Accomodation of S20 Children

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

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Dear Sutton 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

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Themer Slimane,
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO -
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to Accommodation of S20 Children
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Customer Services for Kingston & Sutton
Customer, Commissioning and Governance Division
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Louise Yardley, Sutton Borough Council

SENT ON BEHALF OF MICHAEL TAYLOR

Dear Themer Slimane

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO - F4076 

I refer to your request for information received on 05/06/19 concerning
Accommodation of S20 Children. 

Please see our response below in blue text. 

Your request:

Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority
under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?
40
Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section
20 for more than 3 months?

32
Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section
20 for more than 6 months?
25
Q4.  Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under
section 20 for more than 12 months? 

10

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Yours sincerely

Michael Taylor
Head of Service - Corporate Parenting,

People Directorate, London Borough of Sutton

Civic Offices,

St Nicholas Way,

Sutton, 

SM1 1EA

 

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