Catalogue description Department of Trade and Industry and successors: Internal European Policy Division Registered Files (AW Series)
|Title:||Department of Trade and Industry and successors: Internal European Policy Division Registered Files (AW Series)|
This series consists of the registered files of the Internal European Policy Division. The files relate to the major initiative called the Single Market Campaign which was launched by the government of the time to raise the awareness of British industry to the benefits and challenges they would face when European markets were liberalised in 1992.
|Former reference in its original department:||AW|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Department of Trade and Industry, Internal European Policy Division, 1988-1991
|Access conditions:||Records not yet transferred|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
|Accumulation dates:||Prefix used from 1988 to 1991. Last date of use is not known.|
|Selection and destruction information:||Management of the Economy (22.214.171.124)|
|Accruals:||No further accruals expected for this set of records|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
The AW prefix was used by the Internal European Policy Division. It was responsible for commercial and industrial policy issues and relations with regard to the European Community (EC), the introduction of the Single Market, EC agreements, and general coordination and advice on EC matters with regard to trade and industry. The Single Market Unit was responsible for the Campaign initiative, sponsorship and funding, briefing, publicity and coordination.
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