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Local Government: Private Finance Initiative

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many local authorities have applied for PFI contracts in each of the last five years; and what the value of each of these contracts was. (253241)

Central Government support has been agreed for the following number of local authority PFI projects (including under Building Schools for the Future contracts) in each of the last five years:

Number

2004-05

29

2005-06

15

2006-07

16

2007-08

28

2008-09

18

Records of project capital values supported by central government in the form of PFI credits are updated regularly. These are available on the CLG website at:

www.local.communities.gov.uk/pfi/lapfilist.xls