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National Library of Wales
Local Authority Survey papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 LOCVEY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Local Authority Survey Papers

Short Title: Local Authority Survey papers

Creation date(s): 1985-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.09 cubic metres (10 boxes)

Name of creator(s): The Community Rights Project Ltd; Gareth D. Evans, Pontypridd.


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.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Councillor Gareth D. Evans, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, 1987.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003

Great Britain | Politics and government
Local government | Great Britain
Local government | Northern Ireland
Political rights | Great Britain

Personal names
Evans , Gareth D. , of Pontypridd

Corporate names
Community Rights Project

Great Britain ()
Wales ()

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