15000 Fatherless "Skype Children " Guardian Report of Today

G Taylor made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Children's Commissioner for England

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Children's Commissioner for England Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Children’s Commissioner for England,
In the above mentioned report it states that 15000 children are fatherless due to immigration rules. Can you tell me how many of those children are supported wholly or in part by their absent perent?

Yours faithfully,

G Taylor

Children's Commissioner for England

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Children's Commissioner for England

Dear Mr Taylor,

Thank for your Freedom of Information request which we received on the 9th September 2015.

In our report on the impact of the new immigration rules on families we did not say that all the 15000 children affected by the new rules were fatherless, nor did we collect data on which of those who are fatherless receive support from their father. Therefore, I am afraid we are unable to tell you to what extent they are supported by the absent parent.

I have provided below links to the report which you may find of interest:


Family friendly report: http://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/...

Kind regards,


Lyn Foster
Higher Executive Officer  
Office of the Children's Commissioner
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3BT

Direct Line: 020 7783 8203
Telephone: 0207 783 8330

Advice and Assistance free phone for children and young people receiving social care services, in or leaving care, or living away from home: 0800 528 0731

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