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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/3477
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): [1978-1988]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.35 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Citizens' Advice Bureau | Staines branch


Administrative/Biographical history:

Staines and District Citizens' Advice Bureau opened on 30 October 1967. The first aim of Citizens' Advice Bureaux is to provide information and advice to individuals so that they do not suffer through ignorance of their rights or an inability to express their wishes or complaints. The second aim is to influence national and local policy in the light of enquiries received by bureaux. The records of Staines Citizens' Advice Bureau reflect both these aims.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Staines branch of the Citizens' Advice Bureau, including case files and administrative papers such as press packs, day sheets, correspondence and consumer sheets.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/3477/001-057: Case Papers; ACC/3477/058-084: Administration.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in February 1995.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For further records of the Citizens' Advice Bureau Staines branch see ACC/1762 and LMA/4181.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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