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Mr. Edward Davey: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what budgets have been allocated for (a) each New Deal for Communities partnership and (b) the New Deal for Communities in total for each financial year from 200304 to 200506, broken down by English region. 
Yvette Cooper: The New Deal for Communities Programme has 39 NDC Partnerships and £2 billion has been committed to them over the 10 years of the NDC Programme. The 17 Round 1 Partnerships entered their delivery phase in 200001 and the 22 Round 2 Partnerships entered their delivery phase in 200102. Figures for 200304 to 200506 are tabled as follows. These figures are the budgets allocated to each NDC during the re-profiling exercise, which took place in early 2002.
|West Ham and Plaistow||10,195,000||7,600,000||6,500,000|
|New Cross Gate||5,000,000||5,400,000||6,300,000|
|South East total||12,000,000||12,400,000||13,400,000|
|Community at Heart, Bristol||6,396,486||7,000,000||7,000,000|
|South West total||11,096,486||12,800,000||13,800,000|
|Marsh Farm, Luton||4,698,000||5,240,000||5,680,000|
|North Earlham and Marlpit, Norwich||5,800,000||5,280,000||4,928,000|
|Eastern Region total||10,498,000||10,520,000||10,608,000|
|Radford and Hyson Green, Nottingham||7,500,000||8,500,000||7,800,000|
|East Midlands total||24,492,252||22,540,000||19,680,000|
|Greets Green, Sandwell||4,639,632||7,800,000||7,800,000|
|Blakenall, Bloxwich East and Leamore, Walsall||6,000,000||6,200,000||7,200,000|
|All Saints and Blakenhall, Wolverhampton||2,000,000||5,300,000||7,000,000|
|Kings Norton, Birmingham||5,000,000||7,000,000||7,500,000|
|West Midlands total||30,439,632||39,900,000||44,100,000|
|Preston Road, Hull||7,800,000||7,700,000||6,500,000|
|Yorkshire and Humberside total||25,300,000||27,100,000||27,600,000|
|North Huyton, Knowsley||7,645,000||7,800,000||7,800,000|
|Hattershaw and Fitton Hill, Oldham||5,580,000||7,500,000||7,500,000|
|Charlestown and Lower Kersal, Salford||6,249,000||7,420,000||7,420,000|
|North West total||52,543,708||41,520,000||40,500,000|
|West Central Hartlepool||5,500,000||6,500,000||7,500,000|
|Back on the Map, Sunderland||5,500,000||6,466,000||7,500,000|
|North East total||23,500,000||27,766,000||30,400,000|
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The rates revenue is collected on behalf of my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime Minister who pays it into the national non-domestic rates pool. The revenue from the pool is then re-distributed to all local authorities (including county councils, Police and Fire) as part of the financial settlement to local authorities.
The amount a local billing authority receives in a distribution from the pool is not necessarily the same as the amount it contributed to the pool. Distributions from the pool are calculated on the basis of domestic population in the local authority area not on the number of business ratepayers or business rates revenue.
Mr. Dhanda: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much money was collected in 200304 from businesses in Gloucester in non-domestic rates; and how much of this was passed on to (a) Gloucester city council and (b) Gloucestershire county council. 
Mr. Raynsford: A total of £129,720,708 was collected in non-domestic rates from businesses in Gloucestershire in 200304 of which Gloucester city council collected £34,588,861, under the national non-domestic rates allocation system, council receipts are related to population, rather than to the amount raised in their area. In the case of Gloucestershire, £3,836,122 was passed on to Gloucester city council and Gloucestershire county council received £151,436,097.
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Mr. Jenkin: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the cost was of each (a) advertisement, (b) regional visit, (c) publication and (d) media broadcast in connection with the information campaign on regional assemblies. 
Mr. Raynsford: I refer the hon. Member to the answers given to the right hon. Member for Skipton and Ripon (Mr. Curry) on 5 January 2004, Official Report, column 149W and 6 January 2004, Official Report, column 342W.
Ms Oona King: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what estimate he has made of the number of homes in the social rented sector in London which are (a) one-bedroom above the bedroom standard and (b) two or more bedrooms above the bedroom standard. 
Keith Hill: Using data from the Survey of English Housing for the years 19992000 to 200203, the estimated number of households in the social rented sector in London that are one bedroom above the "bedroom standard" is 170,000 (i.e. 20 per cent. of
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Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what estimate he has made of the number of tenants who did not have their deposits returned at the end of their tenancy in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. 
Keith Hill: The following table shows for the last three years for which information is available, the estimated figures for the number of tenancies where the deposit was withheld (in full or in part) unreasonably in the view of the ex-tenant. The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has not sought to obtain the view of the landlord/agent.
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he is taking to ensure that tenants receive their deposits back at the end of their tenancy; and if he will make a statement. 
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