Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960


Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960

The Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act was an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 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 speech on the 5 February 1960 [http://www.margaretthatcher.org/speeches/displaydocument.asp?docid=101055] .

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