Care proceedings and placements of Romanian children

During the financial years 2018/19 and 2019/20 to date:

1. How many Care proceedings has your Local authority initiated in ?

We can confirm the following available information available at the date of disclosure:

01/04/2018 – 31/03/2019: 169

01/04/2019 – 28/01/2020: 119

 

2. How many Care proceedings has your Local authority initiated in the financial year where the subject child was of Romanian nationality and /or Romanian ethnic background?

Nil

3. Outcome of proceedings for children at point 2 above. Out of the number of children included at point 2 above, how many:

3.1 Returned home with parents at the end of the proceedings with no Order in place?

3.2 Returned to one or both of birth parents under a Supervision Order?
3.3 Placed with family/ friends in the UK under a Special Guardianship Order?
3.4 Placed with family / friends in the UK under a Child Arrangement Order?
3.5 Placed with family/ friends in Romania under a Special Guardianship Order and how are the families monitored and supported post-order?

Out of those at point 3.5, how many were placed with a SGO allowance as part of the support plan and how are the allowances reviewed.
3.6 Placed with family/ friends overseas (other than Romania) under a Special Guardianship Order and how are the families monitored and supported post-order? Please specify which country

Out of those at point 3.6, how many were placed with a SGO allowance as part of the support plan and how are allowances reviewed?
3.7 Placed with family/ friends in Romania under a Child Arrangement Order?

3.8 Placed with family/ friends overseas (other than Romania) under a Child Arrangement Order? Please specify which country

3.9 Of the Romanian children placed overseas, including in Romania, how many have direct or indirect contact agreed as part of the support plan and how is this managed?
3.10 Out of the number of children included at point 2 above, how many were placed for adoption?
3.11 How many were placed in long term foster care?
3.12 Other outcomes, please specify
3.13 Of the total of care proceedings initiated in relation to children of Romanian background how many case were transferred to a Romanian Court?

Following on from our response to question 2 above, we do not hold any data in relation to these questions.

4. How many Care proceedings has your Local authority initiated in the financial year where the subject child was a national of Republic of Moldova?

Nil

5. Of those, how many were placed with family/ friends in the Republic of Moldova?

Following on from our response to question 4 above, we do not hold any data in relation to this question.

6. How many Parenting assessments of carers of Romanian ethnic background/ has your Local authority completed part of PLO and Care proceedings.

Nil, although we should clarify that an assessment may have been carried out in relation to proceedings which were then not issued.

7. How many SGO assessments of carers of Romanian ethnic background/ has your Local authority completed part of PLO and/ or Care proceedings.

Please refer to our response to question 6.

8. Of those at point 7, how many were completed in Romania?

Nil

9. Of those at point 7, how many were completed overseas (other than Romania)? Please specify which countries

Nil