Cost of managing asbestos in schools

Lucie Stephens made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with the following information:
1. the amount of money spent on asbestos management in schools between 2006 and 2016 (to include the costs of surveys, staff training and work to enclose asbestos within schools)
2. the amount of money spent on asbestos removal from schools between 2006 and 2016
3. the amount of money spent on fines for breaches in the safe management of asbestos in schools between 2006 and 2016
4. funding sought from the Department of Education and the Education Funding Authority for the management and removal of asbestos from schools between 2006 and 2016
5. the amount of funding approved by the Department of Education and the Education Funding Authority for the management and removal of asbestos from schools between 2006 and 2016
6. the projected budget for future management of asbestos in schools between 2017 and 2027

I understand that under the Act I am entitled to a response within 20 working days of your receipt of this request. Some parts of the request may be easier to answer than others. Should this be the case, I request that you release information as soon as possible.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the Act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive
fees.

I would prefer to receive the information electronically.

If you require any clarification, please contact me in accordance with your duty under Section 16 to provide advice and assistance if you find any aspect of this FOI request problematic.

Please acknowledge receipt of this request by email. I look forward to receiving the information in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Lucie Stephens

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Stephens

Thank you for your recent request for information, which will be treated
as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).

Your enquiry has been given a reference number 20170906-00070-1. Please
quote this reference in any future correspondence with us concerning this
matter.

As of the 1st April 2017, if the information you are requesting falls
under EIR (see [1]here for more details) then a charge may be applicable
in line with [2]guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office. Once
your request has been reviewed you will be informed of an appropriate
charge that may be applied.

In accordance with the Act, a response will be sent to you within 20
working days from the date following the receipt of the request or receipt
of an applicable payment.

Kind regards,
St. Helens Council
01744 676789

------------------------ Original Email -------------- Received On:
05/09/2017 22:54:03 GDT
Subject:Freedom of Information request - Cost of managing asbestos in
schools

Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, Under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, please provide me with the following information: 1.
the amount of money spent on asbestos management in schools between 2006
and 2016 (to include the costs of surveys, staff training and work to
enclose asbestos within schools) 2. the amount of money spent on asbestos
removal from schools between 2006 and 2016 3. the amount of money spent on
fines for breaches in the safe management of asbestos in schools between
2006 and 2016 4. funding sought from the Department of Education and the
Education Funding Authority for the management and removal of asbestos
from schools between 2006 and 2016 5. the amount of funding approved by
the Department of Education and the Education Funding Authority for the
management and removal of asbestos from schools between 2006 and 2016 6.
the projected budget for future management of asbestos in schools between
2017 and 2027 I understand that under the Act I am entitled to a response
within 20 working days of your receipt of this request. Some parts of the
request may be easier to answer than others. Should this be the case, I
request that you release information as soon as possible. If my request is
denied in whole or in part, I ask that you justify all deletions by
reference to specific exemptions of the Act. I will also expect you to
release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your
decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees. I would
prefer to receive the information electronically. If you require any
clarification, please contact me in accordance with your duty under
Section 16 to provide advice and assistance if you find any aspect of this
FOI request problematic. Please acknowledge receipt of this request by
email. I look forward to receiving the information in the near future.
Yours faithfully, Lucie Stephens
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Dear Contact Centre,

Your information is overdue. Please confirm when you will be responding to my Freedom of Information.

Yours sincerely,

Lucie Stephens

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Stephens

Thank you for your recent request for information, which will be treated
as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).

Your enquiry has been given a reference number 20171020-00173-1. Please
quote this reference in any future correspondence with us concerning this
matter.

As of the 1st April 2017, if the information you are requesting falls
under EIR (see [1]here for more details) then a charge may be applicable
in line with [2]guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office. Once
your request has been reviewed you will be informed of an appropriate
charge that may be applied.

In accordance with the Act, a response will be sent to you within 20
working days from the date following the receipt of the request or receipt
of an applicable payment.

Kind regards,
St. Helens Council
01744 676789

------------------------ Original Email -------------- Received On:
20/10/2017 11:57:16 GDT
Subject:Re: St Helens Council Response Ref: 20170906-00070-1

Dear Contact Centre, Your information is overdue. Please confirm when you
will be responding to my Freedom of Information. Yours sincerely, Lucie
Stephens -----Original Message----- Dear Ms Stephens Thank you for your
recent request for information, which will be treated as a request under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations
2004 (EIR). Your enquiry has been given a reference number
20170906-00070-1. Please quote this reference in any future correspondence
with us concerning this matter. As of the 1st April 2017, if the
information you are requesting falls under EIR (see [1]here for more
details) then a charge may be applicable in line with [2]guidance from the
Information Commissioner's Office. Once your request has been reviewed you
will be informed of an appropriate charge that may be applied. In
accordance with the Act, a response will be sent to you within 20 working
days from the date following the receipt of the request or receipt of an
applicable payment. Kind regards, St. Helens Council 01744 676789
------------------------ Original Email -------------- Received On:
05/09/2017 22:54:03 GDT Subject:Freedom of Information request - Cost of
managing asbestos in schools Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with the
following information: 1. the amount of money spent on asbestos management
in schools between 2006 and 2016 (to include the costs of surveys, staff
training and work to enclose asbestos within schools) 2. the amount of
money spent on asbestos removal from schools between 2006 and 2016 3. the
amount of money spent on fines for breaches in the safe management of
asbestos in schools between 2006 and 2016 4. funding sought from the
Department of Education and the Education Funding Authority for the
management and removal of asbestos from schools between 2006 and 2016 5.
the amount of funding approved by the Department of Education and the
Education Funding Authority for the management and removal of asbestos
from schools between 2006 and 2016 6. the projected budget for future
management of asbestos in schools between 2017 and 2027 I understand that
under the Act I am entitled to a response within 20 working days of your
receipt of this request. Some parts of the request may be easier to answer
than others. Should this be the case, I request that you release
information as soon as possible. If my request is denied in whole or in
part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific
exemptions of the Act. I will also expect you to release all non-exempt
material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any
information or to charge excessive fees. I would prefer to receive the
information electronically. If you require any clarification, please
contact me in accordance with your duty under Section 16 to provide advice
and assistance if you find any aspect of this FOI request problematic.
Please acknowledge receipt of this request by email. I look forward to
receiving the information in the near future. Yours faithfully, Lucie
Stephens
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Dear Contact Centre,

Your response to my request for information is now long overdue. I made my initial request on the 6th September. I will be reporting the authority to the information commissioner for failure to respond unless I receive some indication of when you will be providing me with the information that I requested about asbestos in schools.

Yours sincerely,

Lucie Stephens

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