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Labour Party

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Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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"Election Address", 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/44B/197-241
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (Home Park Football Ground, Plymouth [Devon]) on subjects including: the nation's improvement in health being due to science, not socialism; the disunity of the Labour Party and unity of the Conservatives, particularly between WSC and Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; the harm done to relations with the United States by the Government; accusations that WSC and the Conservatives are war-mongers, and WSC's own hopes of helping to prevent a Third World...
Dates: 23 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Every Dog His Day", 05 Oct 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/9/136-199
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 October 1946, Conservative Party conference, Blackpool) entitled "Every Dog His Day" on subjects including: criticism of the Labour government; the need for a concerted opposition to Communism; foreign policy; the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; post war reconstruction; the electoral system; taxation; housing; the coal industry; agriculture; nationalisation; foreign policy and Indian independence; and the need for increased Conservative...
Dates: 05 Oct 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/231
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on the following subjects: a review of the speeches of Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith]; the life of Lord Ypres [earlier Sir John French and Lord French] including a summary of his career and relationship to WSC; "Will the British Empire Last?" for "Answers" on the principle of self-government, the unifying effect of the British monarchy and the administration of India and Egypt; American industry and finance; "Socialist Quackery" for the Daily Mail...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/232
Scope and Contents Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC on the following subjects: "Mr Macdonald's Opportunity" on the visit of Ramsay Macdonald to the United States; "The Naval Argument" on British and American naval policy; "Prohibition" in the United States; "California"; "Wall Street" on the Wall Street crash; "The Battlefields" about Virginia; "Hollywood"; "Palestine and the Zionists" on violence in Palestine and the need for reconciliation between Jews and Arabs; "Why We Lost" on the defeat of the...
Dates: 01 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War: Volume 6 "Triumph and Tragedy" Book 2 "The Iron Curtain", Chapter 35 "The End of the Coalition"., Dec 1950 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/375
Scope and Contents

Typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 35 "The End of the Coalition" (formerly titled "The General Election") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including WSC, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall and Charles Wood .Also includes typescript copy of Clement Attlee's letter to WSC, 21 May 1945, rejecting the continuation of the Coalition until after the defeat of Japan.

Dates: Dec 1950 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex] Election: correspondence., 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/106A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary, Lady Blandford [later Mary, Duchess of Marlborough]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, on the bookmakers' opposition to the Conservatives because of the Tote Bill; Stanley Baldwin; John Walton Newbold; Arthur Duffes on Liberal wrecking tactics; Sir Percy Girouard.Other subjects include: the sale of the Casino and Hotel Napoleon, St Raphael [France]; Chingford [Essex] telephone system; recollections of Sir Henry Hozier; David Lloyd George's disappointing performance...
Dates: 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: election materials., Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/24
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence from Gilbert Granville-Sharp [Liberal candidate for Epping]; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association.Also includes: election pamphlets and flyers for WSC, Granville-Sharp and James Ranger [Labour candidate for Epping]; an advertisement for Westminster Public Address Equipment for vehicles.Subjects include: British foreign policy with regard to rearmament and European dictatorships; the economy.

