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Asbestos in Schools

Parliamentary Questions: When will the report on the asbestos policy review be published?


A series of Parliamentary questions have asked when the asbestos policy review will be published. They were tabled by the Annette Brooke MP Chair of AiS, Chris Leslie MP Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Kevin Brennan MP Shadow Schools Minister.

The Schools Minister, David Laws MP responded:

5th December: “We will provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools in the new year.”
8th January: “We will provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools shortly.”
15th January : “The Department for Education currently expects to provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools before the end of February 2015.”

Schools: Asbestos: Written question - 220503

Asked by Kevin Brennan [N]  12 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 7 January 2014 to Question 219636, whether she expects to provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools before the end of February 2015.

Answered by: Mr David Laws

Answered on: 15 January 2015

The Department for Education currently expects to provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools before the end of February 2015.
 
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Schools: Asbestos:Written question – 219730

Asked by Chris Leslie Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 05 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to publish the findings of her Department's review into asbestos management in school buildings; and if she will make a statement.

Answered by: Mr David Laws 08 January 2015

The Department for Education is working with stakeholders, experts and the Health and Safety Executive to thoroughly consider the latest evidence, and determine appropriate policy responses. We will provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools shortly.

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Schools: Asbestos: Written question - 216666

Asked by Annette Brooke

Answered on: 01 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she plans to publish the report on her Department's review of asbestos policy in schools.

Answered by: Mr David Laws

Answered on: 05 December 2014

The Department is working with stakeholders, experts and the Health and Safety Executive to consider the latest evidence, and determine appropriate policy responses. We will provide an update on the management of asbestos in schools in the new year.