To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many looked-after children there were in Cumbria in each of the last ten years.
15 March 2019
The latest national information on the number of looked-after children in England can be found in table A1 of the statistical release ‘Children Looked After in England Including Adoption: 2017 to 2018’ at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption-2017-to-2018. These figures are also disaggregated at local authority level for the latest 5 years in the underlying data tables that accompany this statistical release. Figures for earlier years can be found in the underlying data that accompanies earlier statistical releases: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-looked-after-children.