§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Health which PFI projects are at Outline Business Case stage within his Department; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hutton
[holding answer 28 February 2002]: The table shows schemes with a capital value of £20 million or greater which are currently developing Outline Business Cases (OBCs) with the intention of going on to tender under the Private Finance Initiative. Information is not collected centrally on schemes below £20 million, which do not have approved OBCs.
DOH regional office Scheme name Value (£ million) Eastern Peterborough 135 Eastern Chelmsford 80 Eastern Colchester 79 London Whipps Cross 184 London Chase Farm 41 London North Middlesex 73 London Lewisham 47 London Paddington Basin 460 Northern and Yorkshire Bradford 116 Northern and Yorkshire Wakefield 164 Northern and Yorkshire Hull 39 North West Salford 114 North West St. Helens 211 North West Tameside and Glossop 41 South East Brighton 25 South East East Kent 102 South East Tunbridge Wells 175 South East Oxford 28 South East Southampton 52 South West Bristol 104 South West Plymouth 101 South West Torbay 65 Trent Leicester 286 Trent C Notts/Kingsmill 66 West Midlands Walsall 43 West Midlands Birmingham 306 West Midlands North Staffs 224 West Midlands Wolverhampton 110