Accomodation of S20 Children

Themer Slimane made this Freedom of Information request to Merton Borough Council

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Dear Merton 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

foi, Merton Borough Council

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Elise McQueen, Merton Borough Council

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Dear Thelmer

 

please see attached the response to your FOI, I would like to apologise
for the delay

 

kind regards

 

Elise McQueen

 

Head of Service

Permanency, Looked After Children and Care Leavers Service

Merton Council, 11th  Floor,

Civic Centre, London Road,

Morden SM4 5DX
Tel: 020 8545 4658

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Dear Thermer Slimane,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 Information request

 

We have now considered your information request as set out below. 

 

You asked:

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:

Please see attached document.

 

 

If you have any queries or concerns about this please contact me.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
The Head of Information Governance at Merton Council, Civic Centre,
Morden, SM4 5DX or e-mail [1][Merton Borough Council request email]

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Telephone:0303 123 1113

 

Website: [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Karl Mittelstadt

Head of Performance, Policy and Partnerships

London Borough of Merton

020 8545 4090

07827 661468

 

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