Foster care allowances

V Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Dumfries and Galloway Council

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From: V Jones

Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

Please could you give me your basic fostering allowance for 2010/11
and 2011/12 for 0-4 year olds?

Yours faithfully,

V Jones

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From: Kirkpatrick, Steven
Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dear Sir / Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your request for information, which was received 19 August
2011 and is being dealt with in terms of the above Act. Your request has
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Steven Kirkpatrick
on behalf of Alex Little
Senior Information Officer
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Tel: 01387 260102

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From: V Jones

Dear Steven Kirkpatrick

Just a follow up letter to my request for allowances. I should have
received a response by 19 September, but have not heard anything.
Could you please let me know what is happening with my FOI request?

Yours sincerely,

V Jones

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From: Kirkpatrick, Steven
Dumfries and Galloway Council

Good Morning

I apologise for the delay in responding to your request. I have
contacted my colleague who is dealing with the matter, and I would hope
that they would be in touch with your response by the end of this week.

Regards
Steven

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From: Little, Alex
Dumfries and Galloway Council

Please find below the response to your request for information.

 

I apologise for the delay in this response, but trust the information will
be helpful to you.

 

regards

 

Alex Little

Senior Information Officer

Community and Support Services

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Internal: 64102

External:01387260102

Fax; 01387260334

Drop Point: 203

mail to: [1][email address]

Council website: [2]www.dumgal.gov.uk

 

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Dear Sir / Madam

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

I refer to your request for information, and I am pleased to advise you
that the decision has been made to grant your request.

 

You asked us, “Please could you give me your basic fostering allowance for
2010/11 and 2011/12 for 0-4 year olds?”

 

The rate for  0 – 4 years old for 2010/2011 was £125.09 and our rates
have not been increased for the year 2011/2012

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Martyn

 

Martyn Lockwood

Information Management Officer

Frontline Improvement Team

Education and Social Work Services

Woodbank

30 Edinburgh Road

Dumfries

DG1 1NW

Phone: 01387 260473 (64473)

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