National Board for Prices and Incomes (NBPI)

Scope and Content

National board reports on costs, wages, salaries and income; productivity bargaining case papers; personal files.

Administrative / Biographical History

Part of the papers of Professor Hugh Clegg, born in 1920. Professor of Industrial Relations, Warwick University, 1967-79; member, Royal Commission on Trades Unions and Employers' Associations, 1965-68; Committee of enquiry into Port Transport Industry, 1964-65; Committee of Inquiry into Seaman's Dispute, 1966-67; National Board for Prices and Incomes, 1966-67; Committee of Inquiry into Local Authorities Manual Workers' Pay Dispute, 1970. Professor Clegg died in 1995.

Reference: Chris Cook, Jane Leonard and Peter Leese, Sources in Contemporary British History 2: Individuals( Longman, 1994).

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by by J. Fletcher, University of Warwick Social Sciences department, in 1974. Later additions were made by M. Terry, in 1985; Professor Clegg, in 1986; and the National Board, in 1995.

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Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre also holds Professor Clegg's personal papers (MSS.54), which include records relating to the Plebs League.