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Call for publication of delayed asbestos report

29 January 2015

Campaigners lobbying for the removal of asbestos from schools are calling on ministers to finally release a report into the management of the substance after a delay of eight months to its ...

Government 'in denial' about asbestos problem

1 May 2014

The government remains in “denial” about the scale of the asbestos problem in the country’s schools, a leading campaigner said this week after winning a prestigious award for his campaign to rid ...

At a glance headlines: November 28, 2013

28 November 2013

Yet more criticism of an academic bias in careers guidance, a warning over asbestos in gas masks, and teachers' pay in Jersey are among the SecEd At a glance headlines for November 28, 2013.

Leak reveals plan to axe asbestos in schools group

7 November 2013

Asbestos campaigners have voiced their fears that ministers may try and silence critics of DfE asbestos policy by axing its Asbestos in Schools groups. After a leak to the national press, there have ...

Asbestos in schools: Have thousands died?

21 March 2013

Asbestos campaigners have called for a full inquiry into the presence of the deadly material in schools after MPs heard that thousands of people could have died from exposure over the decades. It ...

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