Kemi Badenoch: The estimated cost has been produced in line with Green Book guidance.
Kemi Badenoch: A response to the letter was sent on 25 October 2021
Kemi Badenoch: The Department intends to publish the next provisional Local Government Finance Settlement this year.
Kemi Badenoch: Funding for the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre is allocated solely for the development of the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.
Kemi Badenoch: Good progress is being made with implementation of the recommendations of the 2015 Holocaust Commission. Announcements will be made at the appropriate time.
Kemi Badenoch: A contract is in place under (a) construction for enabling works, including redirecting cables, new incoming services, relocating the Spicer Memorial, tree root investigation and pruning. No contracts have been let under (b) operation, (c) maintenance and (d) security.
Kemi Badenoch: Estimated running costs are kept under review. More detailed figures will be provided at the appropriate time.
Kemi Badenoch: The sites shortlisted by CBRE were not assessed by the Foundation as suitable and no detailed cost estimates were made.
Kemi Badenoch: This information is commercially sensitive and not currently suitable for publication
Kemi Badenoch: The cost estimate is reviewed regularly as part of normal programme management arrangements.
Kemi Badenoch: A range of operating models are under consideration.
Kemi Badenoch: Funding arrangements will be in place before main construction begins.
Kemi Badenoch: This year, we have made available an increase in councils' Core Spending Power of up to 4.6% in cash terms, from £49.0 billion in 2020-21 to up to £51.3 billion in 2021-22. This in real terms builds on the largest year on year increase in spending power in a decade last year and recognises the resources councils need to meet their pressures and maintain critical services. On top of this,...
Kemi Badenoch: We have empowered local authorities to make decisions on a range of matters that shape what happens in their area. This year, we have made available an increase in councils' Core Spending Power of up to 4.6% in cash terms, from £49.0 billion in 2020-21 to up to £51.3 billion in 2021-22. This in real terms builds on the largest year on year increase in spending power in a decade last year...
Kemi Badenoch: The Cabinet Office commissioned IFF Research to conduct quantitative research to understand the levels of ownership of the accepted forms of photographic identification among those eligible to vote in Great Britain and to inform planning for the implementation of voter identification nationwide. Details of Government contracts and the cost of this research are published on gov.uk.
Kemi Badenoch: The Electoral Integrity Programme is running concurrent projects to support the delivery of primary legislation, secondary legislation, digital delivery and business change. Within the programme are roles responsible for the implementation of the changes created by the Elections Bill. We continue to work with local authorities, the Electoral Commission, charities and civil society...
Kemi Badenoch: The £1.5 billion fund will be allocated to local authorities based on the stock of properties in the area whose sectors have been affected by COVID-19 and are ineligible for existing support linked to business rates. Local authorities will use their knowledge of local businesses and the local economy to make awards. My Department will publish guidance in due course to help local authorities...
Kemi Badenoch: The Government does not have any plans to introduce a new proportional property tax, but keeps all taxes under review.
Kemi Badenoch: We launched a call for evidence on 25 March to gather views and inform a longer-term decision about whether to make express provision for councils to meet remotely on a permanent basis. The call for evidence closed on 17 June.â¯â¯ The Department is reviewing the responses to the consultation and the Government will respond in due course. Any permanent change would require legislation, and...
Kemi Badenoch: No Ministerial direction has been requested.