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Labour Party

 Organization

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/22
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Circular letter from A Fenner Brockway, press secretary of the Independent Labour Party campaign (Keir Cottage, Thorpe Bay, Essex) to [WSC] enclosing and commenting on a copy of the new constitution of the Independent Labour Party [see CHAR 2/125/23] and asking WSC for his views on it.

Dates: 16 Oct 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.
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(Untitled), 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/125/23
Scope and Contents

"Socialism re-stated: the new constitution of the Independent Labour Party". Sent with CHAR 2/125/22.

Dates: 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.
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/5
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Ramsay Macdonald (House of Commons) to WSC stating that the Labour Party will not vote for the second reading of the Trade Union Bill because of its provisions regarding union contributions to the political fund to support Labour MPs. Explains why a ballot among trade unions on the issue of labour representation would not at that juncture produce a fair result.

Dates: 10 Apr 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/25
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Letter from F Maddison (12 Acris Street, Wandsworth, London) to WSC proposing measures to protect the interests of trade union members who do not wish to contribute to the political fund for the support of Labour MPs. Returned with CHAR 2/52/26. Annotated by WSC that the letter be sent to the Attorney-General [Rufus Isaacs, later Lord Reading] for a suggested answer, 4 Jun.

Dates: 02 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/26
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Letter from Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading] [Attorney-General] to WSC suggesting responses to F Maddison's proposals to protect the interests of trade union members who do not wish to contribute to the political fund for the support of Labour MPs [see CHAR 2/52/25]. 2 sheets.

Dates: 09 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/27-28
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to "Mr Manson" [F Maddison] responding to his proposals to protect the interests of trade union members who do not wish to contribute to the political fund for the support of Labour MPs. Typescript copy.

Dates: 14 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/32-34
Scope and Contents Letter from James Ramsay Macdonald (House of Commons) to WSC giving the views of a committee of the Labour Party on sections in the Trade Union Bill concerning: the right of union branches to membership of local trades councils in view of the fact that this might entail political action; the danger and impracticality of requiring that unions should not be involved in the promotion of ideas which judges might interpret as Socialism; the right of unions to subsribe to such bodies as the Tariff...
Dates: 15 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/35
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Letter from James Ramsay Macdonald (House of Commons) to WSC asking for a reply to his letter about aspects of the Trade Union Bill. Signed typescript. Annotated by "A J W": "will you reply to this, or see the Home Secretary about it?" Preceded by a piece of paper printed with the word "pressing".

Dates: 26 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/36
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Letter from H S Lindsay, Labour Party parliamentary assistant (House of Commons) to Edward Marsh asking for a reply to James Ramsay Macdonald's letter to WSC on the Trade Union Bill because a committee of the Labour Party needs the information. Signed typescript. Annotated by Marsh that an answer is promised that week.

Dates: 17 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/37-38
Scope and Contents

Answers by Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading] (Attorney General) to the questions about the Trade Union Bill put by James Ramsay Macdonald in a letter to WSC [see CHAR 2/52/32-34]. Signed and annotated typescript. Includes note that the answers were embodied in a letter to Macdonald, 18 Jul.

Dates: 08 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Feb 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/28
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Letter from Herbert Vivian (Hotel de Luxembourg, Promenade des Anglais, Nice, [France]) to WSC on: "The Curiosity of Literature", "The River War", and the best way of engaging in published controversy with Colonel [?Ivor] Maxse; Vivian's review of WSC's last book; the activities of "those Labour devils". Suggests WSC meet Horatio Bottomley with a view to getting "our own paper to draw blood properly.".

Dates: 19 Feb 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/63
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Letter from W H Wainwright (Gore Lodge, Gorton, [Manchester]) to WSC discussing the result of the election in Huddersfield [Yorkshire] and reporting that Canon Tynan, secretary of the Roman Catholic Education Association, believed that Catholics would work against Liberal and Labour candidates. Also reports the widespread belief that WSC's speech swayed many voters to the Liberal side.

Dates: 02 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/25
Scope and Contents

Letter from D J Shackleton (51 London Terrace, Darwen, [Lancashire]) to WSC on the by-election in the Cockermouth Division of Cumberland, and its implications for contests between Liberal and Labour candidates.

Dates: 21 Aug 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug [1906]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/26-27
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Letter from Edward Hemmerde (1 Hare Court, Temple, [London]) to WSC asserting that Labour men can only be kept in the Liberal ranks if candidates are selected for their ability rather than their wealth. Advocates the establishment of a democratic fighting-fund.

Dates: 21 Aug [1906]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/19/94
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Letter from Herbert Vivian (Blenheim Club, 12 St James's Square, [London]) to WSC asking him to fix a date for a meeting at Deptford and reporting that the Labour people there are angry at Vivian's adoption by the Liberals. Annotated in shorthand.

Dates: 13 Jun 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/38-40
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Letter from Walter T Williams, an honorary secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC reporting the hostility of the local Labour Party and Trades Council to the candidature in Cardiff of Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] and asking WSC to help to win them over by sharing a platform with Guest at a Free Trade meeting. Signed and annotated typescript.

Dates: 23 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Nov 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/18/101-106
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Letter from John Penny (Netherthong, Huddersfield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC rejecting WSC's views on the different approaches of French and German socialists and his contention that the British Labour Party should ally itself with the Liberals. Cites illustrations of the Liberals' lack of a unifying principle and examples of their political incapacity. Signed typescript.

Dates: 30 Nov 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jun 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/133
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Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, Thurso, [Caithness, Scotland] to WSC arguing that the Labour Party will remain united in government unless electoral reform is introduced to reinfranchise Liberal voters, which will strengthen the position of moderate Socialists and cause them to split from their extremist colleagues.

Dates: 04 Jun 1929
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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(Untitled), 21 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/166/3-4
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Davidson [later Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to [J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers] explaining why he cannot accede to Hutchings' request that he withdraw a leaflet attacking the Labour Party's policy of nationalising life assurance [see CHAR 2/166/5]. Copy sent to Conservative candidates.

Dates: 21 May 1929
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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(Untitled), [May] [1929]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/166/5
Scope and Contents

Leaflet issued by Conservative Central Office attacking the Labour Party's policy of nationalising the life assurance system.

Dates: [May] [1929]
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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(Untitled), Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/166/6-13
Scope and Contents

Circular letter from J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers, to members of affiliated unions on the steps they should take to make known their opposition to the Labour Party's proposed nationalisation of the life assurance system. Report from the watch committee of the Federation on the action necessary to oppose the nationalisation proposals. Copies sent to Conservative candidates.

Dates: Jan 1929
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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(Untitled), 23 Feb 1929 - 18 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/166/14-21
Scope and Contents Letter from J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers, to [John Davidson, later Lord Davidson] stating that the Labour Party has assured the Federation that there will be no legislation to nationalise life assurance until the views of policy holders and employees have been considered, and asking that a Conservative leaflet attacking the policy [see CHAR 2/166/5] be withdrawn, 18 May 1929 Correspondence between the Federation and the Labour Party on the...
Dates: 23 Feb 1929 - 18 May 1929
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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(Untitled), c 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/99-100
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of the second edition of a Labour Party leaflet on their intention to give more generous pensions. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: c 1929
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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(Untitled), c 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/101
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a Labour Party leaflet on the growth in their women's organisation and their main policy principles. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: c 1929
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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