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Asylum: Children in Care

Question for Home Office

UIN 50936, tabled on 17 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seeking minors placed in bridge hotels have subsequently been taken into care by local authorities in 2021 to date.

Answered on

22 September 2021

The transfer of minors from hotel accommodation into Local Authority care is fluid and evolving and data is not held in a reportable way, to provide them would be done at a disproportionate cost.

We publish statistics on how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors are transferred into Local Authority care at

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