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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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 Brexit: Referendums 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what analysis did the Chancellor of the Exchequer used for the statement that it is unlikely, at a technical level, whether there would be enough time to legislate for a confirmatory referendum on the EU Withdrawal Agreement before the UK leaves the EU reported in the Guardian on 12 April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 246007 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the data, franchise and the question as well as incorpating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has no plans to hold another referendum on EU membership. The Government remains committed to delivering on the result of the 2016 EU referendum by leaving the EU.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">An Act of Parliament is required before any UK-wide referendum can be held, the terms of which are for Parliament to debate and agree, including provisions for setting the date, franchise and the question as well as incorporating adequate time to prepare for the poll and a minimum campaigning period.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T15:54:57.8Z
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less than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T10:51:32.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-22more like thismore than 2018-03-22
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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 Boating: Finance more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of Government funding for Ben Ainslie’s sailing team; what assessment was made (a) before and (b) after that expenditure of its cost-effectiveness; what return was expected from that investment; and whether further funding will be allocated to the team. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 133950 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-04more like thismore than 2018-04-04
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">In 2014 Government agreed up to £7.5 million funding to support Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team and their proposal to be based on the Camber in Portsmouth. Details of this funding agreement have previously been released and are publicly available here:</del></p><p><del class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth</a></del></p><p><del class="ministerial">No further funding to the team is currently planned.</del></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">In 2014, under the Coalition Government, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Department for Communities and Local Government, and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport agreed a funding package of up to £7.5 million to support Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team and their proposal to base their permanent headquarters on the Camber in Portsmouth. This was announced by the then Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt hon Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable).</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">This funding ensured the racing team’s commitment to basing their operations in Portsmouth for a minimum of 12 years to support three America’s Cup cycles, which in turn enabled economic benefits for the city’s marine and maritime sector. It also helped support community engagement and sailing participation projects in collaboration with Sport England.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The benefits arising from this investment extended beyond the sailing team. They included direct economic benefits from the generation of jobs and apprenticeships, together with the up-skilling of workers in the Solent area, the setting up of a Technical Innovation Group to help feed the innovations in applied technology developed by BAR into the marine industry, engagement with schools and higher education institutions, engagement with the local supply chain, and the setting up of a visitors’ centre.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Published details of this funding agreement are available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-approves-75-million-for-sir-ben-ainslie-project-to-boost-portsmouth</a> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">No further funding to the team is currently planned.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-04-04T15:02:01.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-04T15:02:01.737Z
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less than 2018-04-12T10:59:34.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-12T10:59:34.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-08more like thismore than 2017-02-08
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Zainab al-Khawaja more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the Bahrainian Government on the case of Zainab Al-Khawaja. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 63677 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to my answer of 9 June 2016 (PQ 39140). Shortly after the visit of the former Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), Zainab Al Khawaja was released from prison on 31 May 2016. We raised Zainab Al Khawaja’s case regularly at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain prior to her release from prison on 31 May 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2017-02-20T16:47:21.67Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-20T16:47:21.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-13more like thismore than 2017-10-13
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yukos 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) representations his Department has received from and (b) discussions his Department has had with other Council of Europe member states on the non-payment by the Russian Federation to the former majority shareholders in the Yukos oil company of the 1.9 billion euros in compensation awarded to them by the European Court of Human Rights. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 107721 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 2017-10-23more like thismore than 2017-10-23
unstar this property answer text <p>We expect all member states, including Russia, to abide by their obligations and comply with rulings made by the European Court of Human Rights. The UK has joined other Council of Europe member states in a debate on the Yukos case within the Committee of Ministers whenever it has been on the agenda. The Committee of Ministers is next due to discuss its supervision of the judgment at its December meeting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rutland and Melton more like this
star this property answering member printed Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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less than 2017-10-23T15:21:08.797Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-23T15:21:08.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Alan Duncan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-08more like thismore than 2017-03-08
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Ports 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 International Development, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of the UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 67115 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 2017-03-14more like thismore than 2017-03-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The UN Verification and Inspection Mechanism (UNVIM) in Yemen is successfully verifying, and where necessary inspecting, ships in line with UNSCR 2216 (2015). UNVIM’s average processing time is several hours lower than its target, and DFID has received positive feedback from commercial importers about UNVIM staff’s accessibility, professionalism and responsiveness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2017-03-14T17:17:56.42Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-14T17:17:56.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Answers of 13 January 2017 to Question 58527, 1 March 2017 to Question 64848 and 23 March 2017 to Question 68141, whether his Department has made an independent assessment of any of the eight airstrikes which were investigated by the Saudi-led coalition's Joint Incident Assessment Team to ascertain whether international humanitarian law violations have occurred. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 1785 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
unstar this property answer text <p>​It is important that credible allegations of violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) are investigated and the Saudi-led Coalition has committed to doing this. The UK has not been directly involved in investigations undertaken by the Joint Incident Assessment Team, but has supported its development and delivered two training sessions in Saudi Arabia on the process for investigating alleged IHL violations. The UK continues to believe that the Coalition has the best insight into its own military procedures and will be able to conduct the most thorough and conclusive investigations. The Coalition has publicly stated that any lessons learned will be acted upon.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:18:35.987Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:18:35.987Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-06-07more like thismore than 2016-06-07
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Answer of 18 April 2016 to Question 33935, whether the UK Government considers that the Saudi Arabian-led coalition forces have committed any violation of International Humanitarian Law during the Yemen conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 39713 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
unstar this property answer text <p>We regularly raise the importance of compliance with International Humanitarian Law with the Saudi Arabian Government and other members of the military Coalition. Saudi Arabia has publicly stated that it is investigating reports of alleged violations of IHL, and that lessons will be acted upon. The key test for our continued arms exports to Saudi Arabia in relation to IHL is whether there is a clear risk that those weapons might be used in a serious violation of IHL. Having regard to all the information available to us, we assess that this test has not been met.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-06-14T11:58:11.06Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-14T11:58:11.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-17more like thismore than 2017-02-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of the accuracy of the Saudi-led Coalition's Joint Incident Assessment Team's investigation into the 8 October 2016 bombing in Sana'a, Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 64182 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes the release, on 15 October 2016, by the Joint Incidents Assessment Team of the outcomes of its initial investigation. It is important that the Coalition conducts thorough and conclusive investigations into incidents where it is alleged that International Humanitarian Law has been breached. The UK continues to believe that the Coalition has the best insight into its own military procedures and will be able to conduct the most thorough and conclusive investigations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2017-02-27T15:48:39.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-27T15:48:39.127Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has had discussions with the Secretary of State for Defence on allegations of civilian deaths during US raids in the Yemeni villages of Yakla and Al Jubah in January and May 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 116294 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-08more like thismore than 2017-12-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is not involved in counter-terrorism operations within Yemen. Any enquiries relating to US counter-terrorism activities should be redirected to the US authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2017-12-08T15:54:06.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-08T15:54:06.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether equipment provided by the UK has been used to facilitate the delivery of cluster munitions by the Saudi Arabian forces in the Yemen conflict. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 34085 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-19more like thismore than 2016-04-19
unstar this property answer text <p>We are aware of reports of the alleged use of Cluster Munitions by the Coalition in Yemen. We have raised this issue with the Saudi Arabian authorities and, in line with our obligations under the Convention on Cluster Munitions, continue to encourage Saudi Arabia, as a non-party to the Convention, to accede to it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2016-04-19T16:22:05.783Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-19T16:22:05.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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