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Daniel Kawczynski: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the cost of her proposals for local government reform; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Mark Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions her Department had with the Minister for the third sector with responsibility for the Office of Public Sector Information between 1 June 2006 and 13 July 2006 on a complaint made against Ordnance Survey by Intelligent Addressing Limited. 
Mr. Crabb: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the number of possession actions by social landlords which led to households losing their homes in (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2004-05; and how many such cases involved (i) single people and (ii) families with children. 
|Number of evictions (on all grounds)|
Data from annual Housing Corporation Regulatory Statistical Returns.
Communities and Local Government have asked local authority landlords in England to submit data on tenants subject to possession proceedings for 2005-06. While data have been returned, they are not considered to be of reliable quality in this first year of data collection. We are working to address these issues and will have a clearer view for 2006-07.
Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what steps she plans to take to promote the take-up of insure with rent schemes among uninsured households; and if she will make a statement; 
(2) what discussions she has had with (a) the insurance industry, (b) local government and (c)
housing associations on promoting insure with rent schemes among uninsured households; 
Yvette Cooper: The Government recognise the important role of insurance as a financial tool, enabling households to protect against potential losses arising from risks to assets such as the home or a car.
The Department has recently received in invitation to join a Ministerial Working Group on financial inclusion, which will determine detailed priorities for financial inclusion policy, including insurance, which is currently under consideration.
Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will use the announcement of the comprehensive spending review settlement to increase the funding to the Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation. 
Yvette Cooper: Decisions on the future funding for the Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation will be taken once the outcome of the comprehensive spending review is known and in the light of the proposals in the corporate plan they are preparing for financial years 2008-09 to 2010-11.
Meg Munn: The Government have established a new framework to increase the number of authorised Gypsy and Traveller sites in line with need. Local authorities are required to undertake an assessment of the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers in their area, and we understand that these assessments are completed or underway in 90 per cent. of authorities. Regional assemblies then determine need at a regional level and allocate pitch numbers to individual local authorities in regional spatial strategies.
Greg Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when she will answer question 136372, on brownfield development, tabled by the hon. Member for Tunbridge Wells on 8 May 2007.