£10m paid out for school asbestos claims

A BBC Article discusses how Councils in England have paid out at least £10m in compensation to people who developed illnesses because of asbestos in school buildings.

In the past decade, figures obtained by BBC News show that 32 councils have settled claims from former teachers, school staff or pupils.

The National Union of Teachers says up to 300 adults die each year because of exposure to asbestos while at school.

The full article can be read on the BBC website.