Dear Luton Borough Council,

Please could you provide the following information:

1 - The number of children currently used by the council as juvenile Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS)
2 - How many of those children are care-experienced (in the care system now or in the past)
3 - The age of each of the children
4 - The ethnic background of each of the children
5 - How long each child has been working as a CHIS
6 - How much each child is paid/ how each child is compensated for working as a CHIS
7 - Reason/s for the child agreeing to work as a CHIS

Yours faithfully,

Natasha Phillips
Researching Reform

LBC Feedback, Luton Borough Council

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Dear sir or madam,
 
Further to your request for information we confirm we do hold the
information requested. Please see our response below.
 
1 - The number of children currently used by the council as juvenile
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS) - 0
2 - How many of those children are care-experienced (in the care system
now or in the past) - 0
3 - The age of each of the children - 0
4 - The ethnic background of each of the children - 0
5 - How long each child has been working as a CHIS - 0
6 - How much each child is paid/ how each child is compensated for working
as a CHIS - 0
7 - Reason/s for the child agreeing to work as a CHIS - 0
 
 
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_____________________________________________
From: Natasha Phillips
[[6]mailto:[FOI #542842 email]]
Sent: 08 January 2019 19:27
To: LBC Freedom of Information
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Number of children used as CHIS
by the council
 
 
 
 
Dear Luton Borough Council,
 
Please could you provide the following information:
 
1 - The number of children currently used by the council as juvenile
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS)
2 - How many of those children are care-experienced (in the care system
now or in the past)
3 - The age of each of the children
4 - The ethnic background of each of the children
5 - How long each child has been working as a CHIS
6 - How much each child is paid/ how each child is compensated for working
as a CHIS
7 - Reason/s for the child agreeing to work as a CHIS
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Natasha Phillips
Researching Reform
 
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