- Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960
The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act was an act of the
Parliament of the United Kingdomin 1960 which allowed members of the public and press to attend meetings of certain public bodies.
The Act is notable for being proposed by a private members bill drawn up by
Margaret Thatcher. It was given its second reading as her maiden speechon the 5 February 1960[http://www.margaretthatcher.org/speeches/displaydocument.asp?docid=101055] .
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