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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Military Alliances 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 Defence, what recent steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security cooperation with Bangladesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280226 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 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
280231 more like this
280233 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T07:57:06.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:06.347Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1141147
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Pakistan: Military Alliances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security co-operation with Pakistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280231 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 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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280226 more like this
280233 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.3Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1141149
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Sri Lanka: Military Alliances more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security cooperation with Sri Lanka. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280233 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 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
280226 more like this
280231 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.347Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1139869
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Porton Down: Animal Experiments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the 3,865 animals used in scientific procedures at DSTL Porton Down in 2017 were experimented upon under a multiple generic licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 278579 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence's in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p>In 2017 and 2018, no animals were used in scientific procedures at Dstl Porton Down under a multiple generic licence. Dstl does not hold licences of this type.</p><p>Animals are used in experiments to develop new vaccines, therapies and treatments that save the lives of UK military and can benefit civilians. Chemical and biological weapons are a real and present threat. That is why Dstl continues its vital work in providing better protection against the use of these agents and against conventional threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 278580 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.7Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1139870
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Porton Down: Animal Experiments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the 1,941 animals used in scientific procedures at DSTL Porton Down in 2018 were experimented upon under a multiple generic licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 278580 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence's in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p>In 2017 and 2018, no animals were used in scientific procedures at Dstl Porton Down under a multiple generic licence. Dstl does not hold licences of this type.</p><p>Animals are used in experiments to develop new vaccines, therapies and treatments that save the lives of UK military and can benefit civilians. Chemical and biological weapons are a real and present threat. That is why Dstl continues its vital work in providing better protection against the use of these agents and against conventional threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 278579 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.747Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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4630
star this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1139856
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many contracts of a value of equal to or more than £1 billion have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278408 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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278409 more like this
278410 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.727Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1139857
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many contracts of a value of equal to or more than £100 million have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278409 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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278408 more like this
278410 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.79Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1139859
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many contracts of a value of equal to or more than £10 million have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278410 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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278408 more like this
278409 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.82Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1138404
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Black Hornet drones the British Army (a) possesses and (b) has deployed in active service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 276153 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Army first purchased 160 Black Hornet 1 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in 2011 as part of a £20 million contract with FLIR UAS (formerly Prox Dynamics). The systems were used on operations in Afghanistan, but that capability has since been phased out. In 2019 the Army purchased 90 of the upgraded Black Hornet 3 UAS at a contract value of £1.7 million. There is no intention to deploy the capability on operations at this time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 276154 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.817Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
1138405
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much her Department has spent on the acquisition of Black Hornet drones. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 276154 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Army first purchased 160 Black Hornet 1 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in 2011 as part of a £20 million contract with FLIR UAS (formerly Prox Dynamics). The systems were used on operations in Afghanistan, but that capability has since been phased out. In 2019 the Army purchased 90 of the upgraded Black Hornet 3 UAS at a contract value of £1.7 million. There is no intention to deploy the capability on operations at this time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 276153 more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:06:39.88Z
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4032
unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this