Dear Bolton 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

Freedom Of Info, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Themer Slimane

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Dear Themer Slimane

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

        

In response to your request for information received at this office on 16
May 2019, please see the Council’s response below.

 

You requested

 

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

 

Q1. Number of children accommodated by LA under Section 20 of the Children
Act 1989, as at 30^th April 2019 - 69

 

Of those:

Q2. Number of children accommodated under Section 20 from 4 to 6 months -
10

Q3. Number of children accommodated under Section 20 from 7 to 12 months -
16

Q2. Number of children accommodated under Section 20 for over 12 months -
18

 

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of Practice, should you disagree with our decision, you may appeal within
40 working days of this email to:

The Borough Solicitor, Bolton Council, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Information Governance Officer

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