§ Mr. Laws
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 24 October 2001,Official Report, column 288W, on PFI transactions, what is the (a) aggregate of cost savings estimated to have been made through PFI transactions overseen by his Department, (b) aggregate capital value of the PFI projects overseen by his Department and (c) individual capital value of each PFI project overseen by his Department in the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Blunkett
[holding answer 13 November 2001]The information is as follows:
(a) The aggregate of cost savings estimated to have been made through PFI transactions overseen by this Department is £641.63 million.
(b) and (c) from the best information available, the following table lists the capital value and aggregate value of PFI projects overseen by this Department in the last 10 years:
£ million Transaction/project title Capital value 2001 Rainsbrook (Onley) Secure Training Centre Expansion 5.6 Heat Energy Services Tranche 2 12 2000 HM Prison (HMP) Ryehill 37 HMP Dovegate 64 Quantum 60 Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Not applicable IT2000 (Sirius Programme) 24.7 Public Safety Radio Communications Project (PSRCP) (Airwave) 500
£ million Transaction/project title Capital value 1999 0 1998 Rainsbrook (Onley) Secure Training Centre 7.4 Hassockfield (Medomsley) Secure Training Centre 9.1 HMP Forest Bank 45 HMPS Heat Energy Services Tranche 1 8 HM Young Offender Institution (HMYOI) Ashfield 26 Passport Application Support System—Front End 15 Passport Application Support System—Back End 15 1997 Medway (Cookham Wood) Secure Training Centre 9.1 1996 Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND) Casework Programme 41 HMP Pare 47 HMP Lowdham Grange 25 1995 HMP Altcourse 68 1994 0 1993 0 1992 0 Aggregate value 1,018.90