HC Deb 06 March 1997 vol 291 cc730-1W
Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide a breakdown by project of PFI schemes for which his Department is responsible as identified in table 5.5 of the Red Book. [18925]

Mr. Robert B. Jones

Within the Department of Environment's area of responsibility PFI contracts have been signed for:

  1. (a) Docklands light railway Lewisham extension (capital investment of £150 million);
  2. (b) Waltham Forest housing action trust (£15 million); and
  3. (c) Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (£4 million).

Capital investment in the survey period will be £103 million.

Further capital investment of £123 million is anticipated during the survey years on contracts under negotiation for:

  1. (i) Health and Safety Laboratory (estate rationalisation);
  2. (ii) Countryside Commission (information technology);
  3. (iii) Docklands exhibition centre; and
  4. (iv) DOE (pay and personnel system).