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star this property date less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Protection 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 the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of child protection procedures on families affected by myalgic encephalomyelitis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 217626 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-14more like thismore than 2019-02-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education has made no recent assessments of the impact of child protection procedures on families affected by myalgic encephalomyelitis.</p><p>Local authorities must undertake enquiries if they believe a child has suffered or is likely to suffer significant harm and decide if any action must be taken under section 47 of the Children Act 1989. Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) sets out the parameters and principles of high quality child protection assessments and procedures. The local authority is under a duty to safeguard and promote the child’s welfare and child protection decisions are based on the professional judgement of social workers and the circumstances of the individual child. The Equality Act 2010 is clear that all institutions, including local authorities, cannot discriminate on the basis of protected characteristics, including disability.</p><p>The Government is undertaking wide-ranging reforms to improve the quality of social work practice and decision-making, including through assessment and accreditation against Knowledge and Skills Statements, which are also the post qualifying standards for child and family social work.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-02-14T17:53:16.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-14T17:53:16.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fibromyalgia 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department will take to raise awareness of the condition of fibromyalgia syndrome. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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star this property uin 177776 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 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department is not directly responsible for developing or reviewing clinical guidance for identification and management of diseases and disorders. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was established by the Government to develop evidence based best practice for the National Health Service. Other organisations, such as the clinical Royal Colleges, and charitable organisations also convene expert groups to develop guidance for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>A range of support exists to help general practitioners (GPs) identify and manage fibromyalgia in primary care. This includes an e-learning course developed by the Royal College of GPs and Arthritis Research UK on musculoskeletal care, including fibromyalgia, and a medical guide developed by the Fibromyalgia Association UK (FMUK) for health professionals.</p><p> </p><p>People with fibromyalgia can usually be managed through routine access to primary or second care provide via a GP or consultant. Treatment will depend on the severity of a patient’s condition, but may include pain relieving medication; physiotherapy; dietary and exercise advice; counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy. For patients whose pain cannot be adequately controlled by routine access to NHS services, a referral may be made to a specialist pain service or specialist fibromyalgia clinic, such the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, subject to their having met certain criteria.</p><p> </p><p>Information for the public can be found on the NHS website and is also available in a patient’s information guide produced by FMUK. The medical guide, patient information booklet and NHS choice webpage on fibromyalgia can be found at the following links:</p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/dmdocuments/Medical%20Pack.pdf</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet" target="_blank">www.fmauk.org/information-packs-mainmenu-58/booklet-mainmenu-135/490-patient-booklet</a></p><p><br> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/" target="_blank">www.nhs.uk/conditions/fibromyalgia/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 177775 more like this
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less than 2018-10-15T14:42:42.35Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fibromyalgia 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 and Social Care, whether his Department has plans to place fibromyalgia in a distinct medical category of its own to facilitate research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 177780 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 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Classification of diseases and disorders is achieved through international clinical and scientific consensus.</p><p> </p><p>The current version of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD10) includes fibromyalgia under ‘Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue’ in the category ‘Other soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified’. ICD-11, which will be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 for adoption by member states, includes fibromyalgia under ‘General symptoms, signs or clinical findings’ in the category of ‘chronic widespread pain’.</p><p> </p><p>The Department’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) welcomes funding applications for research into any aspect of human health, including fibromyalgia. It is not usual practice to ring-fence funds for particular topics or conditions; applications are subject to peer review and judged in open competition, with awards being made on the basis of the importance of the topic to patients and health and care services, value for money and scientific quality. NIHR support for fibromyalgia research over the last five years includes £1.8 million funding for research projects and £0.6 million funding for clinical trials through the NIHR Clinical Research Network. The NIHR has also managed infrastructure supporting fibromyalgia research. Information on individual projects funded by the NIHR can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/" target="_blank">www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/programmes/</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 2018-10-17T13:50:08.62Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T13:50:08.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Trade Agreements: NHS 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 International Trade, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the potential effect of future trade deals on the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 234768 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 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Honourable Friend for Bath to the answer I gave to the Member for Ealing, Southall on 18 March 2019, UIN: 231970.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meon Valley more like this
star this property answering member printed George Hollingbery more like this
