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|Part 1Housing Conditions||End November 2005||Statutory guidance will be laid with the Regulations. Subject to the parliamentary procedure, estimated to be ready for publication in March.|
|Parts 2, 3, 4 and 7HMO and Selective Licensing||End January 2006||The Act does not provide for formal guidance but explanatory information will be made available for landlords and tenants in February and March 2006. The intention is to issue informal advice to local authorities in due course.|
|Part 4Empty Dwelling Management Orders||End January 2006||March 2006|
|Part 5Home Information Packs||Early 2006||Guidance on draft SI to be published w/b 8 November 2005|
|Draft SIs published in full on 31 October 2005|
|Part 6remaining Right to Buy modifications||Commenced July 2005|
|Clarification of application of Right to Buy provisions to Preserved Right to Buy and Right to Acquire schemes||December 2005|
|Part 6Suspension of certain rights in connection with antisocial behaviour||Commenced June 2005||To be confirmed|
|Part 6Extension to introductory tenancies||Commenced June 2005|
|Part 6Gypsy and Traveller accommodation needs assessments||Spring 2006||Draft guidance on Gypsy and Traveller accommodation needs assessment will be issued shortly|
|Guidance on Gypsy and Traveller accommodation strategies: spring 2006|
|Part 6Tenant Deposit Protection||July 2006||Explanatory information to be issued from May 2006 onwards.|
|Part 6Additional power to give grants for social housing||End November 2005|
|Part 6Allocation of housing accommodation by local authorities||Commenced April 2005|
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 26 October 2005, Official Report, column 449W, on local area agreements (LAAs), (1) if he will place a copy of each agreed LAA in the Library; and why the website page referred to in the answer does not provide access to copies of each LAA; 
Mr. Woolas: Copies of all LAAs signed to date are in the Libraries of both Houses. The signed LAAs can be found online as part of the LAA toolkit, accessible through both the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister's website and at:
I have also placed a copy of the document Local Area Agreements Guidance" in the Libraries of the House. This document contains a range of detailed information on the creation and operation of LAAs, including performance management.
Mr. Woolas: The Valuation Office Agency forecast council tax banding appeals in the light of knowledge of levels of appeals received in successive years to date. The clearance targets published annually in its business plan, contained in the Agency's Annual Reports and Forward Plan, reflect these forecasts. The Annual Reports and Forward Plan can be viewed on www.voa.gov.uk. In the current year the Agency expects to receive and clear some 28,000 appeals against the 1993 council tax lists.
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister (1) what the percentage increase in (a) Government grant and (b) council tax was for each county council between 199697 and 200506; 
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Mr. Woolas: Tables have been made available in the Library of the House showing the percentage increases in Government grant and council tax for each county council in each year between 199697 and 200506.
Yvette Cooper: The information requested is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, during September and October every year the mobile network operators write to every local authority with details of their network rollout for the year ahead. When they write to the local authority they also provide details of their existing sites within the local authority area. The hon. Member may want to contact the network operators for copies of their plans.
However, during September and October every year the mobile network operators write to every local authority with details of their network rollout for the year ahead. When they write to the local authority they also provide details of their existing sites within the local authority area. My hon. Friend may want to contact the network operators for copies of their plans.
Mr. Hollobone: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many planning permission applications for mobile telephone masts in the Kettering constituency have been (a) granted, (b) granted on appeal and (c) refused in each year since 1997. 
Yvette Cooper: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister will be consulting on amended regulations on outdoor advertisement control later this year. We expect the new advertisements regulations to be introduced in 2006.
Yvette Cooper: Paragraph 8(2) of schedule 1 to the Mobile Homes Act 1983 entitles park owners to receive a commission on the sale of a park home, not exceeding a rate specified by the Secretary of State. The current maximum rate is 10 per cent. and is specified in the Mobile Homes (Commissions) Order 1983.
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister is planning to issue a consultation paper early next year exploring the basis for changes to the commission rate. This will draw on the research report on the Economics of the Park Homes Industry, published in 2002.
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