Child Protection Statistics

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From: A Dignan

28 July 2010

Dear East Sussex County Council,

1. A list of the total number of Section 47 investigations in 2006,
2007, 2008 and 2009 and how many children in total these
investigations were held in respect of

2. The number of Initial Child Protection Conferences that were
convened in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 and how many children in
total these conferences were held in respect of

3. How many of these conferences resulted in a child protection
plan being formulated with a list of how many registrations were
made under what category

4. How many Core Assessments were completed in 2006, 2007, 2008 and
2009

5. What proportion of children subject to Child Protection Plans
had a Core Assessment in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

6. How many applications for Emergency Protection Orders did
East Sussex Council make in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

7. How many applications for Interim Care Orders that East Sussex
Council made in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

8. How many applications for Care Orders thatEast Sussex Council
made in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

9. The total number of looked after children in 2006, 2007, 2008
and 2009

10. What proportion of look after children in foster placements
were agency placements and what proportion were in-house foster
placements in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

11. How many children East Sussex Council adopted in
2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

12. The number of qualified Social Workers either on a permanent or
contracted basis on average for each year in 2006, 2007, 2008 and
2009

13. The proportion of children over 8 who attended their Looked
After Child Reviews in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

14. The vacancy rate for qualified Social Workers in Childrens
Services in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

Yours faithfully,

A. Dignan

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29 July 2010

Dear A Dignan,

FOI Request Ref 2010 / 510 / Dignan / Child protection statistics

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