The Fostering Network

Dear Derbyshire County Council,

Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly foster care allowances for young people age 16-18 years?

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

Access 2 Info (Commissioning Communities and Policy), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Ms Elliott,

I refer to your request for Information received on 19 August 2019.

We will be dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In accordance with the legislation, the deadline for responding is 20 working days from the receipt of the request, this being 17 September 2019. However, we shall endeavour to deal with your request promptly, and if possible before this date.

Yours Sincerely

Business Services Assistant
Access 2 Information Team
Derbyshire County Council
County Hall
Matlock
DE4 3AG

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CS DP and FOI (Childrens Services), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Daisy,

 

Thank you for your information request dated 19^th August 2019. I can
confirm that we do hold the requested information. The request has been
considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The response to your
request is as follows:

 

Please could you tell me your 2019-20 weekly foster care allowances for
young people age 16-18 years?

 

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?

 

Information on foster carer allowances is available in our Foster Carer
Financial Handbook which is published on the Council’s website here….

 

[1]https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-hea...

 

 

 

I hope this now deals with your request for information. However should
you wish the outcome to be reviewed, please follow the procedure as set
out below;

 

Stage 1:

In the first instance, please send in your comments, and wherever
possible, a copy of your request and the covering letter enclosing the
information or refusing your request to:

 

Access to Information Solicitor

Legal Services

Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

Matlock

DE4 3AG

Email: [2][Derbyshire County Council request email]

 

Please ensure that correspondence is marked as “Request for a review of my
Freedom of Information Act / Environmental Information Regulations
request”, and bears any case references you have been given.

 

Stage 2:

After completing the above procedure, if you wish to challenge the
decision further, then you have a right to contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office as follows:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Tel. 0303 123 1113/ Fax: 01625 524510

 

ICO Weblink: [3]http://www.ico.org.uk/complaints.aspx

 

Kind regards

 

Tom Mainprize | Management Information Officer | Information Governance
Team | Information & ICT | Children’s Services | Derbyshire County Council
| County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG | Tel: 01629 535715 / 35715

 

 

 

 

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