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TitleLynes, Anthony Alfred (1929-2014) social policy adviser and researcher
Extent69 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryTony Lynes worked with Richard Titmuss at LSE, 1958-1965. He was adviser on social security to Labour Secretaries of State, 1974-1979, and continued to advise the Labour Party into the 1990s. His publications include the Penguin Guide to Supplementary Benefits. He also contributed a weekly column on benefits in New Society and the New Statesman. In addition, he has been secretary of the Child Poverty Action Group, an advisor to the National Pensioners Convention and has worked with pensioners' groups in Southwark, London.
DescriptionResearch papers, correspondence and publications concerning various fields of social policy and administration collected by Lynes in his own research and as advisor to various organisations and individuals. Includes:
Material relating to research conducted as an assistant to Richard Titmuss and as an advisor to the Labour Party on social security policy.
Notes and papers concerning Lynes' involvement with the formulation of social security legislation.
Research material concerning pension schemes and policy (both domestic and international), housing, immigrants, asylum seekers, taxation, unemployment and work undertaken with his wife, Sally.
Papers, correspondence, reports and publications from and relating to Lynes campaigning and research into the functioning and operation of the Social Fund, 1988-91.
M3519: Additional papers and papers relating to the Social Security Bill 1990 and to Lynes' work for Paul Flynn, Margaret Beckett, and Barbara Castle.
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