Professor Wyn Grant Research Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The papers comprise folders of interview notes produced by Professor Grant in his research into the general area of government-business relations in Britain: interviews for The Confederation of British Industry (1977), co-written with David Marsh; interviews with civil servants for The political economy of industrial policy (1982); interviews with government relations managers for two editions of Business and politics in Britain (1987) and (1993); interviews in Britain and Brussels for Government and the chemical industry (1988).

Administrative / Biographical History

Wyn Grant was born in 1947 and was educated at the universities of Leicester, Strathclyde and Exeter. He was appointed a lecturer in politics at Warwick University in 1971 and is a current staff member of the Department of Politics and International Studies. His research interests have included government-business relations, pressure groups and economic and industrial policy. More recently, he has focussed on comparative public policy, in particular environmental policy (especially air pollution and also global warming) and agricultural policy. He was appointed the first Marshall-Monnet fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle. Recent books include Autos, Smog and Pollution Control (1995) and The Common Agricultural Policy (1997). His teaching interests include the politics of international trade and problems of economic management.

Reference: Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, [Online] Available:, Accessed 23 July 1999

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Only available with the permission of Professor Grant.

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for Professor Grant (GB 152 AAR).

Custodial History

The bulk of the papers were deposited in the Centre by Professor Grant in 1993. He deposited a further file in January 1997.

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