Policies and Procedures / Social Services - Child Adoption

The Advocacy Fund made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Swansea Council

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

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

The Advocacy Fund

Dear Swansea Council,

Under the Freedom of information act please can you send to me electronic copies of

A The policies and procedures which relate to social services removing children from the care of their parents.

B The criteria which has to be fulfilled to make a child eligible for being adopted out of a parents care

C What psychological assessments are used on the parents? (or other assessments) and a copy of a blank version.


This FOI is made by the following organisation and not by an individual

This FOI Request is made by the Advocacy Fund which is an organisation and not by an individual.


ICO Section 8 Guidance states:

In the case of a company, it is not necessary to provide the full registered name. It will be acceptable to provide another name which exists as a real entity, such as a trading name.

Also under the guidance an email address is considered sufficient under the DPA for an address.

The Advocacy Fund is the Name of the organisation that is managed by Advocati Massa Ltd (Reg In England), who appoints it officers. Both are Not for Profit Organisations.

Both are real names in law and this FOI request is therefore compliant with the FOI Act and section 8 Guidance.

Please Forward all Responses to our Information Officer

Yours faithfully

Jane Clearly
Information Officer
The Advocacy Fund

Dardecker, Matthew, Swansea Council

6 Atodiad

Dear Ms Clearly,


Thank you for your recent request for information made under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.


Please find attached our response to your request.


Kind regards

Matthew Dardecker

Freedom of Information Officer

Swansea Social Services

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