outline business case


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outline business case

(1) A formal business case (written in capital letters) in the UK which set out in detail, the scope, costs, affordability, risks, procurement route and timetable of a project such that it could be approved by the local authority to the satisfaction of Department for Education and Skills (2001–2007) and the Project Review Group (if private finance initiative is included), and for advancing to the procurement stages of the project. The OBC was written using guidance provided by Partnership for Schools.
(2) A detailed document (written in lower case) providing enough information to enable a bid for capital investment. An OBC contains detailed planning assumptions and revenue and capital costings.
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The November 2004 outline business case explicitly referred to how problems in this risk area might "impact on Council Tax" and also result in reduced "resources available" to the fire service.
A spokesman for the Department for Transport said: "The Welsh Government has recently provided an outline business case to the Department for Transport for potential electrification between Swansea and Cardiff.
Coun Bob Jones (Labour, W-ton) said: "If we don't have an outline business case at this particular point, then we will not be driving the process, the private sector will be - this needs to be a partnership, not a one-way street.
The council expects to discover in the new year whether it can proceed to submit an outline business case containing more detailed proposals.
The Department of Health has held the outline business case files for the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital since last November.
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North Tyneside Council has said its outline business case proposal for BSF also included five ICT-only projects, one of which would have provided further ICT investment at Monkseaton High School.
Indeed, the Government's outline business case itself identified a risk of total project
The decision from the government comes following Public Health England s submission of an Outline Business Case to the government in July 2014.
Marc Jones, of the North Wales Health Alliance says he is "sceptical" it will be delivered in the timescale promised by BCUHB and said: "e health board's letter makes it clear that an outline business case will not be submitted before September 2015 and the new centre would only be commissioned in 2017-8.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Wirral is currently writing an outline business case for a PS118m cancer hospital that would be built next to the Royal Liverpool Hospital.
The trust developed an outline business case for a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) funded scheme, which could have cost up to PS660m over a 30-year period.