Table of Contents for
Thursday 15 Mar 2007

Volume No. 690Part No. 59

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Following the Table of Contents is a more detailed list which gives subject headings, timelines and names of speakers

House of Lords

Parents: Flexible Working

Zimbabwe: Governance

EU: Article 308

Iraq: Security

Business

Business of the House: Standing Order 47

Business of the House: Debate Today

Business of the House: Sub Judice

Armed Forces

Political Parties: Funding

Schedule 5 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Modification) Order 2007

Part 7 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Extension to Animal Pathogens) Order 2007

Passports: Personal Interviews

Transport for London Bill [HL]

Grand Committee

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme Order 2007

Renewables Obligation Order 2006 (Amendment) Order 2007

Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Electricity (Single Wholesale Market) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Northern Ireland Policing Board (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2007

Occupational Pension Schemes (Levies) (Amendment) Regulations 2007

Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2007

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Jobseeker Mandatory Activity) Pilot Regulations 2007

Written Statements

Disability: Independent Living Funds

EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council

EU: Transport Council

Fraud Review

Immigration: Campsfield House Removal Centre

Nuclear Security: Health and Safety Executive

Planning: Outdoor Advertisements

Prison Service: Business Plan 2006-07

Regional Development Agencies: East of England

Schools: Revenue Balances

Serious Fraud Office

Terrorism

Terrorism: Rail and Underground Passenger Screening

Written Answers

Abortion

Agriculture: Wages

Aviation: Engine Lubricants

British Citizenship

British Coal Compensation

British Overseas Territories

Cyprus

Diplomatic Service List

Energy: Microgeneration

Energy: Renewables Obligation Scheme

EU: Article 308

EU: Single Market

Gambling: Betting Offices

Gambling: Casinos

House of Lords: Membership of Public Bodies

Information Systems: DCLG

Information Systems: FCO

Iraq: Military Casualties

Local Government: Council Tax

New Deal

Sudan: Refugees

Taxation: VAT Carousel Fraud



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 15 Mar 2007

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House of Lords [15 Mar 2007]

Parents: Flexible Working [15 Mar 2007]

The Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

The Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham:

Lord Truscott:

Column: 822

Baroness Walmsley:

Lord Truscott:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord Truscott:

Lord Elton:

Lord Truscott:

Column: 823

Lord Northbourne:

Lord Truscott:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Truscott:

Zimbabwe: Governance [15 Mar 2007]

11.13 am

Baroness D'Souza

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Baroness D'Souza:

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Lord Triesman:

Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Triesman:

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Lord Blaker:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord Triesman:

Column: 826

EU: Article 308 [15 Mar 2007]

11.22 am

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Tomlinson:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Column: 827

Lord Dholakia:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Jay of Ewelme:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Knight of Collingtree:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Vinson:

Column: 828

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Iraq: Security [15 Mar 2007]

11.29 am

Lord Dykes

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Lord Dykes:

Lord Triesman:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Garden:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Hylton:

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Lord Triesman:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Triesman:

Business

11.35 am

Lord Grocott:

Business of the House: Standing Order 47 [15 Mar 2007]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

Business of the House: Debate Today [15 Mar 2007]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

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Business of the House: Sub Judice

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Armed Forces [15 Mar 2007]

11.37 am

Lord King of Bridgwater

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11.58 am

Lord Bach:

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Lord King of Bridgwater:

Lord Bach:

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12.07 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Column: 841

12.17 pm

Lord Bramall:

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12.27 pm

Lord Freeman:

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12.34 pm

Lord Tomlinson:

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12.42 pm

Lord Burnett:

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Column: 849

12.51 pm

Lord Inge:

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1 pm

Lord Mayhew of Twysden:

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Column: 854

1.10 pm

Viscount Slim:

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Column: 856

1.20 pm

Baroness Park of Monmouth:

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1.31 pm

Lord Boyce:

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1.40 pm

Lord Glenarthur:

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1.50 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:

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2 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

2.11 pm

Earl Attlee:

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2.20 pm

Lord Bilimoria:

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2.27 pm

Lord James of Blackheath:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord James of Blackheath:

2.38 pm

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde:

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2.47 pm

Lord Luke:

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2.57 pm

Baroness Fookes:

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3.06 pm

Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

3.17 pm

Lord Marlesford:

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3.26 pm

Lord Lyell:

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3.32 pm

The Earl of Arran:

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3.38 pm

Lord Garden:

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3.50 pm

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Column: 896

4.01 pm

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Drayson):

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Drayson:

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Lord Bramall:

Lord Drayson:

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Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Lord Drayson:

4.27 pm

Lord King of Bridgwater:

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Political Parties: Funding [15 Mar 2007]

4.30 pm

The Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton):

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4.37 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

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4.42 pm

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

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4.49 pm

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

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4.51 pm

Lord Fowler:

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Fowler:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

The Lord Bishop of Worcester:

