Ref NoGUA/6/1/1/1/8/2/1
TitleIPI correspondence, August 1979 - December 1980
Date2 August 1979 - 1 December 1980
Extent1 file
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited; Editor's Office; Peter Preston (1938-2018)
DescriptionFile of correspondence from the International Press Institute (IPI), created and held by Peter Preston, 2 August 1979 to 1 December 1980.

Correspondents include: Frank Rodgers (Chairman of the IPI British Executive Committee), Peter Galliner (IPI director) and William Whitelaw (MP).

Subjects covered include: IPI membership, August 1979 - November 1980; the Official Information Bill, August - December 1979; IPI Committee meetings and seminars, August 1979 - November 1980; the trial of journalist Salamat Ali in Pakistan, December 1979; meetings with government officials, August 1979 - March 1980; changes to the IPI constitution, January 1980; the election of IPI International Board members, February - April 1980 and IPI finances, April - December 1980.

Also includes notes of discussions between the IPI William Whitelaw, Home Secretary, March 1980 and un-named members of the British Government, August, November 1979; a report on the IPI British Executive Committee, nd, [March 1980]; discussion paper on police relations with the media in the 1980s, April 1980; IPI financial statements for the year ended 31 December 1979; list of members dues and contributions, December 1979 and June 1980 and IPI newsletter, July 1980.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSubject to access restrictions in line with the Data Protection Act and confidentiality.

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