Looked After Children

Children and Families Across Borders made this Freedom of Information request to Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council as part of a batch sent to 423 authorities

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Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council did not have the information requested.

Children and Families Across Borders

Dear Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in relation to Looked After Children:

• The total number of Looked After Children under your local authority care, where family members outside the United Kingdom were explored between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.
• The number of Looked After Children under your local authority care that were subsequently placed outside the United Kingdom between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.
• The number and type of placement orders used for placing Looked After Children from your local authority care with family members abroad between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.

Please provide the information electronically.

Research conducted by Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in 2018 discovered considerable discrepancies in post-placement practices of UK local authorities for children in international kinship placements. Access to this information will support CFAB’s further research into the outcomes of international kinship placements and CFAB’s campaign for clear guidance on the appropriate steps to take when placing children with families abroad.

I understand that under the Act, you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days of receiving this letter. If this is request is unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me and I will be happy to provide further clarification.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Andre Johnsen
Research and Impact
[email address]
Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB)
Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB

Julia Milovanovic, Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council

Dear Andre

We do not hold any information in relation tio Looked after Children. We are a Parish Council. This information would be held by Essex County Council and possible Epping Forest District Council.

Please acknowledge receipt of this e-mail

Kind regards

Julia Milovanovic

Julia Milovanovic
Parish Clerk
Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council
10 Knights Way, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1UL
www.essexinfo.net/mblpc
Email: [Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council request email]
Telephone: 01371 875320

On 16/10/2019, 13:44, "Children and Families Across Borders" <[FOI #612616 email]> wrote:

Dear Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers Parish Council,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in relation to Looked After Children:

• The total number of Looked After Children under your local authority care, where family members outside the United Kingdom were explored between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.
• The number of Looked After Children under your local authority care that were subsequently placed outside the United Kingdom between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.
• The number and type of placement orders used for placing Looked After Children from your local authority care with family members abroad between January 2015 and December 2017 inclusive.

Please provide the information electronically.

Research conducted by Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in 2018 discovered considerable discrepancies in post-placement practices of UK local authorities for children in international kinship placements. Access to this information will support CFAB’s further research into the outcomes of international kinship placements and CFAB’s campaign for clear guidance on the appropriate steps to take when placing children with families abroad.

I understand that under the Act, you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days of receiving this letter. If this is request is unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me and I will be happy to provide further clarification.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Andre Johnsen
Research and Impact
[email address]
Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB)
Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB

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