2021 Report details for project: 3K Prison Places

Project name 3K Prison Places - there is only one report for this project
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Organisation MOJ (D18) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2021 (data is from March 2021)
Category Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: The prison population is forecast is scheduled to rise significantly in the 2020s and the department is bringing forward new prison places to accommodate new offenders. This project is part of the 3,000 Additional Prison Places Programme and will deliver 2,500 Houseblocks places across the adult male estate.
DCA (RAG) Amber/Red
DCA text: The Infrastructure Project Authority's Delivery Confidence Assessment rating is Amber/red.This is primarily due to the following factors: The project is making good progress with selecting and assessing feasibility of proposed sites but is working to ambitious timelines which is dependent on several factors that are outside of the project's direct control. The need to secure planning permission for the new sites creates a risk of delay, should challenges arise at a local level.
Start date 2020-09-28
End date 2024-05-13
Schedule text The project end-date is 13 May 2024. This is primarily due to the following factors: The additional places will be delivered from January 2024, which will reduce the need to implement emergency capacity measures.
Baseline £21.52m
Forecast £4.28m
Variance -80.00%
Variance text: The budget variance exceeds 5%. The baseline costs are based on an initial set of assumptions about timing and cost. Although the project has made good progress in terms of selecting sites for expansion spend has been slower than anticipated.
Whole Life Cost £12,491.43m
WLCost text: The projects Baseline Whole Life Cost is £12491.43m. This is primarily due to the following factors: The baseline is an initial estimate of the costs of providing 3,000 additional prison places and then operating and maintaining them over their estimated 60 year life. The estimates are at an early stage of development and will be updated as relevant business cases are approved.
Sourcefile IPA_2021.csv

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