British Telecommunications Union Council

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Experimental Changes of Practice Cttee. minutes, etc., 1967-82; subject files, 1972-81 (MSS.260); publications, 1983-90 (MSS.135/RD).

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Telecommunications Union Council was established in 1981 when British Telecommunications was hived off from the Post Office. It succeeded to the telecommunications functions of the Council of Post Office Unions.

Reference: Richard Storey and Alistair Tough, Consolidated Guide to the Modern Records Centre.Coventry : University of Warwick, 1986

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open except for MSS.260/E1/3/1/3 closed until 2011.

Archivist's Note

British Telecommunications Union Council publications between 1983 and 1990 can be found with the papers of the Post Office Engineering Union's Research Department (MSS.135B/RD). See also the records of the Council of Post Office Unions (MSS.89).

An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR1107).

Custodial History

Eleven storage boxes, mainly of Experimental Changes of Practice Committee files, were deposited on indefinite loan in the Centre on the 28th November 1984 by the British Telecommunications Union Council.