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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Sexual Harassment: Employment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, with reference to the Government response to the Seventh Report of the Women and Equalities Committee, Sexual harassment in the workplace HC1801, when she plans to launch the public consultations. 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 254853 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government will launch a consultation shortly covering:</p><ul><li>the evidence for introducing a new duty on employers to prevent harassment;</li><li>extending the protections of the Equality Act to volunteers and interns;</li><li>strengthening and clarifying the laws in relation to third party harassment;</li><li>the evidence for changing employment tribunal time limits for Equality Act 2010 cases.</li></ul><p>The Government consultation on tackling the misuse of confidentiality clauses in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination closed on 29 April and we are now considering the responses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T10:44:33.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T10:44:33.46Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1126750
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Origin Marking: Wales 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 What recent assessment the Government has made of the economic effect on producers of protected geographical indications for Welsh products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 910824 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>I recognise the economic and cultural importance of geographical indications to all parts of the United Kingdom. There are 16 current Welsh products covered by the scheme, ranging from Halen Môn sea salt to Welsh lamb.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T12:39:20.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T12:39:20.147Z
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4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1126751
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism and Foreign Investment in UK 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 What recent steps the Government has taken to promote (a) inward tourism and (b) foreign direct investment in Wales; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lichfield more like this
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Michael Fabricant more like this
star this property uin 910826 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>Last year, over 3000 jobs came to Wales through Foreign Direct Investment, through 57 projects of which 93% were supported by both my department and the Department for International Trade.</p><p>Between 2015 and 2018, the UK attracted more foreign direct investment in capital investment than France and Germany combined.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T12:38:15.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T12:38:15.39Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Fabricant more like this
1126752
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Origin Marking: Wales 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 What recent assessment the Government has made of the economic effect on producers of protected geographical indications for Welsh products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 910829 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>I recognise the economic and cultural importance of geographical indications to all parts of the United Kingdom. There are 16 current Welsh products covered by the scheme, ranging from Halen Môn sea salt to Welsh lamb.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T12:39:46.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T12:39:46.493Z
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4086
unstar this property label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
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4443
star this property label Biography information for Carol Monaghan more like this
1126840
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Research and Development Tax Credit more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of R&D tax credits in (a) the Humber, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) the UK in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 254794 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The value of Research and Development (R&amp;D) tax credits and the number of businesses taking those up for the years 2000-01 to 2016-17 are published in the relevant National Statistics:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742661/Research_and_Development_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742661/Research_and_Development_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2018.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The same publication contains the number and value of claims for Yorkshire and the Humber for 2015-16 and 2016-17. The number and values for earlier years are published in previous publications:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/577859/160914_R_D_publication_commentary_v1-1.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/577859/160914_R_D_publication_commentary_v1-1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/552382/R_D_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2015.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/552382/R_D_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2015.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20150507075637/https:/www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356389/RD5.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20150507075637/https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356389/RD5.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The value of tax credits and the number of businesses taking up tax credits by county or unitary authority for 2015-16 and 2016-17 are published in the supplementary tables. Data for other years and geographies would only be available at disproportionate cost.</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798060/RD_2016-17_tables_by_region_sector_Apr19.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798060/RD_2016-17_tables_by_region_sector_Apr19.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798063/RD_2015-16_tables_by_county_ua_Apr19.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798063/RD_2015-16_tables_by_county_ua_Apr19.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>All these tables are based on registered office location, which may not be where the actual R&amp;D activity is carried out.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254795 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:56:44.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:56:44.01Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3939
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1126841
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Research and Development Tax Credit 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses have taken up R&D tax credits in (a) the Humber, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) the UK in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 254795 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The value of Research and Development (R&amp;D) tax credits and the number of businesses taking those up for the years 2000-01 to 2016-17 are published in the relevant National Statistics:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742661/Research_and_Development_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/742661/Research_and_Development_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2018.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The same publication contains the number and value of claims for Yorkshire and the Humber for 2015-16 and 2016-17. The number and values for earlier years are published in previous publications:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/577859/160914_R_D_publication_commentary_v1-1.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/577859/160914_R_D_publication_commentary_v1-1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/552382/R_D_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2015.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/552382/R_D_Tax_Credits_Statistics_September_2015.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20150507075637/https:/www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356389/RD5.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20150507075637/https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/356389/RD5.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The value of tax credits and the number of businesses taking up tax credits by county or unitary authority for 2015-16 and 2016-17 are published in the supplementary tables. Data for other years and geographies would only be available at disproportionate cost.</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798060/RD_2016-17_tables_by_region_sector_Apr19.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798060/RD_2016-17_tables_by_region_sector_Apr19.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798063/RD_2015-16_tables_by_county_ua_Apr19.xlsx" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/798063/RD_2015-16_tables_by_county_ua_Apr19.xlsx</a></p><p> </p><p>All these tables are based on registered office location, which may not be where the actual R&amp;D activity is carried out.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 254794 more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:56:44.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:56:44.06Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3939
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
1126920
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to ensure the accuracy of information provided to his Department by HMRC on the 2019 Loan Charge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orpington more like this
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Joseph Johnson more like this
star this property uin 254809 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury has worked very closely with HMRC throughout the development of the policy. Officials in both departments work within the framework of the Civil Service Code, which sets out the standards of behaviour, including objectivity and honesty, by which Civil Servants must abide. The code is available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-code/the-civil-service-code" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-code/the-civil-service-code</a>.</p><p> </p><p>More details on the tax policy making process are available here: <a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130102201052/http:/www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/junebudget_tax_policy_making.pdf" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130102201052/http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/d/junebudget_tax_policy_making.pdf</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:59:20.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:59:20.487Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4039
star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
1126972
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Batteries: VAT more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to lower VAT on battery storage systems to five per cent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Test more like this
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Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
star this property uin 254709 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 2019-05-24more like thismore than 2019-05-24
star this property answer text <p>Under UK law, battery storage systems are standard rated; there are no current plans to allow a reduced rate of VAT on battery storage systems.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T13:03:32.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T13:03:32.183Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
1126922
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse per annum of all (a) UK pensioners residing abroad who do not receive a yearly increase in state pension and (b) UK pensioners residing in the European Economic Area or Switzerland returning to reside in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 254755 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 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held. HM Treasury has not estimated the cost to the public purse of these pensioner groups.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T12:45:41.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T12:45:41.317Z
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4097
unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1127020
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit 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 assessment they have made of any increase in complaints regarding short-term and payday lenders related to those suffering with problem debt. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15781 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government has fundamentally reformed regulation of the consumer credit market, transferring regulatory responsibility to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on 1 April 2014.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA requires payday lenders to carry out robust affordability checks, limits the number of times a payday loan can be rolled over to two, places tough restrictions on lenders’ use of continuous payment authorities, and requires all payday lending adverts to include a risk warning and information about where to get free debt advice.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has given the FCA strong powers to protect consumers and to take action against firms and individuals that do not meet its standards. In 2018, the FCA issued total fines of £60 million.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>On problem debt more broadly, the Government is implementing its manifesto commitment to introduce a breathing space and statutory debt repayment plan. The two polices aim to give people in problem debt the opportunity to take control of their finances and put them on a sustainable footing.</p>
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-05-22T16:23:21.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T16:23:21.48Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this