HC Deb 15 July 1997 vol 298 c164W
Mr. Jack

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list for each of his approved PFI hospital projects the outstanding contractual issues which have to be resolved. [7789]

Mr. Milburn

[holding answer 10 July 1997]: Two Private Finance Initiative schemes, at Dartford and Gravesham National Health Service Trust and Norfolk and Norwich Health Care NHS Trust, have reached agreement to proceed to financial close. Although both trusts have signed commercial contracts with their partners, the consortia have yet to agree final terms with their respective financiers. To disclose this information at this stage may affect the negotiating positions of the trusts.