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Freedom of Information Request

Residential Children's services and Children's Homes Provision

Received: 22 April 2021

In relation to the budget, spend and contract arrangements for children living in commissioned children's homes.

Question 1 Response
What is your annual budget for commissioning services for children living in commissioned children's homes?

Question 2
What contracts or framework agreements are in place to source accommodation for children in children's homes?
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Question 3 Response
When were these contracts/ arrangements put in place?


Question 4 Response
When do you anticipate a new procurement process starting for the services covered by these contracts?
Question 5 Response
How many providers are delivering services through these contracts?

Question 6 Response
Does the capacity of contracted providers meet the full demand for these services (i.e. no need for spot contracting)?
Question 7 Response
If not what percentage of the spend is on spot contracts?

Question 8 Minimum Maximum Average
What is the range of weekly fees for services delivered under established contracts?
Question 9 Minimum Maximum Average
What is the range of weekly fees for services delivered by spot contracts?

Question 10 Response
Which role is ultimately accountable for these contracts?
Question 11 Response
Does the authority commission jointly with other authorities? If so which ones?



Question 12 Name Type of provider?
(Internal, Private, 3rd Sector What proportion of the total budget is with each provider? How many children were looked after by each provider as at 31/1/21?
Which providers are delivering services through these contracts? 1.

Question 13 Response
In the role of encouraging better outcomes, innovation and value are you actively encouraging new provider engagement for these services?

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