Dates: Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., May 1908 - Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Wolverhampton, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster concerning the appointment of Manchester magistrates (1); E Crosfield Pearson on his enjoyment of working as WSC's election agent and the difficulties of finding a suitable candidate for Manchester (2); Sir Edward Donner inviting WSC to be President of the Liberal Federation (1); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation (2); Arthur Newman on patents (2); Herbert Gladstone, Home Secretary...
Dates: May 1908 - Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association, resigned 7 Jan 1904] (12); 9th Duke of Marlborough regarding his refusal to become an honorary member of the Oldham Conservative Club; James Maclean (2) regarding a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's relations with the local Conservative, Labour and Liberal Parties; his decision not to contest...
Dates: 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with representatives of Woodford Conservative Association., Nov 1950 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/12A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Cedric] Wordsell, Secretary and Agent [until 1951] (9); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952] (18); Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (17); W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Secretary and Agent [from 1952] (40); Malcolm McCorquodale; Rowland Arnison, Chairman [1952-1954] (4); John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [1952-1954], Chairman [1954-1956] (9); Squadron Leader Albert Cooper inviting WSC and CSC to lunch; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary]; George Christ...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 50 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until review on 1 January 2027.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: papers and correspondence for the general election., Apr 1955 - Jun 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, WSC's election agent (18); John Harvey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (9); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on a hoax letter from the "Conservative Propaganda Centre"; George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party, and Editor Weekly News Letter] (2); Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2), (1) also from Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Jun 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Conservative and Unionist Party., Jul 1943 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/507
Scope and Contents WSC's correspondence and papers as Party Leader, the file also contains letters and minutes by WSC's Private Office staff, including John Martin, Miss E M Watson, John Colville, and Leslie Rowan, and WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary George Harvie Watt.Correspondents include Thomas Dugdale (later Lord Crathorne), Chairman of the Party, (7) on the Common Wealth movement, the possibility of Sir Walter Monckton standing as the General Election, Candidates Forms completed by all prospective...
Dates: Jul 1943 - 31 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: End of Coalition Government and date of General Election: correspondence with Mr Attlee and others., 09 May 1945 - 07 Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/550
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Denis Kelly enclosing copies from WSC's papers; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], Leader of the Liberal Party, on the possibility of prolonging the coalition government; Ernest Brown, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on the National Liberals' role in the Coalition government; Clement Attlee, Deputy Prime Minister, on subjects including his unwillingness to prolong the coalition government and his response to WSC's statement in the press about Ernest...
Dates: 09 May 1945 - 07 Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Press cuttings of broadcasts., 09 Jun 1945 - 01 Aug 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/558
Scope and Contents Newspaper cuttings (mainly from the Times and the Daily Telegraph) of broadcasts and speeches made during the 1945 General Election campaign by the following: Sir Richard Acland; A V Alexander; Leo Amery; Clement Attlee; Philip Noel-Baker; Harold Balfour; [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; Leslie Hore-Belisha; Aneurin Bevan; Sir William Beveridge; Ernest Bevin; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; Brendan...
Dates: 09 Jun 1945 - 01 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election - Various correspondence etc., 22 May 1945 - 27 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/548A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the General Election campaign, 1945 including: Memorandum by WSC, on rules governing wearing of uniform by Parliamentary candidates, and the participation in political activities by members of the Armed Forces; letter from William Haley, Director-General, BBC, on election broadcasts, with note by Leslie Rowan; minute from Herbert Morrison, on meeting on Election; letter from Lord Croft on anti-Semitism, stating that he had never mentioned the word Jew on any...
Dates: 22 May 1945 - 27 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Various press cuttings., 21 May 1945 - 04 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/557
Scope and Contents Newspaper cuttings (mainly from the Times and the Daily Telegraph) on subjects, events and issues including: Clement Attlee's refusal to continue the Coalition government; the timing and announcement of the General Election; Professor Harold Laski's statements about Attlee's position as an 'observer' to the Potsdam [Berlin, Germany] conference; the division in the Labour Party over Laski's comments; WSC's inviting Attlee to attend the Potsdam conference; and the position of the National...
Dates: 21 May 1945 - 04 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from members of the general public (mainly messages of support for WSC) and pressure groups at the time of the 1951 general election., Oct 1951 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thelma Cazalet-Kier, Chairman of the Equal Pay Campaign Committee; Gertrude Turquand; [Frederick] Potter, Mayor of Deal [Kent] on receiving signed photographs of WSC; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Richard Baker, founder of the Men of the Trees, on their New Earth Charter. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries including Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Other subjects include: equal pay for women; foreign affairs including Egypt and...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/84A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Shenton Thomas on Malaya's [later Malaysia] war effort; Edward Mallalieu; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (7); 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney, later 1st Lord De L'Isle] on a fund for the defence of Field Marshal Fritz von Manstein; Prime Minister Clement Attlee on currency for Princess Margaret's trip to Italy; Douglas Marshall (4); Moss Turner-Samuels; John Langford-Holt; Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on relations with the Liberal Party., Mar 1947 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/64
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams (20); Eliot Crawshay-Williams; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (7); Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party] (5); Roy Harrod (2); Reginald Maudling; Philip Fothergill, Chairman, Executive, Liberal Party Organisation; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: General Election literature and notes., 15 Apr 1955 - 26 May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/135A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the General Election include: George Murray [Chief Leader Writer], Daily Mail; Robert Armstrong, [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster] Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on production statistics; Sir Leonard Ropner, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on recording speeches; Sir Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office.Election material includes: taxation and production statistics; an election pamphlet...
Dates: 15 Apr 1955 - 26 May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speech notes., Jun 1945 - 30 Jul 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/7A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (11 July 1946, Livingstone Hall, Westminster, London) for a confidential meeting of the Executive Committee of Conservative and Unionist Associations including: his decision not to resign as Leader of the Conservative Party; criticisms of the Labour government; the need for organised opposition; and local party organisation. Source material includes: press cuttings; papers and notes on a variety of subjects including the organisation of the Conservative party,...
Dates: Jun 1945 - 30 Jul 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/21
Scope and Contents Proof copy (2nd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17 December, House of Commons), entitled...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 23 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Proofs., 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/22
Scope and Contents Proof copy (3rd revise) of volume of speeches by WSC on "The Record of the Government" and "Social Organisation" and "The Budget", with extensive manuscript annotations by WSC, containing:.Speech by WSC (5 April 1906, House of Commons) entitled "The Conciliation of South Africa". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 607 - 14.Speech by WSC (31 July 1906, House of Commons), entitled "The Transvaal Consitution". Published: Complete Speeches I, pp 647 - 62.Speech by WSC (17 December, House of...
Dates: 05 Apr 1906 - 09 Oct 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/34A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 April, House of Commons) entitled "The Budget" on subjects including: the Government's overspending, inflation and its effects on wage- earners; Government borrowing and payment of war debts; poor future prospects for the economy; the rise in the petrol ration and the house-building programme; Government taxation on high incomes, petrol and on transport vehicles; WSC's recommendations for cuts in expenditure on defence, the National Health...
Dates: 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/35A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 June, Women's Central Advisory Committee, Albert Hall [London]) entitled "General Election Results" on subjects including: the country's general vote against socialist policies; the part played in political life by women; the Government's abandonment of its policies, including both the petrol ration in Britain and New Zealand, and also nationalization, except for the nationalization of steel; socialist restriction of freedom; the Conservative...
Dates: 02 Jun 1950 - 28 Jun 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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