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Communications Annual Report 2008-09

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to his Department's Communications Annual Report 2008-09, if he will place in the Library a copy of the evaluation report for (a) the Home buying and Home selling communications campaign, (b) the eco-towns campaign and (c) the promoting take-up of online council services on waste and recycling campaign. (292888)

The information is as follows:

(a) The purpose of the Home buying and selling campaign was to provide information to buyers, sellers and estate agents about changes in the law, and directed people online for more detail. It was evaluated through the number of visits to the campaign website for which I refer the hon. Member to the information on the Department’s website published at the time of the Department’s 2008-09 Annual Report:

(b) The purpose of the eco-towns campaign was to promote the consultation process. It was evaluated through the number of visits to the consultation micro-site at 34,189 visitors and the number of consultation responses at 7,500 at the end of the consultation period.

(c) The evaluation report on the online council waste and recycling campaign will be placed in the Library.