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Children in Care: Personal Records

Volume 493: debated on Friday 12 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 7 May 2009, Official Report, column 413W, on children in care: personal records, what penalties local authorities may incur for not keeping children's records for the required amount of time. (276649)

Where a local authority failed to comply with regulations by not keeping children's records for the required time, then the person(s) whose records were lost would be entitled to take legal action to seek whatever redress is judged to be appropriate from the authority concerned.