Guidance

Children in need census 2014 to 2015: specification

Specification and validation rules for LAs submitting data on children referred to social care services for health or development reasons.

Documents

Children in need census 2014 to 2015: validation rules - version 1.1

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Detail

These documents are for:

  • local authorities returning children in need census data for the period from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015
  • software suppliers creating management information software

The documents include information on:

  • validation rules
  • changes to the 2014 to 2015 census
  • data standards
  • census structure