Alternative Housing Placements for Looked After Children

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Reference
2020010227000013
Category
Request Date
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Response Date
Friday, January 17, 2020

Question

I am writing to request information under the freedom of information act. Namely, I am looking for:
1) The number of children in the care of the local authority, per year for the last five years, placed in the following types of accommodation placement:
a) Caravan parks (including static caravans and holiday parks)
b) Campsites
c) Hostels, hotels and B&Bs
2) The number of complaints received by the council with regard to housing children in the care system, per year for the last five years

Answer

We have not placed any children, in the care of the local authority, in any of the following types of accommodation placement: a) Caravan parks (including static caravans and holiday parks), b) Campsites, c) Hostels, hotels and B&Bs in any of the last five years.
 
We have received no complaints in any of the years from 2015/16 to date in relation to placing children in any of the following types of accommodation placement: a) Caravan parks (including static caravans and holiday parks), b) Campsites, c) Hostels, hotels and B&Bs