Management Committee Induction Pack

Scope and Content

An induction pack for new members of the MA Management Committee, in an A4 ring binder. The contents are divided into four sections:

1. 'Maternity Alliance' Contains documents relating to: the responsibilities of charity trustees; the constitution of the MA; Standing Orders for the proceedings at Management Committee and general meetings; MA founding policy statement May 1981; Manifesto for Maternity 1997; resolutions passed at previous AGMs; the MA Strategic Plan; Equal Opportunities statement; guidelines for commercial activity.

2. 'Management Committee' Management Committee guidelines and committee members; MA Working Groups' terms of reference; meeting dates for 2001; members of the MA.

3. 'Staff' MA staff, telephone numbers, organisation chart; volunteer policy.

4. 'Useful Information' Map; MA publications catalogue; details of MA workshops and training course.

Also included were theses 3 MA publications held elsewhere in the archive:

The Health and Well Being of Babies Reflects the Health of the Nation, c.1990s; a poster about maternity rights; issue 87 of Maternity Action.