CARE proceedings due TO GOVERNMENT Austerity

Alison Stevens made this Freedom of Information request to Herefordshire Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Herefordshire Council,

Could you please answer the following questions with regards to this freedom of information request.
1, How many Emergency protection orders instigated by the Local Authority have resulted from Government austerity due to Parents loosing their benefits as in PIP ESA, INCOME SUPPORT, JSA , due to Parents not having money to feed their children?
Please give statistics for the past 12 calendar months.
2, How many Care Proceedings have been instigated because Parents cannot feed their children due to loss of their benefits? please give statistics foe the past 12 calendar months.
3, In how many of these cases has the LA refused to give the Parents a hardship grant to keep these Families together?
4, How many of these cases have resulted in the children being placed in Foster Care?
5, How many of these cases have resulted in children being placed with another family member under the kincare clause or Special Guardianship order.
6, Have any children been placed for Adoption, due to Parents not being able to feed their children due to loosing their benefits? please give statistics for the past 24 calendar months?
Yours faithfully,

Alison Stevens.

Access To Information, Herefordshire Council

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Dear Madam

 

Please find attached acknowledgement of your FOI request

 

Regards

 

Claire

 

 

Claire Jacobs

Information Access Officer

Information Access Team

Economy, Communities & Corporate

Herefordshire Council

Plough Lane | PO Box 4 | Hereford HR4 OXH

 

 

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Dear Madam

 

Please find attached response to your FOI request

 

Regards

 

Claire

 

 

Claire Jacobs

Information Access Officer

Information Access Team

Economy, Communities & Corporate

Herefordshire Council

Plough Lane | PO Box 4 | Hereford HR4 OXH

 

“Any opinion expressed in this e-mail or any attached files are those of
the individual and not necessarily those of Herefordshire Council,
Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (HCCG), Wye Valley NHS Trust or
2gether NHS Foundation Trust. You should be aware that Herefordshire
Council, Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (HCCG), Wye Valley NHS
Trust & 2gether NHS Foundation Trust monitors its email service. This
e-mail and any attached files are confidential and intended solely for the
use of the addressee. This communication may contain material protected by
law from being passed on. If you are not the intended recipient and have
received this e-mail in error, you are advised that any use,
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