• Accommodation for Children in Police Custody

    “I am writing to kindly request information regarding the arrangements in your local authority for fulfilling obligations under section 21(2)(b) of the Children Act 1989 to receive, and provide accommodation for, children in police custody following their arrest when requested … Continue reading

  • Foster care payments and allowances

    1.When did foster carers last receive an increase to their fostering allowances? (show as month/year) August 1st 2017. An increase was agreed by Devon County Council in October 2018, with implementation planned for January 2019. 2. A breakdown of fees … Continue reading

  • Eclipse system contract

    1.On which date did Devon County Council contract with OLM to implement Eclipse? Eclipse is not a new contract but falls within the existing contract as an upgrade. Work has been undertaken between Devon County Council and OLM as a … Continue reading

  • Childrens social care complaints 2013- 2018

    For each of the five financial years 13/14, 14/15, 15/16, 16/17, 17/18 What was the total number of complaints your council received about children’s social services? Please note, I’d like a breakdown for each financial year rather than a five-year … Continue reading

  • Foster Care Number and Costing

    NCan you provide information of the number of looked after children by age group and by which tier of in-house / internal foster carer they are placed with, (e.g. Age 0-4 with Tier 1 carer = 40 children; Age 5-10 … Continue reading

  • National Referral Mechanism

    Dear Sir/madam, I submit the following request for information under the Freedom of Information legislation to your Local Authority concerning criminal exploitation of young people.  National Referral Mechanism (NRM) 1. How many children under 18 did your Local Authority refer … Continue reading