Leaflet explaining what a community business is, about community business in Scotland, and setting out the manifesto with 10 practical steps for central and local government to support the development of community owned enterprises.
CBS, 'Submission to the Secretary of State for Scotland' with proposals for a programme of funding to support community businesses in Scotland, c1981
CBS, 'Summary of points in submission to Scottish Office', urging the Secretary of State for Scotland to establish a programme of funding to assist the establishment and development of community business in Scotland, 15 October 1981
'Suggestions for simple system to expedite payments of urban aid money to community enterprise groups', 17 November 1982 -Booth S and Pitt D, 'Community enterprise: lessons, issues and options', report prepared for Strathclyde Regional Council, University of Strathclyde, December 1982
CBS, 'Report of consultation on community employment initiatives', Glasgow, 4 February 1983 -Two chapters of unnamed report on community business and factors affecting choice of products or services forming the basis of their trading activities, including chapter 6 on methodology of survey sent to groups on LEAP's circulation list and chapter 8, an introduction to the project aiming to determine if community business can be effective in providing permanent employment opportunities, date stamped 20 March 1983
CBS, 'Proposal to the Scottish Development Agency' for support for community businesses, June 1983
CBS document 'What is a community business' with the definition on page 1 and subsequent pages describing named community businesses in Scotland
Community Business Central, 'Progress report November 1983 - August 1984'
'Manifesto 85' lobbying campaign documents including -- Photocopy of article 'Eleven point plan for common ownership', "ABC News and views", Winter 1984 --Handwritten and typescript notes from CBS lobbying seminars held on 27 November 1984, 31 January 1985 and 31 December 1985 -- photocopy of page from 'Third Sector' magazine with dates for the Scottish political party conferences circled -- draft manifesto with letter, 8 February 1985 -- draft manifesto -- letter regarding next meeting of the Lobbying Group, 15 March 1985-- second draft of manifesto with letter, 26 March 1985 -- handwritten notes from CBS manifesto meeting on 3 May 1985 -- draft of leaflet 'Community business is working' --quotation for printing of A3 leaflets 'Community business works' -- versions 1 - 5 of press release and invitation to the press conference on 17 June 1985 -- final draft manifesto -- Strathclyde Community Business Ltd circular letter regarding press conference to launch the manifesto, 5 June 1985 -- draft and printed manifesto leaflet -- circular letter sent with the manifesto
CBS response to 'Scottish Enterprise' white paper on integration of the enterprise development functions of the SDA and the Training Agency and decentralisation of services to a more local level through the creation of Local Agencies, March 1989
Response of CBS to the 'Review of Urban Programme', May 1991
CBS handouts on community action and local development and the community business development process
Handwritten Sub-Committee minutes, with typescript agendas pasted into the pages, 12 June 1929 - 7 June 1933
Typescript Sub-Committee minutes, pasted into the pages, 11 October 1933 - 8 October 1948 The Housewifery Committees, Cookery Committees and Laundry and Dressmaking Committees were disbanded in December 1948 and replaced with Technical Committees.