16+ Looked after Children Placement Costs and Data Information

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Dear Warwickshire County Council,

I am writing to request information about the numbers and cost of placements for 16 and 17 year old looked after children in your local authority.

Can you please answer the following questions:

1) How many 16 and 17 year old looked after children is your local authority responsible for currently?

2) How many 16 and 17 year old looked after children in your local authority are currently placed out of area?

3) How many 16 and 17 year old looked after children were accommodated in spot purchased placements (off framework/contracted arrangements) in the 22/23 financial year?

4) What was the cost of placements/supported accommodation for 16 and 17 year olds per week for the 22/23 financial year?
a) lowest cost
b) highest cost
c) average cost

5) Are there sufficient placements in your local authority area for 16 and 17 year old looked after children who have a high level of complex needs?

Yours faithfully,

Ms Wilson

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Dear Ms Wilson
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 4 May
2023. We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000
 
Under our normal statutory requirements we are required to provide you
with a response within 20 working days of the receipt of your request.
Therefore we aim to send a response by 5 June 2023. 
 

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Information Management Team
Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RL
Tel: 01926 412211

 

 

 

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Warwickshire County Council

 
Information request
Our reference: 9006673

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Dear Ms Wilson
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
I am writing to ask you to clarify your request.

This is because we need further details from you in order to identify and
locate the correct information to answer your request.
 
Therefore, I should be grateful if you would advise whether all parts of
your request relate to 16 and 17 year old looked after children in
supported accommodation?  (as the officers looking at your request advise
Q2, Q3 and Q5 could also relate to residential and foster placements).
 
 
I will not be able to take this matter further without this extra
information from you, please let me know by 3rd August 2023.  If I do not
hear from you within the timeframe provided, I shall take it that you do
not wish to pursue this request and will consider the request closed. 
 
If you need assistance, please contact me at: 
[1][Warwickshire County Council request email]  in the first instance. 
 
 
Kind regards
 
 
Bruce Green
Information Rights Officer
Information Management Team
Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RL
Tel: 01926 412211 
 
 
 
 
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Dear Bruce (Warwickshire County Council),

Thank you for your swift response.

Yes all parts of the request relate specifically to 16 and 17 year old looked after children in
supported accommodation.

Thank you for seeking clarification and if there is anything else that is unclear please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Ms Wilson

Info Rights, Warwickshire County Council

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Information request
Our reference: 9006673

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Dear Ms Wilson
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 4th May 2023.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
 
Kind regards
 
 
Bruce Green
Information Rights Officer
Information Management Team
Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RL
Tel: 01926 412211
 
 
 
 
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