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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to increase the availability of suitable homes for the elderly. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 277257 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>This Government recognises that providing more homes for older people is vital to support an ageing population. Offering older people a better choice of accommodation can help enable them to live independently for longer and help reduce costs to the social care and health systems. The proposals set out in the White Paper, “Fixing our broken housing market”, underline our commitment to do more to provide the homes we need for all in our society</p><p><br> In the White Paper we acknowledged that older and disabled peoples’ housing needs was an issue that needed to be addressed. We have strengthened the revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in July 2018, and on 26 June 2019 we published new guidance to help councils to put these policies in place. This makes it clear that authorities should set clear policies to address the housing needs of groups with particular needs such as older and disabled people. This guidance also sets out the range of options these should consider, from housing with improved accessibility through to more specialised options.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T13:42:53.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T13:42:53.57Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4614
unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1138933
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of housing stock suitable for older people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 277120 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Department surveys the English housing stock in its annual English Housing Survey and uses this data to monitor the adequacy of housing suitable for older people. The last report for 2017-2018 reported on the housing stock, its condition and characteristics. Other reports include the “Adaptations and Accessibility report” and the “Housing for older people report”.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T16:44:26.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T16:44:26.347Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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129827
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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1436
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1137033
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all elderly people live in decent and accessible homes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 273459 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Everyone deserves a decent and safe place to live, and Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely. Over 516,000 local authority homes have been brought up to the Decent Homes Standard since 2010. The Social Housing Green Paper asked whether there are any changes to what constitutes a Decent Home and we are currently considering responses to the consultation. In the National Planning Policy Framework, we have strengthened the policy approach to accessible housing by setting out an expectation that planning policies for housing should make use of the Government’s optional technical standards for accessible and adaptable housing. Additionally, on 25 June the Prime Minister announced that Government will consult on mandating higher accessibility standards for new housing. Through the Disabled Facilities Grant Government also funds the provision of home adaptations to help enable eligible people of all ages to live independently and safely at home. Government has invested more than £2.7 billion into the grant (2012-13 to 2019-20), providing around 280,000 adaptations by the end of 2018-19.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T16:07:15.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T16:07:15.213Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4510
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1137034
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star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans his Department has to ensure that higher accessibility standards for elderly people are incorporated into the current review of the decent homes standard; and how that standard will be applied to estate refurbishment programmes in order to meet the needs of an ageing population. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 273460 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 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answer text <p>Everyone deserves a decent and safe place to live and Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely.</p><p>The Social Housing Green Paper asks if there are any changes to what constitutes a decent home that we should consider and whether we need additional measures to make sure homes are safe and decent. We are currently considering the responses to the consultation and expect our action plan and timetable for implementing wide-ranging reforms of social housing will be published in September.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-11T15:34:54.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-11T15:34:54.767Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4510
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1135768
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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to support the construction of specialist housing for elderly people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 271450 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>There is a clear link between ageing and the need for more accessible housing. The National Planning Policy Framework expects planning authorities to have specific policies to address the housing needs of older people and we have recently published new guidance to help councils implement these policies.</p><p>The Framework expects local planning authorities to use the Government’s standards for accessible and adaptable housing when preparing their plans, where this would address an identified need. In addition, the Government has also recently announced that it will consult on mandating higher accessibility standards for new housing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T14:24:42.243Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:24:42.243Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1124910
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many local authorities have detailed planning guidance in place for the provision of specialist housing for older people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 251313 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>In the revised National Planning Policy Framework, we strengthened policy to create a clear expectation that all local authorities have policies in place for addressing the housing needs of older people. All plans submitted to the Planning Inspectorate after 24 January 2019 will need to comply with the revised Framework. We will publish new planning guidance shortly that will provide advice to authorities about implementing this policy. The number of authorities with their own detailed planning guidance on the provision of specialist housing for older people is not recorded.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-05-13T14:56:50.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T14:56:50.11Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1124911
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of demand for specialist housing for older people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 251314 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>Providing more homes for older people is vital to support an ageing population. Offering older people a better choice of accommodation can help them to live independently for longer and help reduce costs to social care and the health system. Our proposals, set out in the White Paper<strong> ‘</strong>Fixing our broken housing market’, underline our commitment to do more to provide the homes we need for all in our society, including for older and disabled people. In the White Paper we also recognised and committed to explore the barriers for older people moving at the right time to the right property, to build on evidence to deliver outcomes that are best for older people, including finding sustainable solutions and explore ways to stimulate the market to deliver new homes for older people.</p><p>We also published, in July 2018, the new version of the National Planning Policy Framework, which expressly requires local plans to include a detailed needs assessment for housing our older and disabled populations. We will shortly be publishing further guidance to help councils put these policies in place.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:44:46.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:44:46.597Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1124912
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of trends in the level of under-occupation of larger houses on the supply of specialist housing for older people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 251315 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s Housing White Paper underlines our commitment to do more to provide the homes we need for all in our society, including for older and disabled people. We also recognised and committed to explore the barriers for older people moving at the right time to the right property and explore ways to stimulate the market to deliver new homes for older people.</p><p>This will involve building on evidence to deliver outcomes that are best for older people, including finding sustainable solutions, drawing on the expertise of a wide range of stakeholders, and by considering the impact on the housing market caused by older people moving home - and how this could contribute to a stronger evidence base to inform our policy making. These approaches will sit alongside our commitments to continue to fund the development of supported and sheltered housing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T16:46:08.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T16:46:08.987Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1123835
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, when he plans to issue guidance to local authorities on the provision of specialist housing for older people in relation to the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 249298 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 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in July 2018, strengthened policy to set a clear expectation that authorities identify the size, type and tenure of homes needed for different groups, including older people. It also expects them to assess the types of specialist housing needed for older people, and reflect this in their planning policies. The specific types of housing that this can include is not prescribed.</p><p>We will publish new planning guidance shortly that will provide advice to authorities about implementing this policy, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Act commitment. We have undertaken extensive engagement on this, including discussions with a range of local authorities, charities and house builder representatives.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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249299 more like this
249300 more like this
249303 more like this
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less than 2019-05-09T13:20:38.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T13:20:38.767Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1123836
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Older People remove filter
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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what discussions he has had with providers of specialist housing for older people on the provision of that housing in relation to the provisions of the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 249299 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 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in July 2018, strengthened policy to set a clear expectation that authorities identify the size, type and tenure of homes needed for different groups, including older people. It also expects them to assess the types of specialist housing needed for older people, and reflect this in their planning policies. The specific types of housing that this can include is not prescribed.</p><p>We will publish new planning guidance shortly that will provide advice to authorities about implementing this policy, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Act commitment. We have undertaken extensive engagement on this, including discussions with a range of local authorities, charities and house builder representatives.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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249298 more like this
249300 more like this
249303 more like this
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less than 2019-05-09T13:20:38.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T13:20:38.813Z
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4495
unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this