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Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Finance Committee: papers., Oct 1915 - Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/62
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects including: army finances and suggested savings; the adverse balance of foreign trade; details of the importation of goods classified as "not of prime necessity" including various items of food, drink, etc; draft interim reports and an interim report of the Finance Committee pointing out Great Britain's serious economic difficulties created by World War I and including a statement by [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs].

Dates: Oct 1915 - Nov 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/39
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers by various individuals on various subjects including: WSC on the war situation including the Dardanelles; Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] on food supplies to Germany and the effects on diminished exports; the effects of an air raid on London; national registration and military service; the supply of information to neutral countries; negotiations with the French; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; literary...
Dates: Jun 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Aug 1915 - Sep 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/41
Scope and Contents Printed papers by various individuals on various subjects including: the representation of India at the Imperial Conference; press summaries of affairs in various countries including Albania, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Russia; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the declaration of cotton as contraband, dealings with the United States, Portugal and the war, the leaking of information and an agreement with Sweden regarding contraband; Lord Lansdowne on naval and military war...
Dates: Aug 1915 - Sep 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major Sir Ernest Shackleton; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (12); Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Briggs (5); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; William de Ropp; Vladimir Litvinov-Falynsky; C Nabokov.Also includes copy minutes, telegrams and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington];...
Dates: 05 May 1919 - 30 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (26); Lord Kilmarnock [later 21st Lord Erroll, 1st Secretary, Copenhagen, Denmark]; David Lloyd George; Major-General Boris Heroys (2); Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky; Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations]; Major Newson [United States Army]; Colonel Henry Needham; Major Eric Skaife; ?General Bicherakhov;...
Dates: 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-B., Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (16); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (15); M L Elder of the War Office (5); [Anthony] Ward, Legal Secretary, Royal Courts of Justice; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (8); W Gladstone of the Ministry of Works (6); Edith Watson [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]...
Dates: Mar 1943 - Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 239-41 opened in 2022).
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (2); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; constituent...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jul 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: P M James of GPO Headquarters (6); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent W Askew (5); Frank Foster, Honorary Treasurer of Woodford Conservative Association (2); constituent Keith Catmur (4); [John] Millson [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]; Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer, County of Essex, on...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Mar 1947 - Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Herbert] Stotesbury, Home Office; J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (6); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); Stuart Mallinson, Essex County Welfare Officer; Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, (7) and Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, Woodford Conservative Association; E Gower of the Board of Trade (4); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (5); L D Baynes of the War Office (4); constituent Olive Warne (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 199-204 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2023.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Oct 1947 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Enoch Powell and Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent Lawrence Yardley (4). Also...
Dates: Oct 1947 - May 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 49-61 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2045.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/29A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (5); [Arthur] Drew, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; [Percy] Cohen of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; constituent D M Reddiex (4); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (6); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (4); Mary Tyrwhitt, Director, Auxiliary Territorial Service; constituents W T Towler (4) and F C Turner (4); Stanley Reed, Secretary of the Wanstead Flats...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Sep 1948 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (9); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (9); [Arthur] Halls, Private Secretary [to the President of] the Board of Trade; [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; [Derek] Stephen [Assistant Principal] War Office (2); Herbert Truelove, Honorary Secretary, Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Chamber of Commerce (6); Reginald Maudling of...
Dates: Sep 1948 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 173-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Air Defence: Deputations to the Prime Minister., 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/270
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [Leader of the Opposition] refusing to join the deputations to the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin; Osmund Cleverly [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Henry Pownall [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence; Hastings Ismay [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence] (2).Also includes: extracts from the transcript of the first deputation, including [?] WSC on the Government's failure to expand the air industry and the RAF...
Dates: 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/371A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: Sir Thomas Inskip [Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, later 1st Lord Caldecote]; Harry Sellar, Private Secretary to Inskip (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on subjects including the arming of the Guards Battalions; Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, on showing WSC [air construction graphs]; 1st Lord Swinton [former Secretary of State for Air, earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame] on the formation...
