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Labour Party

 Organization

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public on the abdication crisis, A-K, mainly supporting WSC's stance., Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/597A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gerald Bullett on King Edward VIII's [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor] statements; [Robert] Kenneth Bowes on the views of the "younger generation"; Christopher Addison; Phyllis Forbes Dennis (Phyllis Bottome); Charles Franklyn, Honorary Assistant Editor of Burke's Landed Gentry; [Herbert] Stanley Jevons on matters including Labour attitudes; Bernard Wright. Also includes: note by WSC's secretary [Violet] Pearman; "The truth about the crisis"...
Dates: Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence of Freedom and Peace Union: correspondence mainly with A H Richards [General Organising Secretary of the Anti-Nazi Council]., Dec 1938 - Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/376
Scope and Contents Subjects include: discussion of those potentially attending various luncheons and meetings organised by Richards, including the United States Ambassador [Joseph Kennedy], the Soviet Ambassador [Ivan] Maisky, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary], John Marchbank [General Secretary, National Union of Railwaymen], [Henry] Wickham Steed, and Dr Edward Benes [former President of the Czechoslovak Republic]; communist influence in a National Youth Campaign; discussion...
Dates: Dec 1938 - Sep 1939
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: Manifestos., Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/554
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and printed versions of the 1945 Conservative Party manifesto entitled "Mr Churchill's declaration of policy to the electors"; a printed version of the Labour Party manifesto entitled "Let us face the future: a declaration of Labour policy for the consideration of the Nation"; and a newspaper cutting detailing the Liberal Party manifesto. All the manifestos cover issues including foreign policy, defence, housing, unemployment, agriculture and food, and education.Also includes...
Dates: Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Position of Professor Laski, Chairman of the Labour Party., 02 Jun 1945 - 03 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/552
Scope and Contents Includes 3 letters from Clement Attlee about WSC's invitation asking him to attend the conference at Potsdam Berlin [Germany], comments made by Harold Laski, and the position of the National Executive of the Labour Party.Also includes drafts of WSC's letters to Attlee and statements to the press; newspaper cuttings of Laski's statements about Attlee's position as an 'observer' to the conference and on foreign policy; notes and copies of correspondence from John Martin and Leslie Rowan...
Dates: 02 Jun 1945 - 03 Jul 1945
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 A-C (almost all material dates from 1946)., Jun 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Douglas Thomson on WSC visiting Aberdeen [Scotland] (2); "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Waris Ameer Ali on the activities of the Congress Party in India; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] on scientists at Harwell [Berkshire]; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party (8); 1st Lord Davidson; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (7); Pierson Dixon [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: Jun 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, A-B., Jun 1946 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Marcel Sibert, President of the French Committee for International Relations, inviting WSC to speak; Freda Smith [Duncan Sandys' secretary] (4); secretarial support for the United Europe Committee (4); Duncan Sandys, Joint Honorary Secretary of the Committee (5); Leo Amery (7) including (1) partly on India; Prime Minister Clement Attlee (2); Major Edward Beddington-Behrens (6) including (1) offering WSC a ride on his horse; United States Representative Hale Boggs;...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, C., Jun 1946 - Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (2); Canon Lewis Collins, Dean of Oriel College, Oxford; Randolph Churchill; Prime Minister Clement Attlee; Sir Walter Citrine, National Coal Board (2); Juliet, Lady Rhys Williams; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi (35); Duncan Sandys (4); Senator J William Fulbright; Julian Amery; Fernando de los Rios [Urruti]; Lionel Curtis. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Anne Hipwell, Jo Sturdee ("N...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, D-G., Sep 1946 - Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/20A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys (12); Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich, British Ambassador to France]; William Stewart; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2) including (1) on him serving on the Council of the United Europe movement; Freda Smith [Sandys' secretary] (11); Colonel Oliver Stanley; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department]; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi on the...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on the movement towards a United Europe, K-R., May 1946 - Aug 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Freda Smith [Duncan Sandys' secretary] (10); Evelyn King resigning from the Executive Committee of the United Europe Movement; [William] Stephen King-Hall (7); Duncan Sandys (11); John Langford-Holt; 1st Lord Layton (2); 1st Lord Lindsay of Birker on the roles of Britain and the Soviet Union; Lewis Douglas [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom] on a press conference by General George Marshall [Secretary of State, United States] (3); Randolph Churchill;...
Dates: May 1946 - Aug 1949
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 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
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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
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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: correspondence with Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]., Oct 1946 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/51
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to Clement Attlee, Prime Minister]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow] and Chips Gemmell; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Chairman of the Conservative [and Unionist] Party [1st Lord Woolton, earlier Frederick Marquis].Subjects...
Dates: Oct 1946 - 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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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Ros - Ry., 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/197
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alan Hodge, Joint Editor, History Today, on WSC writing the preface to a paper by 5th Lord Rosebery (3); 6th Lord Rosebery [earlier Lord Dalmeny] on his father's papers (7); Lewis Rosenstiel on subjects including gifts of cigars and whisky for WSC (11); Bernard Baruch; 2nd Lord Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth, Chairman, Daily Mail] on subjects including WSC's retirement (5); Anthony de Rothschild; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: 01 Apr 1946 - 28 Aug 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Sa., 28 Apr 1948 - 12 Oct 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/198
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Emir Zeid [Iraqi Ambassador to Britain]; [? Nourias Said, Prime Minister of Iraq]; 2nd Lord St Aldwyn [earlier Lord Quenington]; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Leader of the House of Lords and Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, on subjects including Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Salisbury himself being unable to continue at the Commonwealth Relations Office, the de-nationalization of steel, appointing a deputy Foreign...
Dates: 28 Apr 1948 - 12 Oct 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open except folios 14-16 which are closed under S37(1), S40 and S41(1) of the Freedom of Information Act on advice from the Cabinet Office. Review 2021.
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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:., 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/19
Scope and Contents Cutting from Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury, report of speech by WSC to Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, 5 May, on the Government's Colonial policy, railway and river development, the cotton trade and the needs of Lancashire. Published Complete Speeches I, pp.618-624, under the title, "The Development of the Crown Colonies".Printed pamphlet, speech by WSC "Liberalism and Socialism", St Andrew's Hall, Glasgow. Published Complete Speeches I, pp.671-677...
Dates: 1906
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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