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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MSP Bruce Crawford said: "I am absolutely delighted that the outline business case has now been approved by the Scottish Government and that a new health centre in Doune could be operational by April 2019.
The outline business case is due to be finished at the end of 2015 before formal public consultation is carried out.
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust bosses were expecting the final go-ahead on an outline business case for the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital, in Smethwick, before Christmas after a year of delays by Whitehall.
North Tyneside Council was at outline business case stage within Wave 6a on the Building Schools for the Future programme when the funding was pulled.
Senior officers on all sides from such diverse departments as planning, architecture, and finance have collaborated first on the outline business case and then on the successful bid under the Public Finance Initiative (PFI) bid, a UK government initiative to encourage the development of private finance in the public sector (HM Treasury, 2005).
Even though that specification document has not been made public due to the Welsh Government's refusal, the First Minister confirmed in the chamber this week that it did not call for four electrical trains per hour between Bridgend and Cardiff, as was done in the outline business case.
West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson said: "I have approved an outline business case to provide a new district headquarters for the Kirklees district.
The outline business case for the unit has been approved by Prof Drakeford and the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has been given PS500,000 to develop it.
An outline business case proposes an hourly direct service between Liverpool and Chester, via Liverpool South Parkway, which serves LJLA, Runcorn, Frodsham, Helsby and Chester.
NHS Tees, which put together an outline business case in relation to the proposal back in November, says key benefits to patients will include an improved healthcare services and meeting privacy and dignity standards.
The hospital's outline business case is now being reviewed by the Department of Health.
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.