Dear Buckinghamshire County 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 Information Mailbox, Buckinghamshire County Council

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Dear Ms Slimane

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

RFI-5687

 

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

 

Your request for information regarding the accommodation of S20 Children
has now been considered and our response is as follows:

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

1,063

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

734

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

509

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

284

 

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