Christina Savage

Dear Devon County Council,

Would you kindly be able to tell me:

Q1. How many children are currently accommodated by your local authority under section 20 of the Children Act 1989?

Q2. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 3 months?

Q3. Of the children in Q1, how many have been accommodated under section 20 for more than 6 months?

Yours faithfully,

Christina Savage

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Dear Ms Savage,

Freedom Of Information Act 2000
Request Number - 8525028

We are in receipt of your request for information which will be handled in accordance with your rights under the above legislation. Your request will be dealt with by the Information Governance team in accordance with the Council’s Environmental Information Regulations and Freedom of Information Request Handling Policy.

Under the above legislation, you are entitled to be informed as to whether Devon County Council holds the information you have requested, and if so to have this communicated to you within 20 working days from the date of receipt. Under the legislation we can apply one or more exemptions where relevant. If we feel that an exemption applies to any of the information you have requested, we will inform you, unless to do so would reveal information that would itself otherwise be exempt. We will also give you details of how you may appeal our decision.

The Council will endeavour to provide you with a response to your request as soon as possible but incidentally by no later than the 15th of April 2019.

We hope this information is of assistance to you.

Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Assistant
Information Governance Team
01392 383000
Email: [Devon County Council request email]
Website: Devon County Council

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Dear Christina Savage,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information Request 8525028

 

We are in receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 dated 18 March 2019 and are pleased to provide
[1]Devon County Council’s response.

Our response is also attached hereto for your ease of reference.

We hope this information is of assistance to you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Jenny Goodall

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

Room 120

County Hall

Exeter
EX2 4QD
Tel: 01392 383000 – Ask for Information Governance Team

Email: [2][Devon County Council request email]

 

Please note that Devon County Council now publishes most Freedom of
Information and Environmental Information Regulations request responses on
its publication scheme. Details of previous responses are available at
[3]https://new.devon.gov.uk/accesstoinforma....
The council requests that members of the public make use of its disclosure
log search facility before making a Freedom of Information or
Environmental Information Regulations request, as it is possible that the
information sought, may have been disclosed in response to a prior
request.

Your right to complain
If for any reason you are not satisfied with how your request has been
handled, please write to Customer Relations Team, Room 120, County Hall,
Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QD. Details about our Access to Information
complaints procedure can be found at
[4]https://new.devon.gov.uk/accesstoinforma....
  If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you
have the right to refer the matter to the Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Re-use of information
The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your
own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for
the purposes of news reporting. Use for Direct Marketing purposes is
prohibited. Any other re-use, for example commercial publication, would
require the permission of the copyright holder. Most documents supplied by
Devon County Council will have been produced by local officials and will
be our copyright. If you would like to re-use any of the information which
has been supplied to you, please contact us. Information you receive which
is not subject to our copyright continues to be protected by the copyright
of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. You
must ensure that you gain their permission before reproducing any
information.

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