File B2/7 - Devolution,

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B2/7

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Devolution,

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  • 1973-1979. (Creation)

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The Wales for the Assembly Action Committee, and Research Sub-committee, was an organisation campaigning for Welsh devolution, active from 1975. Following the passing of the Wales Act 1978 enabling devolution, the government held a referendum on whether to implement its provisions in 1979. The Action Committee was replaced by the "Wales for the Assembly Campaign: Ymgyrch Cymru dros y Cynulliad", an independent all-party campaign in favour of devolution of Wales in the Referendum of 1st March 1979. The referendum was a major defeat for the pro-devolution cause.

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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 and 1979.

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Preferred citation: B2/7

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vtls004579292

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: B2/7 (Box 55).