Dear Milton Keynes Council,

I would be very grateful if you could provide me with the following information:

a) Your total number of registered foster carers;

b) The number of your registered foster carers who are non-UK EU nationals;

c) The number of your currently fostered children who are non-UK EU nationals;

d) The number of your UK national foster carers who foster outside of the UK, but within the EU.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

Milton Keynes Council

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Adams, Mark, Milton Keynes Council

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Dear Robert Cann

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

I acknowledge your request for information received today.

Please could you clarify the following point so that I can provide you with accurate data.

c) The number of your currently fostered children who are non-UK EU nationals

Does this refer to children cared for only by our own carers or does it include all carers and should we include those placed with friends or relatives?

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Yours sincerely

Mark Adams
Performance Analyst | Corporate Core
T: 01908 253746
E: [email address]
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Milton Keynes Council  | Saxon Court l 502 Avebury Boulevard l Milton Keynes l MK9 3HS

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Dear Mark

Thanks for the reply. In response to your request for clarification, I am interested to find out the numbers of all your fostered children - whether they are placed out of borough, with friends and family, etc.

Hope this is sufficient.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Cann

Adams, Mark, Milton Keynes Council

Link: [1]File-List

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Dear Robert Cann

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

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

 

a) Your total number of registered foster carers; 269

 

b) The number of your registered foster carers who are non-UK EU
nationals; 3 are from outside the UK but within the EU (177 have no
nationality recorded*)

 

c) The number of your currently fostered children who are non-UK EU
nationals; of 294 fostered children 10 are from outside the UK but within
the EU (37 show no nationality record*)

 

d) The number of your UK national foster carers who foster outside of the
UK, but within the EU. None

 

* Please note that we are not required to record nationality for our
statutory returns which is why these records are incomplete.

 

If you have any informal queries in regards to the information then please
let me know, any new requests should go to [2][email address].

 

If you have a complaint about the handling of your request then please
contact me.  I will arrange for an internal review which will be
considered as part of Stage 2 of the Council’s complaints procedure.

 

You also have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113

Fax: 01625 524510

[3]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mark Adams

Performance Analyst | Corporate Core

T: 01908 253746

E: [4][email address]

Visit us online at [5]www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

 

Milton Keynes Council  | Saxon Court l 502 Avebury Boulevard l Milton
Keynes l MK9 3HS

 

 

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