Dear Stockton on Tees Council,

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in 2017?

2. Of the children in Q1, how many were in a group of siblings of two or more (I would like the number of children, not the number of groups)?

3. How many of the children that became 'looked after' in your local authority in 2017 were initially placed in Kinship Care/Connected Persons care?

4. How many looked after children in your local authority are currently placed following care proceedings:
a) with long term LA foster carers
b) in kinship care foster placements

5.a. How many applications to be a kinship carer did you receive in 2017 in respect of children subject to Care Proceedings?

5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful?

6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in 2017?

7. How many of your local authority's current foster carers are prepared and approved to be long term foster carers of sibling groups of:
a) 2
b) 3 or more

Yours faithfully,

Christina Savage

Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Christina Savage

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 – Ref: 1824/1718

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 15 February 2018

 

Your request is being considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (whichever is most
appropriate). You will receive the information requested within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days.

 

However, please note the Acts define a number of exemptions that may
prevent release of the requested information. There will therefore be an
assessment of your request to determine if any exemptions apply to the
information requested. If the information cannot be released, or only
released in part you will be informed of the reasons why, together with
any rights of appeal.

 

If the information requested refers to a third party, they may be
consulted before deciding whether it can be released.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD

(01642) 527455

[1][email address]

[2]www.stockton.gov.uk

 

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Dear Stockton on Tees Council,

I would like to re-submit my request, covering a slightly different period of time namely the financial year and not the calendar year:

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in the financial year of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017?
2. Of the children in Q1, how many were in a group of siblings of two or more (I would like the number of children, not the number of groups)?
3. How many of the children that became 'looked after' in your local authority in 2016/2017 were initially placed in Kinship Care/Connected Persons care?
4. How many looked after children in your local authority are currently placed following care proceedings:
a) with long term LA foster carers
b) in kinship care foster placements
5.a. How many applications to be a kinship carer did you receive in 2016/2017 in respect of children subject to Care Proceedings?
5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful?
6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in 2016/2017?
7. How many of your local authority's current foster carers are prepared and approved to be long term foster carers of sibling groups of:
a) 2
b) 3 or more

Yours faithfully,

Christina Savage

Information Governance, Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Christina Savage,

I would just like to inform you that we are currently processing your request and the data is been complied for your response. Unfortunately this has taken a little longer than expected. I will send the response as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience.

Kind regards
Michael

Michael Evans                                                                      
Senior Officer (Information Governance)
Information and Improvement Services
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD
01642 52 6033
[email address]
www.stockton.gov.uk

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Dear Christina

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 1824/1718

Thank you for your correspondence received on 15 February 2018. In
response to your request I can now provide the following information. 

The information you have requested below was provided in the attached
response sent 21 December 2017.

If you have any queries or concerns please contact me in the first
instance.

However, if you are unhappy with the way your request for information has
been handled, you can submit a complaint to
[1][email address] 

If, after your complaint has been determined, you remain dissatisfied with
the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to
the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.  Telephone: 0303 123 1113  Website:
[2]www.ico.org.uk

The ICO does not make a charge for an appeal.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Evans
Information Governance Team
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD
(01642) 527455
[3][email address]
[4]www.stockton.gov.uk

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Dear Michael

That request was for 2016. My latest request relates to the financial year of 2016-2017.

Yours sincerely,

Christina Savage

Morning

Did you receive my reply re the information supplied being out of date?

Yours sincerely,

Christina Savage

FOI and Complaints, Stockton on Tees Council

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Dear Christina Savage

Please find attached the original response which includes your response from December.

Please note that although you requested data for 2016 we provided you with 16/17 data.

Many thanks
Michael

Michael Evans                                                                      
Senior Officer (Information Governance)
Information and Improvement Services
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LD
01642 52 6033
[email address]
www.stockton.gov.uk

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