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Bert Pearce (Welsh Communist Party) Papers Series
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Minutes and papers

The series comprises minutes and papers of the Democratic Left and the Democratic Left Wales, with some Democratic Left and Communist Party Great Britain conference papers, and Green Socialist Network papers.

New Constitution

The series comprises papers relating to the demise of the Communist Party of Great Britain and the formation of the Democratic Left, including the draft constitution and manifesto of the Democratic Left, and its publication entitled The New Times, with papers relating to the Communist Party Great Britain and Communist Party Wales.

Green Socialist Network

The series contains papers relating to the Green Socialist Network / Rhwydwaith Sosialaidd Gwyrdd, an environmental group which was affiliated to the Democratic Left, including the 'GreenSocs' magazine, newsletters, minutes and correspondence.

CPGB Executive Committee

The series consists of executive committee minutes and papers, with papers relating to district committees, the political committee, membership and events; and includes various Communist Party reports, pamphlets and leaflets.

CPGB subject committees

The series consists of papers relating to the Midlands District committee, 1944-1958, Political Committee, 1965-1982, the Inner-party Democracy committee, 1979-1980, Congress appeals committee, 1983-1985, and to party unity, 1983-1985.

People's March for Jobs

The series relates to the three marches that were organised between 1981 and 1983. The first, 1-30 May 1981, was the month long People's March to London, from Yorkshire to London, and from Liverpool to London. It included a South Wales Section, 15-22 May, from Llanelli, Neath, Pencoed, Tonypandy, Porth, Aberdare, Treforest, and Llanrumney to London. -- The second, 16-18 Sept. 1982, was a three day march in Wales from Rhondda, Merthyr, Ebbw Vale and Pontypool to Cardiff. It was jointly organised by the People's March for Jobs, Wales TUC and the Jobs for Youth Campaign. -- The third, April-June 1983, was the People's March for Jobs and Peace, organised by the TUC from Glasgow and the North west to London.

People's March for Jobs

Minutes and papers

The series consists of files relating to the activities of the Communist Party in Wales, including Welsh Executive Committee minutes, papers relating to devolution, local government, industry, and miscellaneous material, 1939-1998. Most files include material on a range of different subjects. Dates are wide ranging in some cases, and appear to be files that have been gathered together for a certain meeting or other purpose. Further details of the contents of the files are noted on file level when of particular importance. Some files are specifically Young Communist League, Llanelli branch, North Wales area, Secretariat and correspondence files. The minute book of the New Era Union Class, 1916-1919, is also included.


The series comprises lists of names and addresses of members of the Communist Party and the Democratic Left, listed by branch and area, or as committee members and congress delegates. The files include membership cards, statistics and analysis, some financial papers, and the address book of the Llwchwr branch members.

Financial ledgers

The series consists of financial ledgers detailing income from membership dues, branch contributions, donations, and sales of publications through the South Wales Bookshop, and the expenditure of the Communist Party on organisers' wages, and administrative costs.

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