Whitley Councils Collection

Scope and Content

The items in the section provide insight in to the history of Whitley Councils, with newspaper articles, lectures, magazine articles and letters all emphasising the impact and success of Whitleyism.

A National Joint Industrial Council or a Joint Industrial Council can also be known as a Whitley Council. This is because J. H. Whitley proposed a system of consultations in the work place, to improve relations between workers and employers. This model has gone on to influence industrial relations beyond the UK.

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Original available for consultation by appointment