Series 3 - Legal Working Party

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GB 249 OEDA/E/3

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Legal Working Party

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  • 1974-1999 (Creation)

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10 folders
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Documents the foundation, by the Society of Labour Lawyers, of the ‘[SPAID] Legal Working Party’ (originally called ‘Asbestosis Working Group’) and some of its meetings 1980-1986. The brief of the working party was 'to examine the law and procedure on asbestosis claims, with particular reference to the inter-relationship between Coroner's Courts and the Pneumoconiosis Medical Panels'. The idea was to create a forum for helping Nancy Tait with research and also 'a useful tool for Parliamentary lobbying without infringing SPAID's charitable status'.

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  • English

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