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star this property registered interest false more like this
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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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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 is ministerial correction false more like this
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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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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3743
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Adonis more like this
1139088
star 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 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1133784
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Counter-terrorism: 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 funding they have provided to date to address terrorism in Northern Ireland under the Defence and Security Review of 2015. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL16535 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Policing is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and the PSNI’s main budget is allocated by the Department of Justice from the Northern Ireland block grant, through the Policing Board.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government has provided the PSNI with the additional security funding it has asked for and needs to ensure that they have the resource (including officers) to tackle the SEVERE threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism. This additional security funding boosts PSNI’s ability to tackle the terrorist threat while ensuring day-to-day policing isn’t compromised.</p><p> </p><p>PSNI received £230m additional security funding in the last parliament, and £160m in this one. They have also received the £16.5m requested for this financial year to help manage pressures and contingencies arising from EU exit preparations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T12:12:20.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:12:20.64Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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3801
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1133780
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Police Service of Northern Ireland: Recruitment 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 recent discussions they have had with the Police Federation of Northern Ireland and the Police Service of Northern Ireland about the level of police recruitment in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL16531 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>Policing is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and operational capability is a matter for the Chief Constable.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland regularly engages with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to discuss their priorities.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government provides the PSNI with the additional security funding it asks for and needs to ensure that they have the resource (including officers) to tackle the SEVERE threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism.</p><p> </p><p>PSNI received £230m additional security funding in the last parliament and £160m in this one. In addition, the UK Government has provided PSNI with £16.5m to help prepare for EU exit. This funding will help the PSNI manage pressures and contingencies arising from EU exit preparations which fall in the 2019/20 financial year. It will enable PSNI to recruit 206 additional officers this financial year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T12:22:43.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T12:22:43.4Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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3801
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1134298
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK: 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, if any, they are taking to encourage inward investment in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL16583 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>Northern Ireland has proven itself to be a top destination for foreign direct investment, with over 900 international companies investing in Northern Ireland. Last year saw an increase of foreign direct investment into Northern Ireland, with 35 new projects creating over 200 new jobs across Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>Northern Ireland continues to be a great place to invest and do business. We are working hard to restore a stable, devolved government which can work with the UK Government to maximise Northern Ireland’s attractiveness to overseas investors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T14:53:41.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T14:53:41.677Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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3801
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
1136763
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry 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 the report of the Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry will be published. more like this
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Lord Lexden more like this
star this property uin HL16913 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>Sir Patrick Coghlin is leading the report into the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and has stated that no date has yet been set for publication. As the inquiry was established and is being supported by the Department of Finance, my Noble Friend should direct further queries about the inquiry to the Permanent Secretary of that Department.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-07-09T11:24:36.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T11:24:36.77Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4202
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lexden 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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
1139090
star 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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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
star this property grouped question UIN
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
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this
1133471
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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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Maginnis of Drumglass more like this
1139089
star 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
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unstar this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar 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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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
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2478
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rogan more like this