Dear Manchester City Council,
I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. How many Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children OVER 16 YEARS has the Council (i) accepted and (ii) is caring for in each year since 2015? Please break down the numbers by year including totals for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act. In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.
2. How many Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children OVER 16 has the council placed in accommodation outside its borough ?
3. How many Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children OVER 16 has the council placed in accommodation in the PRIVATE sector?
4. What is the total cost to the public for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children OVER 16 for the last year?
I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary?
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this
I look forward to hearing from you.
Dear Mr Gallagher
Re: Request for Information - Reference No: CHS/7BHUBB
Thank you for your request for information received by Manchester City
Council on 10 December 2018.
Please note that it may take up to 20 working days (10 January 2019) for
the Council to consider your request and to provide a formal response.
If this timescale needs to be extended to consider an exemption you will
be notified and kept informed.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
PO Box 532
Email: [Manchester City Council request email]
Dear Dean Gallagher
In order that the Council can identify and locate the information you are
seeking, further information is required from you.
Please can you clarify on question 4 as below. IS THIS BEFORE OR AFTER THE
HOME OFFICE GRANT.
What is the total cost to the public for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker
Children OVER 16 for the last year?
Information Governance, Intelligence and Engagement Team
Children and Families Directorate
Tel: 0161 234 3654 / 31617
Email: [email address]
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