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Trades Union Congress, 1986-05 - 1986-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/13

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on proposed reforms to industrial relations legislation, including: correspondence with Eric Hammond, General Secretary of the Electrical Electronic Telecommunication and Plumbing Union (EEPTU) over remarks by John Prescott, employment spokesman about his opposition to pre-strike ballots; letter from NK to Ron Todd [General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers’ Union, TGWU] on the proposed reforms; TUC papers and statements on the reforms; briefing for a TUC Liaison Committee meeting on the Policy Review People at Work group; comments from Prescott and Alexander Irvine on the reforms; correspondence with Brenda Dean, General Secretary of the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades (SOGAT), papers and notes from a meeting with the National Graphical Association (NGA), SOGAT and the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the dispute between [Keith] Rupert Murdoch [Director of News International] and the print unions over his newspaper plant at Wapping [London].


  • 1986-05 - 1986-09

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 123

Finding aid date

2010-04-01 10:45:12.973000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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