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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the appointment of Lindy Cameron as a new Director General at the Northern Ireland Office was a Foreign and Commonwealth Office initiative; what discussions they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland prior to that appointment; and whether they will place a non-redacted copy of the mission-statement for that post in the Library of the House. more like this
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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
star this property uin HL16506 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The appointment of a new Director General to support the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Office was a Northern Ireland Office initiative, made in accordance with Cabinet Office guidelines and with established protocols for Senior Civil Service appointments at this grade. This appointment was approved by the Civil Service Senior Leadership Committee and Cabinet Secretary. Roles, responsibilities and salaries of the senior management team are published in the Department’s Annual Report and Accounts.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T12:24:33.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T12:24:33.78Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1146339
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Agriculture: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans are in place to protect the Northern Ireland agricultural sector in the event of a no-deal Brexit. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17834 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 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The agricultural sector plays an important role in the economy and society of Northern Ireland and we will do everything possible to safeguard the sector as the UK leaves the EU. That is best done by securing a deal with the EU, which remains the clear focus of this Government. With that said, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Ministerial team have been working closely with colleagues across Government and engaging with the Northern Ireland Civil Service, including the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, to identify how we can best support the agricultural community in the event of a ‘no-deal'.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:20:18.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:20:18.1Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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2478
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1144147
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Business: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support Northern Ireland's business community. more like this
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Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
star this property uin HL17635 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 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to supporting businesses across the UK as part of the Prime Minister’s commitment to levelling up our regions. In doing so, the UK Government has supported NI businesses through:</p><p> </p><ul><li>The British Business Bank, which has supported 1,250 SMEs in Northern Ireland with £80.2m (as at December 2018) since 2014. In the last year alone, over 1,000 loans have been granted to NI businesses, valued at £7.3m;</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>At Spring Statement, a UK-wide review of the Aggregates Levy was launched which will consider the impact of the levy on businesses in Northern Ireland; and</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Delivering an ambitious set of City Deals worth over £400m.</li></ul><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:26:48.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:26:48.957Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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4352
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
1144146
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take in relation to the institutional abuse in Northern Ireland; and what plans they have, if any, to ensure survivors receive compensation. more like this
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Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
star this property uin HL17634 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has committed to introducing legislation at Westminster by the end of the year, should a restored NI Executive not be in place.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has committed to finding a slot for this Bill.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:35:53.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:35:53.337Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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4352
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
1137089
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 20 June (HL Deb, col 835), whether the issues relating to institutional child abuse in Northern Ireland have been resolved; and if so, when legislation will be introduced to provide compensation for the victims and their families. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL16953 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has made it very clear that she is determined to see redress for victims of historical institutional abuse as soon as possible. That is why she asked the NI parties to assist her in critical decisions that needed to be taken with regard to the redress scheme and other matters.</p><p> </p><p>The parties addressed those outstanding issues, and the Executive Office is currently working with the Office of <ins class="ministerial">the</ins> Legislative <del class="ministerial">Council </del> <ins class="ministerial">Counsel</ins> to redraft the legislation in light of the parties’ recommendations.</p><p> </p><p>When the legislation has been revised, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland will consider the best way forward and the next steps as a matter of urgency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:29:14.49Z
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less than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:11:28.123Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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128202
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4202
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden more like this
1139088
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Office: Art Works more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria are used to determine which portraits are displayed or removed in (1) the Northern Ireland Office, and (2) the Northern Ireland Assembly. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17173 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office takes its responsibilities under Fair Employment legislation very seriously and seeks to ensure a good and harmonious working environment for all staff; the requirements of which are set out in the 1989 Fair Employment Code of Practice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s Guide, Promoting a Good and Harmonious Working Environment, the Northern Ireland Office is sensitive to the display of “posters, pictures, portraits or other displays that are more closely associated with one or other of the communities” and will consider any concerns raised by employees. I can confirm that the department takes steps to ensure no such images are displayed in Stormont House</p><p> </p><p>Information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further. In line with the rest of the Civil Service, our staff need to be able to raise concerns in a confidential manner and without fear of repercussions.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to the Northern Ireland Assembly, I would refer the noble Lord to the Clerk/ Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Assembly.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL17174 more like this
HL17175 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.447Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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2478
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1139089
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Office: Art Works more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have received any reports that civil servants in Northern Ireland have been offended by portraits of the Royal Family in (1) the Northern Ireland Office, and (2) the Northern Ireland Assembly; and if so, how many civil servants have made such complaints. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17174 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office takes its responsibilities under Fair Employment legislation very seriously and seeks to ensure a good and harmonious working environment for all staff; the requirements of which are set out in the 1989 Fair Employment Code of Practice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s Guide, Promoting a Good and Harmonious Working Environment, the Northern Ireland Office is sensitive to the display of “posters, pictures, portraits or other displays that are more closely associated with one or other of the communities” and will consider any concerns raised by employees. I can confirm that the department takes steps to ensure no such images are displayed in Stormont House</p><p> </p><p>Information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further. In line with the rest of the Civil Service, our staff need to be able to raise concerns in a confidential manner and without fear of repercussions.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to the Northern Ireland Assembly, I would refer the noble Lord to the Clerk/ Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Assembly.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL17173 more like this
HL17175 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.5Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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2478
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1139090
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Office: Art Works more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Northern Irish civil servants received compensation for offence caused by portraits of the Royal Family; if so, how many; and in each case, how much compensation was awarded. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17175 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Northern Ireland Office takes its responsibilities under Fair Employment legislation very seriously and seeks to ensure a good and harmonious working environment for all staff; the requirements of which are set out in the 1989 Fair Employment Code of Practice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s Guide, Promoting a Good and Harmonious Working Environment, the Northern Ireland Office is sensitive to the display of “posters, pictures, portraits or other displays that are more closely associated with one or other of the communities” and will consider any concerns raised by employees. I can confirm that the department takes steps to ensure no such images are displayed in Stormont House</p><p> </p><p>Information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further. In line with the rest of the Civil Service, our staff need to be able to raise concerns in a confidential manner and without fear of repercussions.</p><p> </p><p>In relation to the Northern Ireland Assembly, I would refer the noble Lord to the Clerk/ Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Assembly.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL17173 more like this
HL17174 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:47:57.53Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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2478
star this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1141530
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Northern Ireland Commissioner for Victims and Survivors: Public Appointments more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to announce the appointment of the next Commissioner for Victims and Survivors in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL17398 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s absolute priority remains the restoration of the NI Executive at the earliest opportunity. In the interim, the Government is committed to taking steps to ensure good governance and stable public services in the best interests of the people of Northern Ireland, including where appropriate the making of critical public appointments.</p><p> </p><p>The current term of the Commissioner for Victims and Survivors ends on 31 August 2019. An announcement on this appointment will be made in due course.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-05T12:03:59.45Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T12:03:59.45Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1146326
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that social security mitigations in Northern Ireland will continue after March 2020 in the absence of an Executive. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL17821 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 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Communities in Northern Ireland is responsible for the delivery of the various mitigation schemes relating to welfare reform in Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>A decision to extend mitigations beyond March 2020 would be a matter for an incoming Minister for Communities in a restored Northern Ireland Executive.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:26:18.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:26:18.147Z
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4686
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this