Arson in schools

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Under Freedom of Information, I would be grateful if you would provide the following data for the years 2015 to 2020 (to date):

1. A breakdown per year and per month of the number of deliberate school fires where the cause was listed as arson.

2. In how many of these cases was the cost of repairing the damage covered in its entirety by the council? Please provide a breakdown of the total cost of repairs covered by the council, broken down per year.

3. In how many of the cases was the cost of repairing the damage covered in full or part by insurance? Please provide a breakdown by year of the cost by 1) total cost of repairs 2) total cost to the council of any insurance excess (i.e. any contribution the council had to make to the cost of repairs before the insurance cover was triggered).

4. Please provide a breakdown per year of any additional costs arising from the fires which were covered by the council e.g. cost of temporarily relocating schools, cost of travel for pupils etc

Thank you in advance for your help.

Kind regards,

C D Johnson

Warwickshire County Council

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Our reference: 6281056


Dear C D Johnson
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Charlotte Mackin
Business Support Team Leader

Business & Customer Services, Resources Directorate
Warwickshire County Council,
Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL




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Information request
Our reference: 6281056


Dear C D Johnson
Thank you for your request for information received on 8 December 2020.
Apologies for the delay as we had some technical difficulties uploading
the information.
Please find attached our response to your request.

Kind regards

Joanne Price
Senior Business Support Officer

Business Support - Communities & Resources - Team 1
Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall
CV34 4RL


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