Abortion and Family Law

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7PMA/03/11
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 2.12
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- 'Countdown. The Family Planning International Campaign. A plan of operation' prepared by Arthur Wareham Associates Limited, Jan 1972 with copy of photograph of campaigners [Pamela advised on Countdown campaign]

- pamphlet 'Too great a risk!' / Family Planning Association

- notice of meeting re new Abortion Law Reform Association campaign with photocopy of Abortion (Amendment) Bill presented by William Benyon, 1977

- press release for Reason Campaign for Common Sense on Abortion launched on 19 Nov 1973

- written answer on abortion and the Lane Report, dated 3 Apr 1974

- papers re National Tribunal on Abortion Rights held at Central Hall, Westminster on 29 Jan 1977

- draft letter from The Fawcett Society's support of the Birth Control Campaign's opposition to the Abortion (Amendment) Bill

- comments by the Fawcett Society re Law Commission Working paper no 53 - Family Law Matrimonial Proceedings in Magistrates Courts, Mar 1974

See 6WIM/E/01/02 for papers on the Reason campaign [Women in Media and the Fawcett Society, amongst other organisations, were part of this. Pamela Anderson was campaign coordinator]