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Labour Party

 Organization

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 1., 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/690
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Tank Tactics" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its use in action at the Battles of the Somme and Cambrai [France]; "Crime and Punishment" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, penal and prison reform, and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "The King Who Saved England" on the life and reign of King George V, his coming to the throne, changes to the constitution, his...
Dates: 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/671
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The British Working Man" on WSC's views on the rights and responsibilities of trade unions, strikes, the role of government in industrial disputes, and the birth of the Labour Party; "A Very Great Englishman" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell, his role at the siege of Mafeking [South Africa] and the founding of the Boy Scouts Movement; "The March of Progress" on scientific developments and their effect on mankind from the Stone Age to the mid-twentieth...
Dates: 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940
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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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 02 [Jul] 1917 - 25 Aug 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/188
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, links with the Labour Party and the children's delegation to Russia.

Dates: 02 [Jul] 1917 - 25 Aug 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom., 05 Jan 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/224
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports on Communist organisations including details of meetings, propaganda, affiliations with the Labour Party and affairs in the Soviet Union.

Dates: 05 Jan 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 315 - 321., 20 Jul 1925 - 10 Sep 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/82
Scope and Contents Typescript reports on Communist organisations including industrial crisis; the industrial alliance between unions; the Communist Party in Britain; the National Minority Movement; the Young Communist League; Irish Revolutionary activities in Britain; National Fascisti; propaganda among the Armed Forces; International Class War Prisoners' Aid; Workers' International Relief; International Red Aid; the British delegation of Labour MPs to the Soviet Union; the unofficial seamen's strike; the...
Dates: 20 Jul 1925 - 10 Sep 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open with the exception of folio 52 (3 pages) which has been closed on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review 2021.
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Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 322 - 328., 05 Sep 1925 - 29 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/83
Scope and Contents Typescript reports on Communist organisations including Communism at the Trades Union Congress; Communism and the seamen's strike; the Sunday Worker; the Workers' Defence Corps; the National Minority Movement; the Young Communist League; Irish Revolutionary activities in Britain; the industrial alliance between unions; the Miners'delegation to the Soviet Union; Communists and the Labour Party; International Trade Union Unity; the British delegation of Labour MPs to the Soviet Union; the...
Dates: 05 Sep 1925 - 29 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Trade Unions Bill: Prints and papers., Oct 1910 - May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/21
Scope and Contents Printed Cabinet papers on subjects including: Trade Union rules on parliamentary and municipal representation; the Osborne judgement (under which Trade Unions were not allowed to make a compulsory political levy) and observations by Sidney Webb [later Lord Passfield] on the implications of the judgement; and draft copies of the Trade Union Bills.Also includes manuscript notes by WSC on Trade Unions and letters from: Sir Rufus Isaacs [later 1st Lord Reading] on funding for the Labour Party;...
Dates: Oct 1910 - May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Pamphlets, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 6/2/3
Scope and Contents

Labour Party policy statements.

Dates: 1956 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Papers relating to the Labour Party (1), November 1975 & March 1979-October 1981, 1975-11 - 1981-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/100
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1975-79: includes NEC report on "Entryist activities", 26 November 1975; "Government achievements", circa April 1979; list of Labour Government special advisers, March 1979; contact details of Labour "election team" and note by David Lipsey, "Conclusions of a meeting on speeches held by Derek Gladwin on 18 April [1979]"; copy of Labour Party manifesto for the 1979 General Election; and transcript of Labour Party Political Broadcast, 12 December...
Dates: 1975-11 - 1981-10
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; and part 3 in March 2012 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to the Labour Party (2), October 1981-December 1982, 1981-10 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/101
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1981: includes transcripts of Labour Party Political Broadcasts; briefing note from Conservative Research Department relating to Michael Foot MP, new Leader of the Opposition, November 1980; copy of Labour's draft Manifesto (issued by the National Executive Committee, May 1980); summaries of trade unions contributions to the Labour Party, for the years ending December 1979 and December 1980 Part 2, 1982: includes Conservative Research Department, "Insight into Labour",...
Dates: 1981-10 - 1982-12
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened n March 2012; and part 2 in March 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to the Labour Party (3) December 1981-May 1983, 1981-12 - 1983-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/102
Scope and Contents

Includes transcripts of Labour Party Political Broadcasts; summaries of trade unions contributions to the Labour Party, for the year ending December 1981; copy of "Labour's Plan, the new hope for Britain", March 1983; and Conservative Research Department, "Insight into Labour", 1 March 1983

Dates: 1981-12 - 1983-05
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2013 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Personal correspondence, 1985-10-17 - 1987-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/38
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Hordern; Henry West, former Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, on claims made by JEP against him (2); Sir Richard Body; 1st Lord Tonypandy [earlier (Thomas) George Thomas]; [Thomas] Mervyn Jones; Mollie, Lady Butler of Saffron Walden (2); Vivien Greene on JEP's view of Christianity; Michael Latham; Michael Strachan (2); Michael [Richard] Foot on the Special Forces Club (2); Phyllis White [P D James] on helping JEP with his work on the evolution of the...
Dates: 1985-10-17 - 1987-12-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Policy, 1950's: Insurance, 1952-03 - 1953-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/4
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on National Insurance, including: reports and minutes of the National Insurance Policy Sub-Committee on the finances of the National Health Service and National Insurance, on benefits (with comments by the Ministry of National Insurance), National Assistance and overlapping benefits, allowances and pensions; memorandum by Peter Cropper, Conservative Research Department, on the investment of National Insurance funds by the National Debt Office; cost of living survey...
Dates: 1952-03 - 1953-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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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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Political papers, 1940 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Papers consist of political papers, correspondence, speeches and press cuttings, mainly relating to Trade Unions, the Ministry of Labour and National Service, and the Foreign Office.

Dates: 1940 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence concerning the by-elections at Glasgow Cathcart [Scotland], East Cardiff [Wales], Putney [London], Grantham [Lincolnshire], Rugby [Warwickshire], Wallasey [Cheshire], Chichester [Sussex], Llandaff and Barry [Glamorgan, Wales], Windsor [Berkshire], Salisbury [Wiltshire], Maldon [Essex], and South Poplar [London]., Feb 1942 - Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/452A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [leader of the Labour Party] and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, leader of the Liberal Party] on sending separate letters of support for government candidates; "E E B" [Sir Edward Bridges, Secretary to the Cabinet] on canvassing in uniform; Francis Beattie, candidate for Cathcart; James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (7); "B B" [Brendan Bracken] on a speech by Sir James Grigg, Secretary of State for War; Grigg, candidate for Cardiff; Sir...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence concerning the by-elections at King's Norton Division [Birmingham], Hornsey [London], Dudley [Worcestershire], Wrekin [Shropshire], Scarborough and Whitby [Yorkshire], Lancaster, Harrow [West, Middlesex], Hampstead [London], Central Edinburgh [Scotland], and Keighley [Yorkshire]., May 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/428A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Peto, candidate for King's Norton (2); James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (5); [David] Gammans, candidate for Hornsey; [Noel] Pemberton Billing, an independent candidate at several of the by-elections, justifying his stance against government candidates (5); Cyril Lloyd, candidate for Dudley; Sir Douglas Hacking, Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party (2); Sir Robert Topping, General Director of the Conservative and Unionist Central Office (5);...
Dates: May 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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