Results 221–240 of 400 for date:20080716

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Floods (16 Jul 2008)

John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the maximum period is that a house made inhabitable by flooding may be exempt from council tax.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings (16 Jul 2008)

John Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many staff in her Department and its agencies have been (a) dismissed and (b) disciplined for their conduct in the last two years.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Departmental Retirement (16 Jul 2008)

Gordon Marsden: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many employees in her Department and its predecessor have been asked to retire on reaching 65 years of age in each year since 2000.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Departmental Sick Leave (16 Jul 2008)

Jennifer Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many sick days were taken by employees in (a) her Department, (b) its agencies and (c) the non-departmental bodies for which it has responsibility due to (i) stress and (ii) mental health and behavioural disorders in each of the last 10 years; what proportion of sick days taken this represented in each case; and...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Departmental Sick Leave (16 Jul 2008)

Jennifer Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average duration of single periods of sick leave taken by staff in (a) her Department, (b) its agencies and (c) the non-departmental bodies for which it has responsibility was in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Departmental Sick Leave (16 Jul 2008)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many staff in her Department have had five or more periods of sickness absence of less than five days in two or more of the last five years; (2) how many and what percentage of staff in her Department have had more than two periods of sickness absence of less than five days in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Eco-towns: Curborough (16 Jul 2008)

Michael Fabricant: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether Curborough remains on her Department's list of potential locations for eco-towns following the Curborough Consortium's decision to withdraw its application to build an eco-town.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Eco-towns: Staffordshire (16 Jul 2008)

Michael Fabricant: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what location for the proposed eco-town at Curborough, Staffordshire is indicated in the promotional materials published by her Department; what the location of the proposed site is; and what steps she plans to take to correct the promotional materials.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Essex Police Authority: Council Tax (16 Jul 2008)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the police precept was on Band (a) A, (b) B, (c) C, (d) D, (e) E and (f) F bills for Essex Police Authority in each year since 2000.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Ethnic Groups: Finance (16 Jul 2008)

Margaret Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many black and minority ethnic organisations are receiving funding from local authorities in 2008-09; and what assessment she has made of recent trends in the number of black and minority ethnic organisations receiving such funding.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Fire Services (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will place in the Library a copy of the research produced for her Department by the Centre for Economics and Business Research on the strategic review of fire and rescue services.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Flood Control (16 Jul 2008)

Bob Neill: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has to require local authorities to produce local surface water management plans.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Food (16 Jul 2008)

James Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how much was spent by her Department on (a) food and (b) food of British origin in each of the last five years; (2) from which five countries of origin the greatest amount of food was procured by her Department in the last year for which figures are available; and what the (a) cost and (b) quantity procured was in...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Low Incomes (16 Jul 2008)

Martin Horwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many house sales have taken place under the HomeBuy scheme in each month since April 2006; and what the Government's targets for sales in each month were.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Interreg Programme (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 14 May 2008, Official Report, column 1636W, on the Interreg Programme, if she will place in the Library a copy of the updated edition of the INTERACT Handbook that was produced for the Interinstitutional Conference on the European Grouping of Territorial Co-operation, held in Brussels in June 2008.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Interreg Programme (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 14 May 2008, Official Report, column 1636W, on the Interreg Programme, whether bodies set up under the provisions of European Grouping of Territorial Co-operation Regulations 2007, with a registered office in the United Kingdom, will be a public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Landfill Tax (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer of 21 May 2008, Official Report, column 318W, on landfill tax, what the notional amount of funding given to local authorities in each year since 2003 to compensate for rising landfill tax was, according to calculations held by her Department when drawing up the local government finance settlement.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment her Department has made of the effects of oil price changes on local authority costs.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (16 Jul 2008)

Eric Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of the capacity of local authorities to increase their revenue through greater use of charging powers; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Elections (16 Jul 2008)

Linda Riordan: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average turnout for local council elections in Halifax has been since 1988.


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