You are now allowed to securely destroy Lloyd George paper record envelopes, along with their contents, once they have been scanned and electronically stored in line with national standards. As data controllers of Lloyd George records, it is your responsibility to approve the destruction of these records and ensure it is done correctly.
Lloyd George envelopes
The programme has received confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that Lloyd George envelopes that have been scanned and electronically stored in line with national standards can now be securely destroyed.
Also, this article provided by NHS Engald explains the current situation
If you have any questions, you can contact the national team running the digitisation programme.