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Mr. Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of food served in buildings occupied by her Department was of British origin in (a) 2005 and (b) 2006. 
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Mr. Woolas: Supporting People Funding is provided directly to local authorities. There are no plans for the Supporting People Programme to be affected by the creation of Communities England. Communities England is expected to assume the responsibility of the Housing Corporation for providing capital investment for supported housing projects.
John Mann: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much in matched funding Bassetlaw district council reported to her Department on the disabled facilities grant annual claim form in each of the last five years; and how much the council claimed from the Government in each year. 
Yvette Cooper [holding answer 26 January 2007]: The following table details Bassetlaw district councils last five years, grant claims for central Government funding (60 per cent.) and their matched funding (40 per cent.). The most recent available data are from 2005-06.
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Mr. Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the number of people made homeless in England and Wales as a direct result of domestic violence in each of the past five years. 
Yvette Cooper: Information about English local authorities actions under homelessness legislation is collected by the Department in respect of households (rather than people), at local authority level and on a quarterly basis. The Department does not hold statistics for the devolved administrations.
Data on these acceptances are published in a quarterly statistical release on Statutory Homelessness. Table 4 of the release shows a breakdown of acceptances by priority need category, which includes domestic violence. Table 5 shows a breakdown of acceptances by reason for loss of last settled home, which includes violent relationship breakdown with partner.
The Government are committed to tackling and preventing the underlying causes of homelessness, including domestic violence, and have recently published guidance encouraging local authorities to set up sanctuary schemes to enable victims of domestic violence to remain in their own accommodation, where it is safe for them to do so, where it is their choice and where the perpetrator no longer lives in the accommodation.
Dr. Pugh: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether draft equality legislation or proposals will be presented for scrutiny to the Communities and Local Government Committee. 
The Communities and Local Government Committee will have the opportunity to comment on our proposals to provide protection from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation in the provision of goods, facilities and services; in respect
of premises; and in the work of public authorities later this month, when we publish the response to the "Getting Equal" consultation. Subject to parliamentary approval, we intend to bring the regulations into effect this April, alongside commencement of the provisions on Religion or Belief contained within Part 2 of the Equality Act 2006.
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how she measures the extent of family breakdown in the context of her policies on community cohesion; whether figures on family breakdown are collected by (a) region and (b) local authority area; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Woolas: The Government do not collect statistics on numbers of family breakdowns outside of divorce, given that relationship breakdowns outside of divorce are difficult to define and record. Community cohesion measurements primarily focus on how well people from different backgrounds get on together in the local area. The Commission on Integration and Cohesion, which will make recommendations in June, has been tasked with looking at practical ways to improve community cohesion.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether the potential impact of (a) terrorism and (b) climate change was considered in the development of the Online Business Case for the Fire Control Project. 
Angela E. Smith: The draft Business Case acknowledges that in recent years, the scale and nature of incidents to which the Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) have responded has grown as a result of both terrorist activity and climate change. The FiReControl project aims to enhance the capacity of the FRS to respond to any incident from house fires to national emergencies.
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what provision there was of (a) social housing and (b) affordable housing in the West Lancashire constituency in each of the last 10 years. 
Yvette Cooper: Information specific to the West Lancashire constituency is not held centrally. The stock of social rent housing in the West Lancashire district in each of the last 10 years can be found on the Communities and Local Government website:
Housing provided for social rent makes up part of the affordable housing supply with other dwellings being provided through low cost home ownership schemes. In the last 10 years 42 affordable dwellings have been provided in the West Lancashire local authority area through low cost home ownership schemes.
Rosie Cooper: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what temporary housing provision was made available to the homeless in the West Lancashire constituency in each of the last 10 years. 
Yvette Cooper: Information about local authorities actions under homelessness legislation is collected quarterly at local authority level. The constituency of West Lancashire is contained wholly within West Lancashire district council, which also contains part of the South Ribble constituency.
Information reported each quarter by local authorities about their activities under homelessness legislation includes the number of households in temporary accommodation on the last day of the quarter, and the types of temporary accommodation. The figures include both those households who have been accepted as owed the main homelessness duty, and those for which inquiries are pending.
Data are published in our quarterly statistical release on Statutory Homelessness, which includes a Supplementary Table showing the breakdown of key data, including temporary accommodation and type, by each local authority. These are published on our website each quarter (the latestJuly to September 2006can be found at the following address:
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