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Law reform

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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1992 General Election: contact with civil servants, 1989-05 - 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 3/4/1/22
Scope and Contents Letters from Labour front bench spokesmen relating to meetings with senior civil servants before the election to discuss the machinery of a change in Government. Correspondents include: Josephine Richardson [Labour spokesperson on women’s rights]; John Prescott [transport spokesman]; [Joseph] Kevin McNamara [Northern Ireland spokesman]; [Stephen] Barry Jones [spokesman on Wales] on implementing Labour’s manifesto commitments on Welsh affairs (2); Mark Fisher [arts spokesman] (2); Jeremy...
Dates: 1989-05 - 1992-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Law reform, 1985-11 - 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/12
Scope and Contents

Briefings and background papers on the Family Law Reform Bill and Criminal Justice Bill, with draft of Labour’s charter for legal rights (the Freedom and Fairness campaign) and correspondence with John Morris [legal affairs spokesman] and the Family Courts Campaign, on family law reform.

Dates: 1985-11 - 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Law reform, 1986-03 - 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/13
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and cuttings on the White Paper on Criminal Justice, reform of the justice system and Labour’s charter for legal rights (the Freedom and Fairness campaign). Correspondents include John Morris [legal affairs spokesman].

Dates: 1986-03 - 1986-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Notes on green paper on reform of the legal profession, 1989-03 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/19
Scope and Contents

Includes: rough notes of meetings with Shadow Cabinet members, John Morris and John Fraser [legal affairs spokesmen], and Sir [William] Elwyn Jones; memoranda from Lord Irvine [legal and home affairs spokesman], Arthur Davidson, John Morris and Ian Gatt.

Dates: 1989-03 - 1989-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Lord Gardiner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GARD
Scope and Contents

This collection reflects Lord Gardiner's involvement and interest in law reform and the justice system. There are many Law Commission reports as well as other printed papers. There is correspondence about rehabilitation of offenders, laws and acts, as well as source material for reports. The texts of a number of articles and speeches given by Lord Gardiner are here, including those during his time as Lord Chancellor. Official and press photographs are also included.

Dates: 1922 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Hersch Lauterpacht

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, legal papers, lectures, and later material relating to Lauterpacht's biography by his son, Sir Elihu Lauterpacht.

Dates: 1924-08 - 2010-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until catalogued.