Dear Cambridgeshire County Council,

Please could you tell me:

Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?

Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 3 months?

Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 6 months?

Q4. Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 12 months?

Yours faithfully,

Themer Slimane

FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Themer Slimane

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref 1109987.

Thank you for your email. Your request will be dealt with in line with the Freedom of Information Act and its regulations. In accordance with the Act, the Council aims to respond to all requests within 20 working days, in this instance by 12th July 2019.

If we require further information, clarification or a fee in order to fulfil your request we will contact you again. Please quote the reference number above in all future correspondence concerning this request.

Yours sincerely,

Josephine Bailey
Information Management Analyst

Information Governance Team
Cambridgeshire County Council
Email: [Cambridgeshire County Council request email]
Tel: 01223 699137

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FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Themer Slimane

 

Freedom of Information Act request response – Ref 1109987.

 

Cambridgeshire County Council has now considered your request under the
Freedom of Information Act.  We can confirm that we do hold the
information requested by you. Please find our response as set out below. 

 

Request

 

Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority
under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?

 

Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section
20 for more than 3 months?

 

Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section
20 for more than 6 months?

 

Q4.  Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under
section 20 for more than 12 months?

 

Our response

 

Data as at
31st May
2019:
Q1. How many
children are
currently
accommodated
by your
local
authority
under
section 20
of the
Children Act
1989?  - 137
Q2. Of the
children in
Q1, how many
have been
accommodated
under
section 20
for more
than 3
months? -
125
Q3. Of the
children in
Q1, how many
have been
accommodated
under
section 20
for more
than 6
months? -
117
Q4.  Q3. Of
the children
in Q1, how
many have
been
accommodated
under
section 20
for more
than 12
months? - 70

 

Complaints

I hope this information is helpful but if you are unhappy with the service
you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint
or request a review, you should write to Information Management, at either
[Cambridgeshire County Council request email] or by post at Box No. OCT1224, Shire Hall,
Cambridge CB3 0AP within 40 days of the date of this e-mail.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF, or via their website: https://ico.org.uk/.

 

Generally, the ICO will not undertake a review or make a decision on a
request until the internal review process has been completed.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Josephine Bailey

Information Management Analyst

 

Information Governance Team

Cambridgeshire County Council

Email: [Cambridgeshire County Council request email]

Tel: 01223 699137

 

 

 

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