Dates: 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence and papers., 09 Jan 1937 - 23 Feb 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/302
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Gibbs on the inefficiency of the RAF; Sir Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt [former Vice-President of the Tank Board] (2); Sir William Beveridge [Director of London School of Economics and Political Science]; Oswald Frewen on working with German and Italian sailors, German fanaticism, Italian aid to Franco and how the policies of Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] encourage Germany and Italy; Leo Amery; Basil Liddell Hart; Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald Henderson...
Dates: 09 Jan 1937 - 23 Feb 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence etc., 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/266A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Basil Liddell Hart [Military Correspondent to the Times] on the troop system used in India; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on subjects including 1st Lord Weir's position in defence [as Adviser to the Air Ministry], the likely stop to any battleship programme, pilot training, the likelihood of a quick German victory against Britain and France, German contempt for the British Government, and the Government's refusal to discuss the...
Dates: 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open, (folio 93 opened in unsanitised form in Sep 2022, previously available as a 'sanitised' photocopy).
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-B., Nov 1945 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prime Minister Clement Attlee (3); Paul Beards [Assistant Private Secretary to Attlee]; Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Chatfield (2), General Admiral Conrad Albrecht (2), and Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Attlee] (3) on pensions for German war veterans; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (4); 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Julian Amery on completing J L Garvin's life of Joseph Chamberlain; Bhimrao Ambedkar (2) (see CHUR 2/52A/41);...
Dates: Nov 1945 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political; Correspondence A-B., Dec 1949 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/94
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg]; Waris Ameer Ali on Indo-Pakistani affairs; Leo Amery (4); Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] (3) including 2 on his personal plans; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party, on Lady Megan Lloyd George; Nigel Colman, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations; James Harden on being re-elected...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M., Mar 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/115A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (8); Roy Harrod (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the supply of aircraft and equipment to Egypt; Sir George Harvie Watt and his wife Bettie; James Henderson-Stewart; Michael Higgs on his daughter; Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Spain; "Bill",...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 334-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q. (includes copies of wartime documents)., Feb 1941 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/7A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Baronessa Bettina de Malfatti on Italian royal affairs (2); 1st Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny] resigning as Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin] (5) and Marjorie Maxse, Vice-Chairmen of Conservative and Unionist Party; Duncan Sandys on "Maycrete" houses; "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee], Sir Herbert Williams, and...
Dates: Feb 1941 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and Hansard., 17 Jan 1953 - 25 Mar 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/50A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (17 January, Kingston, Jamaica) on his presentation with the key to the city, the island's recovery from a hurricane and the re-forming of the West India Regiment.Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 January, Jerusalem Chamber, Westminster Abbey [London]) entitled "Westminster Abbey Appeal" on the abbey's role as a focus for Britain's faith and history, its part in the beginnings of Government and the work needed to preserve it. Published: Complete...
Dates: 17 Jan 1953 - 25 Mar 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 27 Feb 1950 - 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (7 March, House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the stalemate in the new Parliament and the need for electoral reform; uncertainty until the next election; increasing food production; unemployment; cutting taxation; restoring the value of sterling; repealing the nationalization of the iron and steel industry; enlarging the building trade to solve the housing problem; the risk of Britain being split into Labour and...
Dates: 27 Feb 1950 - 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 06 Nov 1951 - 22 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/45A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and extract from Hansard for WSC's speech (6 November, House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the political divisions in the country; the charge of war-mongering laid against the Conservatives, and the need for steady government; the restoration of university representation in Parliament; the repeal of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act; future parliamentary business, including the defence debate; keeping the Minister of Education out of the...
Dates: 06 Nov 1951 - 22 Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/11A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (10 February 1947, House of Commons) on the coal crisis including: criticism of the policies of Emanuel Shinwell, Minister of Fuel and Power; the need to plan for winter and the inefficiencies of cutting the coal supply. Source material includes: notes from "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; notes on the increased numbers of civil servants; press cuttings on subjects including the challenge by Gwilym Lloyd George [later...
Dates: 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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