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Arm’s Length Management Organisation

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local ballots have been held on whether local authorities should convert their housing department to an arm's length management organisation; and what the result of each ballot was, including the percentage of those balloted voting for each option. (157320)

The following table lists which ALMOs have held ballots and the percentage of those balloted in favour of establishing an ALMO.

Percentage

Local authority

Turnout

In favour

Derby

48

88

Hounslow

35

83

Kirklees

47

81

Rochdale

46

90

Stockton-on-Tees

44

93

Barnsley

25

57

Carrick

61

96

Colchester

57

76

Leeds—East

35

83

Leeds—North East

41

88

Leeds—North West

42

89

Leeds—South

39

91

Leeds—South East

40

88

Leeds—West

38

90

Waltham Forest

49

85

Camden

30

23

High Peak

60

98

Islington

27

85

Sheffield—Brightside and Shiregreen

42

78

Sheffield—Central Area

47

87

Sheffield—Hillsborough, Nether Thorpe

45

87

Sheffield—Parson Cross, Foxhill, Longley

38

94

Sheffield—Westfield, Hackenthorpe

43

89

South Lakeland

65

88

Bassetlaw

58

85

Hammersmith and Fulham

40

81

Hammersmith and Fulham

40

81

Nottingham

40

76

Slough

47

91

Wolverhampton

40

84

Lambeth

27

51