Catalogue description Department of Trade and Industry and Successors: British Overseas Trade Board: Secretariat: Registered Files (BOTB/SEC Series)

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Reference: FV 75
Title: Department of Trade and Industry and Successors: British Overseas Trade Board: Secretariat: Registered Files (BOTB/SEC Series)
Description:

Records of the Secretariat of the British Overseas Trade Board (BOTB) relating to export promotion, industrial strategy and UK representation abroad.

Date: 1971-1986
Arrangement:

The records are arranged in numerical order by file reference.

Related material:

Files of the Finance Committees of the BOTB FV 76

Files of the Advisory Council of the BOTB FV 77

Agendas and minutes of the BOTB FV 78

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: BOTB/SEC file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Department of Trade and Industry, British Overseas Trade Board, 1972-1974

Department of Trade, British Overseas Trade Board, 1974-1983

Physical description: 67 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department of Trade and Industry , from 2002

Custodial history: Transferred to the Department of Trade and Industry in 1988
Selection and destruction information: Policy files are always selected for permanent preservation
Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

The British Overseas Trade Board was formed in 1972 to direct and develop the Government's export promotion services and overseas finance and planning on behalf of the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. The board consisted of businessmen and representatives from industry, the Department of Trade and Industry, Export Credits Guarantee Department, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Trade Union Congress. Its President was the Secretary of State for Trade.

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