National Dock Labour Board Tyne, and Wear Area Local Board
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Administrative / biographical background:
The N.D.L.B. was set up in 1947 to administer the National Dock Labour Scheme created by the Government in 1946. It operated through a number of local boards. In 1989, as a result of the Dock Work Act, the National Dock Labour Scheme was ended and the Boards abolished.