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Bert Pearce (Welsh Communist Party) Papers Series
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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

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.

Trade Unions

The series comprises papers relating to trade unions, including the Wales TUC, Amalgamated Union of Engineering workers (AUEW), National Union of Seamen, and the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU), with analyses of the occupations and union membership of Communist Party Wales members.

Election results

The series comprises general election and local election results, mainly relating to the Communist Party candidates in South Wales, including newspaper cuttings, summaries of results, analysis and reports, 1945-1995, (mainly 1960s and 1970s).

General election leaflets

The series comprises general election and by-election leaflets, 1935, 1955-1989, (mainly 1960s and 1970s), mainly relating to Communist Party candidates in South Wales. Where noted some files also include election results, and papers relating to the arrangements of the campaigns.

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