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Minutes of the SHRG Edinburgh Branch, 18 Jun 1980 - 13 May 1981

Identifier: GD61/1/3

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains the minutes of the Scottish Homosexual Rights Group Edinburgh Branch and includes minutes from their committee meetings including the Policy, Finance, and National Executive committees. They provide information on funding, membership, and property/premises.

Further descriptions are provided at item level.


  • 18 Jun 1980 - 13 May 1981

Conditions Governing Access

Whilst most of this material is open to public access, some documents may be confidential under data protection legislation and access information is provided at item level. This sub-series contains personal information relating to service users and members, including addresses and contact information. It also includes personal information about services users and their reasons for contacting LGLS and this information was provided with the understanding that this was a confidential service and their privacy must be protected. Records that contain personal data have been closed.

Public access to these records is governed by UK data protection legislation and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Whilst some records may be accessed freely by researchers, the aforementioned legislation and guidelines mean that records conveying sensitive information on named individuals may be closed to the public for a set time.

Items disclosing personal or sensitive information relating to adults (18 years and over) will be closed for 75, and for minors (under 18 years) records will be closed for 100 years.

LHSA encourages the use of these records for legitimate clinical, historical and genealogical research purposes, and records that are designated as closed can be consulted by legitimate researchers if certain conditions are met. Please contact the LHSA Archivist for more details regarding procedures on how you can apply for permission to view closed records. Telephone us on: 0131 650 3392 or email us at


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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

Centre for Research Collections
Edinburgh University Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44 (0)131 650 3392