PFI PPP Safety Audit

Megan Ingles made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust,

This request for information is an attempt to seek reassurance about the safety of public buildings in the light of the findings revealed in the Inquiry commissioned following the collapse of a school building wall in Edinburgh and subsequent closure of 17 schools.
Please answer the following for each PFI/PPP schemes in your health trust treating each scheme as a separate request.
Please provide all documents showing how your organisation has responded to the findings contained in the report on Edinburgh Schools Construction by John Cole: including, but not limited to memos, emails, minutes, reports.
I would like to understand the expertise and resource committed by your organisation to the management and oversight of PFI schemes from procurement through to ongoing contract operation. Please provide documents relating to the PFI Team(s) allocated to each project its makeup and structure of the team during each project phase. This may comprise terms of reference, organisation chart, post titles and role profiles.
Provide the deed of appointment for the Independent Certifier and any other documents setting out the scope of that role. Please confirm the level of indemnity insurance and liability period.
Please confirm whether your organisation employed a member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or an inspector of similar standing and assigned them to each construction site. If someone in this role was employed please confirm their level of qualification, the salary associated with this role and how much time was allocated to per project/site.
Please provide a list of all enforcement or improvement notices served; investigations carried out and reports commissioned into fire safety (include dates and specify who commissioned or issued these) Please provide copies of all items listed.
Provide details of all attempts to make deductions relating to structural defects for each project. Confirm the amount, what it was for, and when the deduction was made.�

Yours faithfully,

Megan Ingles

FOI, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Thank you for your request for information received on 5th June 2017. It has been allocated the reference number FOI 17/18 3203 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Kind Regards
Response Issued by
FOI Lead on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital,
Aberford Road

Tel: 0844 811 8110
Email: [email address]

Section 10(1) of the Act states that:
“Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a public authority must comply with section 1(1) promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth working day following the date of receipt.”

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FOI, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Re : Freedom of Information Act request - 3203

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Pinderfields Hospital,

Aberford Road




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