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Executive Agencies

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much was spent by each of her Department’s Executive agencies in each of the Government office regions in the most recent year for which figures are available. (116663)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which of the Executive agencies of her Department have regional offices outside London. (116726)

The three Executive agencies sponsored by Communities and Local Government are the Fire Service College, the Planning Inspectorate and the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre.

The Fire Service College is located at Moreton in Marsh in Gloucestershire.

The Planning Inspectorate’s headquarters is in Bristol. It is also an Executive agency of the National Assembly for Wales and has an office in Cardiff.

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is located in Westminster.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which Executive agencies are the responsibility of her Department; what the function is of each agency; and what the budget was of each agency in the most recent year for which figures are available. (116774)

Information on the Executive agencies sponsored by the Department for Communities and Local Government can be found in their annual reports and accounts, copies of which are in the Library and which are also online as follows:

Fire Service College

http://www.fireservicecollege.ac.uk/About+Us/Reports+and+Plans/Annual+Report/

Planning Inspectorate

http://www.planning-inspectorate.gov.uk/pins/reports/ann_report_05_06/contents.htm

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

http://www.qeiicc.co.uk/corporate_info/documentation