Looked after children 2017

Christina Savage made this Freedom of Information request to Camden Borough Council

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Dear Camden Borough Council,

Could you kindly tell me:

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in the calendar year of 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 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 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 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

Heneghan, Kieran, Camden Borough Council

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Kieran Heneghan  
Business Support Officer
Business Support
Corporate Services
London Borough of Camden

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From: Christina Savage [mailto:[FOI #466294 email]]
Sent: 21 February 2018 15:03
To: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Looked after children 2017

 

Dear Camden Borough Council,

Could you kindly tell me:

1. How many children became 'looked after' in your local authority in the
calendar year of 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 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 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 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

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Christina Savage

I would like to re-submit my request, covering a slightly different period of time namely the financial year and not the calendar year:

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 1 April 2016 to 31 March 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 of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 in respect of children subject to Care Proceedings?
5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful (positive viability assessment)?

6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in the financial year of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 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 sincerely,

Christina Savage

Heneghan, Kieran, Camden Borough Council

Hi Christina.

 

Please could I ask that you forward all FOI requests to [Camden Borough Council request email]
and not to me personally.

 

 

Many thanks,

 

Kieran Heneghan  
Business Support Officer
Business Support
Corporate Services
London Borough of Camden

Telephone:    020 7974 4022
Web:              [1]camden.gov.uk

10
5 Pancras Square
London N1C 4AG

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From: Christina Savage [mailto:[FOI #466294 email]]
Sent: 05 March 2018 14:06
To: Heneghan, Kieran <[email address]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Looked after children 2017
FOI10740

 

I would like to re-submit my request, covering a slightly different period
of time namely the financial year and not the calendar year:

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 1 April 2016 to 31 March 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 of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 in respect of children
subject to Care Proceedings?
5.b. How many of those (5.a.) applications were successful (positive
viability assessment)?

6. How many children in your local authority were made the subject of
Special Guardianship Order following Care Proceedings in the financial
year of 1 April 2016 to 31 March 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 sincerely,

Christina Savage

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Bryant, Tanya, Camden Borough Council

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Dear Ms Savage,

 

Please see attached above the response to your FOI request.

 

Sincerely,

 

Tanya Bryant
Information and Records Management Officer
Law and Governance
Corporate Services
London Borough of Camden

Telephone:   0207 974 2850
Web:             [1]camden.gov.uk

5 Pancras Square
London N1C 4AG

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