Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:
Papers and correspondence on the Coalfield Communities Campaign (including a press copy of Kim Howell’s report at 15/2/38 and the Coal Industry Bill, 1985), the social costs of the decline in coal, the proposed closure of St John’s colliery, Maesteg, Glamorgan [Wales] and NK’s visit there (May 85).
Press interviews in Wales on NK's response to the speech by Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, at the Conservative Party Conference on the previous day, on the state of the economy and also the exchange rate mechanism, and also the decision by Michael Foot to step down at the next General Election. Also includes an episode of BBC Radio 4's Any Questions from 14 October.
Includes rough notes of a lunch with representatives of the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) on subjects including union elections, the redevelopment of Cardiff Bay and the Rechem hazardous waste incinerator in Pontypool [Wales]. Also includes brief notes from a meeting with a Russian delegation.
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
Press conference on the closure of Oakdale colliery, Wales.
Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928
Includes papers sent by Lord Churchill [Chairman, Great Western Railway]: a memorandum by Felix Pole [General Manager, Great Western Railway] on the costs of transporting coal and railwaymen's wages; a speech given by Lord Churchill on 23 January 1925; pie-charts on the cost of Welsh coal; graphs on the cost of transporting various commodities by rail.
Part 1, 1980: includes briefing paper on a Welsh Day debate on 4 February 1980
Part 2, 1981: includes correspondence relating to the Borough of Llanelli, July 1981
Includes copy of a press cutting of a public opinion poll in Wales which appeared in "Western Mail", forwarded to MT, March 1977; and note for MT from Adam Butler MP on the Welsh devolution referendum campaign, February 1979
Correspondence and papers on the campaign to save Penrikyber Colliery, Glamorgan [Wales]. Also includes rough notes on the closure of Blaenant Colliery, Glamorgan, 1990.
Papers of the Union Flag Group, on organising opposition to the Scotland and Wales Bill. Includes correspondence with George Gardiner, secretary to the group and [Margaret] Betty Harvie Anderson [later Baroness Skrimshire of Quarter] and extracts from speeches by Francis Pym, devolution spokesman.
Cuttings, correspondence, press releases, briefings etc on the Poll Tax and Council Tax in Scotland and Wales, including policy documents on fair rates in Wales, and the future of local government in Scotland.
Subjects include: Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; devolution for Scotland and Wales; Conservative policy on sanctions against Rhodesia, including Margaret Thatcher's sacking of Winston Churchill and John Biggs-Davison from the Conservative front bench over their opposition to the policy; Robert Mugabe's victory in the Zimbabwean elections.