Click 'Accept all cookies' to agree to all cookies that collect anonymous data.
To only allow the cookies that make the site work, click 'Use essential cookies only.' Visit 'Set cookie preferences' to control specific cookies.
This is an annual data collection with the results being used to monitor policy issues arising around child protection, including the number of child protection investigations, case conferences, registrations, de-registrations and the number of children on child protection registers. Child Protection data is usually published annually.
From the 2012-13 reporting year onwards, the survey has been individual-level and you will only be required to follow and complete one submission process via ProcXed.
Nature of Exchange
Local Authority Social Work to Scottish Government
1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021
Submission to Scottish Government
29 October 2021
Month of publication
You can locate the Looked After Children, Child Protection, and Secure Units Statistics Privacy Notices and Data Sharing Statements here.
Click on the links below to download the 2021 Survey Guidance and Data Specification. The 2021 XML template for uploading data to ProcXed will be published when available.
To download the template please right click and select "save target as..." and save the file as an XML file. Open Excel and open the file via File> Open> select your template file. Data can be entered on this file.