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Ministerial Corrections

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Health

Procurement

Chris Leslie: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Department's 10 largest contracts let since the financial year 2010-11 are; what savings have been made in such contracts; what the level of overspend or

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underspend was in each such contract; and what steps his Department has taken to monitor the performance of each supplier of such contract following the contract award. [183909]

[Official Report, 21 January 2014, Vol. 574, c. 146-7W.]

Letter of correction from Dr Daniel Poulter:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Nottingham East (Chris Leslie) on 21 January 2014.

The full answer given was as follows:

Dr Poulter: The 10 largest contracts that have been let by the Department since the financial year 2010-11 are as follows:

Contract titleSupplierContract start dateContract end dateTotal contract value (£)

ICT-IMS 3 Services

ATOS

17 January 2012

17 January 2017

72,000,000

NIHR Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC)

University of Leeds

1 April 2010

31 March 2015

53,000,000

Co-ordinating Centre for the UK Clinical Research Network (UKCRN)

University of Leeds

1 April 2010

30 March 2015

41,000,000

Contract for the supply and management of a buffer stock of medicines

Restricted-Commercial

24 May 2010

29 April 2015

Restricted-Commercial

Facilities Management plus other Allied Services

EMCOR Facilities Services Ltd

1 September 2010

31 August 2017

42,000,000

Centre for Workforce Intelligence

Mouchel Management Consulting Ltd

1 October 2010

31 December 2014

25,000,000

Contract for the supply and management of a buffer stock of medicines

Restricted-Commercial

21 June 2010

20 June 2015

Restricted-Commercial

Managed Service-Specialist Contractors and Interim Managers. Via DWP. (Cipher)

CAPITA Resourcing Ltd

1 November 2011

2 December 2013

22,000,000

Master Vendor Agreement-Admin and Clerical Staff

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd

1 June 2011

30 November 2013

15,000,000

National Dietary Nutrition Survey

NATCEN

1 September 2012

31 December 2018

15,000,000

Savings have been accrued in these contracts but specific figures cannot be provided without disproportionate costs being incurred.

Levels of overspend or underspend against these contracts is assumed to mean the comparison of an allocated annual internal budget to deliver the contract, with the actual annual contract expenditure. It is not possible to provide this information without disproportionate costs being incurred.

Supplier performance is routinely monitored by individual departmental contract managers in accordance with the terms of each contract, and with reference to departmental and wider Government policies and best practices.

The correct answer should have been:

Dr Poulter: The 10 largest contracts that have been let by the Department since the financial year 2010-11 are as follows:

Contract titleSupplierContract start dateContract end dateTotal contract value (£)

ICT-IMS 3 Services

ATOS

17 January 2012

17 January 2017

72,000,000

NIHR Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC)

University of Leeds

1 April 2010

31 March 2015

53,000,000

Contract for the supply and management of a buffer stock of medicines

Restricted-Commercial

24 May 2010

29 April 2015

Restricted-Commercial

Facilities Management plus other Allied Services

EMCOR Facilities Services Ltd

1 September 2010

31 August 2017

42,000,000

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Centre for Workforce Intelligence

Mouchel Management Consulting Ltd

1 October 2010

31 December 2014

25,000,000

Contract for the supply and management of a buffer stock of medicines

Restricted-Commercial

21 June 2010

20 June 2015

Restricted-Commercial

Managed Service-Specialist Contractors and Interim Managers. Via DWP. (Cipher)

CAPITA Resourcing Ltd

1 November 2011

2 December 2013

22,000,000

Master Vendor Agreement-Admin and Clerical Staff

Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd

1 June 2011

30 November 2013

15,000,000

National Dietary Nutrition Survey

NATCEN

1 September 2012

31 December 2018

15,000,000

GP Patient Survey 2012-13

Ipsos MORI UK Ltd

4 March 2013

31 March 2016

15,000,000

Savings have been accrued in these contracts but specific figures cannot be provided without disproportionate costs being incurred.

Levels of overspend or underspend against these contracts is assumed to mean the comparison of an allocated annual internal budget to deliver the contract, with the actual annual contract expenditure. It is not possible to provide this information without disproportionate costs being incurred.

Supplier performance is routinely monitored by individual departmental contract managers in accordance with the terms of each contract, and with reference to departmental and wider Government policies and best practices.

Energy and Climate Change

Wind and Solar Power: Planning Permission

Julie Elliott: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (1) how much (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind capacity (i) received planning approval and (ii) was rejected in each year since 2009; [181517]

(2) how many planning applications for (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind farms were (i) approved and (ii) rejected in each year since 2009; [181518]

(3) how much large-scale solar capacity has had planning approval (a) accepted and (b) rejected in each year since 2009; [181519]

(4) how many planning applications for large-scale solar projects have been (a) approved and (b) rejected in each year since 2009. [181520]

[Official Report, 13 January 2014, Vol. 573, c. 341-2W.]

Letter of correction from Gregory Barker:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Sunderland Central (Julie Elliott) on 13 January 2014.

The full answer given was as follows:

Gregory Barker: The Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD) tracks the progress of all projects over 0.01MW from submission of a planning application through to determination and generation:

https://restats.decc.gov.uk/app/reporting/decc/monthlyextract

As at the end of November 2013, the REPD shows:

 200920102011
 Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)

Onshore Wind

      

Approved

84

1182

83

996

102

1044

Refused

32

409

37

681

51

591

Offshore Wind

      

Approved

0

0

0

0

3

466

Refused

0

0

0

0

0

0

Solar

      

Approved

4

0.19

9

10

95

440

Refused

0

0

0

0

7

32

 201220131
 Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)

Onshore Wind

    

Approved

157

2140

141

1346

Refused

88

856

134

1262

Offshore Wind

    

Approved

2

942

6

1819

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Refused

1

540

0

0

Solar

    

Approved

98

606

141

1241

Refused

10

52

31

282

1 January to November.

The correct answer should have been:

Gregory Barker: The Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD) tracks the progress of all projects over 0.01MW from submission of a planning application through to determination and generation:

https://restats.decc.gov.uk/app/reporting/decc/monthlyextract

As at the end of December 2013, the REPD shows:

 200920102011
 Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)

Onshore Wind

      

Approved

104

1184

116

1239

132

1019

Refused

34

409

42

681

65

607

Offshore Wind

      

Approved

0

0

0

0

3

466

Refused

0

0

0

0

0

0

Solar

      

Approved

4

0

9

10

146

430

Refused

0

0

0

0

7

32

 20122013
 Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)Number of applicationsCapacity (MW)

Onshore Wind

    

Approved

268

2269

270

1550

Refused

115

856

213

1275

Offshore Wind

    

Approved

3

987

6

1519

Refused

1

540

0

0

Solar

    

Approved

154

603

263

1535

Refused

11

52

45

324

Note: This table reflects the date of successful appeals, and in all other cases, the date of determination of the initial application.