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MOJ commitment to information management assessment

Statement affirming the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) commitment to The National Archives Information Management Assessment programme.

The Ministry of Justice Permanent Secretary Richard Heaton said:

The Ministry of Justice last undertook an Information Management Assessment 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 May 2016.

The Ministry of Justice 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.