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star this property date less than 2016-06-07more like thismore than 2016-06-07
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Visual Impairment 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 Health, what assessment he has made of whether the Government is on target to eliminate avoidable blindness by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 39772 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The indicator within the Public Health Outcomes Framework brings together the range of information on levels of preventable sight loss in a single place.</p><p>The indicator is made up of four sub-indicators which are measuring the crude rates of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, and of the rate of sight loss certifications per 100,000 population.</p><p>The latest data published by the Public Health Outcomes framework show that there were the following new certifications of visual impairment in 2013/14:</p><p> </p><p>- 11,055 for age related macular degeneration, a decrease of 90 from 2012/13;</p><p>- 3,432 for glaucoma, an increase of 141 from 2012/13;</p><p>- 1,563 for diabetic eye disease, a decrease of 29 from 2012/13; and</p><p>- 22,911 overall new certifications (all causes), an increase of 264 from 2012/13.</p><p> </p><p>Early detection is essential to tackling preventable sight loss. A range of treatment and services are in place in the National Health Service to deal with the key causes of preventable sight loss.</p>
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 2016-06-13T08:33:18.62Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-13T08:33:18.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading NHS: Reorganisation 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 Health, how many staff working for the Health and Care Transformation Boards in (a) Staffordshire and (b) other constituent parts of the UK receive a higher salary than the Prime Minister. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 44729 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 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
star this property answer text <p>We are unsure what is meant by Health and Care Transformation Boards. However in regards to Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs):</p><p> </p><p>STP footprints are not statutory bodies, but collective discussion forums which aim to bring together health and care leaders to support the delivery of improved health and care based on the needs of local populations. They do not replace existing local bodies, or change local accountabilities. Each footprint has been asked to determine governance arrangements for agreeing and implementing their STP. Individuals who are leading the development of STPs within each footprint, which include National Health Service provider Chief Executives, Clinical Commissioning Group Accountable Officers, local authority senior leaders, are responsible for convening and chairing system-wide meetings, facilitating the open and honest conversations that will be necessary to secure sign up to a shared vision and plan. In the overwhelming majority of cases this is a voluntary, non-statutory role and they are not being paid over and above the remuneration they receive for their existing role. Their salary details will be available in the individual annual reports of the organisations by whom they are substantively employed.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2016-09-07T14:45:43.553Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-07T14:45:43.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
574111
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading NHS: Reorganisation 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 Health, how many NHS staff are working on the NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for (a) Staffordshire and (b) other areas of the UK; and what the NHS staffing budgets are for each of the STPs in progress. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 44737 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
star this property answer text <p>Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) footprints are not statutory bodies, but collective discussion forums which aim to bring together health and care leaders to support the delivery of improved health and care based on the needs of local populations. They do not replace existing local bodies, or change local accountabilities. Each footprint has been asked to determine governance arrangements for agreeing and implementing their STP. Individuals who are leading the development of STPs within each footprint, which include NHS provider Chief Executives, Clinical Commissioning Group Accountable Officers, local authority senior leaders, are responsible for convening and chairing system-wide meetings, facilitating the open and honest conversations that will be necessary to secure sign up to a shared vision and plan. In the overwhelming majority of cases this is a voluntary, non-statutory role and they are not being paid over and above the remuneration they receive for their existing role. Their salary details will be available in the individual annual reports of the organisations by whom they are substantively employed.</p><p> </p><p>As above, each STP footprint has been asked to determine governance arrangements for agreeing and implementing their STP. As these are locally led health and care transformation programmes, resourcing relating to each STP will be available at a local level.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2016-09-07T14:50:59.923Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-07T14:50:59.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Clinical Commissioning Groups: Staffordshire 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 Health, what discussions (a) his Department, (b) NHS England or (c) NHS Improvement have had with the six clinical commissioning groups in Staffordshire regarding merging those groups into one body. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111046 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has an ongoing relationship with all the clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Staffordshire.</p><p> </p><p>With the agreement of NHS England, the Staffordshire CCGs have agreed to the appointment of a joint Accountable Officer (AO), shared by all the CCGs. On 25 October, it was announced that, following a competitive interview process, Marcus Warnes has been appointed to this post. He is currently the AO of North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent CCGs. Marcus Warnes starts his new role from 1 November 2017 for five out of the six CCGs. He will be supported by Tony Bruce who will remain as AO for East Staffordshire CCG until he leaves in March 2018. Marcus Warnes will then take on the role for East Staffordshire CCG.</p><p> </p><p>The CCGs are also currently working through a process to bring together a joint executive team. This process is at a relatively early stage.</p><p> </p><p>Each CCG will retain its own legal status, ensuring decisions are locally led.</p><p> </p><p>The Department and NHS Improvement have not had any direct discussions with CCGs in Staffordshire about merging.