|Information type||Keep for||Keep from||Legislation or business reason|
|External funding – EU spending approval||12 years||Date of final payment (check with managing authority before destruction)||EU regulations|
|External funding – EU benificiary records||12 years||Date of final payment (check with managing authority before destruction||EU regulations|
|External funding – UK spending approved||7 years||Creation||Local decision|
|External funding- UK benificiary records||7 years||Creation||Local decision|
|Economic development plans/strategy||Current with rolling updates||Creation||Local decision|
|Economic data||10 years||Creation||Local decision|
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