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Labour Party

 Organization

Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/52-53
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister, expressing doubt whether the Conservatives could win a General Election, suggesting that [James] Ramsay MacDonald [Prime Minister] could have the same number of followers in the next parliament as in this, and stating that one of the conditions for his support of 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max...
Dates: 31 Jan 1931
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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(Untitled), 11 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/4-5
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Neville Chamberlain on the composition of the new War Cabinet: [Clement] Attlee and [Arthur] Greenwood both want to be included; WSC wants A V Alexander [later 1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough], [Herbert] Morrison and [Ernest] Bevin; [Hugh] Dalton and [Sir Archibald] Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] must be considered; asks Chamberlain to be Lord President of the Council; adds that British and French Forces are already on the Antwerp-Namur line [Belgium]. [draft carbon;...
Dates: 11 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(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
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(Untitled), 10 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/24-25
Scope and Contents Letter from [Valentine] Lawford [Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin] to [John] Higham [Private Secretary] (Admiralty) enclosing a letter from Arthur Mann [former editor of the Yorkshire Post] to Halifax warning that Labour leaders will not serve under [Neville] Chamberlain and oppose a government containing Sir John Simon or Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] but would serve under Halifax or WSC; Labour members favoured for...
Dates: 10 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/26-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from Neville Chamberlain to WSC accepting the role of leading the Commons as Lord President of the Council; cautions on Labour personalities in the War Cabinet, suggesting [Arthur] Greenwood "would be amiable and agreeable enough [but] I do not think he could contribute much else". [signed typescript].

Dates: 11 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 May 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/22
Scope and Contents

Letter from Cecil L'Estrange Malone, Phene Street, London SW3 to WSC, congratulations on speech at Chingford on the League of Nations and Sanctions. Sending copy [not retained] of his speech withdrawing as a Labour Party candidate because of the issue of Sanctions.

Dates: 09 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/48
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sydney Buxton (Board of Trade) to WSC concerning WSC's idea to use people associated with the Labour movement as Home Office representatives in industrial negotiations and enclosing the names of candidates suggested by his son, a former Vice-Principal of Ruskin College, Oxford [see CHAR 12/2/49-50]. Signed typescript annotated "thanked".

Dates: 11 Jul 1910
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 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/184/23
Scope and Contents

Printed memorandum by Frederick Guest suggesting means by which the work of the National Government can continue after the next General Election.

Dates: Jan 1933
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), 13 Oct 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/237/114
Scope and Contents Letter from "Archie" [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso, Leader, Liberal Parliamentary Party] (Dalnawillan, Altnabreac, Caithness [Scotland]), to WSC, regretting that he is unable to accept WSC's dinner invitation. He comments on his admiration for WSC's speeches, and his delight at seeing WSC's "stock soaring!", but thinks that "a November election would be a rotten trick to play", particularly unfair on the Labour Party and also the Liberals, as they have been supporting the...
Dates: 13 Oct 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/196/54-55
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Cadogan [Conservative MP for Bolton] (Carlton Club) to WSC expressing his gratitude to WSC on the eve of the dissolution of the House of Commons: states how proud he has been to serve under WSC's leadership "in the most memorable Parliament of all time"; comments on the decision of the Socialists to terminate the Coalition and states that the "issues at present are too grave to become the sport of party politics"; expresses the hope that WSC will long be spared "not...
Dates: 13 Jun 1945
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), 13 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/196/56
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Cadogan [Conservative MP for Bolton] (Carlton Club) to WSC expressing his gratitude to WSC on the eve of the dissolution of the House of Commons: states how proud he has been to serve under WSC's leadership "in the most memorable Parliament of all time"; comments on the decision of the Socialists to terminate the Coalition and states that the "issues at present are too grave to become the sport of party politics"; expresses the hope that WSC will long be spared "not...
Dates: 13 Jun 1945
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] [May] [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197A/4
Scope and Contents

Hand-written note from ? Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to WSC asking whether [Joseph] Davies should be allowed to contact "[Ernest] Bevin & Co". Annotated by WSC in red, "Certainly not, repeat not nor anyone else" and dated and initialled. Also a note from Kathleen Hill to Private Office instructing them to find out if Mr [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] is aware of this.

Dates: [23] [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/201/6
Scope and Contents Letter from Major-General Sir Hugh Tudor (42 Circular Road, St Johns, Newfoundland [Canada]) thanking WSC for seeing his son. He expresses sorrow that WSC is being put through the strain of an election campaign, and comments on the Labour Party and Clement Attlee, "Now that we have smashed National Socialism in Germany Labour apparantly wants to start something like it in England. The present Labour leader as one of the Big Three seems to me rather like a mouse in a rat's job!". He expresses...
Dates: 28 May 1945
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 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/26
Scope and Contents Letter from Harold Laski [Professor of political science at the University of London and member of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] (Devon Lodge, Addison Bridge Place, W14 [London]) to WSC informing him that he is enclosing a copy of an article he has written for the Chicago Sun about President Roosevelt [see CHAR 20/198A/ 22-24], and stating that he has become the Acting Chairman of the Labour Party, "So may I say that whatever remarks I may make in this official capacity are...
Dates: 21 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 21 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/28-29
Scope and Contents Text of letter from Harold Laski [Professor of political science at the University of London and member of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] (Devon Lodge, Addison Bridge Place, W14 [London]) to WSC informing him that he is enclosing a copy of an article he has written for the Chicago Sun about President Roosevelt [see CHAR 20/198A/ 22-24], and stating that he has become the Acting Chairman of the Labour Party, "So may I say that whatever remarks I may make in this official...
Dates: 21 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/30
Scope and Contents Letter from Harold Laski [Professor of political science at the University of London and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] (Devon Lodge, Addison Bridge Place, W14 [London]) to WSC marked "private and confidential" informing him of the decision taken at the last meeting of the Labour Party National Executive not to put a Labour Party candidate in the field against him "not because we thought he might win, but because, on personal grounds, we did not wish to add , even...
Dates: 03 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/31-32
Scope and Contents Text of letter from Harold Laski [Professor of political science at the University of London and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] (Devon Lodge, Addison Bridge Place, W14 [London]) to WSC marked "private and confidential" informing him of the decision taken at the last meeting of the Labour Party National Executive not to put a Labour Party candidate in the field against him "not because we thought he might win, but because, on personal grounds, we did not wish to add...
Dates: 03 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/33
Scope and Contents

Note by WSC for Private Office: "I do not know on what official grounds Mr Laski [Harold Laski, Professor of political science at the University of London and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] writes to me. I have no personal relations with him".

Dates: 17 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.
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(Untitled), 18 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/23-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Clement Attlee [Deputy Prime Minister and Lord President of the Council, leader of the Labour Party] proposing a continuation of the coalition until a decisive victory has been gained over Japan [carbon].

Dates: 18 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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