GB 0210 WAYVID
Wayne David Papers,
- 1979-1999 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.729 cubic metres (81 boxes)
Name of creator
Wayne David (b. 1957), Labour politician, was the Labour MEP for South Wales, and later South Wales Central constituency of the European Parliament, 1989-1997. He was Vice President of the European Parliament Regional Policy committee, and leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party. He gave up his European seat in 1999 to unsuccessfully contest the Rhondda constituency in the National Assembly of Wales elections in 1999. He was elected the Member of Parliament for Caerphilly in 2001.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Wayne David, Cardiff, 1996, 1999.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers of Wayne David, 1979-1999, comprising Labour Party papers, 1987-1998, including correspondence, 1989-1995, publications, 1992-1996; papers relating to the environment, 1989-1994; papers relating to the European Parliament and the European Union, 1989-1994; papers relating to regional policy and European Community grants, 1990-1994; articles by Wayne David, 1990-1998; subject files of the South Wales Central constituency, 1993-1999; financial contributions files, 1993-1998; press releases and newspaper cuttings, 1989-1998; papers relating to visits, conferences and invitations, 1994-1997; recommendations and references, 1994-1998; news articles, 1997-1999; congratulatory letters, 1994-1997; papers relating to elections, 1997-1999; miscellaneous papers, 1991-1994; desk diaries; 1990-1998; telephone message books, 1994-1999; correspondence books, 1994-1998; and petty cash book, 1979-1984.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: General Labour Party papers; the environment; Europe; regional policy and EC grants; press releases and newspaper cuttings; subject files; constituency files; Europe - South Wales Central Region; general; petty cash book; desk diaries; correspondence books; telephone message books; and miscellaneous.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Constituents' files (files 79-94) are closed until 2050 (FOI exemption, s40). 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 regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor lists and summaries, 1997, pp. 28-30; 2000, pp. 11-18. The catalogue is also available online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Place access points
Name access points
- David, Wayne (Creator)
- Labour Party Wales. (Subject)
- European Parliament. (Subject)
- South Wales Central (European Parliamentary Constituency) (Subject)
- David, Wayne -- Archives. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor lists and summaries, 1997; House of Common Biographies (London, 2003).