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Dear Environment Agency,

Please can you provide a list of all flood defence projects that are/have been over budget in the financial years 2012/13 and 2013/14 along with the initial budget and actual spend for all the flood defence projects that were over budget.

Yours faithfully,

Henry

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Dear Henry

 

Thank you for your request for:

 

Please can you provide a list of all flood defence projects that are/have
been over budget in the financial years 2012/13 and 2013/14 along with the
initial budget and actual spend for all the flood defence projects that
were over budget.

 

We are treating your enquiry as an Information Request under the
Environmental Information Regulations 2004/Freedom of Information Act
2000.

 

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reference NRNOV22

 

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provide you with the requested information within 20 working days from the
date your enquiry is received.

 

In the meantime should you have any queries regarding this request please
contact us at: [1][email address]

 

Kind regards,

 

Maria Bisby

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Dear National Requests,

Your response to my FoI request has not been received. By law, you should have responded promptly by 5 December 2014.

Please can this be looked into as soon as possible,

Yours sincerely,

InsidetheEA

National Requests, Environment Agency

   

Henry  

InsidetheEA Our ref:           NRNOV22

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  Date:               04/12/14

 

 

Dear Henry

RE: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOIA) / Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)

 

We refer to your request for information of 06/11/14 relating to flood
defence projects that are/have been over budget in the financial years
2012/13 and 2013/14.

 

We respond to requests for information that is held under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the associated Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 (EIR).The information you have requested is environmental
and we are therefore considering your request under the provisions of the
EIR. 

 

Normally our response would be due on 4 December 2014. However due to the
complexity and volume of information requested, we are unable either to
comply with the request within that period or to make a decision to refuse
to do so.  As allowed for under EIR regulation, we are therefore extending
the period within which we will respond from 20 working days to 40 working
days. We will therefore respond by 06 January 2015. We will of course
endeavour to respond to you before then if we can.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

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Dear National Requests,

Tomorrow is the final day of your own deadline. Please can this be looked into and a response as to the likely outcome given.

Should no response be provided, we will have no choice but to escalate this to our MPs and the ICO.

Yours sincerely,

InsidetheEA

Dear Environment Agency,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Environment Agency's handling of my FOI request 'List of all flood defence projects that are/have been over budget in 2012/13 and 2013/14'.

I have now been waiting 40 working days for a response to this request, and as of yet, you have failed to provide any further information.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/l...

Yours faithfully,

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Dear Henry

 

Thank you for your message yesterday.  Unfortunately despite the extension
of the original timescale we are not yet in a position to provide you with
the figures you requested on 6 November 2014, when you asked for
information on flood defence projects that are/have been over budget in
the financial years 2012/13 and 2013/14.

 

The process of retrieving the relevant data has not been straightforward,
and has involved several teams in checking the accuracy of the figures
obtained from our records. We have identified approximately 200 projects
nationally within the two financial years of your interest, and find that
a small number of those fall within the scope of your request (i.e. the
estimated costs were smaller than the final costs).

 

The delay has been caused partly by the fact that many staff were on leave
over the Christmas and New Year period, and partly because we found it
necessary to change the way we are conducting the searches necessary to
extract the relevant data. As some of the projects completing within the
two year period were already in progress at the start of the period of
your request, we need to look across three systems throughout the life of
each project to get the information – the records of project completion,
the finance system and the change control data base.

We run our budgeting system on an annualised basis so it can take time to
drill down to find the spend during the life of the project from the
relevant database.

 

We apologise for this, and hope to provide you with the completed response
by 30 January 2015 at the latest.  We acknowledge that this delay is a
breach of the statutory 20 working day period under the Environmental
Information Regulations, and that we have already extended the time under
Regulation 7 on the grounds that the material is both complex and
voluminous.

 

However, we can say that we wish to provide accurate and complete figures
to answer your query and we would point out that information held by
public authorities is not always held in a format which enables the
authority swiftly to extract the material requested; in this case our data
is used to support the business needs of the Flood & Coastal Risk
Management directorate.

 

 

Kind Regards

 

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National Requests

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Environment Agency

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Dear Henry,

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) /
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR)

 

Thank you for your enquiry received on 6 November 2014 asking for
information on flood defence projects that are/have been over budget in
the financial years 2012/13 and 2013/14. Specifically, you asked for:

 

1.     A list of all flood defence projects that are/have been over budget
in the financial years 2012/13 and 2013/14 along with initial budget and
actual spend for all the flood defence projects that were over budget.

