Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Labour Party

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections., Aug 1946 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/14A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Victor Warren; Sir Arthur Young [Scottish Unionist Whip] (5); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip from 1948] (6); Anthony Fell; David Gammans; Richard Casey [President, Liberal Party of Australia]; John Smyth; Sir James Dunn; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (5); Christopher Soames (3); Frederic Harris; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman of...
Dates: Aug 1946 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections., May 1947 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/90A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); James Lindsay; William Woolley; Sir Arthur Young [Scottish Unionist Whip]; Anthony Fell; Sir Edward Boyle (2); Geoffrey Geoffrey-Lloyd; Sir Albert Braithwaite (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] on Norman Bower resigning; Sir Arthur...
Dates: May 1947 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

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
 File

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
 File

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
 File

Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/41A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 April 1951, House of Commons) entitled "Budget Proposals and Economic Survey" on the results of devaluation, the Government's use of high taxation to meet the cost of rearmament instead of curbing spending, and the general mismanagement of the economy. Source material includes notes by "Prof" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann] on subjects including the balance of trade, British war debts and the inadvisability of consulting the Empire over the...
Dates: 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/32A-C
Scope and Contents Press Association transcript and press cutting from the Sevenoaks News reporting WSC's election address (11 February, Sevenoaks [Kent] Constitutional Club) on the Labour threat to the economy and the Empire. Also includes transcript of comments by Ness Edwards [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service] on WSC's responsibility for sending in troops during the miners' strike at [Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales, 1910]. Part published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 7935 -...
Dates: 11 Feb 1950 - 24 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 14 Oct 1951 - 23 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/44A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's election address (15 October, Huddersfield Town Hall [Yorkshire]) on subjects including: the decision by the Colne Valley [Yorkshire] Conservatives to support a Liberal candidate to stop Labour from winning the seat; the duty of all Conservatives and Liberals to combine against Labour; a tribute to Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet Lady Bonham- Carter, later Violet, Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Liberal candidate for Colne Valley;...
Dates: 14 Oct 1951 - 23 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 File

Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, prints and source material., 03 Jan 1920 - 30 Apr 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/61
Scope and Contents Speech notes, a print and a report from the Times on WSC's speech (3 January, Victoria Hall, Sunderland, County Durham), entitled "The Agony of Russia" on the general situation in Britain, Russia and Eastern Europe, and the risks of party politics. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2917 - 2927.Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 January, Territorial Forces Associations Meeting, County Council Office, London), on the post-war organisation of the Territorial Force. Published: Complete Speeches...
Dates: 03 Jan 1920 - 30 Apr 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

The Papers of Jeremy Bray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

(Untitled), 11 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/9
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Murdoch MacDonald MP to WSC proposing James Henderson-Stewart for Under-Secretary of State for Scotland; adds that he urged [Clement] Attlee and [Arthur] Greenwood to serve under WSC's premiership. [manuscript].

Dates: 11 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 12 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/124B/143-144
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] on: the danger of the Coalition breaking up when unity is essential to meet the challenge of the Labour Party; the inclination of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] and [David Lloyd George] to have a general election in October; the evidence from Scotland that the longer the election was postponed the worse it would be for the Coalition; WSC's reluctant agreement to an October election; the forthcoming meeting at Chequers to plan...
Dates: 12 Sep 1922
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.

Filtered By

  • Subject: Scotland X

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 11
Collection 1
 
Subject
Economic policy 9
Economic conditions 8
Speeches 7
Elections 6
Unemployment 6

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.