Ffeil / File 5 - Anti-Smacking Campaign

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Anti-Smacking Campaign


  • 2007-2014 (Creation)

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2 folders.

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Papers related to a long running campaign to ban smacking children, through removal of the "reasonable chastisement" in Welsh law. The file includes correspondence with Assembly Members, Ministers, legal officials and the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer and an opinion from the First Minister, Carwyn Jones indicating that he believed the law was within the competence of the Assembly. The file also contains drafts of speeches given by Christine Chapman, articles and press releases, annotated drafts of legislation, letters from private citizens giving their opinion on the legislation and papers giving international comparisons.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: Christine Chapman AM (Women's Archive of Wales) Papers 5.

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  • Text: Christine Chapman AM (Women's Archive of Wales) Papers 5 (Box 2)