Local Authority Survey Papers,

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Local Authority Survey, 1985-1987, comprising replies from local authorities in Wales, 1985, and in the United Kingdom, 1986, in response to circulars from Gareth D. Evans; Standing Orders from various local authorities, [1986]; samples of circular letters, 1986-1987; letters received by GDE, 1986-1987; and draft of summary of replies received and their subsequent analysis, 1986.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1985 the Community Rights Project Ltd, London, commissioned a survey of the county and district councils of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland on the following subject: 'The rights, or otherwise, of members of an authority to attend, and participate in debate and voting, upon matters of identifiable concern to their own electoral divisions/wards, when they, themselves, were not already members of the full or sub-committee, working party, or other body, which was handling the matter'. The survey was undertaken by Councillor Gareth D. Evans, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, 1985-1986, who sent out circulars to councils in the UK and collated the results.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Councillor Gareth D. Evans, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, 1987.

Note

In 1985 the Community Rights Project Ltd, London, commissioned a survey of the county and district councils of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland on the following subject: 'The rights, or otherwise, of members of an authority to attend, and participate in debate and voting, upon matters of identifiable concern to their own electoral divisions/wards, when they, themselves, were not already members of the full or sub-committee, working party, or other body, which was handling the matter'. The survey was undertaken by Councillor Gareth D. Evans, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, 1985-1986, who sent out circulars to councils in the UK and collated the results.

Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987, pp. 77-78, at the National Library of Wales.

Archivist's Note

May 2003

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1987.

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