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Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what percentage of social sector homes were considered not to meet the decent homes standard in 2009. 
Mr. Ian Austin: The HCA have calculated using the latest landlord statistics that at 1 April 2009 579,000 (14.5 per cent.) of social homes were classed as non-decent.
Mr. Hurd: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what discussions the (a) Office of the Third Sector and (b) Charity Commission have had with the Department of Health on the effects of the implementation of International Accounting Standard 27 (IAS 27) on independent NHS charities. 
Angela E. Smith: Officials from the Office of the Third Sector have had several discussions with colleagues from the Department of Health in recent months about the effect of the implementation of International Accounting Standard 27 (IAS 27) on independent NHS charities.
The Charity Commission has said that it has been in regular contact on this subject with the Department of Health, including a series of meetings dating back to February 2009.
HM Treasury has announced that implementation of IAS 27 for NHS charities will be delayed for a further year, and a working party will be established including the Office of the Third Sector, the Charity Commission, the Department of Health, and HM Treasury, which will seek a long-term solution to this issue.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether she plans to implement a work from home scheme in order to reduce the carbon footprint of the civil service. 
Angela E. Smith: The Cabinet Office encourages Departments to consider home working as part of a range of flexible working options. Each employing department or agency will need to decide for itself how best to implement a work from home scheme in line with its specific departmental needs.
Sir Nicholas Winterton: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the monetary value of the pension pot assigned to (a) Sir Christopher Kelly and (b) Sir Thomas Legg on retirement from the Civil Service was. 
Tessa Jowell: Declaration of senior officials' salary and pension information in departmental resource accounts was first introduced for the financial year 1999 to 2000 and as Sir Thomas Legg retired on 10 April 1998 neither his pension or cash equivalent transfer values are available.
Cash equivalent transfer values were introduced for the financial year 2003-04 reports. As Sir Christopher Kelly retired on 30 April 2001 no information on his cash equivalent transfer value is available, however, information on his salary and pension are available in the 2000-01 Department of Health Resource Accounts, a copy of which is in the Library of the House.
Mr. Gordon Prentice: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office whether the Cabinet Office intends to appeal against the decision of the Information Commissioner in respect of the undertaking given by Lord Ashcroft on UK residency. 
Tessa Jowell: The Information Commissioner issued his decision on 28 January 2010. The Cabinet Office is considering the terms of the decision and will respond in due course within the timelines set out in the legislation.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what redesigns of websites operated by (a) her Department and (b) its agency have been carried out since 27 June 2007; and what the (i) cost to the public purse and (ii) date of completion of each such redesign was. 
Tessa Jowell: The information requested is as follows:
|Site||URL||Completion date||Redesign cost (ex VAT) (£)|
http://www.direct.gov.uk/honours (formerly www.honours.gov.uk )
http://www.direct.gov.uk/preparingforemergencies (formerly www.preparingforemergencies.gov.uk )
http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/comms (formerly www.comms.gov.uk )
http://www.direct.gov.uk/thequeensawardforvoluntaryservice (formerly www.queensawardvoluntary.gov.uk )
|(1) The cost of the Prime Minister's website redesign was met from the running costs of the Digital Communications Unit. It is not possible to separate out the specific costs associated with the redesign.|
(2) The February 2008 Civil Service redesign was undertaken as part of a larger project, and as such it has not been possible to extract the costs specifically related to the redesign.
(3) The content on the UK Honours and PFE websites was migrated to Directgov under the website rationalisation agenda, which involved a redesign. The cost to Cabinet Office in moving this content was in staff time only. To provide internal staff costs would incur disproportionate costs.
(4) The Government Communication Network website was required to merge with the Civil Service website under the Government's website rationalisation agenda, which involved a redesign.
(5) The content on the QAVS website was migrated to Directgov under the website rationalisation agenda. The cost of moving this content was drawn from the existing management contract. No additional costs were incurred.
Mr. Maude: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Hammersmith and Fulham of 6 May 2009, Official Report, column 182W, on Derek Draper, whether Mr. Draper has ever been issued with a security pass to No. 10 Downing street. 
Tessa Jowell: Mr. Draper has never been issued a security pass to No. 10 Downing street.
Mr. Maude: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer of 5 October 2009, Official Report, column 2315W, on Derek Draper and Charlie Whelan, how many times (a) Mr. Derek Draper and (b) Mr. Charlie Whelan visited the Downing Street/Cabinet Office complex between October 2007 and April 2009. 
Tessa Jowell: Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide range of organisations and individuals.
Mr. Evennett: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many electors there were in each ward in the London borough of Bexley in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Wills: I have been asked to reply.
The Ministry of Justice does not hold this information. The data in the following tables have been provided by the Boundary Commission for England from data compiled by the London borough of Bexley and supplied, originally, to the Office for National Statistics. They show the number of people who were registered to vote in parliamentary elections for each ward in the London borough of Bexley between 1997 and 2008.
|(1) As created by The London Borough of Bexley (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977|
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