Subseries 4 - Hull Asbestos Action Group

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GB 249 DAL/6/11/4


Hull Asbestos Action Group


  • 1976 - 1996 (Creation)

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6 folders

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(Established early 1980s)

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Hull Asbestos Action Group was formed by Richard Jackson, a trade union safety representative and anti-asbestos campaigner, in the early 1980s. It started as an action group to monitor the attitudes of local authorities following the showing on television of a programme called ‘Alice: a fight for life”. It later became an asbestos victim support group.

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Richard Jackson was a trade union safety representative who founded the Hull Asbestos Action Group in the early 1980s. He died of mesothelioma in 1994.

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One file is restricted in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Otherwise no access restrictions.

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  • English

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