Accommodated asylum seekers and spend

Please confirm whether your council has volunteered to take in asylum seekers and send me the number of asylum seekers that your council has accommodated since January 1st 2018.

We have interpreted your question to refer to the number of asylum seeking children who entered care in 2018.   The answer to this question is four.

Please also provide the amount of money that your council has spent on accommodating asylum seekers during this time period.

This information can be seen in our published budget books which can be seen via the link below:


Specifically, budget information concerning unaccompanied asylum seeking children is available on pages 50-52.