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Please note that the amount of overtime hours claimed and paid in each of the 12 months may not necessarily reflect the work actually carried out in the specified month. This is because employees often submit claims for overtime payment in either the month following the work or later.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the cost of overtime payments paid to staff in her Department was in each of the last 12 months, broken down by pay grade. 
The following table shows the cost of overtime payments paid to staff in each pay grade in the Communities and Local Government Headquarters in
each of the last 12 months. Data for our Agencies and NDPBs are not held centrally.
Please note that the amount of overtime paid in each of the 12 months may not necessarily reflect the work actually carried out in the specified month. This is because employees often submit claims for overtime payments either the month following the work or later.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what percentage of paper used (a) for photocopying and (b) in printed publications by her Department and is predecessors was from recycled sources in each of the last two years. 
Mr. Dhanda: For the Department's policy on the use of recycled paper, I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Lynne Jones) on 16 April 2007, Official Report, column 263W.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what (a) listening exercises and (b) public forums her Department has held in each of the last two years; what the (i) purpose and (ii) cost was in each case and who the private contractor was and how much it was paid in each case. 
Mr. Dhanda: There is no centrally held record held by this Department for either listening exercises or public forums, and it is therefore not possible to provide an authoritative list without incurring disproportionate cost.
Mr. Dhanda: Since 27 July 2007 my Department has reviewed 20 specific pieces of regulations, covering Building Regulations, fire, housing, local government and planning and initiated 62 consultations.
Mr. Harper: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what proportion of staff in (a) her Department and (b) the executive agencies for which she is responsible are disabled; and what the average salary in her (i) Department and (ii) executive agencies is of (A) full-time disabled staff, (B) full-time non-disabled staff, (C) part-time disabled staff and (D) part-time non-disabled staff. 
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Andrew Stunell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what percentage of households installed double glazing in each year since 2004; and what proportion of these were initial installations. 
The information requested by the hon. Member is not available in the form requested but DEFRA has data on houses with existing double glazing for England in 2004 and 2005 from BREs Energy Use in Homes reports. The figures are as follows:
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Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) if she will place in the Library a copy of the letter to her Department from (a) the Curborough Consortium and (b) Gallagher Estates outlining their respective reasons for withdrawing from the eco-towns bidding process; 
(2) which (a) developers, (b) bidders and (c) local authorities have withdrawn from the eco-town process subsequent to their bids being short-listed by her Department; and for what reasons in each case. 
Manby (East Lindsey district council)
Curborough (The Curborough Consortium)
NewMarston (Gallagher Estates).
Reasons given for withdrawal by each promoter are given in brief as follows. Copies of press releases (Manby and Curborough) and a letter (New Marston) providing more information on the reasons for withdrawal will be forwarded to the hon. Gentleman.
ELDC has decided instead to develop its work in alternative ways with local partners to address the key issues of affordable housing, skills, investment and coastal flood defences.
The Curborough Consortium has decided to focus its attention on their existing planning application for a new settlement, taking account of the feedback of the eco-town challenge panel.
Gallagher Estates have decided to focus on the delivery of already planned developments in the area.
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