Catalogue description Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Leeds: Case Files

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Details of J 291
Reference: J 291
Title: Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Leeds: Case Files

This series contains records of the Crown Court at Leeds comprising a variety of case files.

It includes evidence leading to the prosecution of John Poulson, the Yorkshire architect, for corruption (J 291/59-101). Police investigation of Poulson led to the resignation of the Home Secretary, Reginald Maudling, in 1972. Poulson was convicted in 1975.

Note: The naming of a defendant within this catalogue does not imply guilt.
Date: 1959-2009
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Supreme Court of Judicature, Crown Court at Leeds, 1971-

Physical description: 372 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

The Court Service , from 2002

Selection and destruction information: Pieces 192-228 were deselected and destroyed by Ministry of Justice in 2007, in accordance with Operational Selection Policy 40, prior to transfer to The National Archives.
Accruals: Series is accruing

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