Mr Tim Arian
Tel: 0151 934 4425
Date: 22 May 2019
Our reference: 2357566
Dear Mr Arian Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 6 May 2019.
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Sefton Council. I have detailed below the
information that is being released to you.
There are currently 45 children placed in private children’s homes in Sefton. The average amount paid by
the borough to operators of residential children's homes per child per week
Please quote the reference number 2357566 in any future communications about this request.
Section 17 (7) (a) of the Freedom of Information Act states that public authorities must provide applicants
with details of how they may complain about the handling of their request for information should they wish
to. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been dealt with then you can request an internal
review within 40 days of receiving our response. This should be directed to the Information Management
and Governance Lead, 1st Floor, Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 3NJ or email: xxx.xxxxxxxxxxx.@xxxxxx.xxx.xx
Should you choose to request a review of the decision taken and are dissatisfied following the authority’s
review, you are entitled under Section 17 (7) (b) of the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner for a
decision notice. Further information can be found at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
I will now close your request as of this date.