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Compensation sums agreed when affected by the M8 (Baillieston to Newhouse) Special Road scheme: EIR review

Published: 30 Nov 2020

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Published:
30 Nov 2020
Compensation sums agreed when affected by the M8 (Baillieston to Newhouse) Special Road scheme: EIR review
FOI reference: FOI/202000090998 Review of FOI/202000082777
Date received: 1 Oct 2020
Date responded: 22 Oct 2020
Information requested

Full details of the compensation sums agreed by (or on behalf of) The Scottish Ministers with all claimants affected by the M8 (Baillieston to Newhouse) Special Road scheme to date. I note that the compensation paid concerning the M8 upgrade was released under an earlier FOI in 2017. I would be grateful for an update since that time with some additional information. The additional information is the rate per acre applicable to these compensation cases and the planning status / zoning the settlements were based on at vesting in 2013.

Response

I have concluded that the original decision should be confirmed with modifications.

Whilst an exception under regulation 11(2) applies to the instances where compensation has been paid to an individual, I don’t consider this exception applies where the compensation has been paid to a business or Limited Company as this information would not fall within the definition of personal data. I have attached a table showing the compensation paid to business or Limited Companies affected by the M8 (Bailieston to Newhouse) Scheme to date.

In relation to the additional information concerning the rate per acre applicable to these compensation cases and the planning status / zoning the settlements, I am satisfied that we were entitled to refuse this part of your request under regulation 10(4)(a) (information not held) for the reasons given in our initial response. You may however wish to contact the Valuation Office Agency on foi@voa.gov.uk who may be able to help you.

M8 Baillieston to Newhouse Land Compensation
Plot No(s) Affected Claimant Agreed Compensation
1006, 1007, 1026-1028,
2047, 2126 & 2127
Elphinstone Baillieston Ltd 506,569
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2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,
2010, 2031, 2034, 2062,
2065, 2067, 2105, 2108,
2109, 2112 & 2120
Zalpox 14,738
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3004, 3011, 3039, 3040 & 3041 Philip C Smith (Commercials) Limited 262,650
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4025 & 4029 Strathclyde Business Park (Developments) Ltd 2941800
5001, 5002, 5003, 5004,
5005, 5006, 5007, 5028,
5029, 5030, 5031, 5032,
5036, 5039, 5040, 5041,
5042, 6003, 6004, 6020,
6021, 6042, 6042, 6082,
6085, 6096, 6111, 6121,
6184 & 7106
Scottish Enterprise 504,557
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5037 News Printers Assets Ltd 23,252
6006 6171 & 6174 Dakota Hotel Eurocentral Ltd 41,000
6022, 6036 & 6198 Antonine Homes 1,009,864
6024, 6097, 7004 & 7046 Honeywell Control Systems Limited 414,616
6109 BRS Developments (Euro Central) LLP 4,600
6122 Andrail Ltd 31,840
7002, 7042, 7044, 7069,
7072 & 7074
Biocity Scotland 1,154,404
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7015, 7036 & 7110 Canada Life 20,188
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7089 Andrail Ltd 17,675
7103 Ryder/Hill Hire PLC 13,555
7103 Kirkmanse Ltd 138,111
7104 & 7105 Leaker Direct (Properties) Ltd 800
8004 Budshaw Farm 6,070
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