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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to support rural post office branches. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 257530 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. Thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010 the overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1139255
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Electricity 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made on the cost effectiveness of installing three-phase electricity supplies in (a) new and (b) existing homes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 277717 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>Electricity connections and upgrades for new and existing homes are a matter for distribution network operators (DNOs) overseen by the independent regulator, Ofgem. Under the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement, DNOs are required to offer customers the most efficient solution to meet their requirements. In doing so, DNOs assess whether a single or three-phase supply would be appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:33:47.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:33:47.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1139257
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Electricity 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made on the feasibility on subsidising the cost of upgrading single-phase electricity suppliers to three-phase electricity suppliers to support people to make their homes carbon neutral. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 277718 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>Network operators are responsible for ensuring the reliable supply of electricity and the Ofgem RIIO-2 price control framework ensures network operators invest efficiently to provide continued safe and reliable services. In doing so they will need to balance the expected reductions in demand due to improvements in home energy efficiency against projected increases in demand from charging requirements of electric vehicles and the increased installation of heat pumps.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:32:58.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:32:58.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847014
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the potential effect on employment of the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129188 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 2018-03-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>BEIS has not made any estimates of the potential effect on employment from the future development of the shale gas industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847015
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Renewable Energy 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate the Government has made of the number of jobs which will be created by the renewables industry over the next ten years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129189 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 2018-03-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not produce forecasts for job creation over a future time period for the renewables industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:10:08.267Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:10:08.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847016
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the implementation unit report on shale gas extraction, what disposal method will be used for flowback waste from (a) the 17 sites by 2020, (b) the 30 to 35 sites by 2022 and (c) the 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129190 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 2018-03-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>It is up to the operator to agree disposal methods with the appropriate regulators as part of their planning application for any future shale gas development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847017
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the amount of flowback waste which would need to be disposed of for the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129191 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 2018-03-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made an assessment of the amount of flowback waste which would be produced from any future shale gas development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:07:32.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:07:32.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847018
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, which disposal method is planned to be used for the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129192 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>It is the operator’s responsibility to agree disposal methods with the appropriate regulators as part of their planning application for all shale gas development.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:11:11.913Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:11:11.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking: Methane 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the amount of unintended methane emissions at the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30 to 35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 134939 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>Both the 2013 report, ‘Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Shale Gas Extraction and Use’[1] (Mackay/Stone) and the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2016 report ‘Onshore Petroleum: The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets’[2] provided analysis on the potential implications of greenhouse gas emissions from extracting shale gas in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Mackay/Stone report concluded that the carbon footprint of UK shale gas would likely be much less than coal and comparable to imported Liquefied Natural Gas.</p><p> </p><p>The CCC report concluded that shale gas production is compatible with carbon budgets if three conditions are met:</p><p>Methane emissions from shale gas production minimised and monitored.</p><p>Gas consumption remains within carbon budget limits</p><p>Any additional shale gas emissions offset by reductions elsewhere in order to meet carbon budgets</p><p> </p><p>We believe that our robust regulatory regime and determination to meet our carbon budgets mean those tests can and will be met.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is grant funding an environmental monitoring programme led by the British Geological Survey in the Fylde (Lancashire) and Kirby Misperton (North Yorkshire), where applications for shale gas wells have been made. This programme includes the measurement of methane emissions, and would continue after the start of shale gas extraction. The evidence gathered from this programme will inform our future estimates of unintended methane emissions from potential shale gas extraction.</p><p> </p><p>During any shale gas operations the operator will be required to undertake environmental monitoring, including emissions monitoring, to demonstrate compliance with their environmental permits.</p><p> </p><p>Clauses in the Infrastructure Act make it clear that any hydraulic fracturing activity cannot take place unless appropriate arrangements have been made for monitoring emissions of methane into the air. Operators will also be required to publish the results of their methane emissions reporting.</p><p> </p><p>[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/237330/MacKay_Stone_shale_study_report_09092013.pdf</p><p>[2] https://www.gov.uk/government/news/committee-on-climate-change-report-and-government-response-on-the-compatibility-of-uk-onshore-petroleum-with-meeting-the-uks-carbon-budgets</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T16:15:39.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T16:15:39.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Living Wage 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Court of Appeal judgment on Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad made on 13 July 2018, what plans the Government has to bring forward proposals to ensure that overnight care is subject to the National Living Wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 169349 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 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Court of Appeal judgment overturns the previous interpretation of the law and means that “sleep-in” shifts, as defined by the Court of Appeal, no longer attract the National Minimum Wage. The Court of Appeal judgment applies both retrospectively and going forward. Government guidance on when “sleep-in” shifts should attract the National Minimum Wage has been updated to confirm that the Government has noted the judgment. That guidance will be updated shortly once Ministers have fully considered the implications the Court of Appeal judgment.</p><p> </p><p>Over the past year Ministers from across the Government have been working closely on how “sleep-in” shifts are remunerated and will continue to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers from BEIS and the Department of Health and Social Care are liaising with local authorities and care commissioners to ensure that they have clarity on the legal position and on their responsibilities when commissioning care services.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC’s voluntary Social Care Compliance Scheme remains open. Employers participating on the scheme should take note of the Court of Appeal judgment and review their pay practices accordingly. HMRC officers have been in contact directly with all employers enrolled on the scheme to set out next steps.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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169351 more like this
169352 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.017Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this