Information about your registered foster carers that are directly paid by the council.
(i) Total number of foster carers;
(ii) Split by Gender – male, female, non-binary
128 male, 217 female and * non-binary
(iii) Split by their relationship status – single, couple
93 single carers, 248 couples
(iv) Split by their sexual orientation – lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender
This is information that carers may choose not to disclose therefore we do not hold this information in full.
* lesbian, * gay, * transgender, * pan sexual
The use of the * symbol means that we hold the information but believe that disclosure may identify individuals, breach their rights under Data Protection law and therefore the information is exempt under the Freedom of Information Act Section 40(2) personal data.