FOI request (FOI-75101755)
UASC in Care
Requested Wed 09 May 2018
Responded Fri 18 May 2018I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from you as a local authority:(1) How many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children ("unaccompanied minors") are looked after by your local authority? How many are aged 16-18?(2) How many unaccompanied minors have been moved from foster care into semi-independent caring arrangements (supported care), such as the YMCA, after reaching the age of 16 in any of the last 5 years?(3) How many of these unaccompanied minors were then returned from such supported care arrangements to foster care before or on reaching age 18?(4) Do you as a local authority have a policy on supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children? If so, may I please receive a copy.
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