§ Mr. Pickles
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which companies submitted bids for the grant awarded to Northcote KeyStart Homes under the second round of the Starter Home Initiative; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. McNulty
Bids for Starter Home Initiative (SHI) Round 2 funding were invited from registered social landlords, local authorities and key worker employers. Northcote Housing Association was allocated £1.056 million SHI Round 2 funding to assist a total of 103 key workers in Buckinghamshire, Slough, Reading and Oxford. The funding will be used to provide £10,000 equity loans to key workers in these areas to assist their house purchase. The funding allocated also includes £25,750 towards the Association's costs in administering the scheme.