Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough 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

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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