FOI Request Varis Court

Request 101001656513

We understand that the community care housing development for the elderly at Varis Court, North
Street, Forres, IV36 1 RA ("Varis Court"), was formally known as Hanover Court, and was redeveloped
in partnership with Health and Social Care Moray (the new Moray Integrated Joint Board involving Moray Council and NHS Grampian) and the Scottish Government, and that this redevelopment completed sometime towards the end of 2016 ("Varis Court Development").
We request that we be provided with the following information in relation to Varis Court and the Varis Court Development:
1. If applicable, the full name and (if applicable) the registered number of the entity who manages
and I or operates Varis Court.
2. Confirmation of whether a contract or written agreement is in place between (i) the owner and I
or landlord I tenant of Varis Court; and (ii) the manager and I or operator of Varis Court. If such
a contract or written agreement is in place, please provide all information contained in same.
3. Confirmation of whether Varis Court is leased as a whole or in parts (expressly excluding any
leases of individual apartments to residents of Varis Court).
4. If number 3 is answered in the affirmative, the full names and (if applicable) the registered
numbers of the landlord and the tenant (including names and registered numbers of any sublandlords
or sub-tenants, as may be applicable).
5. The full name and (if applicable) the registered number of any entity, or entities, who financed
the Varis Court Development.
6. The total costs associated with the Varis Court Development; including a breakdown of any
costs incurred by, or behalf of, each of the following bodies in connection with the Varis Court
Development:
a. Scottish Government;
b. Moray Council;
c. NHS Grampian; and
d. Health and Social Care Moray (Moray Integrated Joint Board).
7. The full name and (if applicable) the registered number of any entity, or entities, who obtained
loan(s) and I or other financial borrowing(s) in connection with the Varis Court Development.
8. The total amount(s) borrowed under any loan(s) and / or other financial borrowing(s) referred to
at number 7 above.
9. The total amount(s) outstanding under any loan(s) and / or other financial borrowing(s) referred
to at number 7 above.
10. The current interest rates of any loan(s) and / or other financial borrowing(s) referred to at
number 7 above.
11 . The total weekly costs and expenses associated with maintaining and operating Varis Court on
a per resident basis; including a breakdown of any costs and expenses incurred by, or behalf of
each of the following bodies in connection with Varis Court:
a. Scottish Government;
b. Moray Council;
c. NHS Grampian; and
d. Health and Social Care Moray (Moray Integrated Joint Board).
12. Please provide all information contained in the "housing needs study" commissioned by the
Hanover Housing Association and referred to by Moray Council within paragraph 4.5 of
Appendix 8 to the Moray Health & Social Care Strategic Plan 2016-2019 (a copy of which is
enclosed HERE).

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