24 March 2016
Applicant type: Journalist
Please accept this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Can you provide answers for the financial years 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2015-2015 and 2015-2016 please.
1. How many children were taken into care in your council area during each financial year?
2. How many of these children were taken into care for substance misuse by a parent as a contributing factor?
3. How many referrals were there for unborn children to be taken into care because of the mother being on drugs when pregnant/substance misuse by a parent as a contributing factor?
Partly disclosed/partly refused - 8 April 2016
Please see the response attached
Please note that our responses were accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of release, and have not subsequently been updated. This information should be considered an historical record only.
Updated: 13 Apr 2017