Dear Barnet Borough Council,

Please could you let me know the following information.

1. How many Looked After Children (Also known as Children in Care) does the council currently have?

2. How many of these Looked After Children are between the ages of 12 and 15?

3. How many Looked After Children aged 16-17 does the council currently have?

4. Of these Looked After Children aged 16-17, how many are living in semi independent accomodation provided by unregulated private providers.

5. Please provide the names of the unregulated private providers of accomodation to 16-17 year olds that the council uses and the average cost per child per week to the council?

6. Of the Looked After Children aged 16-17, how many are living in accomodation provided by regulated providers.

7. Please provide a list of which regulated providers of accomodation to 16-17 year olds that the council uses and the average cost per child per week to the council?

8. How many Care Leavers does the council currently accomodate in accomodation provided by unregulated private providers?

9. Please provide the names of the unregulated private companies that currently provide accomodation to your Care Leavers and the average cost per service user per week to the council.

10. How many Care Leavers does the council currently accomodate in accomodation provided by regulated providers?

11. Please provide the names of the regulated companies that currently provide accomodation to your Care Leavers and the average cost per service user per week to the council.

Yours faithfully,

James Steele

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Harsha Shah, Barnet Borough Council

 
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Dear James Steele
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 1 June
2020 

  

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Yours faithfully
 
 
Harsha Shah

2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, NW9 4EW

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Harsha Shah, Barnet Borough Council

 
Information request
Our reference: 6335652

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Dear James Steele
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information received on 1 June 2020 for the
following information: 
 
1. How many Looked After Children (Also known as Children in Care) does
the council currently have?

2. How many of these Looked After Children are between the ages of 12 and
15?

3. How many Looked After Children aged 16-17 does the council currently
have?

4. Of these Looked After Children aged 16-17, how many are living in semi
independent accommodation provided by unregulated private providers.

5. Please provide the names of the unregulated private providers of
accommodation to 16-17 year olds that the council uses and the average
cost per child per week to the council?

6. Of the Looked After Children aged 16-17, how many are living in
accommodation provided by regulated providers.

7. Please provide a list of which regulated providers of accommodation to
16-17 year olds that the council uses and the average cost per child per
week to the council?

8. How many Care Leavers does the council currently accommodate in
accommodation provided by unregulated private providers?

9. Please provide the names of the unregulated private companies that
currently provide accommodation to your Care Leavers and the average cost
per service user per week to the council.

10. How many Care Leavers does the council currently accommodate in
accommodation provided by regulated providers?

11. Please provide the names of the regulated companies that currently
provide accommodation to your Care Leavers and the average cost per
service user per week to the council..
 
Unfortunately we are unable to process your request without further
clarification. 
 
I am writing to ask you to clarify your request. This is because we are
not certain that we have understood your request correctly 
Therefore I should be grateful if you would clarify Q8 - Q11 as our Care
Leavers start from age 18 - 25.

Care Leavers are not provided any accommodation as such, they are tenants
in either short or longer-term accommodation. As care leavers, they have
entitlements to priority housing, this can be Barnet Homes, a Housing
Association, or a private landlord, through Let to Barnet.

Please clarify if the information you are requesting is for looked-after
children aged 16-18, or Care leavers: 18-25.
 

If we do not receive the clarification requested we will be unable to
process your request.  If we do not hear from you by (23 June 2020), we
will take it that you do not wish to pursue this request and will consider
the request closed.

Please note that when you provide clarification the period for
compliance(20 working days) restarts.  The compliance date for response to
you request will therefore be 20 working days after you provide
clarification.
 
 
Yours faithfully
 
 
Harsha Shah

2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, NW9 4EW

Barnet Online: [1]www.barnet.gov.uk
 

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Dear Harsha Shah,

Questions 8-11 I am referring to Care Leavers aged 18-25.

Yours sincerely,

James Steele

Harsha Shah, Barnet Borough Council

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Yours faithfully
 
 
Harsha Shah

2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, NW9 4EW

Barnet Online: [1]www.barnet.gov.uk
 

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