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Communities and Local Government

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  • Council Tax Benefits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will place in the Library copies of all the responses to his consultation on council tax benefit.

  • Empty Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many empty homes have been brought back into use since May 2010.

  • Empty Property: Greater Manchester

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment he has made of the number of empty (a) business and (b) residential properties in (i) Tameside and (ii)...

  • Green Belt

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many acres of land (a) were awarded green belt status and (b) had green belt status removed in (i) Kent and (ii) England in...

  • Honours

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what information his Department holds on the (a) number and (b) level of honours awarded for services to (i) cricket, (ii)...

  • Housing: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 14 September 2012, Official Report, column 414W, on housing: Greater London, if he will publish the...

  • Chatsworth Gardens

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what recent representations his Department has received regarding the regeneration of Chatsworth Gardens in Morecambe; and...

  • Internet (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many times the websites howtocorp.com, howtocorphelp.com and warriorforum.com have been accessed by computers at his...

  • Listed Buildings: VAT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what recent discussions his Department has had with HM Treasury on removing full rate VAT on alterations to listed buildings...

  • Local Government Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what written representations he has received from local authorities which received transitional funding from 2010 to 2012 on...

  • Non-domestic Rates

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what consideration he has given to extending business rate retention to include low-carbon energy projects.

  • Non-domestic Rates: Surrey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many businesses qualify for small business rate relief in (a) Woking constituency and (b) Surrey.

  • Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what ministerial visits to (a) the city of Nottingham and (b) Nottinghamshire have taken place since May 2010.

  • Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if his Department will take steps to ensure that any future policy on business rate retention will include provision for those...

  • Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if his Department will take steps to ensure that any future policy on business rate retention for new nuclear power allows for...

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will make it his policy to require the Planning Inspectorate to take account of emerging local development plans when...

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) if he will make it his policy to instruct the Planning Inspectorate to end its commitment to increase five year land...

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will take steps to allow planning authorities to bring forward local development plans to examination in public prior to...

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will make it his policy to instruct the Planning Inspectorate to take account of housing needs assessments conducted on...

  • Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what expenditure on procurement his Department has contracted to (a) small, (b) medium-sized and (c) large businesses in each...

  • Regeneration: Morecambe

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how much Lancaster City Council has received from his Department for regeneration in the West End District of Morecambe in...

  • Regeneration: Morecambe

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether his Department has undertaken any performance management reviews to consider whether money spent on regeneration in the...

  • Regional Development Agencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the total value of assets was of the regional development agencies sold since 2010.

  • Regional Development Agencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the annual cost is of current leases held formerly by regional development agencies and not re-assigned to local enterprise...

  • Regional Planning and Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what progress he is making on the abolition of regional spatial strategies.

  • Regional Resilience Forums

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what his policy is on regional resilience forums and their role in responding to level 1 incidents; and if he will make a statement.

  • Renewable Energy: Norfolk

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the oral answer of 17 September 2012, Official Report, column 634, on waste to energy plants, which statutory bodies...

  • Riots Communities and Victims Panel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 13 September 2012, Official Report, column 311W, on the Riots Communities and Victims Panel, when he...

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what media or public speaking training Ministers in his Department have received since May 2010.

  • Travellers: Caravan Sites

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will make it his policy that planning permission granted to people on the basis that they are Travellers, is granted...

  • Urban Areas: Regeneration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what (a) advice and (b) resources his Department plans to provide to local authorities on the regeneration of town centres.