Records of the Cardiff Trades (Union) Council, 1940-1988

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains the records of the Cardiff Trades Union Council including:

- the Constitution

- minutes of the Council and Executive Committee from 1941-1981

- correspondence with affiliated trade unions, 1975-1984

- general correspondence, 1961-1988

- 'special' correspondence and papers relating to (inter alia) East Moors Steelworks, South Glamorgan District Manpower Committee, National Health Service, the Miners' strike 1984-1985

- TUC literature

- Wales TUC Annual Conferences

- papers of P.L. 'Charlie' Swain, Secretary of CTUC

- TUC Education Advisory Committee for Wales.

Printed booklets, committee papers, manuscript notes, letters, pamphlets, ballot papers, address books, receipt books, journal issues, pressure-group newsletters, reports, newspaper cuttings, flyers.

The Cardiff Trades Council was known by that name before January 1972 and as Cardiff Trades Union Council since that date.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is available by prior appointment, during 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Related Material

Handlists are provided in Folder 0 of this archive detailing the records of the Cardiff Trades (Union) Council