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Girl in a tree, 1888. Cat ref: COPY 1/394
Inspecting records

Inspecting records

Operational selection policies by number

Operational selection policies (OSPs) apply the criteria set out in the acquisition policy to the records of individual departments and agencies or to records relating to a cross-departmental theme. Operational selection policies are normally the subject of public consultation.

Finalised Operational Selection Policies listed by subject

Finalised Operational Selection Policies listed by OSP number

  • OSP27: The National Archives is currently reviewing its approach towards the capture and preservation of government websites as part of its Web Continuity Project. OSP27 will be updated to reflect these changes. For further information on the project see:

General comments and queries about the acquisition policy and operational selection policies should be addressed to: Jo MoorsheadEmail link.

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