On this page we have highlighted some links to useful websites and resources for accessing source material. These include official publications, parliamentary debates (Hansard), letters, photographs, posters, pamphlets, video and audio clips. Note that the highlighted resources below are a selection - click on the Subject Resources tab to see a fuller listing.
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A primary source provides direct evidence about the period that is being studied. Examples of primary sources are:
Usually the source will have been created during the period that is being studied. However primary sources can also include first hand accounts that were recorded or created later such as:
This guide gives details of publications of the British government, Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales you can access online or in the Library and Information Centre.