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FOI 6291

Compensation Claims


1. How many claims have you had from a)parents/children and b) teachers for compensation after an a) accident b) injury c) slip d) trip e) fall on primary and secondary school premises in each of the past 5 years please provide a breakdown per year? This is for school years 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012 , 2012-2013 for all answers please

2. Please state how many of these claims from a)parents/children and b) teachers have been successful?

3. Please state how much money has the local authority paid out in compensation to a) parents/children and b) teachers as a result of accidents on primary and secondary school property per year over the last 5 years?

4. Please provide a copy of any specific policies regarding responsibility for claims and how quickly cases must be settled?

5. Please provide details of any education budget cuts that have been made as a result of these claims, if so please outline the scale of the cuts that you have had to implement?


The information you require is held by Essex County Council.