Dear Bristol City 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

Freedom of Information, Bristol City Council

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Dear Lucie Stephens 
This is a courtesy email to let you know your Public Information
Request has been received on : 06/09/2017. 
Your unique reference number is "CRN00131171 ". Please keep this
number safe, as you may be required to provide it in the future. 
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"Customer Relations Team" <complaints.feedback@bristol.gov.uk>, Bristol City Council

You sent us a Freedom of Information request on 06/09/2017

Your request number is CRN00131171

We’ve looked at your request and you should receive a reply on or
before 04/10/2017 12:03

This will be 20 working days since your original request.

If you don’t hear from us by this time please contact
[Bristol City Council request email]
Contact details we have for you
Lucie Stephens
 [FOI #429722 email]

 

Thanks

Bristol City Council

Dear Customer Relations Team,
You confirmed receipt of my freedom of information request and told me that you would respond by 4th October 2017. I have not yet received a response. Please confirm when I will receive it.

Yours sincerely,

Lucie Stephens

Stephen Ashman, Bristol City Council

Hi

 

Sorry for the delay in obtaining the information requested. I have
obtained data from the available sources and it is only possible to obtain
data from 2013.

 

I have inserted the information as best as possible in the e-mail below.
This information given is that covering work undertaken by my section. It
does not cover works that may have been undertaken directly by the schools
themselves or other sections of the City Council

Stephen

 

From: Complaints and Feedback
Sent: 17 October 2017 12:25
To: Stephen Ashman
Subject: Allocation FOI – CRN00131171 response required before 27th
September 2017

 

Stephen

 

I understand you were forwarded an FOI from Sue Nolan to respond, could
you please send us your draft response as it is overdue

 

 

FOI

 

From: Lucie Stephens
[[1]mailto:[FOI #429722 email]]

Sent: 05 September 2017 22:02

To: Freedom of Information

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

 

Dear Bristol City 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)Data only available from 2013 – This cost
is £136,912

 

2. the amount of money spent on asbestos removal from schools between 2006
and 2016 Data only available from 2103 – This Cost is £188,473

 

3. the amount of money spent on fines for breaches in the safe management
of asbestos in schools between 2006 and 2016 NIL

 

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 NIL

 

 

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 NIL

 

6. the projected budget for future management of asbestos in schools
between 2017 and 2027 Unknown

 

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

 

 

Many thanks

 

Sara Hook

Customer Relations Officer

Customer Relations Team

 

37647

 

Please note my working hours 9.30 – 2.00 Monday to Friday

 

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"Customer Relations Team" <complaints.feedback@bristol.gov.uk>, Bristol City Council

You sent us a Freedom of Information request on 06/09/2017

Your request number is CRN00131171

Our reply to your request is:  

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)Data only
available from 2013 – This cost is £136,912
 
2. the amount of money spent on asbestos removal from schools between
2006 and 2016 Data only available from 2103 – This Cost is £188,473
 
3. the amount of money spent on fines for breaches in the safe
management of asbestos in schools between 2006 and 2016 NIL
 
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 NIL
 
 
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 NIL
 
6. the projected budget for future management of asbestos in schools
between 2017 and 2027 Unknown
 

This response should answer your request in full.

If you’re not satisfied with our response, or if you want to appeal
against any exemptions:

Email: [1][Bristol City Council request email]
Write to: Customer Relations (100TS), PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9FS

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Find out how to do this on the Information Commissioner Office
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