§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the total savings to public funds of the Private Finance Initiative contract for the Fulbourn School of Nursing by comparison with a non-Private Finance Initiative alternative. 
§ Mr. Hutton
The business case justifying the individual schemes estimating the net savings in present value terms (ie all future costs and benefits discounted to their present values) compared with publicly funding the scheme is shown in the table.
Net present costs of PSC v. PFI option Trusts Eastern regional office/Fulbourn PFI (£000) 14,449 Public (£000) 20,254 Savings in net present value terms (£000) 5,805 Difference % 29
Department of Health Vacancies Survey, March 2001—vacancies in NHS trusts by region and health authority areas1, occupational therapists Three month vacancy: Staff in post: Rates (percentage) Numbers (Wte) (hc) England 4.1 480 11,180 13,130 Northern and Yorkshire 4.6 70 1,430 1,640 Bradford HA 7.5 10 120 140 County Durham and Darlington HA 3.6 0 80 90 East Riding and Hull HA 6.7 10 100 110 Gateshead and South Tyneside HA 5.7 10 80 90