UASC - Children and Young People SMG Subgroup - 29 05 09

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Dear Sir or Madam,

UASC - Children and Young People SMG Subgroup

As a member of the Yorkshire & Humber Regional Migration
Partnership, Children and Young People SMG Subgroup, can you please
email me an electronic copy of the following information, as listed
on the Partnership website. [1]

1) A copy of the statistical picture of the composition of "UASC
and their placement patterns", whether in draft or final copy..

2) A copy of the "UASC Spec", whether in draft or final copy.

3) A copy of any letters from the UKBA, you hold, covering the last
6 months, concerning the "UASC Reform Programme".

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Yours faithfully,
Cassidy, J

Wendy Green, Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber

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Wendy Green
Children & Learners Directorate
GOYH
Lateral
8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT

Direct Line: 0113 3412721
Fax: 0113 3413081
Email: [email address]

Your Reference number is: F0001748


Dear J Cassidy

Acknowledgement of your FOI Request

Thank you for your request of 28/05/09 seeking information about UASC. Your request was received by this Office on 29/05/09.

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Wendy Green
Safeguarding Policy Lead
Children and Learners Directorate
Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber
1st Floor Nidd
Lateral
8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT

tel: 0113 341 2721
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email: [email address]

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Dear Sir or Madam,

UASC - Children and Young People SMG Subgroup

As a member of the Yorkshire & Humber Regional Migration
Partnership, Children and Young People SMG Subgroup, can you please
email me an electronic copy of the following information, as listed
on the Partnership website. [1]

1) A copy of the statistical picture of the composition of "UASC
and their placement patterns", whether in draft or final copy..

2) A copy of the "UASC Spec", whether in draft or final copy.

3) A copy of any letters from the UKBA, you hold, covering the last
6 months, concerning the "UASC Reform Programme".

Leeds Council indicate you hold some of the information request, as
mentioned at:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ua...

: Your correspondence :

Please ensure that any of your general correspondence,
acknowledgements or holding letters etc are included or
cut-and-pasted into the body of the email messages, using plain
text, rather than as attachments. As this will mean your
correspondence is much easier to access, read and respond to.

: Accessibility :

When providing any information disclosures please provide it in the
original unrestricted format such as:

a. MS Word .doc or Rich Text Text .rtf format or equivalent
(suitable for disclosure of email messages)

b.Spreadsheets in MS Excel .xls format or equivalent

c.Presentations in MS Powerpoint .ppt format or equivalent

or converted to Portable Document Format (PDF), ONLY if none of the
above formats are available

if you only have a paper version (hard copy) available, please
provide a Digital Photo Copier Scanned version in PDF format. If
you do provide disclosures in PDF from a Digital Photo Copier Scan,
please state that you have done so because no other format, such as
a, b or c above, are available.

If you need to redact text elements of any disclosure can you
please ensure that the rest of text based information remains
accessible to a Screen Reader.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_reader>

Please ensure any electronic disclosures are absolutely free of any
Document Restrictions and Encryption or Passwords, as this is
likely to render them less usable on a general basis and more
specifically, inaccessible to Assistive Technology.

Please do not send any information in compilation archive formats,
such as .zip.

Providing correspondence and disclosed information via these means
will help ensure that text based information is accessible for use
with a Screen Reader or a Magnifier for none text based information
and will prevent any further and separate representations under the
Disability Discrimination Act. If you are unable to meet these
reasonably practicable accessibility requests please state why and
provide a copy of any internal information, such as a policy relied
upon that would explain such a decision.

Yours faithfully, Cassidy, J

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Wendy Green, Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber

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Wendy Green

Children & Learners Directorate

GOYH

Lateral

8 City Walk

Leeds

LS11 9AT

Direct Line: 0113 3412721

Fax: 0113 3413081

Email: [email address]

Your Reference number is: F0001748

Dear J Cassidy

Acknowledgement of your FOI Request

Thank you for your request of 28/05/09 seeking information about UASC.
Your request was received by this Office on 29/05/09.

Please now find attached a full response comprising of :

* Covering letter
* Annex 1 - Migrant Children Scoping Report
* Annex 2 - Draft Regional UASC Arrangement
* Annex 3 - Letter to UKBA from Rob Warm - RMP
* Annex 4 - Letter to DCSs from UKBA
* Annex 5 - UASC Costing template and guidance
* Annex 6 - UKBA Info around Costing
* Internal Review Leaflet

Kind Regards

Wendy

Wendy Green
Safeguarding Policy Lead
Children and Learners Directorate
Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber
1st Floor Nidd
Lateral
8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT

tel: 0113 341 2721
fax: 0113 341 3081
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