Cost of managing asbestos in schools

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Dear Swindon 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

Customer Services, Swindon Borough Council

Dear MS Stephens

Thank you for your email dated 5th September 2017

I can confirm your request has been forwarded on to our FOI department for response.

Thank you.
Customer Services
Swindon Borough Council
Wat Tyler House
Swindon SN1 2JG
Phone: 01793 445500
E-mail: [Swindon Borough Council request email]
Website: www.swindon.gov.uk

Simon Byford, Swindon Borough Council

Dear Ms Stephens

 

I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request below,
reference number 101003211563.

We will respond by the 20 working day deadline of the 4^th October, if not
before.

Regards

 

Simon Byford ([1][email address]) 
Senior Performance Analyst
Performance and Data Intelligence Team

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Swindon Borough Council
Tel: 01793 46 5785

Email: [2][email address]
Web: [3]www.swindon.gov.uk

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Simon Byford, Swindon Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stephens

 

The response to your Freedom of Information request, reference number
101003211563, is in the attached file.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request you should contact: 

Customer Services, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon, SN1 2JH

Website: [1]www.swindon.gov.uk     email:
[2][Swindon Borough Council request email]

 

You may also apply direct to the Information Commissioner's Office for a
review before contacting the Council. Generally, the ICO cannot make a
decision unless you have exhausted the Council's own complaints procedure
first.

 

The Information Officer can be contacted at:

The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

If you require any further information concerning this matter, please
contact me quoting the reference number at the top of the email.

 

Regards

 

Simon Byford ([3][email address]) 
Senior Performance Analyst
Performance and Data Intelligence Team

Resources

Swindon Borough Council
Tel: 01793 46 5785

Email: [4][email address]
Web: [5]www.swindon.gov.uk

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