Cost of managing asbestos in schools

Lucie Stephens made this Freedom of Information request to Bath and North East Somerset Council

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Dear Bath and North East Somerset 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

Information Governance, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Dear Ms Stephens,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Thank you for your recent request for information. Your request is being
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Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 a public authority has 20
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full response in due course.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Team

Risk and Assurance Services

Bath & North East Somerset Council

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S. Gilbert

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Bath & North East Somerset Council

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Dear Steve Gilbert,

I am unable to see anything in the email that you have sent me. Please can you confirm if information was sent in response to my FOI request? Please provide any details as attachments.

Yours sincerely,

Lucie Stephens

Steve Gilbert, Bath and North East Somerset Council

Dear Lucie

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Steve Gilbert

S. Gilbert
Senior Building Surveyor
Bath & North East Somerset Council
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Fax: 01225 477109
Email: [email address]
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Information Governance, Bath and North East Somerset Council

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Dear Ms Stephens,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information. Please find enclosed
the information you are entitled to receive under the (legislation).

 

I trust that we have answered your queries, however if you have any
further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

If you are unhappy with the response to your request, you may ask for an
internal review within 40 working days of receipt of this request. Please
contact the Divisional Director – Risk and Assurance Services, Mr Jeff
Wring at the Guildhall, High St, Bath BA1 5AW
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Yours sincerely

 

 

Information Governance Team

Risk and Assurance Services

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Telephone: 01225 396658

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From:  Lucie Stephens <[FOI #429710 email]>

Sent:    05 September 2017 21:53

To:       Information Governance

Subject:           Freedom of Information request - Cost of managing
asbestos in schools

 

 

Dear Bath and North East Somerset 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

 

 

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