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John Morris Papers, Decentralization in government -- Wales
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Congratulatory messages,

Congratulatory letters and messages to John Morris on his appointment as Secretary of State for Wales by Harold Wilson. The file includes some longer letters reflecting on the work of the Welsh Office and its future potential, the progress and fut...

Devolution documents,

Copies of official documents deriving from the Welsh Office relating to devolution policies and developments.

Great Britain. Welsh Office

Devolution documents,

Photocopies of official documents relating to the devolution campaign. These include the minutes of ministerial meetings, including meetings with the Lord President of the Council, concerning devolution, and draft governmental statements on devolu...


Material deriving from the 'Yes' campaign [the 'Wales for the Assembly campaign'] in the 1 March 1979 devolution referendum, and papers relating to the evolution and development of Labour Party policy on devolution between 1974...

Wales for the Assembly Campaign.


Most of the papers relate to the Labour Party and the 1979 referendum campaign. Also contains some of John Morris's notes for the speeches which he delivered during the referendum campaign.


Copies of documents from the archives of the Welsh Office relating to devolution issues, including mainly the proceedings of the Ministerial Committee on Devolution.

Great Britain. Welsh Office.


Relates to the 'Wales for the Assembly' campaign in preparation for the 1 March 1979 referendum and John Morris's role in it.