New Government headquarters building costs (FOI)
New Government headquarters building costs (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 June 2023.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many people have been brought over from the UK to work on the Cyril Le Marquand site?
At what cost including their accommodation?
A and B
Jersey Office Development (1J) Limited (JOD) have been engaged on a fixed price by the Government of Jersey as the external contractor in relation to the development of the former Cyril Le Marquand site.
The contractors have delegated responsibility for sourcing the relevant employees and the Government of Jersey have no control where these employees are sourced from.
Therefore, the requested information is not held, and Article 10 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.
Article 10 - Obligation of scheduled public authority to confirm or deny holding Information
(1) Subject to paragraph (2), if –
(a) a person makes a request for information to a scheduled public authority; and
(b) the authority does not hold the information, it must inform the applicant accordingly.
(2) If a person makes a request for information to a scheduled public authority and –
(a) the information is absolutely exempt information or qualified exempt information; or
(b) if the authority does not hold the information, the information would be absolutely exempt
information or qualified exempt information if it had held it, the authority may refuse to inform the applicant whether or not it holds the information if it is satisfied that, in all the circumstances of the case, it is in the public interest to do so.
(3) If a scheduled public authority so refuses –
(a) it shall be taken for the purpose of this Law to have refused to supply the information requested on the ground that it is absolutely exempt information; and
(b) it need not inform the applicant of the specific ground upon which it is refusing the request or, if the authority does not hold the information, the specific ground upon which it would have refused the request had it held the information.