To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will make a statement on nominated insurance relating to leaseholders. 
Section 164 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 will allow leaseholders of houses who are subject to a nominated insurer clause to be able to insure the property with the insurer of their choice provided that certain conditions are met.
|National BVPIs and ACPIs 2000–011||National BVPIs 2001–02||National BVPIs 2002–03||National BVPIs 2003–04||Percentage decrease from 2000–01 to 2003–04|
|County councils (including Fire)||134||105||86||85||37%|
|1 Includes Audit Commission performance indicators which were replaced entirely in 2001–02 by best value performance indicators.|
In order to implement this provision, the form of the notice of cover must be prescribed by regulation. The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister published a consultation paper on 6 May that seeks views on draft regulations that prescribe the form of the notice of cover and also seeks views on additional information to be included in the notice.