Fire checks and enforcement notices issued to schools

Alessandro Sorrentino made this Freedom of Information request to Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of a batch sent to 46 authorities

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Alessandro Sorrentino

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from you for the time period 2007 to 2017:

1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?

2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.

Please provide the information in the form an Excel Documents

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,
Alessandro Sorrentino

Information Governance, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Alessandro,

 

Reference number: FOI/FRS/09/18/16236

 

Thank you for your correspondence of the 4^th September 2018 requesting
the following information:

 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information from you for the time period 2007 to 2017:

 

1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area
covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?

 

2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued
to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.

 

Your request for information is being considered under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. We will respond to your request as quickly as
possible, and by close of 1^st October 2018 at the latest.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting
the reference number above.

                              

Yours sincerely,

 

Michael Warby

Information Access Manager

Information Access Team

Hertfordshire County Council

Room 216a

Postal Point CHN 320

County Hall,

Hertford, SG13 8DQ

01992 555848 (25848) 

Email: [1][email address]

 

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Information Governance, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Alessandro,

 

Reference number: FOI/FRS/09/18/16236

 

On 4^th September 2018 Hertfordshire County Council received the following
request for information from you:

 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information from you for the time period 2007 to 2017:

 

1) How many fire checks have been undertaken at schools in the area
covered by your fire department for each of the years mentioned?

 

2) For each year, I would ask for the number of enforcement notices issued
to schools who failed the fire checks undertaken.

 

Your request for information has been considered under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and I have attached below a table that provides what
information that is held by the County Council in relation to your
request.

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Year|Number of fire checks | Enforcement action taken |
| |undertaken at schools | |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2007|No information located| None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2008|No information located| None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2009| 20 | None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2010| 58 | None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2011| 45 | None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2012|No information located| None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2013| 12 | None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2014| 4 | None |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2015| 15 |2 x Deficiencies Notices issued and 2 x |
| | |Action Plans |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2016| 23 |1 x Deficiencies Notices issued |
|----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------|
|2017| 23 | None |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Michael Warby

Information Access Manager

Information Access Team

Hertfordshire County Council

Room 216a

Postal Point CHN 320

County Hall,

Hertford, SG13 8DQ

01992 555848 (25848) 

Email: [2][email address]

 

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that emails sent to or received from Hertfordshire County Council may be
intercepted and read by the council. Interception will only occur to
ensure compliance with council policies or procedures or regulatory
obligations, to prevent or deter crime, or for the purposes of essential
maintenance or support of the email system.

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