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Department of Health and Social Security, Medical Policy Group, 1968-1988
Department of Social Security, 1988-2001
Department of Social Security, Corporate Medical Group, 1988-2001
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
From 2010 Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions became custodians of the series in 2001 when it replaced the Department of Social Security, 1988-2001. The series was previously held by the Department of Health and Social Security, 1968-1988.
Selection and destruction information:
This series meets TNA's Acquisition Policy theme 188.8.131.52 Formulation and delivery of social policies, documenting the Supplementary Benefits Division and policies regarding means tested benefits. The selection and destruction is in line with OSP 5 The Administration of Social Security 1979-1991.
Series is accruing.
Administrative / biographical background:
Originally known as the Corporate Medical Group, it became the Benefit Agency Medical Services (BAMS) in 1988. It was returned to the Corporate Medical Group in 2000. From 2006 this work has formed part of the Central and Shared Services (Work, Welfare and Equality) Group.
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