Metrix PFI questions

Anne Greagsby made this Freedom of Information request to Welsh Government

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Dear Sir or Madam,

1. Why is this massive PFI to be imposed on Wales?

2. When is there going to be a debate in the Assembly about the St Athan Metrix PFI?

3.Is the DTR PFI on the brink of collapse and have AMs and WAG questioned the viability of the project?

4.What amount and from which sources is taxpayer’s money involved? How much of this is coming from Wales?

5.Have the Welsh Assembly Government been briefed on the latest funding situation since and the withdrawal of LST?

6.Will Metrix make up cash shortfall by training private armies, regardless of their human rights record, and is there anything the WAG or AMs can do to stop them doing that?

7.Why has the St Athan consultation website not been updated and why is still no feed back from the consultations that have already taken place as long ago as July 2008.(http://www.st-athanconsultation.co.uk/)

8. How much is the WAG contributing toward this consultation

9.Visitors to the DTA exhibition complained of a “lack of detailed information”. Have the issues raised there been addressed? Will the academy be an “isolated, gated village“? Would nearby towns see an increase in “squaddie rowdiness and drop outs from the academy”?

10.In related news ‘Wales on Line’ reports - £100m plus plan that is being considered, to build a new road to Cardiff International Airport: It has been suggested that the road would be to serve the St Athan training academy. is this true? Would it not be an outrage to spend such huge amounts of Welsh public money on feather-bedding the training academy project?

11. Why should Welsh taxpayers subsidise private organisations?

12. How many meetings have AMs had with Metrix officials?

13. As a new partner Sodexo is involved in a much greater capacity, what information have the WAG got or asked for about this company?

Yours faithfully,

Anne Greagsby

Vadgama, Hitesh (DE&T - PSCS),

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Dear Ms Greagsby,

Please see the attached letter.

Hitesh Vadgama

South East Regional Office

Department for the Economy & Transport

Welsh Assembly Government

Tel - 029 20368491

e-mail: [email address]

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Dear Vadgama, Hitesh (DE&T - PSCS),

I am still waiting for a response to my questions re the miltary training academy PFI proposed for St Athan.Under the FOI Act you should have replied by now (before 11th March)and are breaking the law.

Please will you supply the information requested asp.

Will you have an internal review to investigate the cause of the delay.

Yours sincerely,

Anne Greagsby

Vadgama, Hitesh (DE&T - PSCS),

Dear Ms Greagsby,
The reply deadline is actually today. You will receive my response by close of play today.

Hitesh

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Vadgama, Hitesh (DE&T - PSCS),

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Dear Ms Greagsby,

Please find attached my response to your recent request for information.

Hitesh Vadgama

South East Regional Office

Department for the Economy & Transport

Welsh Assembly Government

Tel - 029 20368491

e-mail: [email address]

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2006/04/0007). Wrth adael y GSI nid oedd unrhyw feirws yn gysylltiedig **r
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Mae*n ddigon posibl y bydd unrhyw ohebiaeth drwy*r GSI yn cael ei logio,
ei monitro a/neu ei chofnodi yn awtomatig am resymau cyfreithiol.

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Francis Irving left an annotation ()

There is a blog about this issue:
http://www.antimetrix.org/

With a posting copying chunks of this request:
http://www.antimetrix.org/2009/03/why-is...

Vadgama, Hitesh (DE&T - PSCS),

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Please see the attached letter and enclosure.

Hitesh Vadgama

South East Regional Office

Department for the Economy & Transport

Welsh Assembly Government

Tel - 029 20368491

e-mail: [email address]

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Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or
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Cafodd fersiwn gwreiddiol y neges e-bost hon ei sganio gan wasanaeth
gwrthfeirysau Mewnrwyd Ddiogel y Llywodraeth (GSI) a ddarparwyd gan
Cable&Wireless mewn partneriaeth * MessageLabs. (Rhif Tystysgrif CCTM
2006/04/0007). Wrth adael y GSI nid oedd unrhyw feirws yn gysylltiedig **r
neges hon.
Mae*n ddigon posibl y bydd unrhyw ohebiaeth drwy*r GSI yn cael ei logio,
ei monitro a/neu ei chofnodi yn awtomatig am resymau cyfreithiol.

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