Northern Ireland: past legislation, 1974-10 - 1979-08
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and papers on the Government's Northern Ireland policies, with correspondents including: Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland [later Lord Colnbrook] on legal aid legislation; James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, on property legislation; Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on the rehabilitation of offenders; John Concannon, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on criminal injuries legislation (2); Edward Short, Lord President of the Council [later Lord Glenamara], writing to James Molyneaux, [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons] on the Criminal Jurisdiction Bill; R Newell, General Manager of Ulster Television Limited (3); William Ross; Sir [Charles] Henry Plumb [President of the National Farmers' Union] on measures in the Budget; representatives of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including Sir [William] Ivan Ewart [President] on subjects including taxation (4).
Also includes: papers for a conference on the problems of the handicapped in Northern Ireland, including a letter from James Molyneaux, and a copy of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Bill, with notes on the clauses; submission by the Belfast Solicitors' Association on judgements enforcement, with the proposed draft Judgements Enforcement and Debts Recovery (Northern Ireland) Order; comments on proposed criminal injury legislation.
- 1974-10 - 1979-08
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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