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The material on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. This page was last updated on 15 July 2011.

Re-using Crown copyright material

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Images and photography

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Re-using third party material

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Further information

For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance on the National Archives website.

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