Looked after children 2017

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Dear Islington Borough Council,

Would you kindly be able to 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

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

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From: Christina Savage [mailto:[FOI #466634 email]]
Sent: 22 February 2018 16:33
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Looked after children 2017

 

Dear Islington Borough Council,

Would you kindly be able to 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

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

Hi Ms Savage,

 

I’ve asked the team dealing with your request to review the below email.  

 

Regards,

 

Access to Information Administrator

Information Governance Team

Resources

4^th Floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way

Islington

N7 7EP

 

Alternative Contact: Brad Pearton

E: [1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

 

From: Christina Savage [mailto:[FOI #466634 email]]
Sent: 05 March 2018 14:14
To: FOIA <[email address]>
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request acknowledgement

 

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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CSFOI, Islington Borough Council

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