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1146916
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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Music: Education more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision is being made for the future of music education hubs; and when plans for the (1) future funding of, and (2) a long-term strategy for, such hubs will be published. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17890 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The government believes that music is an important subject and that all pupils should receive a high quality music education, at least up to the age of 14. The subject is compulsory in the national curriculum, and the government is providing funding of over £300 million for music education hubs between 2016 and 2020.</p><p>Music education hubs have done excellent work to ensure there is more equitable access to music education. Funding for music education hubs beyond March 2021 will be subject to the 2020 Spending Review.</p><p>The department is proud of our National Plan for Music Education, setting an ambitious vision for music education for every child, regardless of their background. We are working to refresh the plan and an announcement on this will be made in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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HL17891 more like this
HL17892 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T11:10:25.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:10:25.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1146917
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Music: Education more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to increase annual funding for music education hubs to £100 million. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17891 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The government believes that music is an important subject and that all pupils should receive a high quality music education, at least up to the age of 14. The subject is compulsory in the national curriculum, and the government is providing funding of over £300 million for music education hubs between 2016 and 2020.</p><p>Music education hubs have done excellent work to ensure there is more equitable access to music education. Funding for music education hubs beyond March 2021 will be subject to the 2020 Spending Review.</p><p>The department is proud of our National Plan for Music Education, setting an ambitious vision for music education for every child, regardless of their background. We are working to refresh the plan and an announcement on this will be made in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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HL17890 more like this
HL17892 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-10-08T11:10:25.927Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1144095
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risks for schools of a no-deal Brexit. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17583 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department is considering all aspects of how exiting the EU might affect schools in England and has well-developed plans for leaving the EU without a deal.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department has issued guidance for schools on how to prepare for EU exit, which has been attached and is available from:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england</a>.</ins></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:28:59.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:28:59.773Z
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less than 2019-10-03T17:00:50.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T17:00:50.587Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1144096
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what preparations they have made to ensure that schools are not adversely affected by a no-deal Brexit. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17584 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department is considering all aspects of how exiting the EU might affect schools in England and has well-developed plans for leaving the EU without a deal.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Department has issued guidance for schools on how to prepare for EU exit, which is available from:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england/eu-exit-no-deal-preparations-for-schools-in-england</a>.</ins></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:28:59.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:28:59.727Z
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less than 2019-10-03T17:00:29.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T17:00:29.783Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1142435
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Madeleine McCann more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 26 June (HL16299) concerning Operation Grange, whether they will publish the details of the Metropolitan Police Service's request for further funding until the end of March 2020 and place a copy in the Library of the House; and when a decision on that request is likely to be made. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17509 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-08-08more like thismore than 2019-08-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Special grant decisions are published after the end of the financial year. All special grant decisions can be found here - <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-applications" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-applications</a><br>The Metropolitan Police Service’s application for Special Grant funding for Operation Grange in 2019/20 will therefore be published in 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-08-08T11:50:05.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-08T11:50:05.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property file name Annex_A_SG_Bids_17-18.xlsx more like this
unstar this property title Special Grant Applications - 2017-18 more like this
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4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1141515
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what (1) action they take, and (2) sanctions are available, to ensure that local authorities meet their responsibility for the public inspection of financial records under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17383 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-08-07more like thismore than 2019-08-07
unstar this property answer text <p>We expect all local authorities to fulfil their legal duties for the public inspection of financial records under Section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Responsibility for compliance with statutory duties sits with councils.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2019-08-07T13:30:53.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-07T13:30:53.463Z
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4169
star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1139045
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Government Finance: Audit more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the National Audit Office and Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd in protecting the interests of council tax payers and improving value for money in local authorities. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17130 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
unstar this property answer text <p>The National Audit Office (NAO) is independent of government and directly accountable to Parliament, therefore, it would not be appropriate for a government department to review their effectiveness.</p><p>Through the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (the 2014 Act), both the NAO and Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd (PSAA) have roles relating to the audit arrangements for local public bodies in England.</p><p>The Redmond Review, which is due to report in Spring 2020, will consider important aspects of the local audit and accountability framework and how the various elements of the framework interrelate, including PSAA’s role as the specified audit procurement body and the NAO’s role in relation to the Code and guidance for local auditors. But the NAO’s general role and wider powers, including its value for money studies, are outside the scope of the Redmond Review.</p><p>Audit is only part of the wider assurance and accountability system that protects the interests of tax payers. This includes clarity about who is responsible for resources; statutory codes and rules which require councils to act prudently in their spending; a framework of internal and external checks and balances including audit and whistleblowing; transparency and publication of data; and requirements to have strategies and action plans on fraud.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T16:19:26.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:19:26.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1138279
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Ofsted: Training more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made, with Ofsted, in the implementation and training of Her Majesty's Inspectors who are subject specialists. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17076 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
unstar this property answer text <p>This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman. I have asked her to write to my noble friend and a copy of her reply will be place in the Libraries of both Houses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T11:43:39.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T11:43:39.087Z
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4689
star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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4171
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1138280
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading World War II: Anniversaries more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what events they are planning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem in September. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL17077 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Headquarters and The Association of The Parachute Regiment are closely engaged with our in-country staff in co-ordinating a series of events taking place in and around Arnhem over the period 20-22 September 2019. Both the Chief of the General Staff and the Chief of the Air Staff will be in attendance at the main Dutch event in Arnhem at the invitation of their respective opposite numbers within the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the commemorations, both the Mercian Regiment and the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment will be providing substantial representation; given their antecedent Regiments’ involvement in the form of the South Staffordshire Regiment and the Border Regiment, respectively, as glider-borne troops who made up the 1st Air Landing Brigade.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:33:33.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:33:33.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this
1131880
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Madeleine McCann more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what funding they have provided to the Metropolitan Police Service for the purpose of the Operation Grange investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann since its launch in May 2011; what estimate they have made of the total cost of that operation to date; and how much has been spent on investigations into other missing children since May 2011. more like this
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Lord Black of Brentwood remove filter
star this property uin HL16298 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Home Office has awarded £11.75 million to cover the costs of Operation Grange up until March 2019. A request for further funding until the end of March 2020 has been received, the costs of which will be assessed against the Special Grant Award criteria. (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-guidance/special-grant-guidance" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-funding-special-grant-guidance/special-grant-guidance</a>). A decision will be made in October.</p><p>The Home Office has previously provided £1.1 million of Special Grant funding to South Yorkshire Police to meet the additional costs of the investigation into the disappearance of Ben Needham. We do not hold information on spending on other missing children investigations as these are funded locally by police forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL16299 more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T14:13:58.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T14:13:58.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Black of Brentwood more like this