Ref NoBPS/001/11/04/03/01/02
TitleEvidence to the Home Office Committee on the Law Relating to Children and Young Persons 1958-1959
Extent1 file
DescriptionOffprint of British Psychological Society Evidence to the Home Office Committee on the Law Relating to Children and Young Persons 1958-1959 prepared by Society working party comprising E A Peel (chairman), J R Fish, R G Andry, R H Adams, A D B Clarke, R Cockett, May A Davidson, J M Lomax-Simpson, Denis McMahon, Grace Rawlings, W Robertson, H Stott, Arthur Summerfield, George Westby, Mary D Wilson. [See also BPS/002/2/04/03 for working party minutes].

Oral evidence was also given by E A Peel, John Fish, J Lomas-Simpson, H Stott and George Westby. George Westby also attended a meeting with the Home Secretary 2 February 1959 at launch of white paper on young offenders

Includes historical concepts, juvenile court procedures, investigation and diagnosis, methods of rehabilitation, preventative aspects of neglect and delinquency and summary of recommendations,

NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
Previously in BPS/001/10 'Miscellaneous I' that reference number now used for BPS Education and Training
Related MaterialBPS/001/3/02/01/10 Council Papers 1955
BPS/001/3/02/02/05 Council Papers V 1955-1959
BPS/002/2/04/03 Memoranda and minutes (1957) on Evidence to The Home Office Committee on the Law relating to Children and Young Persons 1958 (Working Group)
BPS/001/11/04/03/02/01 Evidence to the Royal Commission on the Penal Service 1966
BPS/001/11/04/03/02/03 Evidence on Detention Centres 1968
BPS/001/11/04/03/02/06 Evidence on the Treatment of Young Officers 1971
AccessConditionsRegistered Users by Appointment Only.
Location13: BPS History of Psychology Centre, London
TermChild psychology
Child care
Forensic Psychology
Public Relations
Legislation and Regulations
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following: ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description MAD3 Third Edition 2000
ArchNoteCompiled by Claire Jackson BPS Archivist History of Psychology Centre.

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