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Departments: Private Finance Initiative

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total value of private finance initiative projects included in her Department's balance sheet (a) is in 2007 and (b) was in each of the last five years, broken down by project. (137796)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has one private finance initiative (PFI) project included in its balance sheet—our embassy in Berlin. The total capital value reported in HM Treasury's list of signed PFI projects is £17.1 million.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the value was of annual private finance initiative payments made by her Department from (a) capital and (b) revenue budgets in each of the last five years. (137797)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has two private finance initiative projects for which it has made the following payments from revenue budgets in the last five years, as reported in the HM Treasury list of signed deals.

£ million

2002-03

30.44

2003-04

34.40

2004-05

35.57

2005-06

36.92

2006-07

134.39

1 Estimated.