FOI Request - Child Obesity

Request 101001233555

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide the following information: the number of children that have been taken into local authority care (looked after children) during 2014 to 2016 to date, where over-feeding/high BMI/obesity (or similar) was cited as a factor in the decision to remove the child. If possible, please provide details of the sex of the child, age or broad age group, and weight of the child at the point of being taken in to care.

Please also provide the number of children that have been placed on the child protection register during 2014 to 2016 to date where over-feeding/high BMI/obesity (or similar) was cited as a factor in the decision to place the child on the register. If possible, please provide details of the sex of the child, age or broad age group, and weight of the child at the point of being taken in to care.

Response 01-07-2016

The information requested is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

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