The Question session will take place today at 2.30pm. LGiU will cover the oral questions live and will produce a briefing available to member authorities.
1 Mr Douglas Carswell (Clacton): What steps his Department has taken to increase transparency in (a) local government and (b) departmental spending.
2 Sir Bob Russell (Colchester): What plans he has to return empty homes to use.
3 Alex Cunningham (Stockton North): What recent assessment he has made of value for money and standards for tenants offered by the private rented sector.
4 Dr Sarah Wollaston (Totnes): What steps he is taking to make (a) empty houses and (b) vacant properties above shops available for rent.
5 Dr Julian Huppert (Cambridge): What plans he has to return empty homes to use.
6 Charlie Elphicke (Dover): What plans he has to return empty homes to use.
7 Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe and Sale East): What estimate he has made of changes in the level of funding from the public purse to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service between 2011-12 and 2014-15.
8 Grahame M. Morris (Easington): What assessment he has made of the potential effects on lower income households of his planned localisation of and changes to council tax benefit.
9 Dr Daniel Poulter (Central Suffolk and North Ipswich): What steps his Department is taking to address levels of pay for senior officials in local government.
10 Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North): What assessment he has made of the possible effects on local authorities in deprived areas of his planned localisation of national non-domestic rates.
11 Ian Lucas (Wrexham): If he will undertake a comparative assessment of parking schemes in town centres.
12 Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central): What assessment he has made of the potential effect of his proposals for the localisation of business rates on regional inequality.
13 Angela Smith (Penistone and Stocksbridge): When he plans to publish information on transitional arrangements in respect of his National Planning Policy Framework.
14 Iain Stewart (Milton Keynes South): What his timetable is for the next allocations of the New Homes Bonus.
15 Julian Smith (Skipton and Ripon): What steps his Department is taking to ensure the efficient approval of applications to the European Regional Development Fund.
16 Amber Rudd (Hastings and Rye): What his timetable is for the next allocations of the New Homes Bonus.
17 Heidi Alexander (Lewisham East): If he will provide an update on the work of the Troubled Families Team based in his Department.
18 Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test): What assessment he has made of recent trends in housing affordability.
19 Damian Hinds (East Hampshire): What steps he plans to take to tackle the problems of the most troubled families.
20 Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey): What steps he has taken to support former members of the armed forces in relation to housing.
21 Stephen Mosley (City of Chester): What steps his Department is taking to support local high streets.
22 Simon Kirby (Brighton, Kemptown): What steps he has taken to support former members of the armed forces in relation to housing.
23 John Robertson (Glasgow North West): How many local authorities have committed to setting up a replacement for the Department for Work and Pension’s social fund.
24 Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton): When he plans to announce his policy on community cohesion.
25 Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West): When he plans to announce his policy on community cohesion.