- 1936-1998 (Creation)
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Bert Pearce was a supporter of the Parliament for Wales Campaign since returning to Wales in 1960. He drafted evidence on a Parliament for Wales which was submitted to the Kilbrandon Commission in 1970. He helped organise the campaign for the Yes Vote in the 1979 referendum. In 1987 he was one of the Five in Action Group which initiated the foundation of the Campaign for a Welsh Assembly, and was active on the Campaign's National Council since its foundation conference in Merthyr, 1988.
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The group comprises Communist policy documents on devolution, 1936-1994, papers relating to the Welsh language and culture, 1949-1968, Scotland, 1967-1992, devolution referenda, 1979 and 1997, Campaign for a Welsh Assembly papers, 1987-1993, and Parliament for Wales campaign papers, 1992-1998.
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Arranged into six series: Communist policy, Welsh language and culture, Scotland, referenda, Campaign for a Welsh Assembly, and Parliament for Wales campaign.
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Preferred citation: WN