Today at 14.30 – Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

The Question session will take place on Monday 4 April at 14:30 and can be viewed through Parliament TV.

1.  Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North): What recent assessment he has made of the likely change in the provision of services by local authorities as a result of reductions in the level of Government funding to such authorities.
(50339)
2.  Jason McCartney (Colne Valley): What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to Kirklees district of the New Homes Bonus.
(50340)
3.  Mark Pawsey (Rugby): What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to Rugby of the New Homes Bonus.
(50341)
4.  Julie Hilling (Bolton West): What assessment he has made of the likely effect on the community and voluntary sectors of reductions in the level of Government funding for local authorities.
(50342)
5.  Mr Chuka Umunna (Streatham): What assessment he has made of the equity of the distribution of Government funding for local authorities.
(50343)
6.  Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight): What change in Band D council tax he expects (a) on average on local authorities in England and (b) in the Isle of Wight between 2010-11 and 2011-12.
(50344)
7.  Stephen Gilbert (St Austell and Newquay): What plans his Department has to establish trusts to assist communities in providing homes for local people.
(50345)
8.  Guto Bebb (Aberconwy): What steps his Department is taking to support home ownership and first-time buyers.
(50346)
9.  Mr Edward Leigh (Gainsborough): If he will bring forward proposals to increase the powers of local authorities to tackle unauthorised development.
(50347)
10.  Mr John Leech (Manchester, Withington): What assessment he has made of the potential effect on levels of homelessness of the proposed changes to rules on the changes in the treatment of tenancies in under-occupied social housing.
(50348)
11.  Richard Graham (Gloucester): What assessment he has made of the potential benefits to Gloucester of the New Homes Bonus.
(50349)
12.  David Morris (Morecambe and Lunesdale): What steps his Department is taking in respect of levels of pay of senior staff in local authorities.
(50350)
13.  Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What steps his Department is taking in protect green spaces from development.
(50351)
14.  Heidi Alexander (Lewisham East): What assessment he has made of the potential effect on regions in England of the New Homes Bonus.
(50352)
15.  Nic Dakin (Scunthorpe): What assessment he has made of the likely effects of reductions in Government funding on the number of people employed by local authorities in 2011-12.
(50353)
16.  Simon Hughes (Bermondsey and Old Southwark): What steps his Department is taking to support home ownership and first-time buyers.
(50354)
17.  Alec Shelbrooke (Elmet and Rothwell): What recent representations he has received on local authority funding for leisure facilities.
(50355)
18.  Mr David Ruffley (Bury St Edmunds): What recent representations he has received on the levels of remuneration for local government executives.
(50356)
19.  Christopher Pincher (Tamworth): What change in Band D council tax he expects (a) on average on local authorities in England and (b) in Tamworth borough between 2010-11 and 2011-12.
(50357)
20.  Caroline Nokes (Romsey and Southampton North): What plans he has for the future of rules governing the use of section 106 monies collected by local authorities.
(50358)
21.  Robert Halfon (Harlow): What recent estimate he has made of the average change to council tax bills for households in (a) Harlow, (b) Epping Forest and (c) Essex between 2010-11 and 2011-12.
(50359)
22.  David Rutley (Macclesfield): What mechanisms his Department is using to achieve efficiency savings in its budget for 2011-12.
(50360)
23.  Mr David Anderson (Blaydon): What assessment he has made of the likely effect of flexible tenancies on older people and the disabled.
(50361)
24.  Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East): What estimate his Department has made of the likely number of new social housing starts between May 2010 and April 2015.
(50362)
25.  Jane Ellison (Battersea): What steps his Department is taking to increase the flexibility of access to shared ownership schemes for first-time buyers.
(50363)