Minutes of proceedings, written submissions and photographs.
Records of Cecil Angel and Company, solicitors of Coventry, relating to the public inquiry into disorder at Red Lion Square
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
On 15 June 1974 a demonstration in London against the National Front organised by the London and Home Counties Area Council of Liberation led to disorder in Red Lion Square, during which a Warwick University student, Kevin Gately, sustained injuries of which he later died. The coroner's inquest into Gately's death returned a verdict of death by misadventure. A public inquiry was conducted by Lord Justice Scarman between July and November 1974 to review the events that led to the disorder and to consider whether any lesson might be learned for the better maintenance of public order during demonstrations.
Cecil Angel and Company of Coventry acted as solicitors in the inquiry for the National Union of Students and the University of Warwick Students' Union.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection was deposited in the Centre by Cecil Angel and Company in 1975 through Michael King of Warwick University's Law Department.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/CAC
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has not been weeded.
Further deposits are not expected.