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East Moors Steel Works and British Steel, 1959, 1964-1975, bulk: 1964-1975

MS. Callaghan 13
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  1. Folder labelled "9015: H/Ind: 68-70" containing reports and accounts of the British Steel Corporation, and correspondence, reports and press cuttings regarding the future of the East Moors Steel Works and Guest Keen Iron and Steel Company. Correspondents include Ted Rowlands, Herbert Morley, Raymond Brookes, Lord Melchett [Philip Mond]. Also includes copy of Hansard for 3 July 1970, copy of paper Problems of the Intermediate Areas by Emrys Price, brief for House of Commons Second Reading Debate on the Iron and Steel Bill, and copy of paper on the re-nationalistion of the iron and steel industry by Patrick Hutber. 1959, 1964-1970
  2. Folder labelled "9016: H/Ind: 75" containing correspondence, press cuttings and reports relating to the proposed closure of the East Moors Steel works, the campaign to save it, jobs for redundant workers, and the Welsh steel industry in general. Correspondents include Ken Hutchings, Tony Benn and Albert Huish, among others. Also includes copy of The Human Face of Change: Social responsibility and rationalization at British Steel by Ken Jones. 1974-1975


  • Creation: Creation: 1959, 1964-1975
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1964-1975


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Callaghan 13

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom