How many reports couldn't be investigated when reported

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Samantha Richards

Dear Children’s Commissioner for Wales,
When reporting to yourself or another member from December 2015-may 2017 how cases couldn't you investigate because either.
1. Couldn't get involved while in the family arenas
2. Was unable to help families repotting abuse by local authorities within the foster care placement.
3. Failed to notify appropriate public bodies and members of parliament after reports were reported to Sally Holland and Beverly.
4. Failed to protect a child/children in placement after being told and sent evidence of baby removed at birth on the risk of future harm from hospitals and suffering/sustaining injuries on a few occasions and denied medical treatment by local authorities.
5. How many complaints were received with regards to children being injured in the placement of foster care.
6. How many investigations were launched into local authorities in wales with regards to the inconsistencies of children and failings in local authorities after being reported to the child commission (where files were not written out) .
7. How many cases were taken to the Welsh government/assembly or parliament.

Yours faithfully,

Samantha Richards

Sara Jermin, Children's Commissioner for Wales

Dear Samantha Richards

Thank you for your freedom of information request.

We will need the following points, noted with 'Question from CCfW', clarified before we are able to respond to your request:

When reporting to yourself or another member from December 2015-may 2017 how cases couldn't you investigate because either.
QUESTION FROM CCFW: Please could you clarify what is meant by ‘reporting to yourself or another member’?

1. Couldn't get involved while in the family arenas 2. Was unable to help families repotting abuse by local authorities within the foster care placement.

3. Failed to notify appropriate public bodies and members of parliament after reports were reported to Sally Holland and Beverly.
QUESTIONS FROM CCFW: Please could you clarify what is meant by ‘failed to notify’ and please clarify which reports you are requesting details about? Please could you clarify who Beverly is?

4. Failed to protect a child/children in placement after being told and sent evidence of baby removed at birth on the risk of future harm from hospitals and suffering/sustaining injuries on a few occasions and denied medical treatment by local authorities.
QUESTION FROM CCFW: Please could you clarify whether this question relates to an individual case/s you/another have brought to the attention of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales?

5. How many complaints were received with regards to children being injured in the placement of foster care.
6. How many investigations were launched into local authorities in wales with regards to the inconsistencies of children and failings in local authorities after being reported to the child commission (where files were not written out) .
QUESTION FROM CCFW: Please could you clarify what is meant by ‘where files were not written out’?

7. How many cases were taken to the Welsh government/assembly or parliament.
QUESTION FROM CCFW: Please could you clarify what is meant by ‘cases’?

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
Tŷ Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

Sara Jermin, Children's Commissioner for Wales

Dear Samantha Richards

Thank you for contacting the office via switchboard and via my mobile number. I have attempted to 'phone you back but there has been no answer and there's isn't a function to leave a voicemail.

Please feel free to email me the details of any further queries you may have if that's easier. I'll await your response to my initial email below.

Regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
Tŷ Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.