Foster care allowances

Robert Cann made this Freedom of Information request to Bexley Borough Council

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Dear Bexley Borough Council,

Please could you give me your basic foster care allowance for 0-4 year olds for 2012/13?

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

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Sunmonu, Ola, Bexley Borough Council

Dear Robert Cann

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000  -  Foster care allowances - our reference
12/647

 

 

Your request for information on the above subject has been considered. 
The Local Authority’s response is as below:

 

Weekly Fostering allowance for Age 0-4  - 2012/13:

Core costs (household costs, transport, clothing, pocket money,
leisure/education)  of £151.87, less £5.35 automatic deduction for child
savings = £146.52

In addition a reward element  of £156.44 is payable, bringing the total
allowance payable to the foster carer/s of £302.96

 

 

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Information Commissioner's Office

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Cheshire

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Thank you,

 

Ola Sunmonu (Mr)

Complaints & FOI Officer

Policy and Performance

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