Protecting Human Rights in Care Proceedings.

LS Palmer (Account suspended) made this Freedom of Information request to Leicestershire County Council

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LS Palmer (Account suspended)

Dear Leicestershire County Council,

1. Since 1 April 2009 how many applications for a Care Order have been made by the Local Authority?

2. At the date of replying, how many children are in the care of the Local Authority under:

a. A S31 Order
b. A S20 Order

3. How many of the applications for a Care Order made since 1 April 2009 have resulted in:

a. A Supervision Order
b. A Care Order - Permanent Foster Care/Care Home
c. An Adoption Order.
d. A Special Guardianship Order - placed with family
e. No Order

4. In relation to 3b, 3c and 3d how many of the parents had:

a. Been convicted of a criminal offence against their children
b. Had the benefit of a residential family assessment

5. In relation to 3c how many applications for freeing orders were made?

6. In relation to question 1. how many of the parents had made an official complaint against children's services prior to the commencement of care proceedings?

Yours faithfully,

LS Palmer

Leicestershire County Council

L S Palmer
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24/01/2011

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI Request Number : 2413
Description : Protecting Human Rights in Care Proceedings

Dear L S Palmer

I acknowledge your request for information received on 18/01/2011 16:45.

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Yours sincerely

Jane Simpson

Leicestershire County Council

L S Palmer
<<ContactAddress>>

[FOI #58729 email]

15/02/2011

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI Request Number :2413
Description :Protecting Human Rights in Care Proceedings

Dear L S Palmer

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Yours sincerely

Jane Simpson