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John Hemming: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many calls were made from call centres in his Department in 200405 using predictive diallers; how many such calls resulted in contact being made with the recipient without a Government agent available to talk to them; and what assessment he has made of the likely impact of Ofcom's policy on silent calls on the use of predictive diallers in departmental call centres. 
The Electoral Commission Report on the North East Regional Assembly Referendum records the cost of running the referendum at £2.3 million. In addition support for the Yes and No campaigns totalled £0.5 million. A copy of the report is available at www.electoralcommission.org.uk
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Yvette Cooper: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister does not hold information about how many resident management companies or associations there are in the UK, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister believe there are in the region of a further 100 TMOs for which we do not have information on the year of their establishment. TMOs can exist in both the local authority and registered social landlord sectors.
£38,000 in the South East (except in the local authority areas of: Chiltern, Epsom and Ewell, Hart, Oxford, Reading, Reigate and Barnstead, Tonbridge and Mailing Vale of the White Horse, West Berkshire, where it is £16,000)
In 1997, the maximum Right to Buy discount in England was £50,000. The lower regional limits set out above were introduced with effect from 11 February 1999. The limits were reduced to £16,000 with effect from 27 March 2003 in 41 areas under the greatest housing pressure as evidenced by high levels of homelessness and high local house prices. Of the areas, 31 are in London, nine are in the South East, and one is in the Eastern region, as indicated.
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The total capital receipts from right-to-buy sales of local authority dwellings in Leeds in each year from 199697 onwards are tabled as follows. Information for years prior to 199697 is not held centrally, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. These figures are net of discounts and are as reported by the local authority.
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Yvette Cooper: The total capital receipts from right-to-buy sales of local authority dwellings in Gravesham in the years from 199697 onwards are in the following table. These figures are net of discounts and are as reported by local authorities.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 28 November 2005, Official Report, columns 20910W, on mobile telephone masts, if he will make a statement on the application of the precautionary principle as recommended by the Stewart Group and adopted by the Government. 
Since the publication of the Stewart Report the Government have introduced standards to ensure that all base stations meet the international guidelines on public exposure set by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP). These guidelines are five times tougher in
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respect of public exposure than the guidelines previously used. More generally the Government's acceptance of the precautionary approach recommended the Stewart Group is demonstrated in the way it has adopted its recommendations.
Yvette Cooper: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister commissioned the University of Reading and Arup to undertake an independent study to assess the impact that the code of best practice on Mobile Phone Network Development has had since its introduction, how local authorities have implemented the code and how the public perceives its operation. Plans are to publish this report in the new year and a statement will be made at that time.
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