The interviews for the 'Poverty in the UK' 1968/69 survey were undertaken by fieldworkers spread across the UK. A number of these fieldworkers have been tracked down and interviewed about their recollections of working on the survey. These video interviews throw light onto how these fieldworkers were recruited and trained, how they conducted the interviews on the ground and the problems they encountered and the impact this experience had on them at the time. Below you will find interviews with Angela Avens, Andrea Cordani and Morag Macdonal and Deidre Forsyth.
Angela Avens was one of the main interviewers and covered the South West of England. The interview is in three parts: