Cost of managing asbestos in schools

Lucie Stephens made this Freedom of Information request to South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear South Tyneside 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

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stephens

Your FOI Request was received by South Tyneside Council on 6th September
2017

I write to confirm that a decision about your request will be made within
20 working days from the date we received your request. Should there be
any delays or discrepancies with your request then this will be
communicated to you in due course.

If you have any further queries regarding this matter then please do not
hesitate to contact the FOI team on [South Tyneside Council request email] or 0191 424
6539 and quote the reference number FOI 17.18685

Regards

Information Governance

South Tyneside Council

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stephens

Please find attached the Council’s response to your Freedom of Information
Request. 

Regards

Information Governance

South Tyneside Council

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