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Breakdown of employers direct costs Queensferry Crossing project: FOI release

Published: 15 Mar 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
15 Mar 2021
Breakdown of employers direct costs Queensferry Crossing project: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100140040
Date received: 19 Jan 2021
Date responded: 15 Feb 2021
Information requested

Itemised account, breaking-down "Employer's Direct Costs" for the Queensferry Crossing Project please, with rather more detail about why and what the varying amounts of money were spent on, for each year.

Response

See below a copy of all the information you requested. 

Employer’s Direct

Costs

 

To 2011

2011-

2012

2012-

2013

2013-

2014

2014-

2015

2015-

2016

2016-

2017

2017-

2018

2018-

2019

2019-

2020

 

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

Staff and consultancy

costs

 

55

 

11

 

12

 

10

 

10

 

10

 

9

 

7

 

7

 

2

PR/Comms/Publicity

Costs

 

1

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

1

 

-

 

-

Legal Commercial and

Insurance Fees

 

3

 

6

 

5

 

5

 

5

 

-

 

-

 

1

 

-

 

-1

Surveys, Investigations,

Testing

 

13

 

2

 

2

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

Equipment and Bridge

Control Room

 

-

 

7

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

2

 

-

 

-

 

1

 

-

Statutory Undertakers

3

3

3

4

4

2

-

-

1

-

Land Costs

4

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

79

30

25

21

21

15

9

9

9

1

Staff and consultancy includes costs related to the Jacobs Arup Joint-Venture’s multi-disciplinary role as Transport Scotland’s technical advisor for the specimen design, procurement, development and project management of the project. Alongside this, the figure also includes sub-contractor costs for feasibility and concept design development, including pre-tender marine ground investigations and wind tunnel testing. An amount for Transport Scotland staff and administrative costs associated with the delivery of the project are also reflected in the figure.

Statutory undertakers perform functions in relation to utilities and the vast majority of costs under this category related to utility diversion works.

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