FOI Request - Obese Children Taken Into Care
Please can you provide me with details of children taken into care where obesity was cited as a factor in the care proceedings.
For each case, please state:
a) When the decision was taken (eg March 2012)
b) The age of the child
c) The weight of the child
d) The Body Mass Index of the child
If a child is taken into care by the council it is more likely to be recorded under the umbrella of Physical or Parental Neglect. We do not identify obesity as a separate reason and therefore do not record that condition separately. Therefore your information request is exempt under S17 (1b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information not held.