Element (03): Records Management Policy Statement

West Lothian Council's commitment to effective records management is set out in the corporate Icon for pdf Information Governance Policy [345.51KB] and the Icon for pdf Improvement Strategy [479.9KB]. Both are subject to ongoing monitoring and annual review.

Online guidelines and procedures are available to all staff e.g. Data Labelling, Email Management, File Naming Conventions and Scanning etc. This is supported by online training and local experts within each service area.

West Lothian Council has implemented an Electronic Content Management System (ECM) as a central corporate repository. The ECM is compliant with the European MoReq2 standard for the collection of information within records management systems. Read more about MoReq2.