Papers of Alan Fisher (1922-1988), trade union leader

Scope and Content

Files relating to Fisher's membership of the British Airways Board, 1972-1982; Harland and Wolff Ltd Board of Directors, 1975-1982; Medical Advisory Committee of the Health and Safety Commission, 1976-1980; and the Royal Commission on the National Health Service, 1972-1980. Files relating to lectures given by Fisher, 1972-1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alan Wainwright Fisher was General Secretary of the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) between 1968-1982. He was a member of the Trades Union Congress General Council between 1968-1982, and chairman of the TUC during 1980–81.

Access Information

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

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

Archives of the National Union of Public Employees (NUPE), earlier the National Union of Corporation Workers (NUCW) (MSS.281).