Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
Includes draft and printed text of NK’s Alf Killick Memorial Lecture, "A Way Ahead for Education". Other subjects include: education cuts; the state of the steel industry; sixth form education; unemployment in Wales; the threat to Labour from the Social Democrats; Labour’s education policy; elections for Labour’s deputy leader; adult education; local elections; youth unemployment; pre-school provision.
Includes NK's speech written for Michael Foot, Labour leader, in the debate on the invasion of the Falklands. Other subjects include: Labour’s education policy; education cuts; unemployment in Wales; support for the comprehensive system; a tribute to Robert Tressell, author of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists"; the Falklands War; infighting within the party; private education; industry and education.
Reports from a public enquiry on the proposed closure of St John’s Colliery, Maesteg, Glamorgan [Wales].
Correspondence and other papers regarding a proposal for a Secretary of State for Wales. The collection includes 'Select bibliography of Welsh nationalism, Welsh Home Rule, Secretary of State for Wales etc.': index card entries for books, pamphlets and articles. There is also a 'Memorandum on the proposed appointment of a Secretary of State for Wales' and a manuscript draft, 'Reasons for the establishment of a Secretary of State or for some change in the present system'.
Letter from WSC to David Lloyd George thanking him for his support for the Bill on "the right of Welsh speaking persons to testify in the Welsh language in Courts of Justice in Wales".
Letter from Colonel Hugh Higgon (Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire) (Cuffern, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to WSC marked "confidential" requesting that Milford Haven be included in the itinerary of the captured U-Boat visiting the western ports because of its role during the war as a collecting base for convoys. He gives figures for the number of vessels and the tonnage sailed out of the port. Signed typescript.
Letter from Colonel Hugh Higgon (Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire) (Cuffern, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "confidential" asking him to lay the enclosed letter before WSC [see CHAR 20/197B/184] and explaining that "this seems a trivial matter bout the U-Boat but it will give a great lever to the opponents of the Govt who will immediately say it shows what the Admiralty thinks of Milford Haven".
Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Frank Mottershead [Principal Private Secretary to the First Lord] (Admiralty) informing him that he is enclosing a letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire [Colonel Hugh Higgon] which he has not yet shown to WSC [not enclosed] and asking what the facts are. Carbon.
Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Hugh Higgon [Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire] regarding his request [that the captured U-Boat visit Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales] and explaining that it cannot be arranged as "the two British crews which are sailing these vessels cannot be spared for long from more important war service". Carbon.
Letter from Frank Mottershead [Principal Private Secretary to the First Lord] (Admiralty) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] regarding the request by the Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire [Colonel Hugh Higgon] that one of the captured U-Boats visit Milford Haven [Pembrokeshire, Wales] and explaining why this will not be possible. Signed typescript.
Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Hugh Higgon [Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire] marked "confidential" expressing his pleasure that "your difficulties about the U-boat are settled", explaining that the Admiralty were "rather sticky, no doubt for good reasons", and stating his intention to write about the Honours List. Carbon.
Letter from WSC to Sir James Grigg [Secretary of State for War] marked "personal" agreeing that his reply to WSC's suggestion can wait until he has seen his Chairman at East Cardiff [carbon].
Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of Cardiff [S Tapper Jones] expressing his appreciation at being made an Honorary Freeman of the City, but regretting that, "owing to the pressure of other engagements", he cannot make any definite arrangements to visit Cardiff for the purpose of admission [carbon].
Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of the Borough of Pembroke expressing his appreciation of the decision by the Council to offer him the Freedom of Pembroke [Pembrokeshire, Wales] but stating that it is impossible for him to fix a date at the present time [carbon].
Letter from WSC to 7th Lord Lisburne [earlier Lord Vaughan] regarding Lisburne's resignation as Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire [Wales] [carbon].
Cutting from the Liverpool Daily Courier: cartoon attacking WSC's proposal for separate parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the English regions.
Memorandum by [John Cathcart Wason] on the danger to the Empire posed by the current Home Rule crisis and suggesting that local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and, possibly, the English regions on the Canadian and Australian federal model could be the answer. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/62/123.
Cutting from the Dundee Advertiser: speech by John Cathcart Wason advocating local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London and, possibly, English regions.
Letter from David Lloyd George (11 Downing Street) to WSC complaining about the attitude of Lord Kitchener and the War Office to the raising of a Welsh-speaking army corps.
Briefing and programme for NK’s visit to North Wales, prior to the County Council elections, including: papers on the Poll Tax; extracts from Hansard on Welsh affairs; additional briefing material from [Stephen] Barry Jones [Labour spokesman on Wales]; press-cuttings.
Timetable and briefing for a television interview for the BBC Wales programme Public Account and also for a visit to Pontllanfraith Comprehensive School. Includes notes and figures on Welsh unemployment, Labour Party election results in Wales, local government, Welsh language teaching and Welsh nationalism.
Briefings and correspondence on NK’s meeting with Mohammad Khan Junejo, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Apr 1987 and on the opening of Sirhowy Country Park, Gwent [Wales], May 1987. Correspondents include Sir William Heseltine [Private Secretary to the Queen].
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.