2021 Report details for project: Science Capability in Animal Health Programme

Project name Science Capability in Animal Health Programme - there is only one report for this project
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Organisation DEFRA (D7 ) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2021 (data is from March 2021)
Category Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: The SCAH Programme sets out the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' (Defra's) plans for long-term investment in the Government's main animal health science facility. The re-development of the site infrastructure and associated transformation programme will secure and safeguard the critical animal health science capability, protecting the nation from the impacts of animal diseases in a cost effective way.
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: Delivery Confidence is Amber-Red due to the likelihood of Programme cost exceeding its March 2020 budget allocation following development of more detailed plans for the new Science Hub. A new Programme Business Case, informed by a more comprehensive view of the change requirement, will form the basis for a re-baseline of cost, benefits and schedule. IPA validated this as a credible pathway to Green in December 2020.
Start date 2018-02-05
End date 2029-06-30
Schedule text The project end-date is 30 June 2029. This is primarily due to the following factors: A new schedule for the Programme Business Case will be informed by a more detailed understanding of the scheme requirements.
Baseline £38.00m
Forecast £15.70m
Variance -59.00%
Variance text: The budget variance exceeds 5%. The programme budget is expected to be in variance to the Outline Business Case baseline over its lifetime, which formed the basis of the Budget 2020 allocation.
Whole Life Cost £1,509.00m
WLCost text: The projects Baseline Whole Life Cost is £1508.99m. This is primarily due to the following factors: The Project Whole Life costs is being updated and re-baselined as part of the Programme Business Case.
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Sourcefile IPA_2021.csv

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