Children in Care: Asylum:Written question - 25016

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(Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
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Asked on: 01 February 2016
Department for Education
Children in Care: Asylum
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many care leavers in part or full-time training or employment aged between 19 and 21 in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015 were former unaccompanied asylum-seeking children looked after by the local authority.
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Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 10 February 2016
Holding answer received on 04 February 2016

The information requested is shown in the table below. This information is for England only.

Care leaver activity [2]

Number of former unaccompanied asylum seeking children [1]

2014

2015

Higher education

20

40

Education other than higher education

100

260

Training or employment

40

130

Source: SSDA903

Information on the activity of all care leavers in England has been published in tables F1 of the Statistical First Release on looked after children[3].

[1] This includes young people who were unaccompanied asylum seeking children in their final period of care.

[2] Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.

[3] https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption-2014-to-2015

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