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Building materials and their dangers have been high on the agenda after the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy, but one threat continues to cast a shadow over many lives. Just last month news broke that another school was to be temporarily closed after asbestos was found and the plight of a 41-year-old diagnosed with mesothelioma has yet again highlighted the campaign to have the material removed from all schools. To Peter Lodge, of Cheltenham-based Festival Law, it is welcome news. In March 2013 a report...

compiled by the Education Committee estimated that asbestos was present in 75 per cent of schools in the country in some format and 90 per cent of schools in parts of both Manchester and Cardiff, writes Mr Lodge.

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