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less than 2019-03-25T11:28:42.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T11:28:42.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir George Hollingbery more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Economic Situation: Air Pollution 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 What assessment the Government has made of the economic effect on vulnerable people of air pollution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 911016 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>We are determined to tackle air pollution and reduce its impact on public health and the environment.</p><p> </p><p>The government has committed £3.5bn to improve air quality for the entire population.</p><p> </p><p>Emissions of toxic Nitrogen Oxides have fallen by almost 29% since 2010 and are at their lowest level since records began, but there remains more to do.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T13:48:00.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:48:00.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-19
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Crisis Loans 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department policies of (a) the March 2019 The Children’s Society report entitled Nowhere to turn and (B) the finding that since the devolution of crisis support in 2013, the number of people receiving crisis support from either national or local government has reduced by 75 per cent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 279449 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 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>Local welfare provision was devolved to local authorities as the Government believes that they’re best place to understand local priorities.</p><p>The Government has made over £200 billion available to councils over this spending review to spend on local services including local welfare provision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2019-07-24T15:29:36.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T15:29:36.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-10more like thismore than 2018-10-10
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Holiday Accommodation: Non-domestic Rates 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, if his Department will make an assessment of the adequacy of the procedures for assessing the liability of holiday lets for business rates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 177781 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 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Holiday lets are a valuable part of the local business landscape. They are assessed for business rates if they are available for short-term lets for 140 days or more per financial year. This rule is widely understood and provides a clear method of deciding whether a property should be liable for council tax or business rates. It ensures that properties do not switch year-to-year between council tax and business rates merely due to success in letting out the property. However, the Department is aware of concerns about this criterion, and is considering whether it remains appropriate.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T14:19:01.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T14:19:01.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-11more like thismore than 2018-10-11
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Second Homes: Council Tax more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the level of Council Tax receipts of the practice of second homeowners avoiding the payment of council tax by registering a second home as a business. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 178364 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-19more like thismore than 2018-10-19
star this property answer text <p>Owners of second homes are generally liable for council tax. Only where a property is available for short-term lets for 140 days or more per financial year, is it considered a holiday-let, and therefore assessed for business rates instead. However, the Government is aware of concerns about holiday homes and is looking into this issue to see if the criteria under which holiday lets are valued for business rates are appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-10-19T09:17:43.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-19T09:17:43.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-12more like thismore than 2018-10-12
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Councillors: Somerset more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will publish the (a) dates on which Ministers in his Department had meetings with any elected Somerset County Councillors since 7 May 2015 and (b) the agendas and minutes of the matters discussed for each of those meetings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 178520 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-17more like thismore than 2018-10-17
star this property answer text <p>Details of Ministers' meetings with external organisations are published on <a href="http://www.gov.uk/" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a> and can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dclg-ministerial-data" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dclg-ministerial-data</a>. The information published includes all meetings up to and including March 2018. Meetings that have not yet been published, but are due to be in the future, include:</p><p>On 11 July 2018 I met with Councillors David Fothergill and Faye Purbeck from Somerset County Council and Councillor Harvey Siggs from Mendip District Council following their request for a meeting to discuss their thoughts about future organisation of Somerset. There was no minute of the meeting, though I wrote to the Councillors on 26 July 2018 as a follow up to the meeting, and I am placing a copy of that letter in the Library of the House.</p><p>Following my meeting with the Somerset councillors, I invited all the Somerset MPs to meet with me on 11 September 2018 to discuss their thoughts on future organisation of Somerset. Following that meeting I wrote to all those MPs with some additional information.</p><p>On 19 July 2018, Jake Berry MP attended a roundtable meeting about high streets and local growth with various councillors and businesses. Councillor David Fothergill from Somerset County Council was in attendance.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2018-10-17T14:47:22.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-17T14:47:22.643Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Transport: Charities 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 Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of implementing the EU Directive set out in Regulation EC No. 1073/2009 on local charity groups who provide free or reduced cost transport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bath more like this
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Wera Hobhouse remove filter
star this property uin 189776 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>EC Regulation 1073/2009 deals with access to the international market for coach and bus operations. It includes within its provisions, a legal basis so that vehicles from the European Union can operate in the United Kingdom. It does not cover passenger accessibility issues nor non-commercial operations such as local charity groups.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 189777 more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:51:22.69Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:51:22.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wera Hobhouse more like this