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£800m hospital borrowing plan given green light

£800m hospital borrowing plan given green light

Thursday 07 October 2021

£800m hospital borrowing plan given green light

Thursday 07 October 2021


Politicians have voted in favour of borrowing £800m to fund the new hospital at Overdale.

32 voted in favour, 14 voted against, and one person abstained.

It came after States Members voted down an amendment by the Future Hospital Scrutiny Panel to cap spending at £550m26 against, 22 in favour.

With funding plans in place, a planning application is now due to be put forward within six weeks - by 15 November.

Click HERE to see the full voting breakdown.

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Pictured top: Senator Lyndon Farnham, who led the new hospital project.

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