Cost of managing asbestos in schools

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Dear Gloucestershire County 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

Gloucestershire CC, Gloucestershire County Council

Information request
Our reference: 6538778

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Dear ‎Ms Stephens‏
 
Request for Information (Reference: 6538778)
 
Thank you for your request for information, received on 5 September 2017.
 
Request summary:
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
 
We aim to respond to your request no later than midnight on 3 October
2017 (the statutory timescale of 20 working days, starting on the working
day following receipt of your request). We may need to contact you if the
request needs to be clarified; this is to ensure we provide you with the
information you require.
 
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we will inform you of this so that you can contact them directly.
 
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Yours sincerely
Neil Downing
Requests Support Officer
Information Management Service

01452 324000

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Information request
Our reference: 6538778

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Dear Ms Stephens
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 5 September 2017.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely
Elizabeth Varley
Information Requests Officer
Information Management Service

01452 324000

 
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