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Nurseries

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission pursuant to the answer of 9 March 2010, Official Report, column 185W, on nurseries, whether the full business case for the replacement of Bellamy’s Bar, the Astor Suite and Bellamy’s Clubroom by a day nursery will be submitted to (a) the Finance and Services Committee and (b) the House of Commons Commission before any decision is taken to proceed with the works. (322376)

No. Neither the Finance and Services Committee nor the House of Commons Commission considers business cases. The Commission’s decision that a nursery facility should be established is subject to the business case being approved by the Clerk of the House as Accounting Officer.

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission whether the works proposed to convert Bellamy's Bar, the Astor Suite and Bellamy's Clubroom into a day nursery will be subject to competitive tender. (322398)

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission pursuant to the answer of 9 March 2010, Official Report, column 185W, on nurseries, if he will place in the Library a copy of the full business case for the replacement of Bellamy's Bar, the Astor Suite and Bellamy's Clubroom by a day nursery with the commercially confidential information redacted. (322399)