Cardiff Trades (Union) Council collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains the records of the Cardiff Trades Union Council including the Constitution; Minutes of the Council and Executive Committee from 1941-1981; correspondence with affiliated trade unions, 1975-84; general correspondence, 1961-88; 'Special' correspondence and papers relating to (inter alia) East Moors Steelworks, South Glamorgan District Manpower Committee, National Health Service, the Miners' strike 1984-85; TUC literature; Wales TUC Annual Conferences; papers of P.L. 'Charlie' Swain, Secretary of CTUC; TUC Education Advisory Committee for Wales.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Cardiff Trades Council was known by that name before January 1972 and as Cardiff Trades Union Council since that date.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.


Compiled by Elizabeth Pengilly with Peter Keelan.

Other Finding Aids

A Handlist of the Collection.