Foster care allowances and payments

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

1) Please could you detail your 2017-18 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.

2) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in Continuing Care / When I am Ready arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary.

3) Please detail your 2017-18 fee/reward structure for former foster carers looking after young people in Continuing Care / When I am Ready 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.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

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Please see attached, the response in relation to your recent freedom of
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Swyddog Gwybodaeth | Information Officer
Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili | Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Gareth

Thank you for this response.

In your answer to question 1(ii) you have stated simply "80". The question was about the numbers of foster carer on each band - therefore please could you clarify how this 80 is divided between 'mainstream', 'career' and foster carers who receive no fee (if any).

Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Cann

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Dear Mr Cann

39 mainstream
41 career

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Gareth Jones
Information Officer | Swyddog Gwybodaeth
Caerphilly County Borough Council | Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili

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