Costs of managing asbestos in schools

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Dear Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,
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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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: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Ms. Stephens

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST REF: 2017-1346

                                                                                                

I am writing to confirm that we received your information request on 5
September 2017. For your information and future communications your
request has been allocated the reference number FOI2017-1346. Please quote
this reference in any future correspondence.

 

We will consider your request and respond in accordance with the
requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Our duty is to
respond promptly or at least within 20 working days.

 

Yours sincerely

                                                                                                                                 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management
Officer                                                                          

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [1][email address] | Website: [2]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

 

 

Yu, Robin: CP-ICT: RBKC, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Dear Ms. Stephens

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF: 2017-1346

 

I am responding to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000,
which we received on 6 September 2017, for information held by the
Council. Your request is as follows:

 

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)

 

Avondale Primary - £6,664

Balby Primary - £5,155

Fox Primary – £3,131

Latimer Education Centre - £5,668

 

2. the amount of money spent on asbestos removal from schools between 2006
and 2016

 

Bevington Primary School - £25,000

 

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

 

None

 

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

 

No funding has been requested during this period.

 

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

 

No funding has been requested during this period

 

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

 

Budgets are prepared on a project by project basis and budgets and
forecasts prepared accordingly.

 

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further right to appeal to the Information Commissioner who is responsible
for ensuring compliance with FOIA.  

 

Yours sincerely

 

Robin Yu

Information Governance and Management Officer

Shared ICT Service

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

Tel: 020 7938 8226

 

Email: [2][email address] | Website: [3]http://www.rbkc.gov.uk

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