Freedom of information response

Child employment permits

Publication date: 
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Request: 

1. How many total child employment permits have been granted each year since 2013?

2. How many of these were for young people aged under 16 years old?

3. How many of these were for young people aged 16-18 years old?

Separately,
4. How many people aged 11-16 years old fall within your Local Authority area?
5. How many people aged 16-18 years old fall within your Local Authority are

Response: 
  1. Please see below:

  2013 = 69

   2014 = 50

   2015 = 62

   2016 = 97

   2017 = 59

   2018 = 47

   2019 = 56

2. All of them as work permits are only required for children under compulsory school age.

3. None as permits are not required once a child is no longer of compulsory school age

4. 12,492

5. 5,996

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Request reference:
FOI 9998