Parents deemed to lack capacity

Jean James made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Official Solicitor and Public Trustee
This authority is not subject to FOI law, so is not legally obliged to respond (manylion).


This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Official Solicitor and Public Trustee.

Dear Official Solicitor,

From 2006 to 2009, 588 parents were deemed to lack the mental capacity to care for their children, and the children were removed from the parents.

(1) How many children were involved?

(2) How many of these children have since (a) been kept in foster care permanently, and (b) how many of these children were adopted out?

(3) Please confirm that these cases were handled by the Official Solicitor.

(4) If not handled by the Official Solicitor, please advise which authority acted as deputy or guardian in these cases.

A breakdown of figures by year would be appreciated if it is possible, please.

(5) Please advise how many parents were deemed to lack the mental capacity to care for their children, and therefore they were removed from the parents from 2009 to 2018, please?

For (5), will you also please supply information as in (1) to (4) above?

A breakdown of figures by year would be appreciated if it is possible, please.

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

Dear Official Solicitor,

Please respond to my request.

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

OS - Enquiries (OSPT), Official Solicitor and Public Trustee

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your email.

Did you intend to attach the request or was it sent earlier?

Kind regards,

OS KILO

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Dear OS - Enquiries (OSPT),

It was sent earlier.

Yours sincerely,

Jean James

Dear OS - Enquiries (OSPT),

This was sent to you earlier.

Dear Official Solicitor,

From 2006 to 2009, 588 parents were deemed to lack the mental capacity to care for their children, and the children were removed from the parents.

(1) How many children were involved?

(2) How many of these children have since (a) been kept in foster care permanently, and (b) how many of these children were adopted out?

(3) Please confirm that these cases were handled by the Official Solicitor.

(4) If not handled by the Official Solicitor, please advise which authority acted as deputy or guardian in these cases.

A breakdown of figures by year would be appreciated if it is possible, please.

(5) Please advise how many parents were deemed to lack the mental capacity to care for their children, and therefore they were removed from the parents from 2009 to 2018, please?

For (5), will you also please supply information as in (1) to (4) above?

A breakdown of figures by year would be appreciated if it is possible, please.

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

Yours sincerely,

Jean James

OSPT KILO, Official Solicitor and Public Trustee

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Jean James,

Please find attached letter in response to your request for information.

Kind regards,

Devone Lawrence - KILO

Office of the Official Solicitor and Public Trustee | Victory House | 30-34 Kingsway | London WC2B 6EX

020 3681 2600

email: [email address]
www.officialsolicitor.gov.uk

https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...

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Disclosure Team,

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Dear Jean James,

 

Please find the attached response to your recent Freedom of Information
request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Communication and Information Services

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