Fonds GB 0210 PETBLA - Peter Black (Liberal Democrats Wales) Papers

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Peter Black (Liberal Democrats Wales) Papers


  • 1988-1998 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.018 cubic metres (3 folders); 1 large box (September 2010); 3 large boxes (October 2013).

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Peter Black was elected the Assembly Member for South Wales West in 1999, and was appointed deputy minister for local government in the Labour / Liberal coalition administration, 2000. He was the former Chair of the Liberal Democrats Wales and of the Liberal Democrats Wales' Finance Committee. Peter Black was born in 1960, and was educated at Wirral Grammar School for Boys and the University of Wales Swansea. He is a Councillor on Swansea City and County Council.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Mr Peter Black, The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff, August 2000, September 2010 and October 2013.; A2000/103

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Scope and content

The fonds comprises minutes of the Liberal Democrats Wales Executive Committee, the Welsh Campaigns and Communications Committee, and the Finance and Administration Committee, 1988-1998. The papers were accumulated by Peter Black as a member of the Party, former chair of the Welsh Party, c. 1995-1997, and former chair of the Welsh Liberal Democrats Finance and Administration Committee.

A further consignment of papers were received. This group remains uncatalogued.

An additional consignment of papers collated by Peter Black. This group remains uncatalogued.

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Accruals are possible

System of arrangement

Arranged into three files: Executive Committee, Campaigns and Communications Committee and the Finance and Administration Committee, and chronologically within each file.

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Conditions governing access

Papers less than ten years old are not available for consultation without the permission of Peter Black, The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply

Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Minutes and agenda of the Liberal Democrats Wales, together with constituency papers, correspondence, conference papers, election material and other papers, 1984-1999, are in NLW, Liberal Democrats Wales Records. Further papers, 1986-1992, are in NLW, Welsh Liberal Democrats Papers, and 1970-1993, in NLW, Gwyn Griffiths Papers.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2002




Archivist's note

Compiled by Nia Mai Williams.

Archivist's note

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: The Wales Yearbook 2001, compiled and edited by Denis Balsom, HTV, 2000.

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