Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units, 1940-1985

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NOTES
1
Minutes of an inaugural meeting, May 20 1940. ULSCA D495(HQ)PSU/1. See also H. Marsh, ‘The agency: Its history and its clients’, in J. Miller and T. Cook (eds), Direct Work with Families (London, 1981), p7. Pacifist Service Units were registered under the Charities Act 1940.
2
This was being actively discussed by 1943. See Minutes of the Liverpool PSU committee, February 10 1943. ULSCA D495(LI)M1/3.
3
M. Caedel, ‘The peace movement between the wars: problems of definition’, in R. Taylor and N. Young (eds), Campaigns for Peace (Manchester, 1987), pp75–6; P. Starkey, I Will Not Fight’: Conscientious objectors and pacifists in the North West during the Second World War (Liverpool, 1992), pp3–7.
4
Minutes of the PSU national committee, September 15 1940. ULSCA D495 (HQ)PSU/1.
5
A. Cohen, The Revolution in Post-war Family Casework: The Story of Pacifist Service Units and Family Service Units 1940–1959 (Lancaster, 1998), p7.
6
Minutes of the PSU national committee, December 16 1940. ULSCA D495(HQ)PSU/1. Minutes of the Liverpool PSU management committee, November 27 1943; minutes of the Liverpool PSU finance sub-committee, January 8 1944. ULSCA D495(MA)M1/1.
7
Cohen, Revolution in Post-war Family Casework, p17.
8
Minutes of the Liverpool PSU committee, October 12 1940. ULSCA D495 (LI)M1/1.
9
R. Barker, Conscience, Government and War (London, 1982), p14.
10
Minutes of the Liverpool PSU committee, November 22 1940. ULSCA D495(LI)M1/1.
11
R. M. Titmuss, Problems of Social Policy (London, 1950), p50. See also J. N. Sissons, ‘Planning Air Raid Precautions in the City of Liverpool, 1935–1940: A study of politics and administration’ (unpublished MPhil thesis, University of Liverpool, 1985), p108; and J. Macnicol, ‘The effect of the evacuation of British schoolchildren on official attitudes to state intervention’, in H. L. Smith (ed.), War and Social Change: British Society in the Second World War (Manchester, 1986), p11.
12
Sissons, Planning Air Raid Precautions, p29.
13
Minutes of the Liverpool PSU committee, November 22 1940, November 29 1940, December 13 1940, January 3 1941, February 19 1941, March 12 1941. ULSCA D495(LI)M1/1. See also Cohen, Revolution in Post-war Family Casework, p17.
14
Cohen, Revolution in Post-war Family Casework, p17.
15
Personal communication from David Jones, April 1989.
16
Minutes of the Liverpool PSU meeting, March 20 1941. ULSCA D495(LI)M1/1. Cohen, Revolution in Post-war Family Casework, p17.
17
Minutes of the Liverpool PSU meeting, February 19 1941, March 20 1941, March 28 1941. ULSCA D495(LI)M1/1.
18
R. Whitworth, Merseyside at War: A day-by-day diary of the 1940–1941 bombing (Liverpool, 1988), p78.
19
The Liverpool unit kept a detailed log of these events, albeit written a few days after the emergency. ULSCA D495(HQ)PSU/2. A unit based at Westbourne Park,

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