Catalogue description Home Office: Establishments, General Matters (ESG Symbol Series) Files

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Details of HO 223
Reference: HO 223
Title: Home Office: Establishments, General Matters (ESG Symbol Series) Files

Files from the ESG (Establishments, General Matters) series. They concern the functions and organisation of the Home Office, the Carlisle and District State Management Scheme, public records, official publications and other printed works, accommodation and staffing matters.

Although primarily concerned with departmental organisation, accommodation and staffing, the series also encompasses various other duties of the Establishment Department, such as those involving publications and public records, as well as matters referred from other divisions of the Home Office.

Date: 1929-1991
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: ESG Symbol file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Home Office, Establishment and Organisation Department, 1962-1972

Home Office, Establishment Department, 1973-

Home Office, Establishment Division, 1946-1957

Home Office, Establishments and Organisation Division, 1957-1962

Home Office, Establishments Department, 1941-1946

Home Office, Personnel and Administration Department, 1972-1973

Physical description: 189 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1974 Home Office

Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

The Establishment Division became the Establishments and Organisation Division in 1957 and the Establishment and Organisation Department in 1962. The Personnel and Administration Department, formed in 1972, enjoyed only a brief existence and, since 1973 personnel and administrative matters have been the responsibility of the Establishment Department.

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