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Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

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Dear Barking and Dagenham Borough Council,

I would be grateful if you could provide responses to the following questions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 –

1. How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after by Barking and Dagenham Children's Services?
Of these -
· What is the number of males and females?

· How many are living in borough?

· How many are living out of borough and in which boroughs are they living?

How many are in each ward?

2. How many former unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after by Barking and Dagenham in leaving care support?
Of these -
· What is the number of males and females?

· How many are living in borough?

· How many are living out of borough and in which boroughs are they living?

How many are in each ward?

3. How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children are living in Barking and Dagenham out of borough from another borough?

Yours faithfully,

Rachael Dumigan

Freedom of Information, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Ms Dumigan

 

Request for information (LBBD/76178)

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

We will respond to your request no later than 19 December 2013.

 

Whilst it is the Council policy to provide information wherever possible,
I need to advise you that there are a number of exemptions under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.  These may prevent the Council from
releasing all or some of the information you have asked for.   You will,
however, be informed if this is the case and we will explain why.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

The Freedom of Information Team

 

 

 

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Freedom of Information, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Dear Racheal,

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
is attached.

If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been dealt with,
you can request a review within 40 days of our response to you by
e-mailing [1][Barking and Dagenham Borough Council request email], or in writing to the FoI Team, 2^nd Floor
Roycraft House, 15 Linton Road, Barking IG11 8HE.  

 

If you are still not satisfied following the review, you can complain to
the Information Commissioner, details of which can be found at:
[2]http://www.ico.gov.uk/complaints/handlin....

Yours sincerely

 

The Freedom of Information Team

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Dear Freedom of Information,

Thank you very much for your reply, it is extremely helpful. Unfortunately 1 question was missed.

1. How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after by Barking and Dagenham Children's Services?
Of these -

· How many are living out of borough and in which boroughs are they
living?

2. How many former unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked
after by Barking and Dagenham in leaving care support?
Of these -

· How many are living out of borough and in which boroughs are they
living?

Yours faithfully,

Rachael Dumigan

Freedom of Information, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Rachael Dumigan

 

Thank you for your email below.

We have forwarded this on to the relevant department for their attention.

 

In the meantime should you require any further assistance please do
contact us.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

The Freedom of Information Team

 

 

 

Building a better life for all

 

Protect the environment and save trees; please only print if essential

 

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Freedom of Information, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Rachael Dumigan

 

Request for information Ref LBBD/76178

 

Your request for further information has now been considered and the
information is below.

 

1. How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after by
Barking and Dagenham Children's Services?

 

17 in total are looked after by LBBD.

 

Of these - 6 are living out of borough. Due to low numbers, we cannot give
exact numbers per authority, but the 6 young people are living in Havering
and Redbridge.

 

2. How many former unaccompanied asylum seeking children are looked after
by Barking and Dagenham in leaving care support?

 

42 former asylum seeking children are receiving leaving care support by
LBBD

 

Of these - 23 are living out of borough - 15 are living in Redbridge. Due
to low numbers, we cannot give exact numbers per authority for the
remaining 8, but the authorities they are living in are Havering, Norfolk,
Hillingdon, Lewisham, Haringey and Newham.

 

If you need any more information, or if we can be of any further help,
please contact us.

 

If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been dealt with,
you can request a review within 40 days of our response to you,  by
e-mailing [Barking and Dagenham Borough Council request email], or in writing to the FOI Team, 2nd Floor
Roycraft House, 15 Linton Road, Barking, IG11 8HE.  

 

If you are still not satisfied following the internal review, you can
complain to the Information Commissioner, details of which can be found
at: [1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/complaints/handlin....

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

The Freedom of Information Team

 

Building a better life for all

 

Protect the environment and save trees; please only print if essential

 

 

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