FOI Request - Foster Children Under Council Care

Request 101000215737

1. The number of foster children in the local authority in  the past three years, broken down by year.

2. The number of foster children in the local authority's care for the past three years divided by gender.

3. The number of sibling groups (where there are a brother and sister for example) both in foster care for the last three years broken down by year?

4. How many children in foster care have been placed with permanent foster carers in the past three year, broken down by individual years.

5. How many children in the last three years have been adopted, broken down by year, gender and whether that child or children were a sibling group.

Response 20-02-2014

Qs 1-3

Total Number Male Female Sibling Groups
2011 – 108 49 59 20 groups
2012 – 120 54 66 25 groups
2013 – 126 59 67 22 groups

4. 2011 – 2 placements

2012 – 9 placements

2013 – 7 placements

5. 2011 - 4 female 2 male singleton placements

2012 - 4 female 3 male (1 male and 1 female of these were a sibling group)

2013 - 1 female

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