Trafficking of children and their subsequent care

Kate Garbers made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Northamptonshire District Council

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

South Northamptonshire District Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear South Northamptonshire District Council,

Please find below an FOI request relating to the trafficking of children and their subsequent care.

Unseen piloted safe accommodation for potentially trafficked foreign migrant children. The service was developed with local authority, police and governmental partners and was Ofsted registered. Through running this service we became aware of some systemic barriers that fundamentally prevent children from accessing the care and protection they need.

We would like to know, for each local authority in the UK:

1. How many potentially trafficked children you have identified in the last 12 months?
2. How many of these children have been non-UK Nationals?
3. Of the children identified what type of care placements have been sought? (foster care, secure, supported accommodation, children’s home, living independently)
4. How many children in this cohort have subsequently a) remained in their original placement b) moved to a different placement c) gone missing short-term (72 hours or less) or d) gone missing long-term (over 72 hours)?

This information is being requested from each Local Authority area in the UK.
Yours faithfully,
Unseen (UK)

Admin, CCC (SNC), South Northamptonshire District Council


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Information Governance (SNC), South Northamptonshire District Council

Dear Kate Garbers

Childrens care is not dealt with under this local Authority. Your request should be sent to Northants County Council.

You can send your request either by e-mail to: [email address] or by post to:

FOI/Data Protection Team
Northamptonshire County Council
One Angel Square

Kind regards

Information Governance Team
Cherwell District and South Northamptonshire Councils
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