Division 6 files

Scope and Content

The records include files relating to compensation, disputes, wages, manpower, hours of work and other issues at the Port Talbot, Llanelli andGorseinon works. There are also files relating to Division 6 generally.

Administrative / Biographical History

Division 6 is an administrative division of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation Executive Council and represents the distinct geographical area of Swansea and West Wales. Within Division 6 are local branches based on the workplace unit. There were seven divisions of the ISTC in all, each with its own divisional officer. There were also Divisional Committees which met each half year.