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Private Finance Initiative Projects

Volume 447: debated on Monday 5 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list reviews the Department is undertaking of private finance initiative projects; and whether she expects the review to affect the timescale for the project in each case. (64592)

Departmental officials will be reviewing all private finance initiative schemes yet to reach financial close and with an expected capital value of more than £75 million. The current list of such schemes is as follows:

University Hospital North Staffordshire National Health Service Trust

Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust

Peterborough and Stamford Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust

Tameside and Glossop NHS Trust

Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Tees and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust

North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Mersey Care NHS Trust

Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Southend Hospital NHS Trust

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trusts

Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital NHS Trust

Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust

Northampton General NHS Trust

Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust

The purpose of the review process is to deliver schemes that are financially viable and sustainable over the long term. It may be that in pursuit of achieving these objectives certain schemes experience limited delays.