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Children in Care

Requested on
Fri 19th September, 2014
Reference
FOI 4993
Resolution
Information not held

Question

I am making a request under the Freedom of Information Act for the following information:

- How many children were in your local authority care last year?

- How many children in your local authority care were of:
a) a white racial background?
b) a mixed race background?
c) an Asian or British Asian background?
d) a Black or Black British background?
e) any other racial background?

- How many children in your local authority care were adopted last year? How many were of:
a) a white racial background?
b) a mixed race background?
c) an Asian or British Asian background?
d) a Black or Black British background?
e) any other racial background?

- On average, how long was the 'waiting time' (time children were in local authority care before they were adopted) for children of:
a) a white racial background?
b) a mixed race background?
c) an Asian or British Asian background?
d) a Black or Black British background?
e) any other racial background?

- On average, how many placements did each of the following groups go through during their time being looked after by your local authority:
a) children of a white racial background?
b) children of a mixed race background?
c) children of an Asian or British Asian background?
d) children of a Black or Black British background?
e) children of any other racial background?

- On average, how many placements did each of the following groups go through last year:
a) children of a white racial background?
b) children of a mixed race background?
c) children of an Asian or British Asian background?
d) children of a Black or Black British background?
e) children of any other racial background?

- Of the careleavers who left your local authority care in the last year and went into education, training, or employment, how many were of:
a) a white racial background?
b) a mixed race background?
c) an Asian or British Asian background?
d) a Black or Black British background?
e) any other racial background?

Answer

Unfortunately the Council is not responsible for this service.  Leicestershire County Council is responsible for this service in Charnwood.