The Fostering Network

Dear Lancashire County Council,

Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers?

Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in 18+ Staying Put arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary?

Yours faithfully,
Daisy Elliott

Freedom of Information, Lancashire County Council

Dear Ms Elliott,

 

Request for Information Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000)

 

We are writing to acknowledge receipt of your enquiry of 16.8.19 in which
you request the disclosure of information.

 

We can confirm that your enquiry will now be assigned to an officer who
will commence a search for the information you require and they will
respond in due course. The deadline date for issuing you with a full
response is 16.9.19. We will endeavour to provide a response well in
advance of this date, however, should we envisage any delays, or require
more details from you, we will contact you immediately.

 

If you have any queries about the above, please do not hesitate to contact
us, quoting ref 964.1240 (AG3).

 

Yours sincerely,

 

On Behalf of the Information Governance Team Lancashire County Council PO
Box 78 County Hall Preston

PR1 8XJ

 

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Freedom of Information, Lancashire County Council

Dear Ms Elliott

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Further to your request for information, made under the provisions of the
above Act, please see below our response.

 

Request:

 

·         Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly foster care
allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for
foster carers?

 

·         Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly allowances to
former foster carers looking after young people in 18+ Staying Put
arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary?

 

Response:

 

·         Please follow the link below to the Cabinet report which
approved the fostering allowances for 2019/20. 

 

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[1]http://council.lancashire.gov.uk/ieListD...

 

·         The Cabinet meeting agenda item 12 will provide the answer to
both of your above questions

 

 

If you have any queries regarding any of the above, or you require any
additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the team quoting
reference number 964.1240 (AG3).

 

We trust that our response is to your satisfaction, and your request will
now be closed as of this date.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Access Officer

Information Governance Team

Lancashire County Council

T:  0300 123 6701

W: [2]www.lancashire.gov.uk

 

 

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The Fostering Network

Dear Lancashire Council,

Thank you for your response. I am having trouble finding the relevant information for Staying Put arrangements. Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in 18+ Staying Put arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary?

Many thanks,
Daisy Elliott

Freedom of Information, Lancashire County Council

Good Afternoon Ms Elliott

We have forwarded this information request onto our team to see if this information is currently held for you. As soon as we have a response we will be back in touch with you to advise further.

Best Regards

Information Access Officer

Information Governance Team

Lancashire County Council

T: 0300 123 6701

W: [2]www.lancashire.gov.uk

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Freedom of Information, Lancashire County Council

Good Afternoon Ms Elliott

 

In regards to your enquiry below please find further support on where this
information can be sourced within the Cabinet Report from the link
previously supplied. We have outlined where information can be located
within that report, specifically for the questions raised and added direct
links to those locations to assist you.  

 

·         Cabinet Report (Staying Put) – Agenda Item 11 -
[1]http://council.lancashire.gov.uk/ieListD...

 

Allowances are outlined in main cabinet report at the bottom of page 2/top
of page 3 and in appendix A on page 26 and 27.  It is worth noting that at
the time of writing the +16 foster fee it was £191, this has now increased
to £194 per week. This increase was approved in the fostering allowances
report (see previous link provided).

 

·         Cabinet Report (Fostering Allowances) - Agenda Item 12 -
[2]http://council.lancashire.gov.uk/ieListD...

 

We trust that our response is to your satisfaction, and your request will 
now be closed as of this date.

 

Regards

Information Governance Team

Lancashire County Council

Web: [3]www.lancashire.gov.uk

 

 

 

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