Dear Hackney Borough Council,

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

hackney@infreemation.co.uk, Hackney Borough Council

Dear Themer Slimane

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Freedom of Information request - Accomodation of S20 Children

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Children FOI (Shared Mailbox),

Dear Ms Slimane,

 

Thank you for your email of 3 June 2019.  I have reproduced your
request verbatim in bold, with my response beneath each section.

 

Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local
authority under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?  89

 

Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under
section 20 for more than 3 months?  71

 

Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under
section 20 for more than 6 months? 52

 

Q4. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under
section 20 for more than 12 months? 23

 

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