Thursday, 29 January 2009

Proposed changes to 30 year rule at The National Archives

Changes are being proposed to the rule that sees many government documents released after 30 years by the National Archives, in a bid to produce "effective and open government". If successful, the same documents may be made available after a closure period of just 15 years.

For more on the story, visit http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7857370.stm.

(With thanks to Alison Spring at the LDS family history centre in Glasgow)

Chris

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