Secretary's Department

Scope and Content

Papers of the Secretary's Department of the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation, comprising records concerning: industrial relations (including minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade); accidents and incidents; reorganisation of collieries; coalfield strategy; planning reviews; and the Colliery Review Procedure.


Original order reconstructed.

Custodial History

This subfonds is made up of material brought together from different accessions deposited by the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation. DNCB/29 (acc. no: U1970/2687)

DNCB/32 (acc. no: 1978/17)

DNCB/41 (acc. no: 1985/210)

DNCB/67 (no accession number identified) and 2001/144 (no previous DNCB reference number)

The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.