NCW Policy Archive: Resolutions

May 2017

PASSENGER INSURANCE, 1967

PASSENGER INSURANCE, 1967 Submitted by: Oxford Branch The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, urges HM Government to introduce legislation making it compulsory for a driver of any road  vehicle capable of carrying passengers to be insured against legal...

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WATER CONSERVATION, 1967

WATER CONSERVATION, 1967 Submitted by: Housing & Environment Special Committee The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, aware of the rapidly increasing demand for water resulting from the steady growth in population, the demands of industry and the...

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AIR POLLUTION, 1966

AIR POLLUTION, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, considering Clean Air to be a basic necessity and being gravely concerned with the serious effects of Air Pollution on the health of the Nation, urges HM Government to take the necessary...

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SEX EDUCATION, 1966

SEX EDUCATION, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, urges HM Government to set up a Commission which should include representatives from educational institutions, parents, associations, religious bodies, the medical profession and the social and...

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MORE MOBILITY FOR WHEELCHAIR DISABLED, 1966

MORE MOBILITY FOR WHEELCHAIR DISABLED, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, urges the  Local Authorities, when considering plans for new schemes or construction, should bear in mind the needs of the wheelchair disabled, with a view to ensuring...

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IDENTIFICATION OF STREETS AND HOUSES, 1966

IDENTIFICATION OF STREETS AND HOUSES, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, urges the Minister of Housing and Local Government, in the interests of road  safety and in order to reduce delays in emergencies, to insist that Local Authorities...

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STATE PENSIONS FOR DISABLED WOMEN, 1966

STATE PENSIONS FOR DISABLED WOMEN, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled urges the Minister of Pensions to grant to all disabled women pensions large enough to pay for a helper, so that the home can be maintained and by avoiding dispersal to...

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ACCOMMODATION FOR THE ELDERLY, 1966

ACCOMMODATION FOR THE ELDERLY, 1966 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, stresses the urgent need for accommodation for the elderly who have means to support themselves and who, while not requiring hospital care, require flatlets or homes where...

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RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION, 1965

RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION, 1965 Submitted by: Barnet Branch The National Council of Women of GB in Conference assembled, expresses its appreciation of the provisions of the 1944 Education Act as they relate to Religious Education and the Act of Worship in County and...

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WORKING MOTHERS, 1965

WORKING MOTHERS, 1965 Submitted by: Committee of Management The National Council of Women of in Conference assembled considers that, as the country needs the work of many mothers outside their homes, it is essential that there should be adequate facilities for help...

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EXPORT OF LIVE ANIMALS FOR SLAUGHTER, 1965

EXPORT OF LIVE ANIMALS FOR SLAUGHTER, 1965 Submitted by: Welfare of Animals Sectional Committee The National Council of Women of GB in Conference assembled, expresses its concern at the high level of exports of live cattle, sheep and pigs for slaughter abroad, and in...

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PASSENGER TRANSPORT, 1963

PASSENGER TRANSPORT, 1963 Submitted by: The Committee of Management The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, while welcoming the constructive and far sighted plans for freight services contained in Doctor Beeching ’s Report The Shaping of British...

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HOSTELS FOR WORKING GIRLS, 1963

HOSTELS FOR WORKING GIRLS, 1963 Submitted by: Federation of Community for the Moral Welfare of Children The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, being concerned at the desperate need in large cities for more hostels for working girls between the ages of...

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EXPANDING WORLD POPULATION PROBLEM, 1963

EXPANDING WORLD POPULATION PROBLEM, 1963 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled urges Her Majesty’s Government to instruct their representatives at the United Nations and its Agencies, or other appropriate assemblies, to support all resolutions that...

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EXPERIMENT ON ANIMALS, 1962

EXPERIMENT ON ANIMALS, 1962 Submitted by:  Universities Federation for Animal Welfare The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, in view of the great increase in the number of experiments on animals under the Cruelty to Animals Act 1876, urges Her...

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HEAVY TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY, 1962

HEAVY TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY, 1962 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, urges Her Majesty’s Government to give more positive encouragement for the conveyance of heavy goods by rail rather than by road, in the interests of road safety, and where this...

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DISARMAMENT, 1962

DISARMAMENT, 1962 The National Council of Women in Conference assembled, deplores the delay in reaching International agreement on disarmament, both nuclear and general, expresses its support for her Majesty’s Government in their determined efforts to bring about such...

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