Records Working Party
A Records Management Project has reviewed standards and approaches as well as the opportunity for shared policy to simplify storage and access. Records are required to be kept and maintained as part of the Public Records Act 2005, which sets out a framework for record keeping in public offices and local authorities. Significant work has been undertaken to improve the current state of records including digitizing records and providing information systems to streamline information storage and retrieval.
Currently the terms of reference are being developed, including the development of a road map for the region. A working party has been identified and would initially analyse:
- the current state of records
- the feasibility of a common classification system, identifying best regional practice and the most effective records management system