Asylum: Children

Home Office written question – answered on 18th September 2015.

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Photo of Steve Reed Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children was provided to each local authority and gateway authority in the last financial year.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

For the year 2014-15, £76.2m of funding was distributed to the following local authorities and gateway authorities, to support unaccompanied asylum seeking children:

UASC Payments 2014/15
Local AuthorityTotal Payments
Derby City Council60,492
Derbyshire County Council96,767
Leicester City Council160,917
Leicestershire County Council354,023
Lincolnshire County Council649,455
Northamptonshire County Council2,403,486
Nottingham City Council211,457
Nottinghamshire County Council651,265
Rutland County Council154,922
Bedfordshire County Council306,585
Bedford Borough327,471
Cambridgeshire County Council319,325
Essex County Council1,782,602
Hertfordshire County Council1,177,796
Luton Borough Council268,203
Norfolk County Council182,759
Peterborough City Council194,124
Southend on Sea Borough Council19,667
Suffolk County Council514,378
Thurrock Council830,624
London Borough of Barking & Dagenham383,498
London Borough of Barnet710,452
London Borough of Bexley279,434
London Borough of Brent1,034,550
London Borough of Bromley415,609
London Borough of Camden525,334
Corporation of London165,888
# London Borough of Croydon17,085,960
London Borough of Ealing552,022
London Borough of Enfield1,096,646
London Borough of Greenwich372,232
London Borough of Hackney415,840
Hammersmith & Fulham383,850
London Borough of Haringey899,597
London Borough of Harrow568,975
London Borough of Havering357,530
# London Borough of Hillingdon3,391,309
London Borough of Hounslow831,919
London Borough of Islington986,664
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea471,619
Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames574,373
London Borough of Lambeth303,739
London Borough of Lewisham405,180
London Borough of Merton394,422
London Borough of Newham795,419
London Borough of Redbridge529,182
London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames356,182
London Borough of Southwark353,935
London Borough of Sutton262,274
London Borough of Tower Hamlets491,800
London Borough of Waltham Forest545,062
Wandsworth Borough Council420,347
Westminster City Council495,821
Westminster City Council - LASC187,795
Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council125,708
Durham County Council51,235
Middlesbrough Borough Council12,425
North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council7,171
Stockton On Tees Borough Council38,550
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council42,603
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council13,277
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council71,524
Cheshire East Council83,385
Cheshire West Council8,662
Halton Borough Council88,284
Lancashire County Council26,713
Liverpool City Council246,616
Manchester City Council441,113
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council59,174
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council65,542
St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council25,915
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council4,331
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council31,098
Warrington Borough Council34,675
City of Edinburgh Council62,693
Dumfries & Galloway19,312
East Ayrshire18,673
Glasgow City Council828,741
North Lanarkshire Council53,624
Bracknell Forest Borough Council58,478
Brighton & Hove City Council227,067
Buckinghamshire County Council553,882
East Sussex County Council167,193
Hampshire County Council544,915
# Kent County Council11,425,555
Medway Council71,725
Milton Keynes Council562,002
Oxfordshire County Council910,092
Portsmouth City Council146,402
Reading Borough Council124,184
Slough Borough Council301,664
Southampton City Council100,958
Surrey County Council2,047,557
West Berkshire Council237,857
West Sussex County Council826,868
Windsor & Maidenhead Royal Borough258,656
Wokingham District Council7,440
Bath & North East Somerset Council0
Bath & NE Somerset4,970
Bournemouth Borough Council54,173
Bristol City Council303,990
Devon County Council63,359
Gloucestershire County Council126,530
North Somerset Council127,819
Plymouth City Council108,508
Poole Borough Council25,915
Somerset County Council108,279
South Gloucestershire Council25,915
Swindon Borough Council104,512
Wiltshire County Council144,556
Caerphilly County Borough Council36,068
Cardiff Council340,328
Carmarthenshire County Council55,123
Ceredigion County Council11,857
Gwynedd Council6,035
Isle of Anglesey County Council37,062
Monmouthshire County Council25,418
Newport City Council104,874
Pembrokeshire County Council45,440
Wrexham County Borough Council5,396
Birmingham City Council349,898
Coventry City Council284,535
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council55,868
Shropshire County Council20,803
# Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council1,463,111
Staffordshire County Council601,701
Stoke on Trent City Council110,338
Telford & Wrekin Council2,840
Warwickshire County Council1,090,893
Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Council69,509
Worcestershire County Council171,195
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council68,089
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council66,882
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council23,217
Kingston Upon Hull City Council154,452
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council44,544
Leeds City Council372,426
North East Lincolnshire Council21,797
North Lincolnshire Council88,912
North Yorkshire County Council7,384
Sheffield City Council195,525
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council347,193
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