Child protection orders

Karin Goodwin made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Ayrshire Council as part of a batch sent to 32 authorities

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To whom it may concern

I am looking for figures on how many Child Protection Orders were sought for children in the local authority within a week of their birth? I would also like to know how many of these children had been identified as in need of protection prior to birth.

I am looking for figures over the last five years from 2015 to 2020 under freedom of information legislation. It would be much appreciated if you could provide this figures as a spreadsheet attachment.

Please do send me an aknowledgment of this freedom of information request, and I look forward to receiving the information within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely,

Karin Goodwin

FOI, South Ayrshire Council

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FOI, South Ayrshire Council

Dear Ms Goodwin

Thank you for your information enquiry of the above reference number. Due to the nature of your request, it has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

I can confirm as follows:

1. I am looking for figures on how many Child Protection Orders were sought for children in the local authority within a week of their birth?

2015 – 16 = 5
2016 – 17 = 2
2017 – 18 = 3
2018 – 19 = 3
2019 – 20 = 4
2021 – 21 (up to 19/4/21) = 2

2. I would also like to know how many of these children had been identified as in need of protection prior to birth.

All of the above.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request you can ask for a review. A request for a review must be submitted within 40 working days and should be put in writing to Deborah McVey, Information Governance Team Leader, South Ayrshire Council, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr KA7 1DR, Tel: 01292 612223, Email: [South Ayrshire Council request email]. If you remain dissatisfied after a review, you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision. This must be submitted within 6 months after the review and should be put in writing to the Scottish Information Commissioner at Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS, Tel: 01334 464610 Email: [email address] or use the online portal http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR....

Yours sincerely

Susan Mitchell | Support Officer (Complaints & Information) |Information Governance | Chief Executive’s Office | [South Ayrshire Council request email] | | 01292 612223 | County Buildings | Wellington Square | AYR | KA7 1DR | www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk |

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