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Communities and Local Government

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  • Building Research Establishment: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much funding she allocated to the Building Research Establishment in each of the last three years.

  • Council Tax: Fire Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average Band D council tax precept was for fire authorities in England in 1998-99.

  • Council Tax: Valuation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1411W, on property: valuation, whether the Valuation Office...

  • Council Tax: Valuation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer of 19 February 2008, Official Report, column 613W, on council tax: valuation, when the Council Tax...

  • Council Tax: Valuation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answers of 19 February 2008, Official Report, column 613W and of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1390W,...

  • Councillors: Complaints

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether complaints about breaches of the councillors' code of conduct can be made anonymously under the new scheme.

  • Departmental Civil Service Agencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the role of the relevant Shareholder Executive is in determining the definition of the public tasks of her Department's...

  • Departmental Official Hospitality (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much her Department and its predecessor spent on entertaining in each of the last five years.

  • EC Grants and Loans: Castle Point

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what representations she has received from Castle Point borough council on the use of European Union funding for the Charfleets...

  • Floods: Repairs and Maintenance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1405W., on floods: repair and maintenance, if she will...

  • Housing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what her target is for the number of transactions under each of the (a) social market homebuy, (b) New Build HomeBuy and (c)...

  • Housing: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new homes have been built in each London (a) constituency and (b) local authority area since 1997.

  • Housing: North West

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new homes were built in each parliamentary constituency in the North West in each year since 1997.

  • Housing: Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the timetable is for changes to permitted development rights with regards to household extensions; and how the proposed...

  • Housing: Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assumptions are made on the amount of waste and recycling produced each week in litres by family homes in determining the...

  • INTERREG Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 19 March 2008, Official Report, column 1203W, on the France (Channel)-England Programme Managing...

  • INTERREG Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans there are for the managing authority of the France (Manche)-England Operational Programme to be designated as a body...

  • INTERREG Programme: Essex

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what projects are being considered in (a) Castle Point constituency and (b) Essex for funding under the (i) INTERREG and (ii)...

  • INTERREG Programme: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much funding the Government will be providing in co-payments towards the EU INTERREG (a) IVA, (b) IVB and (c) IVC...

  • Local Authorities: Cost Effectiveness

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what procurement advice her Department has given to best value authorities on the application of the Best Value Code of...

  • Local Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many parish and town councils there are in England; and what estimate her Department has made of the number which levy a...

  • Local Government Finance: Enfield

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the ratio between central Government funding and council tax revenue received by the London borough of Enfield was in each...

  • Local Government Finance Funding Changes Independent Inquiry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which recommendations of the Lyons Inquiry into local government finance the Government (a) has implemented and (b) plans to...

  • Local Government: Electronic Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what citizen identification types are included in the Valuebill XML Schema.

  • Local Government: Pensions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) which private contractors have been given admitted body status to the local government pension scheme; (2) how many third...

  • Mobile Homes: Multiple Occupation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate her Department has made of the number of park homes which are used as houses of multiple occupation.

  • Non-Domestic Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the equivalent percentage rise in average business rate bills will be in a local authority area which levies the maximum...

  • Non-Domestic Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what restrictions there are on how revenue from supplementary business rates can be spent by local authorities.

  • Official Hospitality: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the cost to the public purse was of the visit by the Chinese Ambassador and the right hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull to...

  • Ordnance Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether she has (a) received representations and (b) commissioned advice on whether separating raw data from value-added...

  • Ordnance Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what representations she has received on the effects of applications of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive on...

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether the Infrastructure Planning Commission will consider planning applications for (a) incinerators, (b) airports, (c)...

  • Planning Permission: Prosecutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many successful prosecutions for breaches of the Building Control Regulations there have been since 2000.

  • Planning Permission: Strip Clubs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many planning appeals the Planning Inspectorate has considered in relation to lap dancing clubs in the last 36 months.

  • Property: Databases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the cost to (a) her Department and (b) the public purse of meeting requests for private sector...

  • Property: Valuation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1410W, on property: valuation, how many dwellings are...

  • Property: Valuation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) pursuant to the Answer of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1410W, on property: valuation, how many dwellings are...

  • Social Rented Housing: Waiting Lists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many households in England were on local authority waiting lists for social housing in 2007; (2) what the average...

  • Travelling People: Council Tax

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 22 April 2008, Official Report, column 1903W, on travelling people: council tax, whether traveller...

  • Valuation Office: Digital Mapping

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer to the right hon. Member for Horsham of 21 April 2008, Official Report, column 1397W., on digital...

  • Valuation: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local billing authorities in England communicate property amendments to the Valuation Office Agency through (a) the...

  • Valuation: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the Valuation Office Agency's targets are for local authority take-up of (a) the Valuebill interface and (b) electronic...

  • Waste Management: Audit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what account of joint waste authority status will be taken by the Audit Commission in conducting comprehensive area assessments.