Guidance

Children in need census 2016 to 2017: guide

Guide for local authorities submitting data for the children in need census 2016 to 2017.

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This guide is for local authorities preparing their children in need census 2016 to 2017 return.

It includes information on:

  • submission deadlines
  • validation checks
  • year-on-year checks
  • data modules

Read more guidance on submitting data for the children in need census.

Published 8 October 2015
Last updated 17 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated document - changes are set out in the document’s version history.
  2. Updated to reflect the removal of the ‘seen by a social worker’ data item which we are not collecting in this census.
  3. Updated document - changes are set out in the document’s version history.
  4. First published.