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DCMS commitment to Information Management Assessment programme

Statement affirming Department for Culture Media and Sport commitment to The National Archives Information Management Assessment (IMA) programme.


The Department for Culture Media and Sport’s Permanent Secretary Sue Owen said:

The Department for Culture Media and Sport last undertook an Information Management Assessment (IMA) in 2010. This was part of the regular programme of assessments that The National Archives conducts to review information, records and knowledge management standards within government departments. To demonstrate the strength of the department’s commitment I have asked The National Archives to carry out an Information Management reassessment in March 2017.

The Department for Culture Media and Sport recognises the importance of meeting its corporate obligations to effectively manage, protect and exploit its information. The report that The National Archives produces will help me to support all aspects of knowledge and information management across the department. It will help to make sure that our information, knowledge and records are appropriately captured, managed and preserved, and information risks and sensitivities are suitably handled.

Published 28 November 2016