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

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Lord Whitty:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Schedule 5 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Modification) Order 2007

5.08 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Column: 916

5.15 pm

Lord Kingsland:

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Column: 918

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Part 7 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Extension to Animal Pathogens) Order 2007

5.28 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Passports: Personal Interviews [15 Mar 2007]

5.29 pm

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

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Column: 922

5.39 pm

Lord Avebury:

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5.50 pm

Baroness Seccombe:

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6 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Column: 932

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Transport for London Bill [HL] [15 Mar 2007]

Column: GC51

Grand Committee [15 Mar 2007]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Haskel):

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme Order 2007

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

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Lord De Mauley:

Column: GC54

Lord Razzall:

Column: GC55

2.15 pm

Lord Dearing:

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting:

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Column: GC57

Renewables Obligation Order 2006 (Amendment) Order 2007

2.27 pm

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

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2.30 pm

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Lord De Mauley:

Column: GC61

2.45 pm

Lord Redesdale:

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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting:

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Foyle and Carlingford Fisheries (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

2.51 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker)

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Lord Glentoran:

Column: GC65

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Column: GC66

3 pm

Lord Trimble:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Morrow:

Column: GC67

Lord Rooker:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC68

Column: GC69

Electricity (Single Wholesale Market) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

3.16 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker)

Column: GC70

Column: GC71

Lord Glentoran:

Column: GC72

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

3.30 pm

Lord Trimble:

Column: GC74

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC75

Column: GC76

Northern Ireland Policing Board (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

3.43 pm

Lord Rooker

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Column: GC78

Lord Glentoran:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

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Lord Rooker:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Lord Trimble:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Trimble:

Column: GC80

4 pm

Lord Morrow:

Column: GC81

Lord Rooker:

Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2007

4.05 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton)

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Column: GC85

4.15 pm

Lord Skelmersdale:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Column: GC87

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC88

4.30 pm

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Column: GC89

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC90

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC91

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Occupational Pension Schemes (Levies) (Amendment) Regulations 2007

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2007

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Jobseeker Mandatory Activity) Pilot Regulations 2007

4.42 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton

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Column: GC93

Lord Skelmersdale:

Column: GC94

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Column: GC95

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC96

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

5 pm

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Column: GC98

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Ullswater):

Column: WS65

Written Statements [15 Mar 2007]

Disability: Independent Living Funds [15 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council [15 Mar 2007]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

Column: WS66

Column: WS67

EU: Transport Council [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Column: WS68

Fraud Review [15 Mar 2007]

The Attorney-General (Lord Goldsmith):

Column: WS69

Immigration: Campsfield House Removal Centre [15 Mar 2007]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

Column: WS70

Nuclear Security: Health and Safety Executive [15 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

Column: WS71

Planning: Outdoor Advertisements [15 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Prison Service: Business Plan 2006-07 [15 Mar 2007]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

Column: WS72

Regional Development Agencies: East of England [15 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

Schools: Revenue Balances [15 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lord Adonis):

Column: WS73

Serious Fraud Office [15 Mar 2007]

The Attorney-General (Lord Goldsmith):

Terrorism [15 Mar 2007]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

Column: WS74

Terrorism: Rail and Underground Passenger Screening [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Column: WS75

Column: WS76

Column: WA145

Written Answers [15 Mar 2007]

Abortion [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Patten

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Agriculture: Wages [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Hylton

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Aviation: Engine Lubricants [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Tyler

Column: WA146

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

British Citizenship [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

Lord Avebury

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Column: WA147

Lord Avebury

Lord Triesman:

Lord Avebury

Lord Triesman:

Lord Avebury

Lord Triesman:

Lord Avebury

Column: WA148

Lord Triesman:

British Coal Compensation [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Truscott:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Truscott:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Truscott:

Column: WA149

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Truscott:

British Overseas Territories [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Hoyle

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Cyprus [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Hylton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Column: WA150

Diplomatic Service List [15 Mar 2007]

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Energy: Microgeneration [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Energy: Renewables Obligation Scheme [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

Column: WA151

EU: Article 308 [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Column: WA152

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Triesman:

EU: Single Market [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Dykes

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Gambling: Betting Offices [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Acton

Column: WA153

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Gambling: Casinos [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Acton

Lord Davies of Oldham:

House of Lords: Membership of Public Bodies [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Information Systems: DCLG [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Harris of Haringey

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Information Systems: FCO [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Harris of Haringey

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Column: WA155

Iraq: Military Casualties [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Hanningfield

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Drayson):

Local Government: Council Tax [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Hanningfield

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Column: WA156

New Deal [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Bradley

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

Sudan: Refugees [15 Mar 2007]

The Earl of Sandwich

Column: WA157

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

The Earl of Sandwich

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman):

Column: WA158

Taxation: VAT Carousel Fraud [15 Mar 2007]

Lord Steinberg

Lord Davies of Oldham:



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