Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff 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.
Dear Mr Cann
Thank you for your request for information.
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relates to environmental information).
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later than 20 working days following the date of submission to the
Council. We will contact you should this not be the case.
Corporate Governance Team
for Director of Legal & Democratic Services
Dear Mr Cann,
We sincerely apologise for the delay in response to your Freedom of
Information Request in respect of the questions below regarding Foster
care allowances and payments.
The Authority’s response is attached.
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Swyddog Gwasanaethau Democrataidd / Democratic Services Officer
Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Democrataidd / Legal and Democratic Services
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