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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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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 Education: Northern Ireland 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 what assessment they have made of the impact of the absence of the Northern Ireland Executive on the provision of (1) higher, (2) further, and (3) secondary, education in Northern Ireland; and in particular, variation of such provision between Belfast and Londonderry. more like this
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Lord Adonis more like this
star this property uin HL17278 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-29more like thismore than 2019-07-29
star this property answer text <p>It is important that we deliver excellent education for our children and young people across the United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland understands the pressures and decisions facing education centres across Northern Ireland. The Government has committed to publishing a report on or before 4 September 2019 on higher education provision in Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>As education is devolved these matters are of course for an incoming NI Executive to consider. That is why securing a successful outcome to the talks process, so that a functioning NI Executive can be restored, is the Secretary of State’s absolute priority.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, I will pass on the Noble Lord’s concerns to the Department of Education.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-29T11:51:59.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-29T11:51:59.157Z
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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 Adonis more like this
1141530
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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
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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 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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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
1141937
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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: 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, further to the Written Answers by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 15 July (HL17173, HL17174, and HL17175), whether any compensation paid to civil servants has been indicated in the Northern Ireland Office accounting records. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17481 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Any compensation payments would be accounted for by the Northern Ireland Office in line with the guidance in <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742188/Managing_Public_Money__MPM__2018.pdf" target="_blank">Managing Public Money</a>. Individual payments of more than the threshold required under Managing Public Money would be noted separately. Any compensation paid in respect of litigation would be determined with reference to legal advice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with previous responses, the Northern Ireland Office will keep its obligations under review to ensure its requirements under fair employment legislation are met.</p><p> </p><p>As I answered previously, information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Images displayed in Stormont House are refreshed at regular intervals. Current images displayed reflect the culture and landscapes of Northern Ireland. These are in keeping with the rest of the building decor. We have no plans to review this policy.</p><p> </p><p>Royal portraits hang on public display at Hillsborough Castle, and also in the London Office occupied by the Northern Ireland Office. Other pictures of the Queen are displayed at Stormont House.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL17482 more like this
HL17483 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.287Z
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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 Rogan more like this
1141938
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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: Art Works 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, further to the Written Answers by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 15 July (HL17173, HL17174, and HL17175), whether a decision was made to remove images of the Royal Family in Stormont House; if so, who made that decision; and whether any Northern Ireland Office ministers intend to review that policy. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17482 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Any compensation payments would be accounted for by the Northern Ireland Office in line with the guidance in <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742188/Managing_Public_Money__MPM__2018.pdf" target="_blank">Managing Public Money</a>. Individual payments of more than the threshold required under Managing Public Money would be noted separately. Any compensation paid in respect of litigation would be determined with reference to legal advice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with previous responses, the Northern Ireland Office will keep its obligations under review to ensure its requirements under fair employment legislation are met.</p><p> </p><p>As I answered previously, information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Images displayed in Stormont House are refreshed at regular intervals. Current images displayed reflect the culture and landscapes of Northern Ireland. These are in keeping with the rest of the building decor. We have no plans to review this policy.</p><p> </p><p>Royal portraits hang on public display at Hillsborough Castle, and also in the London Office occupied by the Northern Ireland Office. Other pictures of the Queen are displayed at Stormont House.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL17481 more like this
HL17483 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.357Z
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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 Rogan more like this
1141939
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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: 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, further to the Written Answers by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 15 July (HL17173, HL17174, and HL17175), how levels of any compensation paid to civil servants for alleged offences caused by the display of images of the Royal Family in publicly funded buildings are calculated. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17483 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Any compensation payments would be accounted for by the Northern Ireland Office in line with the guidance in <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742188/Managing_Public_Money__MPM__2018.pdf" target="_blank">Managing Public Money</a>. Individual payments of more than the threshold required under Managing Public Money would be noted separately. Any compensation paid in respect of litigation would be determined with reference to legal advice.</p><p> </p><p>In line with previous responses, the Northern Ireland Office will keep its obligations under review to ensure its requirements under fair employment legislation are met.</p><p> </p><p>As I answered previously, information on employees’ personal data is sensitive, in order to comply with DPA requirements, and so I am unable to comment further.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Images displayed in Stormont House are refreshed at regular intervals. Current images displayed reflect the culture and landscapes of Northern Ireland. These are in keeping with the rest of the building decor. We have no plans to review this policy.</p><p> </p><p>Royal portraits hang on public display at Hillsborough Castle, and also in the London Office occupied by the Northern Ireland Office. Other pictures of the Queen are displayed at Stormont House.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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HL17481 more like this
HL17482 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.397Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T13:26:32.397Z
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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
1144146
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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 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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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
1144147
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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 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
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4352
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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: Art Works 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 who made the decision to put a portrait of Her Majesty the Queen back on display at Stormont House; who was consulted before that decision was taken; on what date that decision was taken; and whether any additional images reflecting the work of the Northern Ireland Office were also put on display at the same location at that time. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17768 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>A portrait of Her Majesty The Queen is on display in the public area of Stormont House, alongside a series of images celebrating the work of the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Northern Ireland Office does not have a specific policy on the display of pictures, and there is no general policy either requiring the display of pictures of Her Majesty The Queen, or removing them from display. In practice, the display of pictures changes from time to time, in response to factors such as redecoration, Ministerial wishes, and to reflect our work for example.</p><p> </p><p>The Department takes its responsibilities under Fair Employment legislation seriously and operates in line with the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s Guide, <em>Promoting a Good and Harmonious Working Environment</em>. This is the same for all of our offices.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17769 more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:03:12.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:03:12.1Z
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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 Rogan more like this
1145242
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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: Art Works 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 what criteria are used to decide which images reflecting the work of the Northern Ireland Office are put on display at Stormont House; and whether different criteria are used to decide which images are displayed at 1 Horse Guards Road, London. more like this
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Lord Rogan more like this
star this property uin HL17769 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>A portrait of Her Majesty The Queen is on display in the public area of Stormont House, alongside a series of images celebrating the work of the Department.</p><p> </p><p>The Northern Ireland Office does not have a specific policy on the display of pictures, and there is no general policy either requiring the display of pictures of Her Majesty The Queen, or removing them from display. In practice, the display of pictures changes from time to time, in response to factors such as redecoration, Ministerial wishes, and to reflect our work for example.</p><p> </p><p>The Department takes its responsibilities under Fair Employment legislation seriously and operates in line with the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland’s Guide, <em>Promoting a Good and Harmonious Working Environment</em>. This is the same for all of our offices.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17768 more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:03:12.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:03:12.047Z
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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 Rogan more like this
1146326
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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 Social Security Benefits: Northern Ireland 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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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this