 

We respond to requests for recorded information that we hold under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the associated Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 (EIR). Again, please let me apologise for the
delay in returning this response to you.

 

Background

 

Business cases are developed for all capital projects and this includes
assessment of the expected costs of the project. As a project develops
from the conceptual, through design stages to completion, estimated scheme
costs can change. For assurance purposes, we record and approve such
changes to the revised cost of completing the project.

 

There are several factors that can result in the cost of a scheme changing
from the original approved value, including, but not limited to:

 

·        as business cases are developed cost estimates are refined and
the balance of capital construction cost and long term maintenance cost
may change

·        estimates of compensation costs may change as negotiations
proceed. This can sometimes be after projects are completed

·        unforeseen or unexpected costs - for example flooding, heavy rain
affecting ground conditions, unknown utility services, etc

·        change to the extent of the works or the nature and form of
structures.

 

Before a scheme can proceed a full business case needs to be approved by
Environment Agency financial and operational management teams. We also
require a fully revised business case to be approved for any individual
projects which exceeds its approved contingency allowance.

 

Between April 2012 and the end of March 2014, the Environment Agency’s
capital investment was £584m enabling 200 projects to be completed which
helped to reduce flood risk to over 90,000 properties. Of these projects,
9 involved such authorised cost changes. They are:

 

Information enclosed and notice

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Flood and coastal |Original approved|Final outturn cost| |
|erosion risk | costs (£) | (£) |Variance (£)|
|management scheme | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Medmerry Managed | 17,100,000 | 21,728,410 | 4,628,410 |
|Realignment | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Canvey Barriers | 3,982,000 | 4,203,206 | 221,206 |
|Refurbishment | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Steeple Bumpstead | | | |
|Flood Risk Management | 1,927,000 | 4,508,146 | 2,581,146 |
|Scheme | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Newbury Flood | 1,603,000 | 2,783,421 | 1,180,421 |
|Alleviation Scheme | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Tanner's Brook and | | | |
|Holly Brook Flood | 1,460,000 | 2,584,059 | 1,124,059 |
|Alleviation and River | | | |
|Restoration Scheme | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Parrett and Sowy Flood| | | |
|Management | 459,000 | 692,458 | 233,458 |
|Improvements | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Lubbesthorpe Brook | | | |
|Flood Alleviation | 718,000 | 790,124 | 72,124 |
|Scheme | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|West Wittering Flood | 1,820,000 | 1,888,906 | 68,906 |
|Banks | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|Rawcliffe Bridge | 1,482,000 | 1,374,163 | -107,837 |
|Project | | | |
|----------------------+-----------------+------------------+------------|
|  | 30,551,000 | 40,552,893 | 10,001,893 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

The details show that the cost of these schemes varied by approximately
£10 million, changing from £30.5 million to £40.5 million over the 2
years. The majority of this variation (approximately £7.2 million) can be
attributed to 2 schemes:

 

·        Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme

·        Steeple Bumpstead Flood Risk Management Scheme

 

The change in costs for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme primarily
resulted from the exceptionally wet weather from April to December 2012,
which caused a significant delay to the major earthworks programme; where
excavated clay was being dug from borrow pits on site to form the new
flood embankments.

 

The costs associated with the Steeple Bumpstead Flood Risk Management
Scheme changed as a result of planning requirements, and delays to the
construction programme as a direct result of the exceptional rainfall
during winter 2013/14.

 

Although scheme costs increased by approximately £10 million between April
2012 and the end of March 2014, the Environment Agency made efficiency
savings of approximately £37.7 million in capital construction costs
during this period.

 

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Kind Regards

 

Michael Waistnage

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Dear Environment Agency,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Environment Agency's handling of my FOI request 'List of all flood defence projects that are/have been over budget in 2012/13 and 2013/14'.

The request took far in excess of the time expected and I believe not all the information requested was given.

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Request for a review of a response to an information request under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) / Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 (EIR)

 

 

Dear Henry,

 

Thank you for your email which was received on 30 January 2015 We are
treating your email as a request to review our decision to refuse the
information you requested by your email on the 06 November 2014.

 

We are required to provide you with a response to your request for a
review within a maximum of 40 working days which we calculate to be 27
March 2015.  However, we will try to respond to you well before this date.

 

 

 

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Thank you for your request asking for an internal review into our handling
of your Environmental Information Regulations request NRNOV22.

