Cost of managing asbestos in schools

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Dear Tameside 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

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Yours faithfully,

Lucie Stephens

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Dear Ms Stephens

 

Freedom of Information Request

Unique Reference No: FOI 6690

 

Thank you for your email received 6 September 2017 requesting information
under the Freedom of Information Act.  I understand your request to be as
follows:

 

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

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Dear Ms Stephens

 

I am writing to confirm your Freedom of Information requested is in
process and we will endeavour to send as soon as possible.

 

We apologise for the delay and thank you for your patience.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any queries.

 

Regards

 

 

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Dear Ms Stephens

 

Request for Information – Freedom of Information

Unique Reference FOI 6690

 

Please find attached response in relation to your Freedom of Information
Request.

 

Kind regards

 

On behalf of Ade Alao

 

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