Catalogue description Department of Trade and Industry and successors: British Overseas Trade Board (BOTB): Advisory Council : Documents (BOTAC series)

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Reference: FV 77
Title: Department of Trade and Industry and successors: British Overseas Trade Board (BOTB): Advisory Council : Documents (BOTAC series)
Description:

This series consists of records concerning advice on the British Overseas Trading Board's (BOTB) services to industry; channels of communication between BOTB and commerce and industry; and suggestions for measures to improve Britain's overseas trading performance.

Date: 1975-1980
Arrangement:

The files are arranged in chronological order.

Related material:

Files of the Secretariat of the BOTB FV 75

Files of the Finance Committees of the BOTB FV 76

Files of the Advisory Council of the BOTB FV 78

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

Department of Trade and Industry, British Overseas Trade Board, 1983-1988

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

Physical description: 6 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department of Trade and Industry , from 2002

Accumulation dates: File series ran from 1975 to 1988
Selection and destruction information: This series documents communication between the BOTB and commerce and industry, and the development of export promotion policy (2.2.1.2. management of the economy, and 2.2.1.3 external relations)
Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

The British Overseas Trade Board Advisory Council was set up in 1975 to act as an advisory link between the BOTB and industry. The council consisted of the Secretary of State for Trade, members of the BOTB, Chairmen of BOTB Advisory Groups, representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, the Trade Union Congress, the National Economic Development Council, the Institute of Exports, the British Shippers' Council, the British Export Houses Association, the Committee on Invisible Exports, Export Clubs and individual industrialists.

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