SECTION 20 orders

Alison Stevens made this Freedom of Information request to Cumbria County Council

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Dear Cumbria County Council,

Could you please answer the following questions with regards to this Freedom of Information Request.
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1,How many children are currently held on a section 20 order?
2, How many children have been removed off a section 20 order in the last 12 calendar months?
3,Of the children removed from a section 20 order in past 12 calendar months . how many of these children were placed into LA care? ? how many of these cases resulted in children being returned to the care of the Parents?
4, How many children have been placed with an immediate family member such as Grandparents under the kincare clause or a Special Guardianship order in the past 12 calendar months?
5, What is the longest amount of time that a child has been left on a section 20 order without going to Court, ?
please give statistics for the past 3 calender's years?
MY QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN BASED ON THIS HEADLINE AND CASES.
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018...

Yours faithfully,

Alison Stevens.

Information Governance, Cumbria County Council

Dear Ms Stevens

 

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Alison Stevens

Dear Information Governance,
I am requesting an Internal Review with regards to the breach of compliance time with regards to this Freedom of Information request.

Yours sincerely,

Alison Stevens

Information Governance, Cumbria County Council

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Dear Ms Stevens

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REFERENCE: IG 00299

 

Please see attached for a response to your request for information.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Resources and Transformation • Cumbria County Council

Cumbria House • 117 Botchergate • Carlisle • CA1 1RD

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T: 01228 221234

 

 

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