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Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much her Department and its predecessor spent on research, consultancy and preparation costs for planning gains supplement. 
Mr. Iain Wright: The Department has undertaken preliminary work to develop and explore the feasibility of a planning-gain supplement since 2004. This has included the publication of one consultation document alongside the 2006 pre-Budget report. The costs incurred have been borne by the Department as part of the normal policy development process.
Mr. Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the density of population in the Borough of Tamworth, excluding the flood plain area, is expressed in acres per 100,000 people. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question asking what the density of population in the Borough of Tamworth, excluding the flood plain area, is expressed in acres per 100,000 people (174713).
ONS does not have population density figures for the borough of Tamworth, excluding the flood plain area. However, population density figures for Tamworth Local authority are available expressed as persons per square kilometre. In mid-2006 the estimated population density for Tamworth local authority is 2,445 persons per square kilometre. These are the latest population density figures available.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what proportion of billing authorities have established a regularly-maintained link from their Local Land and Property Gazetteer to the National Land and Property Gazetteer. 
Mr. Iain Wright: The National Land and Property Gazetteer is the responsibility of local government's Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) and information on this is not held by central Government. Further information on the National Land and Property Gazetteer can be found on the internet at:
Mr. Lancaster: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether funds raised by the Milton Keynes tariff on developers and landowners may be used for the capital funding of new schools. 
Mr. Dhanda: Yes, the Milton Keynes Tariff makes a significant contribution towards the capital cost of new schools for the expansion areas in Milton Keynes and requires free land to be provided by the developers for school sites in these areas.
Jim Cousins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will place in the Library copies of letters sent by her Department to Northumbria police authority on the new 101 pilots. 
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate has been made by her Department of the level of funding required to roll out each of the 101 non-emergency number pilots under the second wave of the pilot project; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: The Government decided not to proceed with the roll out of the second wave of the 101 single non-emergency number service in October 2006 pending further evaluation of the costs and benefits of the service in the existing five areas. The level of funding requested by each of the potential second wave areas to implement the 101 service was set out in proposals submitted by each police and council partnership at that time and was as follows:
|Partnership proposed implementation cost (£000)|
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been committed by her Department for maintaining the national 101 telephony infrastructure; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: The Home Office has committed £1 million per annum over the next CSR period to maintain the national 101 telephony infrastructure enabling local areas to maintain or develop their own locally funded 101 service.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been allocated by her Department for each 101 non-emergency number pilot in each month since their initiation, broken down by relevant police force area; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: From initiation to the current financial quarter, the Home Office has allocated the following funding amounts as agreed with each 101 partnership area to meet their specific implementation and operation requirements (allocations are based on those costs scheduled to be claimed for the periods set out rather than by each month):
|Police force area||31 December 2005 to 31 March 2006||1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007||1 April 2007 to 31 December 2007|
Jim Cousins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many calls there have been to the new 101 service in each of the local authority areas in the Northumbria Police Authority area (a) in total and (b) per head of population. 
Mr. McNulty: As of 7 November 2007 there have been a total number of 248,949 calls made from the public to the 101 service in the Northumbria police authority area since the service was launched on 3 July 2006. From incident data created as a result of these calls, it is estimated that (a) the number of calls in total and (b) the number of calls expressed as a percentage of the population calling on an annualised basis in each of local authority areas in the Northumbria police authority area are as follows:
|Local authority area||Estimated number of calls received by Northumbria 101 for each LA area since launch||Estimated percentage of population (2001 Census) calling 101 on annual basis|
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if she will write to the Mayor of London and the Metropolitan Police Authority urging them to agree protocols with non-Home Office constabularies in London to allow them to access the Airwave Radio System; 
(2) what guidance her Department has issued to chief officers of police with regard to making the Airwave Radio System available to non-Home Office constabularies; and if she will list those non-Home Office police organisations which (a) do and (b) do not have access to the Airwave Radio System. 
Mr. McNulty: For a non-Home Office police force to gain access to the Airwave Radio System, they must make an application to the Office of Communications (Ofcom). If this is granted, the force concerned would then be in a position to communicate with the emergency services that also use the network.
British Transport Police
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Dover Port Police
Haringey Borough Parks Police
Ministry of Defence Police
Scottish Police Forces
Scottish Police Services Authority
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what additional money has been made available to the police in the last 12 months for tackling alcohol-related crime in addition to alcohol misuse enforcement campaigns. 
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much additional funding has been made available to each police force specifically to tackle binge drinking and alcohol misuse in each year since the Licensing Act 2003 came into force. 
Home Office alcohol enforcement campaigns are focused at the police basic command unit level. The allocation of funding from campaigns is based on a formal bid process and the number of operations conducted in any given campaign.
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