 

You state that the ‘request took far in excess of the time expected’ and
that you ‘believe not all the information requested was given’.

 

We wrote to you on 4 December 2014 and 6 January 2015 to inform you that
as the material was both complex and voluminous, it would take us longer
than usual to respond to your request. Additionally, delays were also due
to staff members being on leave over the Christmas and New Year period.

 

On the 26 January 2015 we sent you a list of all projects that were over
budget, and the detail of the difference between projected spend and
actual in each case for the two years you requested.

 

We feel that we have already provided you with an explanation into why the
request took longer than was expected. We have also provided you with the
information that is relevant to your request.

 

To help us answer your request for a review as you ‘believe not all the
information requested was given’, can you please clarify what information
you think is missing?

 

Regards

 

Phil

 

Phil McCormick

Flood & Coastal Risk Management Adviser

Environment Agency

 

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Dear Henry,

 

We sent you a message on 4 February 2015, asking you to help us to answer
your request for a review as you ‘believe not all the information
requested was given’.

 

As we are unable to determine what further information you believe that we
hold which would satisfy your request, can you please clarify what
information you think is missing?

 

We are obliged to complete a review by 27 March 2015 and would be pleased
to hear from you as soon as possible.

 

 

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Dear Henry

 

With regards to your internal review, reference number NRFEB01

 

We sent you a message on 4 February 2015, asking you to help us to answer
your request for a review as you ‘believe not all the information
requested was given’.

 

As we are unable to determine what further information you believe that we
hold which would satisfy your request, can you please clarify what
information you think is missing?

 

We are obliged to complete a review by 27 March 2015 and would be pleased
to hear from you as soon as possible.

 

Kind regards

 

Maria Bisby

Environment Agency

National Requests Team

Part of National Operations

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Sue left an annotation ()

Hello Henry ! The Salmons Brook Flood Alleviation Scheme (North London) will also be investigated for running over budget and over time (currently over a year late). The same excuses as to why public money appears to have been misspent by poor management and lack of control have been used throughout - particularly the 'exceptionally wet weather card'. It appears that this public body sees itself as above account to the public. Keep fighting for answers - we are!

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Dear Henry,

 

With regards to your internal review, reference number NRFEB01

 

We sent you a message on 4 February 2015, asking you to help us to answer
your request for a review as you ‘believe not all the information
requested was given’.

 

As we are unable to determine what further information you believe that we
hold which would satisfy your request, can you please clarify what
information you think is missing?

 

We are obliged to complete a review by 27 March 2015 and would be pleased
to hear from you as soon as possible.

 

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National Request Team

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Dear Henry,

Review of Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Request

 

Request for a review in respect of information relating to NRNOV22
released on 26 January 2015

 

I refer to your e-mail dated 30 January 2015, in which you advise us that
you requesting an internal review of the information that we released to
you in regards to your request of 6 November 2015.

The Environment Agency received the request on 6 November 2014 and we
responded to that email on 26 January 2015.

 

 

Review

I have conducted an internal review and I have concluded that we did
release all the information that was relevant to your request. In total we
identified 200 projects within the 2 financial years that you requested.
Each scheme was reviewed to determine their original cost compared to
their final out-turn costs to see if any of the schemes had been over
budget.

In total we found that 8 schemes out of the 200 were over budget (1 scheme
was also completed under budget). Information on each of these 9 schemes
was provided to you, including the initial budget, final out-turn costs,
and the variance between these costs.

In your request for review you stated that you had not been provided with
all the information that we held. We asked you for clarification about
this in order to try and identify what information you thought had not
been provided but we did not receive a response. I therefore carried out a
review of the information held, and the searches that were made and find
that all the information held was provided to you in our response of 26
January 2015.

 

 

Service levels

I find that we did not comply with our duty to respond within the
statutory timescales. We apologise for our failure to comply with the time
limits.

This was caused by the information that you requested not being held in a
format that enabled us to easily extract the relevant information.
Additionally, delays were also a result of staff members that were
required to obtain and check the accuracy of the data being on leave over
the Christmas and New Year period.

 

 

Right of Appeal

If you are not satisfied with this review of the information that we
released to you, you can make an appeal to the Information Commissioner,
who is the statutory regulator for freedom of information.

 

 

The address is:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate).

Fax: 01625 524 510.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Jess David

Manager, Stakeholder Management Team

Flood and Coastal Risk Management Directorate

 

 

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