Closure of a Government Agency ‐ Disposing of the Records

Records Management Journal

ISSN: 0956-5698

Publication date: 1 April 1998


Six months prior to its closure, Tyne and Wear Development Corporation, a government agency, appointed a records management professional to assist in the disposal of its records. This article documents the challenges the project presented and the procedures which were implemented to ensure appropriate actions were taken. It concludes with a summary of the issues which arose during the project and their implications.



Philipson, S. (1998), "Closure of a Government Agency ‐ Disposing of the Records", Records Management Journal, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 67-73.

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