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Department for Education more like this
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star this property hansard heading Schools: Asbestos more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans she has to reduce levels of asbestos in school buildings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p>Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the employer, either the local authority or the school, has clear responsibilities to manage asbestos containing materials in schools safely. We expect schools to have an asbestos management plan in place and to manage it actively in line with legal requirements.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Education takes the issue of asbestos management in schools very seriously. Our policy, as in other aspects of school management, is to give schools the support that they need to fulfil their responsibilities effectively.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has set up the Asbestos in Schools Steering Group to raise awareness and promote the effective management of asbestos in schools. We have also published guidance, which is available online at:</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/asbestos-management-in-schools" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/asbestos-management-in-schools</a></p><p> </p><p>We are currently reviewing our asbestos policy and expect to publish the outcomes in the autumn.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws remove filter
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less than 2014-09-01T11:29:10.6957867Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T11:29:10.6957867Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this