Inland Revenue Departmental Whitley Council Staff Side/Trade Union Side

Scope and Content

This collection includes: full Council minutes and papers, 1920-1974; general purposes committee minutes and other records, 1925-1982; Staff Side/Trade Union Side minutes, 1927-1981; Memoranda to members of Staff Side, 1946-1977; Staff Side annual reports, 1922-1976; Staff Side news bulletins, 1937-1941; minutes of conferences of staff association representatives and other records, 1920-1971; Branch Whitley Committee minutes and papers, 1920-1973; various subject files, 1926-1988.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Inland Revenue Departmental Whitley Council was formed in 1920 as part of the introduction of Whitleyism throughout the Civil Service.

Reference: J.D. Thomas, 'Fifty years of Whitleyism in the Inland Revenue, 1920-70' (1970).

Access Information

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

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Custodial History

The archive was deposited in the Centre on indefinite loan on the 6th February 1990.


Accruals: 6th February 1990: 4 crates collected by university van [indefinite loan]; 18th February 1991: 1 crate collected by university van [indefinite loan].