FOI Request - Wi Fi Connectivity

Request 101000083073

Please could you send me the following information:

1. a) How many primary schools are there in the council area?
   b) How many use Wi Fi connectivity?
   c) How many more are to have Wi Fi connectivity installed?

2. a) How many secondary schools are there in the council area?
   b) How many use Wi Fi connectivity?
   c) How many more are to have Wi Fi connectivity installed?

3. Is the council satisfied that Wi Fi technology will not cause long-term harm to children?

Response 16-08-2012

1. a) There are 46 primary schools in Moray

b) 31 use Wi Fi connectivity

c) This is dependant on which of the 15 remaining schools choose to have WiFi installed.

2. a) There are 8 secondary schools in the council area.

b) 8 use Wi Fi connectivity

c) 0

3. The Moray Council follow the guidance of  The Health Protection Agency (HPA), which has responsibility for providing advice on protecting people from radiation hazards, including exposure to electromagnetic fields. It has consistently advised that it does not consider there to be problem with the safety of wireless computer networks.  

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