Social Services and Welfare Topic Group

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/F/19/01/04
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 JBS4/4.4
  • Dates of Creation
      1983-1985
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Membership of the topic group Social Services and Welfare was The Salvation Army, European Union of Women, Josephine Butler Society, League of Jewish Women, Soroptimist International, Crusade of Rescue, Housewives in Dialogue, Women for Social Democracy, Women in Media, Association of Inner Wheel Clubs, Women's Liberal Federation, an Independent, National Housewives' Register

Consists of:

- correspondence concerning meetings of the Social Services and Welfare group and minutes of meetings

- Joyce Ansell's note on the Greater London Council's Retirement Association (with carbon copy letter dated 1 Aug 1983) and another on prostitution (letter dated 1 Aug 1983)

- correspondence concerning drafts of report with versions of the report

- typescript 'A policy directed towards a happier third age' with press cutting 'Back to school for the young in mind' dated 21 Oct 1983

- report 'Unemployment and the family. Unemployment Alliance Briefing paper no 4' by Jennie Popay, Feb 1984

- final report by Non-Governmental Organisations of the Social Services and Welfare topic group in preparation for the end of the decade world conference to be held in Nairobi from 15-26 Jul 1985

Press cuttings:

- 'Centre closure 'could be a disaster', publication unidentified, dated 5 Dec 1983

- 'Working women expect to return to jobs after having families', 'The Times', dated 31 May 1984

- 'Family life of jobless is under threat', 'The Times', dated 3 Apr 1984