory Instruments to ensure a fully functioning statute book when the UK leaves the EU. While the exact number of Statutory Instruments required will vary, the Government is committed to bringing forward the legislation necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Fareham more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Suella Fernandes more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 133715 more like this
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less than 2018-03-26T16:35:15.193Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T16:35:15.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Suella Braverman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Antimicrobials: Drug Resistance 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 Health and Social Care, with reference to paragraph 6.10 of the UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2013 to 2018, published in September 2013, when he plans to publish the evaluation report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 189732 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 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (2013-18) contained a commitment to assess the effectiveness of its implementation plan at the end of the five-year period. The Department commissioned the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to undertake a full evaluation of the strategy’s implementation.</p><p> </p><p>The evaluation is nearing completion. A final draft report will be submitted to the Department shortly and will be sent out for independent peer-review. The completed report will be put in the public domain next year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-11-20T11:27:51.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T11:27:51.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1010543
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Health: Finance 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 Health and Social Care, what the percentage change has been in (a) total funding for NHS England and (b) the local authority public health grant in each year since 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West remove filter
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 193486 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The local authority public health grant provides funding for health services delivered through local authorities. However it is not the entirety of the funding nor spend for public health services. For example, in addition to the grant there is circa £1.2 billion ringfenced for NHS national public health services within the NHS mandate figures, as well as other Departmental expenditure on vaccines and on grant in aid to Public Health England.</p><p> </p><p>The following table shows the percentage change in total funding for NHS England and the local authority public health grant in each year since 2014:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>NHS England funding increase %</p></td><td><p>Public health grant increase %</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>3.6%</p></td><td><p>5.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>3.3%</p></td><td><p>24%*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>5.4%</p></td><td><p>-2.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>3.6%</p></td><td><p>-2.5%**</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>4.6%</p></td><td><p>-2.6%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br>Notes:</p><p>* End year allocation for 2015-16 including the transfer in October 2015 of funding from NHS England to local authorities for commissioning services for children aged 0 - 5.</p><p>** Figures from 2017-18 includes funding retained by 10 Greater Manchester local authorities as part of a business rate pilot, not allocated via a grant.</p><p> </p><p>The total Department of Health and Social Care Departmental Expenditure Limit for 2018-19 was £128.4 billion. 2.5 % was allocated to the local authority public health grant in 2018-19.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 193487 more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T17:38:47.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T17:38:47.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this