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Andrew Stunell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what individuals and organisations have been invited to discussions and meetings with her Department on community integration and cohesion issues in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Dhanda: Communities and Local Government (CLG) is responsible for coordinating and delivering work to build community integration and cohesion in local areas. We do this by meeting with and consulting a wide range of stakeholders both within Whitehall, and the regions.
The Commission on Integration and Cohesion, which ran from August 2006 to June 2007, was supported by a small CLG secretariat, which undertook research on their behalf, and co-ordinated an outreach programme that meant they engaged with over 2000 people through round tables, regional visits, and user forums.
A comprehensive list of all individuals and organisations met could only be produced at disproportionate cost, but to inform its approach to developing and promoting integration and community cohesion, CLG has met:
CLGs Neighbourhood Renewal Advisors
National Community Forum (NCF)
Race Equality Action Group (REAG)
Community Security Trust
Board of Deputies of British Jews
Chief Rabbis Office
Jewish Leadership Council
Institute of Community Cohesion (ICOCO)
Muslim Safety Forum
MCHC Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre
The Participation Works
Representatives of the South Asian Development Partnership.
ACPO National Community Tensions Team
Serious Organised Crime Agency
LB Barking and Dagenham
Parliamentary Committee Against Anti-Semitism
Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board
Mr. Moss: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 23 July 2007, Official Report, column 735W, on Departments: Berkeley Group, whether the right hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull, East (Mr. Prescott) met with (a) directors, representatives or lawyers acting for and (b) employees of (i) Berkeley Group Holdings plc, (ii) St George plc, (iii) Berkeley Homes plc, (iv) St James Group Ltd, (v) Berkeley First Ltd, (vi) Berkeley Commercial Development Ltd and (vii) Berkeley Strategic Land Ltd in a Ministerial capacity in the last three years; and whether any officials in her Department attended such meetings. 
Mr. Iain Wright: Ministers and civil servants meet many people as part of the process of policy development and advice. As a general point of principle, information relating to such meetings is not normally disclosed.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which private consultancy firms (a) her Department and (b) agencies which report to her Department engaged in each of the last three years; which programmes or projects each firm worked on; and what the approximate cost to the Department or agency concerned was of each engagement. 
However, I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs. May) on 14 June 2007, Official Report, column 1170W, which lists those 10 Communities Programmes which accounted for the most consultancy spend.
Mr. Rob Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will list the signed local authority private finance initiative projects for which her Department is responsible. 
Mr. Iain Wright: Details of all signed PFI projects are recorded on HM Treasurys website which is maintained through returns provided by each Government Department on a twice yearly basis during budget reporting periods.
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will list her
Departments (a) executive agencies, (b) executive non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), (c) advisory NDPBs, (d) tribunal NDPBs, (e) trading funds and (f) public corporations for each financial year since 2005-06. 
Mr. Iain Wright: The Department for Communities and Local Government was established on 5 May 2006. The information requested can be found in Note 33 of the Departments resource accounts 2006-07 at the following web link:
Mrs. Lait: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the location is of each fire local control room in England, broken down by region; and how many people are employed at each. 
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