§ Mr. Colman
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was spent by(a) the Government on solely state-financed projects and (b) the (i)Government and (ii) private sector on public-private and private finance initiative projects for which his Department is responsible in each of the last 10 years, broken down by region. 
§ Fiona Mactaggart
The information is as follows.
- (a)Information on how much has been spent on major projects is not held centrally and to obtain this information would incur disproportionate costs.
- (b)I would refer my hon. Friend to the Signed PFI Projects List, which can be found on the HM Treasury website www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/documents/ public_private_partnerships/ppp_pfi_stats.
In addition payments made to the service provider on projects which are classed as public private partnerships are as follows:
Project Airwave Criminal Records Bureau Region National North west Government spend £50 million £30.6 million Private sector spend Not available Not available