UK Family Law Reform

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Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 1:39 PM
Subject: RE: Request for information under the freedom of information act - ref 31279

Freedom of Information Request - 31279


Request for information under the freedom of information act.

Please will you kindly tell me what the

(a) gender and

(b) familial relationship was to the child victim of offenders in substantiated child

abuse cases in the area which you have a duty to protect children from abuse for the

last full year which figures are available, broken down by

(i) physical abuse,

(ii) emotional abuse,

(iii) sexual abuse and

(iv) cases of neglect.


The responsibility for Child Protective Services lies with Suffolk County

Council and not Suffolk Coastal District Council. In view of this we are unable

to provide the information you request, and would suggest contacting Suffolk

County Council's Information Management team at

This concludes your request 31279.

If you require translation of the information you have been sent, please contact us.

If you are unhappy with the information we have provided in response to your

request, please email or write to

Sara Barratt

Freedom of Information Team

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Melton Hill



IP12 1AU

Who do local authorities protect children from? 28th December 2013

A change would be in the best interests of children.