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Ocean Estate (Transfer Ballot)

Volume 451: debated on Tuesday 7 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the costs were of the housing consultation exercise related to the recent stock transfer ballot on the Ocean Estate in London E1/E14 in each year since 2001; and by which organisations the costs will be met. (97405)

The costs of the statutory consultation required under section 106 of and Schedule 3 A of the Housing Act 1985 are as follows:

(£)

Costs incurred by:

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Ocean NDC—covered by DCLG Grant

2005-06

120,411

85,6821

2006-07

23,003

27,6041

1 Estimated costs

Sanctuary Housing Association incurred costs of 297,838 on promotional activity during the formal consultation period.