Foster Care Allowances and Payments

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Dear Harrow 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

Harrow Borough Council

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Our reference: 3461997

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Dear Mr. Cann
 
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Information Management Team
Harrow Council
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Station Road
Harrow
HA1 2XF
[Harrow Borough Council request email]

Vinal Chauhan, Harrow Borough Council

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Our reference: 3461997

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Dear Mr. Cann
 
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2017.
 
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Vinal Chauhan
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People Services
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Vinal Chauhan, Harrow Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 3461997

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Dear Mr. Cann
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 11 July 2017.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Kind regards
 
 
Vinal Chauhan
Complaints & FOI Officer
People Services
020 8736 6786
[email address]

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