Dear Wokingham 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

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Dear Themer Slimane

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Dear Mr Themer Slimane,

RE: Freedom of Information Request Ref No: 11675

Thank you for your recent communication, please find below the information in response to your request.

1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?
-There are 33 children currently accommodated.

2.
a) Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 3 months?
-Twenty four.

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

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

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Stuart Bignell
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