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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Disability 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of workplaces in the UK which are accessible to disabled people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 211337 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We do not collect this information. All employers are under a duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled job applicants and their existing employees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:21:16.2935209Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:21:16.2935209Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
100269
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment: Disability 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 Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to improve the support available to disabled people in the workplace. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 211336 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 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Access to Work provides practical and financial support with the additional costs faced by individuals whose health or disability affects the way they do their job.</p><p> </p><p>In response to the Sayce review, the government committed to spending an extra £15m on Access to Work by the end of this Spending Review period. Access to Work has been extended to support some pre-employment activity such as Supported Internships, Traineeships and certain work experience. We no longer apply mandatory cost share for small employers and we have removed the list of standard equipment Access to Work will not fund; instead Access to Work advisers are working constructively with employers and employees to identify where Access to Work can assist.</p><p> </p><p>We have also introduced the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service. This can offer support to individuals with a mental health condition who are absent from work or finding work difficult. The service supports those experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues that are affecting their work.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, Fit for Work will be launched in late 2014 with a phased roll-out coming to a close by the end of May 2015. Fit for Work will deliver both a supportive occupational health assessment and general health and work advice to employees, employers and GPs, to help individuals stay in or return to work.</p><p> </p><p>Finally, Work Choice provides disabled people with complex barriers to employment with a seamless service covering all stages of the journey into work. Short to longer-term in-work support is provided and progression into open unsupported employment is encouraged, where it is appropriate for the individual.</p><p> </p><p>Work Choice can provide an indefinite period of support once the customer is in work in recognition of the fact that some Work Choice participants may need ongoing support to overcome barriers in work that cannot be met through normal workplace adjustments.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T13:54:32.9816514Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T13:54:32.9816514Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Personal Independence Payment 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 Work and Pensions, what recent steps he has taken to reduce the length of time it takes for a decision to be reached on eligibility for personal independence payments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 216884 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 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The department has made a number of improvements to reduce times. For example, we have significantly increased staffing resources and improved IT processes. The improvements also include both providers increasing the number of health professionals they employ and opening more assessment centres.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T10:24:23.707Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T10:24:23.707Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Winter Fuel Payments 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 Work and Pensions, what steps =he is taking to ensure that pensioners become better aware of their right to claim winter fuel allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 218426 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>In over 95 per cent of cases, people over women’s State Pension age receive a Winter Fuel Payment automatically, and do not need to make a claim since the Department already holds the information necessary to make the payment.</p><p> </p><p>However, details of eligibility and how to make a claim are available on <a href="http://www.GOV.uk" target="_blank">www.GOV.uk</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T11:58:02.267Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T11:58:02.267Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Winter Fuel Payments 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of eligible pensioners who have not claimed the winter fuel allowance in each year since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 218424 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>We do not hold this information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T11:45:51.76Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T11:45:51.76Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-11more like thismore than 2014-12-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Programme 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of unemployed people with mental health problems who are currently on the Work Programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 218425 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 2014-12-16more like thismore than 2014-12-16
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The information requested is not available.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-12-16T11:34:38.61Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-16T11:34:38.61Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits 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 Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who waited longer than five days between their benefit application and a decision on their application in each year since May 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 218629 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 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Benefit processing has improved with 93% of overall claims being processed on time (within 16 days). This is up 7 percentage points since 2009/10.</p><p> </p><p>We are unable to answer what estimate has been made however we can provide actual data on the number processed and those processed over five days for working age benefits. See table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Claims processed in 5 days</strong></p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>YTD 2014/15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims total processed</p></td><td><p>712,369</p></td><td><p>736,108</p></td><td><p>807,889</p></td><td><p>894,919</p></td><td><p>610,027</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>420,684</p></td><td><p>389,748</p></td><td><p>473,249</p></td><td><p>424,463</p></td><td><p>223,993</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ESA claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>59.1%</p></td><td><p>53.0%</p></td><td><p>58.6%</p></td><td><p>47.4%</p></td><td><p>36.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims processed</p></td><td><p>428,099</p></td><td><p>385,028</p></td><td><p>356,580</p></td><td><p>334,332</p></td><td><p>212,130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>184,143</p></td><td><p>169,913</p></td><td><p>158,188</p></td><td><p>123,552</p></td><td><p>36,517</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>IS claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>43.0%</p></td><td><p>44.1%</p></td><td><p>44.4%</p></td><td><p>37.0%</p></td><td><p>17.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims total processed</p></td><td><p>3,350,544</p></td><td><p>3,319,207</p></td><td><p>3,206,249</p></td><td><p>2,828,235</p></td><td><p>1,528,860</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>2,134,727</p></td><td><p>2,201,502</p></td><td><p>2,151,105</p></td><td><p>1,819,152</p></td><td><p>927,510</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>JSA claims % processed in over 5 days</p></td><td><p>63.7%</p></td><td><p>66.3%</p></td><td><p>67.1%</p></td><td><p>64.3%</p></td><td><p>60.7%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><p>The data in the tables cover 1st April to 31st March, with the exception of 2014/15 when the Year to Date (YTD) covers 1st April to 30th November</p><p> </p><p><strong>Source</strong></p><p>For ESA / IS / JSA – Management Information System Programme (MISP)</p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-12-18T11:43:51.387Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T11:43:51.387Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-14more like thismore than 2015-01-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Programme 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 Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of disabled people referred to the Work Programme moved into employment between January and December 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 220858 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 2015-01-19more like thismore than 2015-01-19
star this property answer text <p /> <p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested to September 2014 is published and available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html" target="_blank">http://tabulation-tool.dwp.gov.uk/WorkProg/tabtool.html</a></p><p> </p><p>Proportions can be calculated using the published figures.</p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dwp-tabulation-tool-guidance</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-01-19T12:25:26.863Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-19T12:25:26.863Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading New Enterprise Allowance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of his Department's advertising budget is allocated to the campaign to promote the New Enterprise Allowance; and how much of that funding has been spent in the last 24 months on (a) television, (b) newspaper advertising, (c) online, (d) radio and (e) other forms of advertising mentioning the New Enterprise Allowance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 223469 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 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not have a specific advertising budget. In the last 24 months, the Department spent £25,150 (excluding VAT) on marketing activities to support the New Enterprise Allowance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>(a) Television – nil</p><p> </p><p>(b) Newspaper – nil</p><p> </p><p>(c) Online - £2,450</p><p> </p><p>(d) Radio – nil</p><p> </p><p>(e) Other – £22,700 (for posters, flyers and videos)</p><p> </p><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2015-02-09T17:59:00.85Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-09T17:59:00.85Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Attendance Allowance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will extend the special rules for attendance allowance to include those suffering from significant brain injuries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis remove filter
unstar this property uin 7696 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p /> <p>Entitlement to Attendance Allowance is not based on the diagnosis of a specific health condition, but is awarded to people based on the care, or supervision, needs arising from their severe disability. Special rules arrangements apply to Attendance Allowance claimants who are not expected to live longer than another six months, and mean that payment is made immediately rather the claimant having to satisfy the usual six month qualifying period. There is no specification of which health conditions should be processed under the special rules arrangements, and those suffering from significant brain injuries and not expected to live longer than another six months would be included under them. Claims for Attendance Allowance under the special rules arrangements should be supported by a relevant healthcare professional, usually on form DS1500.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T17:15:33.34Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T17:15:33.34Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this