Children & Families - Budget

LS Palmer (Account suspended) made this Freedom of Information request to Buckinghamshire County Council

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LS Palmer (Account suspended)

Dear Buckinghamshire County Council,

In relation to the Budget for Children and Families for the
financial year 1 April 2009 to 1 April 2010 how much has Buckinghamshire County Council spent on:

1. Supervised contact visits.
2. Respite foster care - for children in need (not on child protection plan)
3. Local Authority employed Foster carers for children subject to a care order (interim or full).
4. Agency Foster carers for children subject to a care order.(interim or full)
5. Barristers for Care Proceedings.
6. Playgrounds for children.
7. Assistance with Child carers becoming Ofsted Registered.
8. Respite Foster Care - not exceeding 28 days for children on a protection plan.
9. Residential Family Assessments.

Yours faithfully,

LS Palmer

Doling, Neil, Buckinghamshire County Council

Dear LS Palmer

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

This email is to confirm receipt of your request.

Regards
Neil Doling
Freedom of Information Officer and Modern Records Manager
Freedom of Information Team
[Buckinghamshire County Council request email]
01296 383960 (or 01296 382907)
http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/foi/freedo...
Buckinghamshire County Council
County Hall
Walton Street
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1UU

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Freedom of Information Mailbox, Buckinghamshire County Council

Dear LS Palmer

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.

Your request for information has now been considered and the information you have requested is as follows:

1. Supervised Contact Visits - £956,657

2. & 8. Please note, we do not distinguish expenditure on respite fostering or Children in Need (not a care plan) from respite fostering (not exceeding 28 days). The total amount spent on respite care in 2009-10 was £2,101,623

3. Local Authority employed Foster Carers for Children subject to a care order (interim or full) - £1,480,707

4. Agency Foster carers subject to a care order (interim or full) - £2,974,322

5. Barristers for Care Proceedings - £449,105

6. Playgrounds for Children - This is a service provided by the local District Councils, not the County Council

7. Assistance with Child Carer becoming Ofsted Registered - £0

8. (Please see above)

9. Residential Family Assessments - £41,323.

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Freedom of Information Team
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Buckinghamshire County Council
County Hall
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Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
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