Papers of Peter Jackson MP

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collection contains constituency correspondence between Jackson and his constituents in the period 1966-1970, papers relating to a Select Committee on Agriculture in 1968, and papers relating to the 1970 General Election.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Michael Jackson was born in October 1928. After attending the Universities of Liverpool and Leicester, he became a lecturer in sociology at the University of Hull, 1964-66. He was then elected Labour MP for the High Peak Division of Derbyshire. He was defeated in 1970, and again in February 1974. He was a fellow of Hull University, 1970-72 and a tutor for the Open University, 1972-74. He became Senior Planning Officer for South Yorkshire County Council in 1974 and unsuccessfully contested the Birmingham North constituency in the European parliamentary election in 1979.

Arrangement

U DMJ/1-22 Constituency correspondence, 1966-1970

U DMJ/23-34 Papers relating to the Select Committee on Agriculture, 1968

U DMJ/35-40 Papers relating to the General Election of 1970

Conditions Governing Access

Some of the records in this collection contain sensitive personal information.

Those records containing the sensitive personal data information of adults are not available for public inspection for 75 years. Those records containing the sensitive personal data information of children are not available for public inspection for 100 years. This is in accordance with Section 41 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Other Finding Aids

Entry in Modern political papers subject guide

Conditions Governing Use

Peter Jackson

Custodial History

Donated by Peter M Jackson, 1972