|Table B: Number of households in temporary accommodation( 1) in local authorities within Cornwall, March 1998-March 2007
|(1 )Households in accommodation either pending a decision on their homelessness application or awaiting allocation of a settled home following acceptance. Excludes those households designated homeless at home that have remained in their existing accommodation and have the same rights to suitable accommodation as those in accommodation arranged by the authority.
(2) Regional figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
CLG P1E Homelessness returns (quarterly)
The regional data on acceptances and temporary accommodation can also be found in our published quarterly statistical release on Statutory Homelessness. This is published on our website and placed in the Library each quarter. The latest release was published on 11 September 2008, and provides national and regional acceptance figures in table 3, and temporary accommodation figures in table 7, both back to 1997:
Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what reports on housing policy her Department and its predecessors have (a) commissioned and (b) issued in each year since 1997; and what the cost of (i) drafting and (ii) producing each was. 
Andrew George: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of the effect of changes in the (a) market for housing, (b) availability of mortgage finance and (c) projected house completion rates on her Department's (i) targets for annual house building and (ii) estimates of housing need in each Government region. 
However, the Government remain committed to the delivery of the homes we need over the long-term to accommodate our ageing, growing population. We remain committed to achieving an annual completion rate of 240,000 net additions per year, and continue to work with regional partners to ensure that there is capacity in the planning system to achieve this.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 3 November 2008, Official Report, column 125W, on housing: regeneration, for what reasons the Government Office was found not to have complied with the European Commissions regulations. 
John Healey: In 2007, the European Commission suspended payments on the 2000-06 North West ERDF Objective 2 and Urban programmes because of deficiencies in aspects of the recording of actions taken by intermediate bodies engaged in the delivery of the programme in the amount of on-site checking of project expenditure that had been carried out to the end of 2006. There was no suggestion of financial impropriety and vigorous action has been taken since to rectify the problems identified.
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimates she has made of the number of over-80s households in (a) the Vale of York, (b) North Yorkshire and (c) the UK. 
|Number of over 80s households for mid 2008 (Thousand)
Andrew George: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether she has assessed the merits of revising her targets for the creation of new (a) social and (b) intermediate market housing in the light of recent changes in the housing market and house building sectors. 
Mr. Iain Wright: We remain committed to the delivery of affordable housing for social rent and low cost home ownership. Our aspiration is to reach 70,000 homes a year by 2010-11, of which, 45,000 are for social rent with 50,000 a year during the next Spending Review period, our long-term aspiration. This is still some time away and it remains too early, given current market conditions, to predict outputs with certainty.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 3 November 2008, Official Report, columns 124-5W, on housing: low incomes, what data her Department and its predecessors have transferred to the Valuation Office Agency from the National Register of Social Housing. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 3 November 2008, Official Report, columns 124-54W, on housing: low incomes, and with reference to the December 2004 letter to local authority directors of housing from the Office of the Deputy Prime Ministers Divisional Head of Housing Data and Statistics, how many local authorities provided data to the Valuation Office Agency to assist with the council tax revaluation (a) directly and (b) via her Departments predecessor. 
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much her Department has allocated for affordable housing in Crosby constituency in the next three years. 
Mr. Iain Wright: Over the three years, 2008 to 2011, an indicative total of over £830 million is being made available through the regional housing pot for the north west region, of this around £525 million has been earmarked for use through the Affordable Housing programme. Allocations are not made to constituency levels.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 6 November 2008, Official Report, column 628W, on housing: valuation, if she will place in the Library information that identifies the geographical extent of each locality for the Valuation Office area of Hammersmith and Fulham. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 30 October 2008, Official Report, column 1279W, on local government finance, which (a) district councils, (b) metropolitan councils, (c) unitary council and (d) London boroughs will receive the lowest possible increase in grant from her Department in 2008-09. 
(a) 94 district councils will all receive a 1 per cent. increase in formula grant in 2008-09. This is the minimum percentage increase for district authorities in 2008-09. The authorities are as follows:
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Epsom and Ewell