Freedom of information response

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children/young people

Publication date: 
Tuesday 2 August 2022

1. In 2020, 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, how many individuals claiming to be children (aged under 18) were referred to your children’s services department having been assessed to be an adult by the Home Office? (please provide figures broken down by each calendar year)

2. Of those referred, how many were subsequently assessed by your children’s services department to be under 18? (please provide figures broken down by each calendar year)


Zero as we do not get referrals from the home office where they have already concluded that a young person is an adult

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