Correspondence on Management of Asbestos in Schools

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Dear Health and Safety Executive,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with the following information:

Any email correspondence from the Health and Safety Executive that are on the subject of or contain the words
- 'asbestos in schools' and/or
- 'ACMs in schools' and/or
- 'AIBs in schools'.

I am interested in information from between the dates 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.

I am interested in information
- within the HSE (i.e. between staff members and/ or internal teams)
- between the HSE and external bodies (i.e. between the HSE and Local Education Authorities, Multi-Academy Trusts or individual schools)

Please provide the contents of the correspondence and an itemised list of any such correspondence containing any of the words or phrases specified.

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

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

Health and Safety Executive

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Hello Lucie


Please see attached.






Peter Burkert


Engagement and Policy Division (EPD)

Tel: 0203 028 4772


Health and Safety Executive, Engagement and Policy Division (EPD),
Building 5S.3, Desk 48, Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle, Liverpool,
Merseyside, L20 7HS


My working pattern is Tuesday to Friday


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