PFI PPP Safety Audit

Megan Ingles made this Freedom of Information request to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Buckinghamshire Healthcare 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.h

Yours faithfully,

Megan Ingles

Bucks Hospitals Information,

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Dear Ms Ingles,

Thank you for your request. Your reference number is FOI2017-300. Please see attached your acknowledgement letter and an information leaflet.

Kind regards,

Bethan Salaman
Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01494 734959

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Bucks Hospitals Information,

Dear Ms Ingles,

Would it be possible to have an extension on this request? As the request is quite broad, we are still in the process of reviewing and collating the information.

Kind regards,

Bethan Salaman
Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01494 734959

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Bucks Hospitals Information,

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Dear Ms Ingles

 

Please find attached the response to your FOI request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Bethan