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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2019 to Question 550 on Prisons: Fires, what information his Department holds on fire related events in prison. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 3674 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The department records all fires in prison on an electronic national database that comprises information specific to the circumstances surrounding each individual event. As part of this, prison fire-related referrals to the police are recorded and are held centrally by HMPPS. However, as confirmed in the response to 550, Crown Prosecution Service referrals are not held centrally by HMPPS because such referrals are made by the police. The requested data may, therefore, be held by individual police forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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3675 more like this
3676 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.607Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1151442
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires 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 Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2019 to Question 550 on Prisons: Fires, why the number of referrals for fire related events in prison is not held centrally. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 3675 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The department records all fires in prison on an electronic national database that comprises information specific to the circumstances surrounding each individual event. As part of this, prison fire-related referrals to the police are recorded and are held centrally by HMPPS. However, as confirmed in the response to 550, Crown Prosecution Service referrals are not held centrally by HMPPS because such referrals are made by the police. The requested data may, therefore, be held by individual police forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
3674 more like this
3676 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.67Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1151443
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 21 October 2019 to Question 550 on Prisons: Fires, where the information on referrals for fire-related events in prison is held. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 3676 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The department records all fires in prison on an electronic national database that comprises information specific to the circumstances surrounding each individual event. As part of this, prison fire-related referrals to the police are recorded and are held centrally by HMPPS. However, as confirmed in the response to 550, Crown Prosecution Service referrals are not held centrally by HMPPS because such referrals are made by the police. The requested data may, therefore, be held by individual police forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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3674 more like this
3675 more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T15:20:53.717Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1149243
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the Answer of 8 October 2019 to Question 293577 on Prisons: Fires, how many CPS referrals for prosecution in 2018 involved fire events in prisons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 550 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>We do not hold the number of referrals for fire related events in prison centrally and this information could only be obtained at disproportionate costs</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T14:58:03.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T14:58:03.303Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147755
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the trends in the number of fire events in prisons in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293568 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. We have invested significantly in increased staff numbers, recruiting an additional 4,366 (full time equivalent) prison officers between October 2016 and June 2019, surpassing our original target of 2,500. We will continue to recruit officers to ensure prisons are safe and decent.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides the numbers of all fires in prisons between 2016 – 2018. Data prior to 2016 was not collected centrally and, as such, no reliable data before that time exists. However, the figures below show a significant fall in the number of fires in 2018, which coincides with the implementation of smoke free prisons and our actions to improve safety in custody.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of fires</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Reduction as a percentage of previous year’s total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>Data not available</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>Data not available</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2,314</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>2,287</p></td><td><p>1.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>1,517</p></td><td><p>50.1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 293574 more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T14:47:25.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T14:47:25.853Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147756
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fires 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether vape pens have been used to start fires in prisons; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293569 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>There is evidence, as part of wider data collected on fires in prisons, which confirms vape pens have been used as a source of ignition.</p><p> </p><p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. We have invested significantly in increase staff numbers, recruiting an additional 4,366 (full time equivalent) prison officers between October 2016 and June 2019, surpassing our original target of 2,500. We will continue to recruit officers to ensure prisons are safe and decent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:22:38.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:22:38.11Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147758
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
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star this property hansard heading Prisons: Arson more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many national prison arson reduction workshops have been held in each of the last 12 quarters; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293570 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>We will never compromise on the safety of those in our care, and staff are trained to respond to emergency situations in a timely, appropriate manner. The Government is taking unprecedented action to improve safety in custody. We have invested significantly in increasing staff numbers, recruiting an additional 4,366 (full time equivalent) prison officers between October 2016 and June 2019, surpassing our original target of 2,500. We will continue to recruit officers to ensure prisons are safe and decent.</p><p> </p><p>The continued reduction of fires across the prison estate is of significant importance to HMPPS with an inaugural national arson reduction workshop held in April 2019. The objectives of the workshop were to develop national good practice to prevent fire setting, and to form an Arson Reduction Working Group. The Working Group met in June and will meet again this month.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:17:45.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:17:45.92Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147761
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fire Prevention more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many enforcement notices have been issued in relation to prison fire safety arrangements in each of the last 12 quarters; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293571 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>The table below provides the numbers of enforcement notices have been issued in relation to prison fire safety arrangements in each of the last 12 quarters.</p><p>We take any such enforcement notices seriously and produce an action plan to ensure that compliance is quickly achieved whenever they are issued.</p><p>We are taking urgent action to improve safety and decency in our prisons, including spending up to £2.5 billion to create a modern and efficient estate fit for the future.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Quarter 1 </strong> <strong>(Jan- Mar)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Quarter 2 </strong> <strong>(Apr-Jun)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Quarter 3 </strong> <strong>(Jul-Sep)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Quarter 4 </strong> <strong>(Oct-Dec)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:09:18.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:09:18.233Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147763
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fire Prevention more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many audits of prisons for maintenance of fire safety equipment have returned a finding of (a) amber-red and (b) red in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293572 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the importance of ensuring good quality of fire safety equipment, and since June 2016 Level 2 audits have been carried out at all 111 HMPPS prison establishments for the two fire Statutory and Mandatory Compliance Standards. Previously Service Providers had been responsible for assuring compliance, however accurate information for this period is not held.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides the numbers of prisons which currently have amber/red and red ratings for maintenance of fire safety equipment. Actions plans have been put in place to improve the condition of equipment at all these prisons.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Amber/red Sites</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Red Sites</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fire alarm rating</strong></p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fire protection equipment rating</strong></p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 293573 more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:17:34.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:17:34.457Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter
1147766
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Fire Prevention more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of maintenance of fire safety equipment and systems in prisons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 293573 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the importance of ensuring good quality of fire safety equipment, and since June 2016 Level 2 audits have been carried out at all 111 HMPPS prison establishments for the two fire Statutory and Mandatory Compliance Standards. Previously Service Providers had been responsible for assuring compliance, however accurate information for this period is not held.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides the numbers of prisons which currently have amber/red and red ratings for maintenance of fire safety equipment. Actions plans have been put in place to improve the condition of equipment at all these prisons.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Amber/red Sites</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Red Sites</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fire alarm rating</strong></p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fire protection equipment rating</strong></p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 293572 more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:17:34.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:17:34.533Z
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4517
star this property label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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4126
unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon remove filter