Maternity Emergency

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the MA Maternity Emergency Rally, 6 Apr 1987, at Central Hall, Westminster. An issue of 'Battleaxe - the New Labour Movement Paper for Women' containing an article entitled 'Maternity Emergency: Maternity Rights in Crisis'; invitations and thank you letters to speakers and those appearing in or compering the entertainment; comperes' notes; meetings of the Entertainments Subcommittee for the event. Two of the folders contain letters to ministers at the DHSS and MPs, together with transcripts of a large number of Parliamentary Questions on maternity benefits asked in the House of Commons in Feb 1987.