Cost of managing asbestos in schools

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Dear North Tyneside 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

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

FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1709018. 
Thank you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 05/09/2017 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

As required by the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request
promptly, but no later than 20 working days after receipt. As stated in
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Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the Council
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that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[1]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

 

Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[2]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[3]Facebook[4]Twitter email 

 

[5]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: Lucie Stephens [mailto:[FOI #429777 email]]
Sent: 05 September 2017 22:54
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cost of managing asbestos in
schools [Scanned]

 

Dear North Tyneside 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

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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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1709018. 

 

Your request for information under the above legislation has now been
considered. Please see response attached.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of this response may be published in
our Disclosure Log where appropriate.

 

This is a record of responses to completed requests for information that
the Council has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6th July 2009
onwards. The Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[1]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...

 

I trust that this information answers your request, but if you have any
further requests please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the way the Council has handled your request, you
may ask for an internal review. Please contact the Information Governance
Team no later than 40 working days after the date of this letter, after
which time we will consider the matter closed.

 

Law and Governance

North Tyneside Council

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North Tyneside

NE27 0BY

 

e-mail [2][North Tyneside Council request email]

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
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Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[4]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[5]Facebook[6]Twitter email 

 

[7]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: Eilidh.Cook
Sent: 06 September 2017 10:50
To: Lucie Stephens
Cc: FOI Officer
Subject: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION RFI
1709018.

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference RFI 1709018. 
Thank you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 05/09/2017 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

As required by the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request
promptly, but no later than 20 working days after receipt. As stated in
the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance 11 Time for
Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the Council
received the request. The due date has been calculated to be 03/10/2017. 

 

If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.

 

Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004 from 6 July 2009 onwards.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[8]http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/foi-disc...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

 

Eilidh Cook

Information Officer

Information Governance

[9]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 5363 / 2333

 

[10]Facebook[11]Twitter email 

 

[12]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

 

From: Lucie Stephens
[[13]mailto:[FOI #429777 email]]
Sent: 05 September 2017 22:54
To: FOI Officer
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cost of managing asbestos in
schools [Scanned]

 

Dear North Tyneside 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

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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[14][FOI #429777 email]

Is [15][North Tyneside Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
Information requests to North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council? If
so, please contact us using this form:
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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
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latest advice from the ICO:
[18]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

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