Foster Care Allowance past five years

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Alastair Scott-McKinley

Dear Department for Education,

I am writing to make a request for all the following information which I am entitled to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The government publish information on minimum foster care allowances.
The current figures for the five age groups are published here https://www.gov.uk/support-for-foster-pa...

Please could you provide information the same information on minimum foster care allowances in England for the last five years (2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19, 2017-18, 2016-17)

I would like the above information to be provided to me as an electronic copy.

If the request is too broad or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand under the Act you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of the information is already in the public domain, please send it to me directly with page references or URLs when necessary.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance under the section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how we can refine the request.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days after receiving this request. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Scott-McKinley

MINISTERS, Department for Education

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Dear  Alastair Scott-Mckinley 

Thank you for your recent enquiry which was received on 1 November.

A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the
departmental standard for correspondence received is that responses should
be sent within 20 working days as you are requesting information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your correspondence has been allocated
reference number 2021-0047657.

 

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ACCOUNT, Unmonitored, Department for Education

Dear Alastair Scott-Mckinley 

 

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on
01/11/2021 12:12 . You requested  information on minimum foster care
allowances in England for the last five years (2020-21, 2019-20, 2018-19,
2017-18, 2016-17).

 

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(“the Act”).

The 2021-2022 National Minimum Allowance is available at [1]Help and
support for foster parents: Help with the cost of fostering - GOV.UK
(www.gov.uk).

I have also provided the rates from the years 2016-2017 onwards.

 

2016 to 2017
  Babies Pre-primary Primary 11 to 15 16 to 17
London £142 £145 £163 £184 £216
South East £136 £140 £156 £177 £208
Rest of the UK £123 £126 £139 £159 £185
           
2017 to 2018
  Babies Pre-primary Primary 11 to 15 16 to 17
London £144 £147 £165 £187 £219
South East £138 £142 £158 £179 £211
Rest of the UK £125 £128 £141 £161 £188

 

2018 to 2019
  Babies Pre-primary Primary 11 to 15 16 to 17
London £146 £149 £168 £190 £222
South East £140 £144 £160 £182 £214
Rest of the UK £127 £130 £143 £164 £191

 

2019 to 2020
  Babies Pre-primary Primary 11 to 15 16 to 17
London £149 £152 £171 £193 £226
South East £143 £147 £163 £185 £218
Rest of the UK £129 £132 £146 £167 £194

 

2020 to 2021
  Babies Pre-primary Primary 11 to 15 16 to 17
London £152 £155 £174 £197 £231
South East £146 £150 £166 £189 £222
Rest of the UK £132 £135 £149 £170 £198

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