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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Ovarian Cancer 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, what steps he is taking to increase early identification of ovarian cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 905561 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 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>We are investing £450 million in earlier diagnosis of cancer, including improving direct general practitioner access to non-obstetric ultrasound to support earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Public Health England ran a regional Be Clear on Cancer campaign early in 2014 to raise awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer. The findings of the pilot will be evaluated in 2015, and this evidence would inform any decision to move from a regional to national campaign.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-21T15:46:38.09492Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T15:46:38.09492Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
100180
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS England 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, how many meetings the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health has had with James Palmer, Clinical Director for Specialised Commissioning at NHS England since 1 April 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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Tessa Munt more like this
star this property uin 211213 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>I have had no meetings with James Palmer, Clinical Director for Specialised Commissioning at NHS England since 1 April 2014.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>There is regular contact between Departmental officials and Clinical Directors at NHS England, including the Clinical Director for Specialised Commissioning.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T17:45:28.5017361Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T17:45:28.5017361Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4089
unstar this property label Biography information for Tessa Munt more like this
100182
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Heart Diseases: Children 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 Health, what steps the Government is taking to support paediatric cardiac surgery services across England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 211215 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>NHS England is currently reviewing congenital heart services for adults and children, including paediatric cardiac surgical services. The review aims to:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- secure the best outcomes for all patients;</p><p> </p><p>- tackle variation; and</p><p> </p><p>- improve patient experience.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The review has developed a set of draft standards and service specifications which are currently out to public consultation. The consultation runs until 8 December. Further details can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/congenital-heart-disease-standards</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no centres in Wales providing paediatric congenital cardiac surgery and so patients typically travel to England for surgery. NHS England is working with colleagues in Wales to ensure Welsh residents are aware of the review and able to respond to the consultation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NHS England will work with providers to help ensure that services meet the required standards.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:42:14.1408413Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:42:14.1408413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
100184
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Chickenpox: Vaccination 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, what assessment he has made of the breadth of the uptake of the chicken pox vaccine to reduce the risk of stroke in children and young adults; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hartlepool more like this
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Mr Iain Wright more like this
star this property uin 211242 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England has not made an assessment of the impact of uptake of varicella vaccination on the risk of stroke in children and young adults.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which provides the Government with expert advice on immunisation matters, has not recommended a universal varicella (chickenpox) immunisation programme for children or young adults.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Varicella immunisation is recommended to protect those people who are at most risk of serious illness. This is done by immunising specific individuals who are in regular or close contact with those at risk, including non-immune healthcare workers and close household contacts of immunocompromised individuals, such as siblings of a child with leukaemia or a child whose parent is undergoing chemotherapy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:27:20.5604092Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:27:20.5604092Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Iain Wright more like this
100196
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Radiotherapy 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 Health, whether the signature authorising Individual Funding Requests made to NHS England for Gamma Knife treatment by University College Hospital London, Queen Square, is that of a senior clinician employed by University College Hospital London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wells more like this
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Tessa Munt more like this
star this property uin 211310 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>We are advised by NHS England that the clinician who authorises Individual Funding Requests for Gamma Knife treatment to be undertaken at the Queens Square Radiology Centre Ltd (QSRC) is a surgeon at the National Hospital for Neurosurgery and Neurology (NHNN), part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Gamma Knife treatment is not undertaken by UCLH but by the private company QSRC, which is based at NHNN but has no formal relationship with UCLH.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-27T16:54:23.3483501Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T16:54:23.3483501Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4089
unstar this property label Biography information for Tessa Munt more like this
100203
