Foster Care Allowances and Payments

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Dear Westminster City 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

Knowledge Information Management Team, Westminster City Council

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Dear Mr Cann
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 11 July
2017.
 
Request summary
Dear Westminster City 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,
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
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Westminster City Council
Knowledge & Information Management Team
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Yours sincerely
 
 
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