Department of Health and Social Care: Meetings

(asked on 17th November 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his Department’s process is for (a) recording and (b) keeping minutes of all meetings relating to Government business.


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Edward Argar Portrait
Edward Argar
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 23rd December 2021

Formal, structured meetings are usually minuted. Guidance is available to help officials meet their obligation under the Civil Service Code to ‘keep accurate official records’, which includes making records of decisions and actions that take place in meetings.

Specific procedures are in place for external meetings involving ministers in ‘Guidance on the management of Private Office Papers’, which is available at the following link:

https://cdn.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/information-management/popapersguidance2009.pdf

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