The Warrington Guardian report:

DEADLY asbestos is present in 80% of the schools in Warrington, research has revealed.

A total of 72 out of 90 primary and secondary schools in the area contain the potentially dangerous material.

Information, collected via a Freedom of Information request toWarrington Borough Council, also discovered that more than 20,900 school children in the area could potentially be exposed to asbestos in their classrooms on a daily basis.

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