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Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if she will place in the Library a copy of the joint Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors/Valuation Office Agency guidance note on contractor's basis valuations. 
John Healey: The Joint Professional Institutions Rating Valuation Forum produced the guidance note on the Contractors Basis. This consisted of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, the Rating Surveyors Association, the Scottish Assessors Association, the Valuation and Lands Agency (Northern Ireland) and the Valuation Office Agency. It is published by RICS Business Services Limited, to provide assistance to surveyors in undertaking methods of rating valuation. As such, the hon. Member and the Library of the House should seek to obtain a copy through the RICS.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to paragraph (iv) on page 32 of the Impact Assessment of the Planning Bill, what (a) factors and (b) methodologies were taken into account in calculating the one-off start-up costs of the Infrastructure Planning Commission. 
John Healey: The Planning Bill Impact Assessment was compiled using standard cost-benefit methodology. Page 32 of the Impact Assessment states that the one-off start-up costs of the Infrastructure Planning Commission are estimated at £5 million. The factors taken into account include the cost of communications start-up activities, recruitment, organisation-specific IT software, and contingencies.
The Get Safe Online campaign, a joint Government and industry initiative, has had a significant impact on awareness of internet safety. Following the first phase of the campaign in 2005, research of a representative sample of broadband users in the UK revealed that
22 per cent. were aware of the campaign. Of those, 40 per cent. said they would change their behaviour and 75 per cent. of those said they would back-up their files. At the end of 2006, the tracking study was repeated and 25 per cent. had heard of the campaign with 52 per cent. saying they would change their behaviour as a result.
The third Get Safe Online week has just been completed this November and further research will be conducted on the campaigns impact at the end of this year. The Internet Safety Week has achieved over 250 items of media coverage including national television and radio as well as giving internet safety advice directly to people through roadshows in six cities across the UK.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which of (a) her Departments and (b) her Departments agencies buildings have premises licences under the Licensing Act 2003. 
Mr. Dhanda: In relation to Communities and Local Governments premises, a licence is held by the Eland Darts Club which is located in Eland House, Victoria, London. This forms part of the Departments sports and recreation association (SPARTA).
In relation to Communities and Local Governments agencies premises, a licence is held by Operon for the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh, for the provision of bar facilities for delegates attending residential courses. A licence is also held by the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what the total cost was of producing the pamphlet pack entitled Combating Misinformation - Fact Cards for Local Authorities; 
John Healey: The cost of producing 9,000 Combating MisinformationFact Cards for Local Authorities packs was £4,110. The packs were distributed to: local authorities in England; the Local Government Association; and Government Offices for the English Regions.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the written statement of 5 December 2007, Official Report, column 65WS, on local government, what assessment she has made of the likely effect of restructured councils that cross shire county boundaries on local identities; and of the likely levels of popular support for such councils. 
John Healey [holding answer 11 December 2007]: It will be for the Boundary Committee to consider these matters to the extent that the Committee judges them to be relevant to their providing the advice requested by the Secretary of State.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much each unitary local authority received per head in each of the last seven years for which figures are available, in ascending order. 
Bill Wiggin: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average grant per capita allocated to each unitary authority was in each year since 1997; and if she will make a statement. 
|Central G overnment funding per head by unitary authority from 1997-98 to 2006-07|
|£ per head|
|(1) Not relevant. Notes: 1. Central Government funding is defined here as the sum of formula grant (Revenue support grant and redistributed non-domestic rates) and specific grants inside aggregate external finance (AEF), i.e. revenue grants paid for council's core services. In past years, where applicable the standard spending assessment reduction grant and central support protection grants have also been included. 2. Figures exclude grants outside AEF (i.e. where funding is not for authorities' core services, but is passed to a third party, for example, rent allowances and rebates), capital grants, funding for the local authorities' housing management responsibilities and those grant programmes (such as European funding) where authorities are simply one of the recipients of funding paid towards an area. 3. Population figures used in the calculation are the Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid-year population estimates for respective year. 4. Comparisons across years may not be valid due to changing local authority responsibilities. Source: Communities and Local Government Revenue Outturn (RO) returns|
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