1.How many a) children aged 15 years old and under and b) children aged 16-17 years old have been subject to Deprivation of Liberty orders since April 2016? Please break down by the route by which the child or young person was placed on a deprivation of liberty order:
a) High Court inherent jurisdiction;
b) Court of Protection authorisation; and
c) Any other means, such as Local Authority sanctioning by another mean
2/ How many a) children aged 15 and under and b) children aged 16-17 years old who are subject to Deprivation of Liberty orders have been placed in unregulated semi-independent accommodation since April 1st 2016?
3/ How many a) children aged 15 and under and b) children aged 16-17 years old who are subject to Deprivation of Liberty orders have had a section 47 investigation triggered while staying in an unregulated home since April 1st 2016? For clarification, information about a section 47 investigation can be found here: Section 47
For clarification, here is a definition of unregulated provision.
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