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Children in Care

Question for Department for Education

UIN 75068, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will set out the process by which data covering the outcomes of placements of looked after children from England in (a) other nations of the UK and (b) overseas is collated and evaluated.

Answered on

22 November 2021

I refer the hon. Member for Hampstead and Kilburn to the answer given on 6 September 2021 to Question 41094.

Local authorities are responsible for collating and evaluating data on the outcomes of placements of the looked after children for whom they are responsible. Whilst local authorities do submit an annual return covering all looked after children for whom they are responsible, including information on placement types and some information on the locality of placements, there is no central monitoring of placements outside of England.

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