Payments to Adoptive Parents

Avril Williams made this Freedom of Information request to Shropshire Council

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Avril Williams

Dear Shropshire Council,

Please can you quantify your Council's expenditure during the 2010-2011 financial year on EACH of the following, -

First, Adopted Child Support Allowance

Second, Grants to Adoptive Parents to purchase furniture,
equipment, etc, prior to the adopted children's arrival.

Third, prospective Adoptive Parents expenses, e.g, mileage,
reimbursement of loss of earnings when attending Court, meals and hotel accommodation when visiting a prospective adoptive child in its Foster Home, etc.

Each Council will have its own rules in respect of allowable
expenses. Please can you list what expenses your Council's
expenditure covers

Fourth, Post Adoption Support, (other than adoption allowances). What does your Council's support consist of?

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Shropshire Council

Dear Ms Williams

Re: Information Request - Reference Number: 2011070011

Thank you for your request for information received on 6 July 2011. We
are currently processing your request in accordance with the relevant
legislation and will respond to you within 20 working days.

You have requested details, as outlined in the letter of request,
regarding allowances and grants associated with adoption.
(Please note this may be a summary of your request and full details, as
outlined in the request, will be sent to the team providing the
information)

If you feel the information is inaccurate or requires amendment, please
notify us as soon as possible using the contact details provided below.

Yours sincerely

Heather Jones
Assistant Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
SHREWSBURY
SY2 6ND

Tel: 01743 252179 / 01743 252774
Email: [Shropshire Council request email]
Web: www.shropshire.gov.uk/foi.nsf

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Dear Shropshire Council,

Your reply to my question is OVERDUE.

By law it SHOULD have arrived by 5th August

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Shropshire Council

Case reference: 2011070011

Dear Ms Williams

Thank you for your email. I am sorry for the delay in responding to your
request. I will make enquiries with the team providing the information
and respond to you as soon as I am able.

Yours sincerely

Heather Jones
Assistant Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
SHREWSBURY
SY2 6ND

Tel: 01743 252179
Email: [Shropshire Council request email]
Web: www.shropshire.gov.uk/foi.nsf

From: Avril Williams <[FOI #79055 email]>
Date: 09/08/2011 15:28:41
To: [email address]
Subject: Re: Request for information: 2011070011

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Dear Shropshire Council,

Your response to my questions is now 14 days OVERDUE. By law it SHOULD have arrived by 5th August

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Dear Shropshire Council,

2nd reminder.

Your reply to my questions is now 22 DAYS overdue.

By law it SHOULD have arrived by 5th August.

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Dear Shropshire Council,

Hello. IS ANYBODY THERE?

This is my FOURTH reminder.

Your response to my question is now 31 DAYS OVERDUE.

By law it SHOULD have arrived by 5th August.

Can I please have requested information!

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Avril Williams left an annotation ()

I appear to have DUPLICATED my questions to this County. Replies were sent to my later question

Avril Williams left an annotation ()

No - I DIDN'T dupicate question. Instead Council's response to this question sent to my question about Maintenance Payments.