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Departmental NDPBs

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for how many non-departmental public bodies his Department is responsible. (314250)

22 in total as at January 2010. The Department sponsors 12 executive NDPBs, five advisory NDPBs and two tribunal NDPBs, as well as two other public bodies classified as Public Corporations and a public body which does not have a formal classification. The bodies are listed as follows.

Executive NDPBs

Community Development Foundation


Homes and Communities Agency

Independent Housing Ombudsman Limited

Infrastructure Planning Commission

Leasehold Advisory Service

London Thames Gateway Development Corporation

Standards for England

Tenant Services Authority

Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation

Valuation Tribunal Service

West Northants Development Corporation

Advisory NDPBs

Advisory Panel for the Local Innovation Awards

Advisory Panel on Standards for the Planning Inspectorate

Building Regulations Advisory Committee

National Community Forum

National Housing and Planning Advice Unit

Tribunal NDPBs

Rent Assessment Panels under the Residential Property Tribunal Service

Valuation Tribunal for England

Public Corporations

Architects Registration Board

Audit Commission


Local Government Ombudsman/Commission for Local Administration