Dear Milton Keynes Council,
Please could you tell me:
Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?
Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 3 months?
Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 6 months?
Q4. Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 12 months?
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Dear Themar Slimane
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is as follows:
At today’s date (12^th Jun 2019) we have 70 Looked After Children under
S.20. This table shows the length of time they have been in care:
Time in care Count
<3 months 15
3-5 months 7
6-11 months 12
12+ months 36
Grand Total 70
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