Forty-four schools are to be inspected for asbestos in Bassetlaw a Freedom of Information request has shown. 

The Worksop Guardian report:

NOTTS County Council is to inspect 44 schools across Bassetlaw this year for asbestos, the authority has revealed.

The Worksop Guardian obtained new figures under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act which show 20 schools in Worksop and 24 in Retford will be inspected this year.

Tim Gregory, corporate director, environment and resources at Notts County Council, said the checks will be made as part of the authority’s annual inspections of schools.

You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.