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Mr. Hanson: The Sports Council for Northern Ireland (SCNI) is responsible for the development of sport in Northern Ireland, including the distribution of public funding to sport. SCNI offers a range of publicly funded assistance programmes through which young tennis players based in Northern Ireland can receive support. These include an Athlete Support Programme, an Investing in Sport Programme and a Regional Squads Programme.
Mr. Hands: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many new residential dwellings will be built in each of the next 20 years in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham following the Government's response to Kate Barker's review of housing supply. 
Yvette Cooper: The London plan sets a minimum target for housing provision in Hammersmith and Fulham of 400 additional homes per year for the 20-year period 1997 to 2016. A draft alteration to the London plan proposes to increase this minimum target to 450 additional homes per year, for the 10-year period 200708 to 201617, following the results of a London-wide study of housing capacity. Adoption of the revised target will depend on the outcome of public consultation, now closed, and public examination of the alteration in June this year. Housing targets beyond 2016 will be set through the process of regional and local plan review. The London plan targets will be reviewed by 2011.
Emily Thornberry: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many cash incentive scheme grants to enable tenants to buy the home of their choice were made by each local authority in London in 200405; and what the total value of these grants was in each local authority. 
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|Kingston upon Thames||8||150|
Yvette Cooper: The Housing Act 2004 requires the Secretary of State, my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime Minister to be satisfied, before approving a certification scheme, that the scheme contains appropriate provision to ensure that home inspectors are fit and proper persons". The intention is that the procedure for deciding whether a person is fit and proper for this purpose will involve a check of the Criminal Records Bureau.
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) was created following the machinery of Government changes on 29 May 2002. The ODPM's financial system records the combined costs on overseas visits for both Ministers and civil servants. A breakdown of costs for civil servants alone could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 16 January 2006, Official Report, column 967W, to question 41876, how many dwellings are occupied only by students in exemption class N as shown on the 21 October 2005 CTBI (supplementary) form for England and Wales. 
Yvette Cooper: The information requested is not yet available. CTBI (supplementary) forms for 21 October 2005 for some authorities have not yet been received by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Information from returned forms will be made available on the ODPM website in due course.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 23 November 2005, Official Report, column 2063W, on council tax, if he will break down the number of properties with (a) dwelling house codes and (b) value significant codes, by billing authority. 
Mr. Woolas: The information requested is not yet available. A breakdown of Class exemptions is collected on the CTB1 (Supplementary) form, some of which have still to be received by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Information from returned forms will be made available on the ODPM website in due course.
[holding answer 30 January 2006]: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) was established following the Machinery of Government changes on 29 May 2002. The table sets out payments made by ODPM to Coventry City Council since 200203. For earlier year, the table shows the amount paid by ODPM's predecessor Departments from the
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programmes which are now administered by ODPM. Information prior to 19992000 could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
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Mr. Weir: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much was spent on external consultants and advisers by (a) his Department and previous Departments with his Department's responsibilities, (b) each (i) non-departmental public body and (ii) executive agency for which his Department is responsible and (c) independent statutory bodies, organisations and bodies financially sponsored by his Department in each year since May 1997. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was formed in May 2002. The cost of external consultancies is as follows and relates to ODPM C and its Agencies. A breakdown for non-departmental public bodies, independent statutory bodies, organisations and bodies financially sponsored by his Department could be obtained only at disproportionate cost:
|Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre||11,016||68,861||79,635||84,379|
|Fire Service College||43,306||152,279||320,484||258,887|
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