Freedom of information request response - 06392
- How many looked after children under 18 was the authority responsible for at financial year end, 2018/19?
- How many of these were accommodated in residential facilities within the authority?
- How many of these were accommodated in residential facilities outside the authority?
- What was the average weekly cost of accommodating these children outside the authority?
- What was the average weekly cost of accommodating these children inside the authority?
- 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.
Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for children’s services.