Looked after children 2017

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Christina Savage

Dear Lincolnshire County Council,

Would you be able to tell me?

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in the financial year of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017?

2. Of the children in Q1, how many were in a group of siblings of two or more (I would like the number of children, not the number of groups)?

3. How many of the children that became 'looked after' in your local authority in the financial year of 2016/2017 were initially placed in Kinship Care/Connected Persons care?

4. How many looked after children in your local authority are currently placed following care proceedings:
a) with long term LA foster carers
b) in kinship care foster placements

5.a. How many applications to be a kinship carer did you receive in the financial year 2016/2017 in respect of children subject to Care Proceedings?
5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful?

6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in in the financial year of 2016/2017?

7. How many of your local authority's current foster carers are prepared and approved to be long term foster carers of sibling groups of:
a) 2
b) 3 or more

Yours faithfully,

Christina Savage

FOI, Lincolnshire County Council

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5^th March 2018

 

Dear Christina Savage

 

Freedom of Information Reference: 44477594FOI

 

Subject: Looked after children 2017

 

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FOI, Lincolnshire County Council

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Freedom of Information
Customer Service Centre
2^nd Floor

Thomas Parker House

13/14 Silver Street
Lincoln
LN2 1DY
Tel: 01522 782187
[2][email address]

[3]www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

 

 

22^nd March 2018

 

Dear Christina Savage

 

Freedom of Information Reference:  44477594FOI

 

Subject: Request for information.

 

Please find our response to your request below:

 

Request and Response

 

 

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in the
financial year of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017?    335

 

2. Of the children in Q1, how many were in a group of siblings of two or
more (I would like the number of children, not the number of groups)?   
151

 

3. How many of the children that became 'looked after' in your local
authority in the financial year of 2016/2017 were initially placed in
Kinship Care/Connected Persons care?   92

 

4. How many looked after children in your local authority are currently
placed following care proceedings:

a) with long term LA foster carers     88

b) in kinship care foster placements  37

 

5.a. How many applications to be a kinship carer did you receive in the
financial year  2016/2017 in respect of children subject to Care
Proceedings?   80

5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful?   46

 

6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of
Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in in the financial
year of 2016/2017?  65

 

7. How many of your local authority's current foster carers are prepared
and approved to be long term foster carers of sibling groups of:

a) 2      21

b) 3 or more  10

 

Lincolnshire County Council believes that the response outlined above
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Yours sincerely

 

 

James Taylor

 

Freedom of Information

On behalf of Lincolnshire County Council

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