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Judicial Review 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, how many judicial review cases have been successfully brought against his Department in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 211303 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the number of judicial review cases brought against the Department and Public Health England (PHE) since 2010. Until 2013, information was not held centrally on whether the decisions challenged in these applications were upheld.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Department of Health</p></td><td><p>Public Health England (an executive agency of the Department)</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Number of applications for judicial review made during year</p></td><td><p>Number of applications for judicial review made during year</p></td><td><p>Number of applications upheld during year</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>1*</p></td><td><p>2**</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>11 to date</p></td><td><p>0 to date</p></td><td><p>0 to date</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>*This application was made prior to 31 March 2013, before the formation of PHE.</p><p> </p><p>** These were successful challenges against decisions of the Department of Health, the two applications were joined and dealt with together.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-24T12:25:27.190569Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:25:27.190569Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
100205
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Clinical Commissioning Groups 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, what guidelines his Department issues to clinical commissioning groups; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Colchester more like this
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Sir Bob Russell more like this
star this property uin 211371 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The commissioning responsibilities of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are set out in the NHS Act 2006, The National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) Regulations 2012 and The National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups— Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2013, as amended.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>NHS England has responsibility for issuing guidance to CCGs.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T15:30:16.394971Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:30:16.394971Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Bob Russell more like this
100207
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Foetal Alcohol Syndrome 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, further to the answer of 21 October 2014 to question 210443, how many clinical commissioning groups commission foetal alcohol spectrum disorder and foetal alcohol syndrome services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 211389 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe a range of conditions associated with prenatal alcohol exposure.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Early intervention services can help reduce some of the effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and prevent some of the secondary disabilities that result.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Responsibility for commissioning these services lies with clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-24T11:14:26.869863Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T11:14:26.869863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4036
unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
100208
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Ebola more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions the Government has had with the private sector and voluntary sector health providers in relation to the Ebola crisis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 211390 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>Since July 2014, Public Health England (PHE) has been issuing advice to health care providers about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The outbreak was declared an international public health emergency by the United Nations in August. The advice from PHE has been extensive, covering issues such as guidance on the management of patients and infection control and prevention for staff.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Chief Medical Officer has issued three Central Alerting System alerts on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, on 2 July, 1 August and 7 October. The alert reminded healthcare providers to remain vigilant for cases imported to the United Kingdom, emphasising the importance of taking a full travel history when assessing relevant patients and information on identifying and managing possible cases of Ebola virus disease and actions for all clinicians to ensure preparedness for the possibility of an imported case in the UK.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>These alerts were cascaded to the entire NHS in England, as well as PHE, PHE Consultants in Communicable Disease Control, PHE Consultants in Health Protection,</p><p> </p><p>Trust Microbiologists, Virologists and Infectious Disease Clinicians, private hospitals across England and Clinical Commissioning Group Leads. The alert was also sent to the devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-24T11:32:26.7760578Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T11:32:26.7760578Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4036
unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Hepatitis 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, with reference to the Answers of 30 March 2011, Official Report, column 399W, to the hon. Member for Colne Valley, and of 28 March 2011, Official Report, House of Lords, column WA217, to Lord Morris of Manchester, whether, when the dependents and widows of those who contracted hepatitis C following treatment with NHS blood products, but who died before 29 August 2003, were given the opportunity to apply for Skipton Fund lump sum payments during a two month period in January to March 2011 the fact that (a) registrations made after the 31 March 2011 deadline could be accepted on a case-by-case basis where there was a valid reason for the applicant to have missed the registration deadline and (b) applicants needed only to register with the fund by the deadline and could compile the necessary medical evidence later were communicated through the channels listed in Deposited Paper DEP2011-0543. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 211655 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 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The decision that claims to the Skipton Fund in respect of people who died before 29 August 2003 could be registered after 31 March 2011 on a case-by-case basis, where there was a valid reason for the applicant to have missed the registration deadline, was communicated by the Skipton Fund on its website. It was not communicated through the other channels listed in Deposited Paper DEP2011-0543.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>The Skipton Fund website still states that it is possible to apply for payments on behalf of the estate of someone who died prior to 29 August 2003, but claimants are asked to contact the Skipton Fund to discuss whether the claimant has a valid reason for missing the original deadline for registering claims of 31 March 2011. <br> <br></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison remove filter
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less than 2014-10-29T17:38:11.9144895Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T17:38:11.9144895Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this