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Glamorgan Archives
Clwyd, Ann, Member of Parliament papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DMP

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Ann Clwyd, Member of Parliament papers

Short Title: Clwyd, Ann, Member of Parliament papers

Creation date(s): 1964-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (66 items)

Name of creator(s): Ann Clwyd, MP


Administrative/Biographical history: Ann Clwyd (b 1937), was elected as MP for the Cynon Valley (Labour) in 1984 and became the first woman to represent a South Wales Valleys' seat. She is currently a Member of the House of Commons Select Committee on International Development, Chairman of the All-Party Group on Human Rights, and Joint Vice Chair on Portugal. The papers in this collection relate to her activities as a Member of the European Party for Mid and West Wales, during the 1980s.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Ann Clwyd, 1964-1987, comprised of: letters despatched, 1980-1984, 1986. Constituency correspondence, 1984-1987. Correspondence and papers, 1964-1987, includes correspondence relating to Mrs Edwina Currie, 1985 and 1986; correspondence relating to the European Economic Community, 1978-1985; correspondence and papers relating to health and the National Health Service, 1979-1987; correspondence relating to transport in Wales, 1984-1986; correspondence and papers relating to the Warnock Report (which is concerned with reproduction and the implications of test-tube babies, surrogate motherhood, and experiments with embryos) 1984-1986; miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1980-1987 - subjects include: coal; deportation; education; library services; Nigerian water supply; street lighting; and the Turkish peace movement.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged as follows: letters despatched, arranged chronologically; Constituency letters have been arranged alphabetically by constituents' names; correspondence and papers have been arranged alphabetically by subject

Conditions governing access: Some of this material is confidential. Researchers wishing to use the collections are requested to specify in writing ot the Glamorgan Archivist, their area of interest and the purpose of their research.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition

Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual on 14 November 1990.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Archives, Catalogue of the Papers of Ann Clwyd, MP.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004

Clwyd, Ann, | Archives
Glamorgan (Wales) | Politics and government | 19th century

Personal names
Clwyd , Ann
Currie , Edwina , 1946-

Corporate names
European Economic Community
Great Britain | National Health Service

South Wales ()

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