FOI request (FOIR-143302143)
Looked after Children
Requested Thu 12 September 2019
Responded Wed 18 September 2019
In order to better inform the commentary I am contacting local authorities across England. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the following information:I. How many looked after children under 18 was the authority responsible for at financial year end, 2018/19?II. How many of these were accommodated in residential facilities within the authority?III. How many of these were accommodated in residential facilities outside the authority?IV. What was the average weekly cost of accommodating these children outside the authority?V. What was the average weekly cost of accommodating these children inside the authority?VI. What was the total annual spend on accommodating looked after children in residential facilities, inside and outside the authority?
In the interests of providing a reflective average, please feel free to highlight or exclude any cases where, for exceptional medical reasons, the average weekly costs are significantly above your norm.
ResponseInformation not heldThis area is dealt with by East Sussex County Councils children services, please visit their website for further information: www.eastsussex.gov.uk
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