Home security intelligence summary (Cardiff). Copies of secret daily reports of air raids and attacks on shipping for the whole of Wales. The reports were prepared in Cardiff and sent to the Ministry of Home Security in London for distribution to the military and to other government departments.
Ministry of Defence, Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Ministry of Home Security was set up in 1939 to coordinate civil defence
Chronological within record series.
Conditions Governing Access
Presented by the Ministry of Defence under the Public Record Act s3.6 in June 2012
Other Finding Aids
A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Compiled by M Wilcox for Glamorgan Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
The files appear to have been in the hands of the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance/ Department of Social Security from at least 1960, and possibly from the time of the war, as the Ministry was one of the original recipients of the reports. They were transferred to the Ministry of Defence (Defence Business Services) in 2012.
Accruals are not expected.