Due diligence expenditure on the Dynamex, Caernarfon site fell under three main headings: legal, environmental assessment/valuation, and independent valuation.
The actual expenditure to date on due diligence work is £228,261 plus VAT. The quoted figure of £324,000 plus VAT was the amount originally budgeted for the work.
(2) how many sites for a new prison in North Wales his Department is considering.
A fresh site search was announced on 27 October 2009 for further sites for new prisons. This will focus in or near areas where the demand for prison places is greatest, including North Wales. Potential sites are in the process of being identified and a shortlist will be drawn up and published in spring 2010.