Dear Darlington Borough Council,

1) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers.

2) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for foster carers (NB this is different to allowances for the child). Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands for carers and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

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

4) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for former foster carers looking after young people in Staying Put arrangements. Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of former foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

Complaints, Darlington Borough Council

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Dear Mr Cann,

Request reference number: DBC-0852-17

Thank you for your request for information, received on the 11th July 2017 . 

We are processing your request in accordance with our Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Request Procedure, which you can find on our website at:

http://www.darlington.gov.uk/media/10561...

If we need more information in order to process your request, we will contact you in due course.

You can expect a full response to your request within 20 working days.

Kind regards
Diana Willsher
Complaints and Information Governance Assistant Complaints and Information Governance Team Neighbourhood Services and Resources Group Darlington Borough Council Town Hall, Darlington, DL1 5QT
Tel: 01325 406777
www.darlington.gov.uk

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Dear Darlington Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Darlington Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Foster Care Allowances and Payments'.

The request is long overdue. I should have received a response within 20 working days.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/f...

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

Freedom of Information, Darlington Borough Council

This email was classified as : OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Cann

Thank you for your e-mail of 22nd September 2017 Please accept my apologies for the continued delay in response. I have logged an internal review into the handling of your request and Susan Reynolds, Information Governance Officer will provide you with a response by 20/10/2017.

Should you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

Freedom of Information Officer
Neighbourhood Services and Resources Group Darlington Borough Council, Town Hall Darlington, DL1 5QT (room 303)
Tel: (01325) 406777
E-mail: [Darlington Borough Council request email]
www.darlington.gov.uk

Freedom of Information, Darlington Borough Council

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This email was classified as : OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Cann

 

Request reference number: DBC-0852-17 and DNC-1500-17

 

Please find attached the Council’s response to your recent request for
information and my response to your internal review.

 

I sincerely apologise for the delay in providing this response and for any
resulting inconvenience.

 

Kind regards

 

Sue Reynolds

Information Governance Officer
Neighbourhood Services and Resources Group
Darlington Borough Council, Town Hall
Darlington, DL1 5QT (room 303)
Tel: (01325) 406777
E-mail: [1][Darlington Borough Council request email]
[2]www.darlington.gov.uk

 

 

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