Record retention schedules
Child protection and care
In July 2015 and until further notice, the Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse issued an instruction advising all local authorities not to destroy any records with content relating directly or indirectly to the sexual abuse of children or to child protection and care.
Use the links below to download the record retention schedules for each of our services.
Carers | Community support | Residential homes | Supporting adults | Supporting disabilities
Children and families services
Adoptions | Fostering | Looked after children | Early years provision | Safeguarding management | 0-25 service (special educational needs and disabilities, education health and care plans) | Targeted intervention and support | Youth offender supervision and support.
Civil emergency planning and response | Complaint investigation and enforcement | Food premises inspection and monitoring | Pest control inspection, monitoring and removal | Safety registration and licensing | Sample and product testing
Burial identity and location | Memorial permits and leases | Public health funeral
Decision making | Governance | Member support | Representation
Business and intelligence | Promotion | Training
Access and inclusion | Admissions and exclusions | Education psychology | Education welfare | Community learning | Management of schools
Historic environment protection and improvement | Natural environment protection and improvement
Finance | Accounting and reporting | Banking administration | Budgets management | External funding acquisition | Financial planning | Grant funding administration | Income processing | Loans and leasing administration | Local taxation | Nursery education grants | Payroll and pensions | Procurement | Purchasing and payment processing | Taxes management
Accident and incident reporting and investigation | Advice provision | Risk Assessment
Advice and support | Enforcement | Housing provision | Housing stock
Employee management | Industrials relations management | Performance monitoring and review | Recruitment | Terms and Conditions of employment
Backing up data | Case management | Estate configuration | Knowledge base | Logs | Management | Operational management | Server and user data | Solution management.
CCTV recording | Information access and security management | Information governance management | Records storage management | Voice call recording
Advice | Byelaws | Land and highways | Land registration | Litigation | Management of legal activities | Planning administration
Allotments | Arts | Libraries | Museums and heritage | Parks and open spaces | Sports
Business planning | Communications management and marketing | Complaints management | Consultation and engagement | Directors’ decisions | Events management | Feedback processing | Meetings | Performance monitoring and reporting | Policy and procedures development | Research and analysis | Strategic planning | Transformation and change management
Equipment management | Facilities management | Land access agreements & licensing | Land and premises acquisition and disposal | Premises design and construction supervision | Vehicle and fleet maintenance
Planning and development control
Building control | Complaint and investigation and enforcement | Developer contribution and obligation negotiation | Minerals and waste processing and site inspection and monitoring | Planning application processing | Planning consultation processing | Trees and hedges
Children and young people | Drug and alcohol services | Healthcare public health advice | Health inequalities | Health protection and emergency planning | Health and wellbeing strategy | Maternity services | NHS health checks | Play Streets | Physical activity, nutrition and obesity | Public health intelligence and research | Sexual health | Schools | Stop smoking services
Marriage services | Registration of births, marriages and deaths
Audit | Business continuity planning | Insurance claims administration | Insurance policies administration
Highway adoption and dedication | Highway asset management | Highway maintenance | Highway scheme deliver | Highway works regulation | Passenger transport concessions and provision | Rights of way network management | Traffic management
Waste and cleansing management
Fly tipping | Street cleaning | Waste collection | Waste disposal | Waste reduction