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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, whether the Government has plans to close the Crown Prosecution Service office on (a) Greyfriars Road, Cardiff; (b) Wrexham Road, Mold and (c) Grove Place, Swansea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 189821 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service has no plans to close its offices on (a) Greyfriars Road, Cardiff; (b) Wrexham Road, Mold and (c) Grove Place, Swansea.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T14:53:10.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T14:53:10.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Evidence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps he is taking to tackles failures in the disclosure of evidence through encouraging early engagement between prosecution and defence teams in criminal cases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 242930 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The Attorney General’s ‘Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in the criminal justice system’, published in November 2018, highlighted the need for early engagement. The Review includes recommendations on pre-charge engagement and proportionate frontloading to ensure there is a better balance between streamlining work and performing disclosure obligations early. This National Disclosure Improvement Plan, which contains commitments made by the CPS, NPCC and College of Policing, also highlights the importance of engagement between the prosecution and the defence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T15:35:30.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T15:35:30.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1121726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Criminal Proceedings: Evidence more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on failures relating to the disclosure of evidence in criminal cases and police culture. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 245945 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 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Attorney General and I engage frequently with the Home Office, and issues relating to disclosure remain of paramount importance to us. Extensive action is underway to bring about the necessary cultural change within the CPS and policing, and we are clear that this is a collaborative effort. In June the Minister for Policing and I will be co-chairing a Tech Summit, in order to address the increasing amount of digital material involved in the disclosure process.</p><p /><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-04-30T15:39:18.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T15:39:18.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1003888
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Offices: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government has plans to close the office of the (a) Boundary Commission for Wales in Fitzalan Court, Cardiff, (b) Company Names Tribunal on Cardiff Road, Newport, (c) Estyn office on Keen Road, Cardiff, (d) Forest Research on Cefn Gethiniog, Powys, (d) Office for National Statistics on Cardiff Road, Newport, (e) Public Health Wales on Tyndall Street, Cardiff, (f) Wales Audit Office at 24 Cathedral Road, Cardiff (g) Wales Audit Office at North Wales Business Park, Conwy and (h) Wales Audit Office on Penllergaer, Swansea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 189829 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 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>Following consultation with the Government Property Agency who now manage the Cabinet Office estate, I can confirm that none of the locations referred to in the above question are owned or managed by Cabinet Office.</p><p> </p><p>The civil service is going through a fundamental transformation in the way that we work and deliver services, not least through advances in technology. The future civil service will be more efficient, more highly skilled and agile.</p><p> </p><p>We are working with departments to deliver our commitments within the Government Estates Strategy and to ensure that we make the best use of our Government Estate assets, including the office estates. We have a particular commitment to consider locations outside of London as identified through our Places for Growth programme.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Dowden more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T14:25:01.847Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T14:25:01.847Z
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star this property label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment the Government has made of the UK’s compliance with Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the right to vote in the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260094 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Legislation has been in place since 1994 which ensures that the UK is in compliance with<br>its European Union obligations regarding EU citizens’ right to vote in European<br>Parliamentary elections whilst resident in the UK</p><p>The Government took all the legal steps necessary to prepare for the European<br>Parliamentary elections and put in place all the legislative and funding elements to enable<br>Returning Officers to make their preparations required for the polls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:16:20.61Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what guidance was issued to the Government by the Electoral Commission on the time required to ensure (a) EU citizens living in the UK and (b) UK citizens living in the EU would be able to vote in the EU parliamentary elections; and on what date his Department received that advice. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260095 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Government officials worked closely with Returning Officers and the Electoral Commission and other agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls on 23 May.</p><p> </p><p>Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are under a statutory duty to ensure people who are eligible to vote in elections have the opportunity to do so. For the recent European Parliamentary elections that included making sure relevant citizens of the EU who are resident in the UK and registered to vote in local elections were made aware they needed to complete a voter registration and declaration form (commonly referred to as a UC1 or EC6 form) in order to enable them to vote.</p><p> </p><p>On 5 April, the Electoral Commission published guidance for local returning officers and EROs on the upcoming European parliamentary elections. This guidance reminded EROs to prepare and issue UC1 forms to EU citizens on the electoral register. It also encouraged EROs to agree plans and timings for postal vote despatch, including plans on how to prioritise the despatch of overseas votes. Overseas voters include UK eligible citizens living in the EU.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:15:30.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department made of the capacity of local authorities to ensure EU citizens living in the UK were able to vote in the UK at the recent EU parliamentary elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 260096 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Registration for elections is a matter for Electoral Registration Officers (EROs). The<br>Electoral Commission provides guidance and advice to EROs and is responsible for<br>monitoring their performance.</p><p>The Electoral Commission supported EROs in the discharge of this function. It issued guidance on<br>the 4th April which recommended that EROs should identify EU citizens who are on the local<br>government register and send them a declaration form and supporting information explaining how<br>they can declare their intent to vote in these elections in the UK should they wish to.</p><p>The Government worked with local authority elections staff<br>including EROs and Returning Officers and with the Electoral Commission and other<br>agencies such as the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the<br>Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) to support the smooth running of the polls.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:14:42.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1003881
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to close the (a) Ofgem office on East Tyndall Street Cardiff, (b) (i) Registrar of Companies and (ii) Community Interest Companies offices on Crown Way Cardiff and (c) Intellectual Property Office on Cardiff Road Newport; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 189822 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to close the offices of the Registrar of Companies and the Regulator of Community Interest Companies in Cardiff or the Intellectual Property Office in Newport.</p><p> </p><p>Ofgem’s team in Wales is based in East Tyndall Street on a temporary basis. Ofgem is expecting to relocate the team when a suitable Government Hub becomes available in Cardiff.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to work with the Government Property Agency to ensure our estate is an enabler for the delivery of Civil Service transformation, regional growth and the Government’s vision to strengthen the Union.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T14:52:09.653Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T14:52:09.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post offices there were by type of branch in each constituency in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 208891 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The management of the network is an operational matter for the Post Office Limited.</p><p>I have therefore asked Paula Vennells, the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:10:39.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:10:39.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Closures more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many post offices were classified as under temporary closure by type of branch in each constituency in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion remove filter
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Ben Lake more like this
unstar this property uin 208892 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. The overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010.</p><p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. The management of the network is operational matter for the Post Office Limited.</p><p> </p><p>I have therefore asked Paula Vennells, the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:10:55.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:10:55.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this