Hewitt, Patricia Hope, 1948 (politician)
- Existence: 1948
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Mainly correspondence on Hewitt’s own engagements and dealings with the press.
Mainly correspondence on Hewitt’s own engagements and dealings with the press, also including: a note from Hewitt to NK on the press notice following a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) during the miners’ strike, Dec 1984, with notes of the meeting; briefing for a meeting on Lobby procedures (for press briefings).
Correspondence, mainly on Hewitt’s own engagements and her contract.
Correspondence with the general public relating to Hewitt’s leaked remarks on Labour’s campaign in London, relating to lesbian and gay rights and the "Loony Left" costing Labour votes.
Correspondence with individuals including Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary] and Frank Dobson on the organisation of NK’s office, and National Executive Committee papers on the organisation of the Labour Party as a whole, particularly constituency parties. Also includes results from the leadership election campaign.
Memoranda by Charles Clarke [Head of NK’s office] on the establishment and organisation of NK’s office and more general strategy, in 1983, 1985, and for the periods leading up to the 1987 and 1992 General Elections. Also includes a job description for Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary].
Includes notes on strategy by John Gau (John Gau Productions), memoranda from Patricia Hewitt, Press and Broadcasting Secretary and Nick Grant, Director of Publicity and minutes of the Party Political Broadcast Group.
Correspondence, and memoranda by Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary], Vincent Hanna and John Gau (John Gau Productions) on broadcast strategy.
Notes on strategy, correspondence, and memoranda by Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary] and John Gau (John Gau Productions).
Includes: memoranda on polling research; minutes and rough notes of group meetings; memoranda from individuals including Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, Robert Worcester, Market and Opinion Research International Limited (MORI) and Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary]; note on producing a monthly digest of polls; research proposals for the 1987 General Election.
Papers on extending the franchise for the selection and reselection of MPs (one member one vote, OMOV). Includes: memoranda by Charles Clarke [Head of NK’s office] and Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary]; extracts from speeches by NK; notes from the Review of Reviews Committee; drafts of proposed rule changes for constituency parties; issue of Tribune criticising the changes.
Minutes and notes of NK’s team meetings, strategy meetings and papers on team organisation, particularly on the press office, NK’s diary, visits, speeches and responsibilities in the office.
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