RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 208, ff.274-339
TitleMoral Standards (part 1)
DescriptionPapers relating to moral standards in contemporary British society, including: proposal by Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, for a manifestation of Christian concern and the possibility of revising the law on obscenity (ff.274-289); meeting between Hugh Whitworth, Edwin Barker of the Board for Social Responsibility and a Home Office official to discuss a decline in moral standards in entertainment and publications (ff.290-291); extracts on sexual ethics from a question and answer session with Archbishop Ramsey at the London School of Economics (f.292); discussion of the Unsolicited Goods and Services Bill and sale of pornographic literature (ff.293-305); preparations for Lord Longford's debate on pornography with a brief for Hugh Ashdown, Bishop of Newcastle (ff.306, 311-322, 325); letter from a member of the public challenging Archbishop Ramsey to 'take a stand' on moral standards (ff.307, 309-310); correspondence with Mrs. Mary Whitehouse and others about "Growing Up", a sex education film by Dr. Martin Cole, and comments by Archbishop Ramsey about the film to the British Council of Churches (ff.323-324, 326-339).

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