British Iron and Steel Federation Dissolution Committee

Scope and Content

In addition to the Committee's own records, this collection also contains records created by the BISF before its dissolution.

Administrative / Biographical History

This committee was appointed on 1 November 1967 to wind up all the outstanding affairs of the BISF, realise its assets and distribute the net proceeds to the British Steel Corporation and the British Independent Steel Producers Association in agreed proportions. It held its ninth and final meeting on 13 April 1973.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These records were among a series of deposits made by British Steel plc between 1995 and 1999.

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Custodial History

At its final meeting the Committee resolved to instruct its secretary to hand over its records to the British Steel Corporation "to form part of the records of the British Iron and Steel Federation".

Related Material

The largest part of the deposits made in the Centre by British Steel plc is formed by the records of the British Iron and Steel Federation (BISF) and its predecessor, the National Federation of Iron and Steel Manufacturers. The deposits also include records of a number of regional and sectional iron and steel employers' organisations associated with the BISF, the statutory Iron and Steel Board and the nationalised British Steel Corporation.