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The debtors balance due after more than one year as at 31 March 2009 comprises funds due in specifically agreed time-related instalments as well as funds due that do not have pre-defined dates of receipt. For those funds with specifically agreed time-related instalments, the following amounts within the next two years are due as follows:
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Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will place in the Library a copy of the (a) management agreement and (b) financial framework in operation between his Department and the Homes and Communities Agency. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much the Homes and Communities Agency and its predecessor paid in loans to water companies in each of the last three years. 
John Healey: No loans were made by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) or its predecessor bodies to water companies in the last three years. Prior loans made to water companies were inherited by HCA from former development corporations and annual payments are being, and will continue to be, received by HCA up to 2053.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many Homes and Communities Agency employees received (a) performance-related payments, (b) other taxable benefits and (c) benefits in kind in respect of the year to March 2009; and how much was spent on such payments. 
(a) The Homes and Communities Agency's (HCA) website sets out that performance-related payments for 2008-09 performance year (running July to June) are still to be determined. However, in June 2009, the HCA paid former Housing Corporation staff the balance of a team bonus payment, which related to performance in 2008-09. This was paid to 251 staff and totalled £129,000.
(b) 234 employees received other taxable benefits in 2008-09 at an approximate cost of £717,000.
(c) 271 employees received benefits in kind at an approximate cost of £83,000.
Professor Roberts' fees are paid in his capacity as an HCA Board member and are published on page 42 of the HCA Annual Report and Accounts. This is available in the House Library or can be viewed online at:
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|(1) Peter Hetherington's fee also include Academy work other than directly associated with the Committee.|
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the net value of assets held by the Homes and Communities Agency and its predecessor was in each of the last three years. 
John Healey: The net assets of the Homes and Communities Agency are disclosed in the Group Balance Sheet of the Homes and Communities Agency Annual Report and Financial Statements 2008-09, a copy of which was laid in the House.
The Annual Report and Financial Statements 2008-09 contains comparative data for 2007-08. For 2006-07 precise comparative data cannot be provided. The net value of assets of predecessor bodies were provided in the Annual Reports and Financial Statements for English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation. Copies of each of these reports were also laid in the House. Assets of the Academy for Sustainable Communities would have been contained within the Annual Accounts for Yorkshire Forward.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much the Homes and Communities Agency and its predecessor spent on the employment of temporary staff in each of the last three years. 
John Healey: Temporary staff costs for the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and its predecessors for 2008-09 and 2007-08 are shown on page 75 of the HCA's published financial statements for 2008-09. The financial statements were prepared under merger accounting rules which (notwithstanding the Agency was launched part-way through the financial year on 1 December 2008) required full year accounts to be prepared for 2008-09 and for comparison accounts to be prepared for the preceding year, 2007-08, but not for years earlier than that.
The predecessor organisations for the HCA were English Partnerships, the investment arm of the Housing
Corporation, and the Academy for Sustainable Communities. For 2006-07, temporary staff costs for English Partnerships were shown on pages 81 and 111 of its published financial statements for 2008-09. Temporary staff costs specifically for the investment arm of the Housing Corporation for 2006-07 cannot be disaggregated except at disproportionate cost (however temporary staff costs for the Housing Corporation as a whole for 2006-07 were shown in note 5 of its financial statements for 2006-07). Temporary staff costs for the Academy for Sustainable Communities for 2006-07 were £163,000.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many staff were employed by the (a) Tenant Services Authority and (b) Homes and Communities Agency in each of the organisation's main areas of responsibility on the latest date for which figures are available. 
Regional Delivery: 400 (Regional Delivery Teams),
Corporate Delivery: 248 (Delivery of Corporate Programmes-Thames Gateway, Growth, Decent Homes, etc, ATLAS, Brownfield Delivery, Academy, Asset Management, plus centrally run initiatives-PRSI, Private Finance, etc),
Corporate: 234 (HR, IT, Finance, etc).
|Distribution of HCA development land assets by region and local authority( 1)|
|East of England|
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