Children looked after return: closed collections

Documents for software suppliers and anyone else interested in past children looked after data returns from local authorities.

If you are looking for documents for the current or future children looked after returns, visit our guide to submitting data for the children looked after return.

The documents on this page relate to recently closed children looked after returns, including:

  • the scope of the return
  • what data local authorities had to submit as part of the return

You can find documents from earlier children looked after returns on the National Archives website. Note: the search function is not available on archived content so please use the filters on the left of each page.

Updates to this page

Published 2 December 2013
Last updated 15 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added documents for the closed 2017 to 2018 return.

  2. Added documents for the closed 2016 to 2017 return.

  3. Added documents for the closed 2015 to 2016 return.

  4. Added documents for the closed 2014 to 2015 return.

  5. This page now only contains documents relating to closed children looked after returns.

  6. First published.