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Valuation Office Agency

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many full-time equivalent officers the Valuation Office Agency employed in 2005-06. (83007)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many press releases the Valuation Office Agency issued in 2005-06. (83008)

In 2005-06 the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) issued five press releases.

The following press release was distributed to media with national coverage:

7 June 2005—“VOA Appoints New Non-Executive Director”.

The agency issued the following press releases locally:

2 February 2005—“Businesses in South West Warned to Protect Themselves Against Fraudulent Agents”

24 May 2005—“Business in Blackpool Warned to Wise Up on Appeals”

27 September 2005—“The VOA and Kerrier District Council Celebrate 25-year Working Partnership”

22 December 2005-“Support and Advice for Householders and Businesses Following Buncefield Explosion”.

Additionally, where it is brought to the VOA's attention that there is a need to warn council taxpayers locally of bogus inspectors, they will issue a standard press release—“Alert for Bogus Council Tax Inspectors”.