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T17:41:35.14Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T17:41:35.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships: Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent 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 Health, what the staffing budget is for 2017-18 for the team overseeing the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Sustainability and Transformation Plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111040 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STP) are not statutory organisations, and therefore cannot directly employ staff. The vast majority of work conducted within STP areas has therefore been conducted by existing staff from organisations within the STP, sometimes in addition to their duties.</p><p> </p><p>Given this, NHS England has advised that the total staff spend of developing the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent STP could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T17:25:20.51Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T17:25:20.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
782759
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Haywood Hospital more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions (a) NHS England or (b) NHS Improvement have had with (a) North Staffordshire and (b) Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups on the future of wards at the Haywood Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111051 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>Decisions on configuration such as this are best made by the local National Health Service, who can assess how to meet the needs of people in their area. NHS England and NHS Improvement have issued guidance to the system that can help to support local areas in making these decisions.</p><p> </p><p>For any significant system reconfiguration, the expectation is that all local parts of the system talk to the public and stakeholders regularly.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, all significant service change is subject to a full public consultation and proposals must meet the Government’s four reconfiguration tests. These are support from clinical commissioners, clarity on the clinical evidence base, robust patient and public engagement and support for patient choice. There is additional NHS England guidance which means that proposed service reconfigurations should be tested for their impact on overall bed numbers in the area.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T17:45:40.787Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T17:45:40.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Community Hospitals: Staffordshire 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 Health, when he expects to receive the Independent Reconfiguration Panel's report and recommendations into local authority referrals to his Department of community hospital bed closures in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111041 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
star this property answer text <p>The Department is considering the case, and an announcement will be made in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2017-11-06T15:43:59.35Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-06T15:43:59.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Better Care Fund: Stoke On Trent more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timescale is for his Department's Regional Assurance Panel to decide whether to approve Stoke-on-Trent's Better Care Fund plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111042 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>Strong Better Care Fund (BCF) plans are in everyone’s interest. The regional assurance of BCF plans is a joint process between NHS England and local government, with NHS England having the final decision as part of its Senior Responsible Officer Role. As stipulated in the Integration and Better Care Fund Planning Requirements 2017-19, local areas should submit their BCF plans by 11 September 2017 for regional assurance.</p><p> </p><p>Stoke-on-Trent has submitted its BCF plan after the deadline. The BCF plan is now being reviewed by the Regional Assurance Panel. As a next step, the Panel will make a recommendation for Stoke-on-Trent's BCF shortly to the national team.</p><p> </p><p>The Integration and BCF Planning Requirements 2017-19 can be found on NHS England’s website:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/integration-better-care-fund-planning-requirements.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/integration-better-care-fund-planning-requirements.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T17:44:35.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T17:44:35.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what financial reports (a) his Department, (b) NHS England and (c) NHS Improvement have received since placing University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust in special measures; and if he will publish those reports in the Library. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 111044 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts and National Health Service trusts and, as part of its remit to support these providers deliver financially sustainable healthcare, will lead on all direct action needed with providers in financial difficulty. This may include placing a provider into special measures for financial reasons as a regulatory measure to bring about swift improvement in challenged NHS providers’ finances. With the help of these measures, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is making progress, and plans to achieve financial balance in 2019-20.</p><p> </p><p>All trusts under these measures will provide routine monthly financial reports to NHS Improvement. These are in the public domain and published as part of the Board papers on trusts’ websites.</p><p> </p><p>Financial reports on specific trusts in financial special measures are not routinely collected by the Department or NHS England.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T10:50:06.08Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T10:50:06.08Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Bradwell Hospital more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will ask (a) the local clinical commissioning groups and (b) University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust to publish the reasons for (i) closing wards in March 2017 and (ii) re-opening wards from November 2017 at Bradwell community hospital in Newcastle-under-Lyme; and what the cost to the NHS was of such decisions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly remove filter
star this property uin 112952 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
star this property answer text <p>Commissioning decisions are matters for the local National Health Service and are taken after working with local people and with clinicians to ensure that changes are in the best interests of patients. The financial data requested is not held centrally.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2017-11-22T17:14:15.623Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-22T17:14:15.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this