Management Committee Papers and Minutes 1996

Scope and Content

A complete set of minutes of the Management Committee meetings in 1996, mostly not signed, together with agendas and papers for these meetings.

Particular items:

1 Feb 1996 - list of Advisor Members; Letter from MA to the Home Secretary about the treatment of pregnant women in prison

21 Mar 1996 - MA Second Reading Briefing on the Housing Bill as it affects homeless pregnant women and new parents; two papers on the aims and objectives of the MA; discussion of the legal opinion obtained from Michael Beloff and Helen Mountfield on the Lower Earnings Limit, and the stand to be taken by MA

13 Jun 1996 - Charity Commission leaflet 'Responsibilities of Charity Trustees'; comments from the MA on the Housing Bill

26 Sep 1996 -list of Management Committee members; two papers by Joanna Wade: 'Challenging the effect of the Lower Earnings Lit on women' and 'Thoughts on expanding the information service'

7 Nov 1996 - MA response to the Department of Social Security consultation document on improving decision making and appeals in social security; report of the meeting of the 'Right From The Start' steering group