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Statistics on child refugees and asylum seekers

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to request information under the freedom of information act. Please respond within the required 20 working days.

Please send across:
- The total sum of money received by the local authority from the government’s fund for local authorities to “build capacity” for unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) - as outlined here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...
- A breakdown outlining how this funding was allocated
- The number of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) placed by the local authority as a result of receiving this funding
- The number of UASCs placed in each of the following forms of provision who were placed through the provision of this funding:
* Foster care
* Supported Lodgings (with live in hosts)
* Supported Accommodation
* Other - please specify.

Yours faithfully,

Ramzy Alwakeel

Freedom of Information, Bedford Borough Council

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Daniela Hanson, Bedford Borough Council

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Dear Ramzy Alwakeel

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.15453

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry for information held by the Council.

 

Unfortunately we are unable to process your request as we have
insufficient detail from you to identify the information you require.

 

You Requested:

- The total sum of money received by the local authority from the
government’s fund for local authorities to “build capacity” for
unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) - as outlined here:
[1]https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...

- A breakdown outlining how this funding was allocated

- The number of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) placed by the
local authority as a result of receiving this funding

- The number of UASCs placed in each of the following forms of provision
who were placed through the provision of this funding:

* Foster care

* Supported Lodgings (with live in hosts)

* Supported Accommodation

* Other - please specify.

 

 

Can you please clarify what time period do you wish to have this
information?

 

 

When we have received your response, we will contact you again to provide
details of when you might expect to receive the information from us.

 

Any future correspondence you may have with the Council in relation to
this matter should be emailed to [2][Bedford Borough Council request email]

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Miss Maria Scapini

Administrator (Residential and Support Services Team)

 

Children's Services, Bedford Borough Council, Room 514, 5th Floor, Borough
Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP
Tel: 01234 718394 (Internal 47394)

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