FOI Request - Fostering Data

Request 101001368834

Please could you share with me (via email) the following data for the period 01 April 2013 - 31 March 2014, and separately for the period 01 April 2014 - 31 March 2015 (i.e. a total figure for each financial year):

(a) the total number of fostering placements in the local authority;

(b) the names of each non-local authority provider agency; and the number of placements made with each of these agencies;

(c) the total number placed with non-local authority foster providers;

(d) the total amount paid by the local authority to each non-local authority foster agency;

(e) the total number of placements with local authority carers;

(f) the number of carers employed by each non-local authority provider agency;

(g) the number of carers employed by the local authority.

Response 21-12-2016

(a)

2013/14 - 91

2014/15 - 95

(b)

2013/14 FCA; NFA; Gael Og; Care Visions ; Aberlour ;  - between the 5 providers there were 21 placements

2014/15 FCA ; NFA ; Gael Og ; Care Visions ; Aberlour ; SWiis ; between the 6 providers there were 23 placements

Due to the low numbers involved, further breakdown of these figures could easily lead to the identification of individuals and is therefore exempt under Section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; personal information.

(c)

2013/14 – 21 placements

2014/15 – 23 placements

(d)

2013/14 - £923,679

2014/15 - £987,328

Current information is available on the Moray Council contracts register, please find a link to the webpage here.

(e)

2013/14 - 70

2014/15 - 75

(f) In accordance with Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we can advise that this information is not held.

(g)

2013/14 – 52

2014/15 - 54


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