FOI request (FOIR-262974754)
The National Transfer Scheme
Requested Tue 20 October 2020
Responded Wed 28 October 2020
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
How many unaccompanied asylum seeking children has your council volunteered to support since the beginning of The National Transfer Scheme? Please could you break your answer down into each individual month since the scheme was created from July 2017 - September 2020. E.g. July 2017, August 2017, September 2017, October 2017 etc. until September 2020. Definitions:
The National Transfer Scheme was launched to encourage all local authorities to volunteer to support unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC)
In support of the scheme, the government increased funding for UASC from £24,675 to £41,610
Please follow this link for more information https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-national-transfer-scheme-for-migrant-children
Children count as under 18.
Information not held
This area is dealt with by East Sussex County Council Children's services, please visit their website for further information: www.eastsussex.gov.uk
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