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  • Affordable Housing (Birmingham)

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the terms of reference are of his inquiry into affordable housing in Birmingham; and whether (a) officers and (b) members of Birmingham city council will be...

  • Civil Contingencies

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities fulfil their duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004; and what guidance he has issued on such duties.

  • Civil Contingencies

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what estimate he has made of the cost of the additional duties placed on local authorities by the Civil Contingencies Act 2004; and what proportion of these costs...

  • Civil Servants

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many senior civil servants are employed in (a) his Department and (b) its agencies.

  • Civil Servants

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list the meetings that civil servants from his Department have had with local authority (a) staff and (b) representatives in the last 12 months; and...

  • Councillors' Interests

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what definition he uses of a (a) prejudicial interest and (b) personal interest of an elected councillor.

  • Empty Dwelling Management Orders

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of the merits of including commercial properties within the scope of Empty Dwelling Management Orders; and if he will make a statement.

  • Environmental Sustainability

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what environmentally sustainable features he requires to be installed in new public buildings.

  • Greater Manchester

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister whether he plans to introduce an (a) elected and (b) appointed structure of county-wide governance for Greater Manchester; and if he will make a statement.

  • Home Information Packs

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the timetable is for laying the Home Information Pack Regulations 2006 before Parliament.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many new social homes have been (a) granted planning permission, (b) started and (c) completed in each year since 1997.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) council owned, (b) privately owned, (c) housing association owned and (d) arm's length management organisation managed properties in each London...

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many new homes he expects to be built in (a) Lancaster and Wyre and (b) Lancashire in (i) 2006–07 and (ii) each of the following five years.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what discussions he has had with the relevant water companies on their capacity to supply all the projected new homes in London and the South East.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the (a) reserves and (b) pre-tax financial position was of each housing association in the latest period for which figures are available.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many homes have been built for key workers under each of the (a) Intermediate Rent, (b) Homebuy New Build and (c) Mixed Funded for Sale programmes; how many...

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much of the capital receipts from right-to-buy sales in debt-free local authorities will be centrally pooled in (a) 2005–06, (b) 2006–07 and (c)...

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the total debt on council housing was in (a) 1980, (b) 2000 and (c) 2005; and how much has been (i) paid and (ii) written off.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how the proceeds from the sale of council houses are allocated.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many units of shared equity housing have been made available in Merton in each year since 1980.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what proportion of total right to buy revenues was taken from councils in 2004–05; and how much in usable receipts was kept by them.

  • Housing

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to introduce an investment allowance for council housing as proposed by his Department in 2002.

  • Lancashire County Council (Planning Appeals)

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful appeals have been made against planning decisions made by Lancashire county council in each year since 1997.

  • Local Government Inspection

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what changes the Government is making to local government inspection.

  • Local Government Restructuring

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 16 February 2006, Official Report, column 2240W, on local government restructuring, if he will list the councils with which members of...

  • Ministerial Meetings

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list the meetings that the Minister for communities and local government has had with local authority officials and representatives concerning local...

  • Planning

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many (a) unsuccessful and (b) successful planning appeals have been made against (i) Stockport metropolitan borough council and (ii) Tameside metropolitan...

  • Planning

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what account is taken of existing residents' right to privacy in assessing planning applications for new developments.

  • Planning (1 annotation)

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) if he will change the terms of C2 planning consent so that drug rehabilitation centres and secure mental institutions are not included in the same class of...

  • Section 215 Notices

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many notices under section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 have been (a) approved and (b) served in each year since that section came into...

  • Small Firms

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what definition the Department uses of a small firm.

  • Sustainable Building

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what proportion of his Department's building programme budget was allocated to (a) energy self-generation and (b) water recycling measures in the 2004–05...

  • Thames Basin Heaths

    To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) when his Department first made an assessment of the implications of the implementation of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area for Government...