Committee on Street Offences 1928-1929

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/B/04/10
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3/JBS/C2 Box 1 of 3 JB 55
  • Dates of Creation
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      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- evidence to the Street Offences Committee from Dr Gordon, Lady Emmott on behalf of National Council of Women, Mr Sempkins of the National Vigilance Association, Alison Neilans, Sydney Leader, and summaries of evidence for Street Offences Committee (manuscript notes)

- letter and report of Conference on the Report of the Street Offences Committee1928 held on 15 Jan 1929

- correspondence concerning the treatment of Miss Savidge by Scotland Yard officials and inquiry into police methods generally, particularly uncorroborated police evidence (1928)

- notes on a deputation to Prime Minister Baldwin on Street Offences on 19 Apr 1929


- leaflet 'Street Offences report. A criticism by the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene', 1928

- pamphlet 'Report of the Street Offences Committee', Cmd 3231, London: HMSO, 1928

- pamphlet 'Report of the Tribunal appointed under the Tribunals of Inquiry (Evidence) Act 1921', Cmd 3147, London, HMSO 1928

- pamphlet 'Some notes on the report of the Street Offences Committee' by Miss EH Kelly, 'The Magistrate', supplement no 6, Jun 1929

- pamphlet 'Prostitutes apprehended by London Police 1929', the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, 1929 (incomplete pamphlet pages 3 and 4 only)

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- pamphlet 'The Case against the report of the Street Offences Committee', reprinted from 'The Shield', Sep 1929 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'Correspondence re pamphlet 'The case against the report of the Street Offences Committee' reprinted from 'The Shield' vol 6, no 1 Jan 1930 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

Press cuttings:

- two exercise books with press cuttings about the Savidge case (1928-1929)