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Armed Forces: Personal Records

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 216664, tabled on 1 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what provisions his Department has put in place to allow research groups to access military records.

Answered on

8 December 2014

The public can gain access to Departmental information in three main ways: through access to information published under the Department's publication scheme; through scrutiny at The National Archives, following its release under the terms of the Public Records Act; or under the general access provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.