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Ann Jones AM (Women’s Archive of Wales) Papers

  • GB 0210 ANNJONS
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2014

Sub-fond A comprises papers related to Ann Jones's campaign for domestic fire safety measures in Wales, centering on the devolution of powers to the National Assembly for Wales for this purpose and the resulting legislation; the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure, 2011, which required sprinkler systems to be fitted to all newly built or substantially converted domestic residences in Wales. Sub-fond B comprises material related to Ann Jones' campaign against the closure of the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service control room in Rhyl. Sub-fonds C comprises material related to the Children's Society's decision to withdraw from Wales, and Ann Jones' efforts in the the subsequent establishment of Tros Gynnal Plant to continue that work. Sub-fonds D relates to the restructure of the National Health Service in Wales.

Jones, Ann, 1953-


File comprises Ann Jones' correspondence with various officials regarding the decision of The Children's Society to close its operations in Wales. Correspondents include bishops, clergy, Members of Parliament, members of the British Royal Family, the Chief Executive of The Children's Society, Ian Sparks, trustees and patrons of The Children's Society, Members of the National Assembly for Wales, the media and regulatory authorities.

Establishment of Tros Gynnal Plant

The series comprises of papers related to the Task Force established by the National Assembly for Wales to consider options to continue the work of The Children's Society following its decision to close operations in Wales. It contains minutes and meeting papers, reports and correspondence, press released and newspaper clippings. The charity Tros Gynnal was eventually established to carry out this work.

Press and media

File comprises press releases, press cuttings and offprints of on-line news stories related to the decision of The Children's Society to close its operations in Wales and the subsequent backlash.