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Biffen, William John, 1930 - 2007 (politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1930 - 2007

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence with [William] John Biffen, 1958-04 - 1994-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/47
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from JEP to Biffen on subjects including: parliamentary affairs; writing by Biffen on economics and Europe; elections contested by JEP. Also includes: letters from Biffen to JEP on JEP's future political options and Biffen's own refusal to support the Labour Party (June 1973), the European Economic Community and the by-election (January 1983) in Down South [Ulster, Northern Ireland], commenting on how JEP was missed in the House of Commons; copies of speeches by JEP...
Dates: 1958-04 - 1994-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
 Item

Interview with [William] John Biffen, 1996-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL AS 3/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Material distinct from Enoch Powell's own papers as it has a different provenance (it was not maintained with Powell's own archive) and cannot be considered as having been generated by the same processes as Powell's papers.
Dates: 1996-03-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Access copies available.
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Personal correspondence, 1965-02-25 - 1974-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/22
Scope and Contents The majority of correspondents write on JEP's decision to stand down as MP for Wolverhampton South West [Staffordshire], and his adoption and subsequent election as MP for Down South, Ulster [Northern Ireland]. Correspondents include: Robin Pollard, Secretary and Agent to JEP, on opposition to him in the Wolverhampton Conservative Association (8); George Wilkes, Wolverhampton Conservative Association constituency chairman, on opposition to JEP and his decision to stand down (3); Sir Peter...
Dates: 1965-02-25 - 1974-12-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick de Laszlo on faults in the Constitution and work by JEP on the New Testament; Douglas Kennedy (7); Frederick Mulley [Secretary of State for Defence]; Ronald Lewin, asking JEP for help on his book on Ultra (2); Brigadier Eric Shearer (2); Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons (2); David Menhennet, Librarian of the House of Commons; Victor Russell (3); Michael Latham; [Arthur] John Page, criticising JEP's attacks on the Conservative Party; Michael Foot,...
Dates: 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1968-04-21 - 1978-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Michael Foot [Leader of the House of Commons] on subjects including asking JEP to abstain in a confidence vote, December 1978 (2); William Whitelaw [Conservative spokesman on home affairs] on subjects including accusing JEP of recruiting Asian hospital staff while Minister of Health (2); Nigel Lawson [Conservative spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs] debating with JEP on anti-inflation policy and wage control (2); [Leonard] James Callaghan, Prime Minister; Lord...
Dates: 1968-04-21 - 1978-12-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (5); Norman St John-Stevas, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Michael Latham; Sir John Rodgers (2); James Goodsman; Sir Nigel Fisher; Patricia, Lady Fisher; Tam Dalyell; Sir John King; [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy]; Thomas Galbraith; [William] John Biffen (3); Philip Beddows (3); Thomas Robbins (7); Douglas Kennedy (7); Ethel, Lady Templer on the death of Sir Gerald Templer; Brian Crozier; Maurice...
Dates: 1977-05-02 - 1979-12-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1982-04-23 - 1984-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Beaumont, Speaker's Secretary, House of Commons; [George] Victor Le Fanu, Serjeant at Arms, House of Commons (3); Patrick Cormack (5); Nicholas Ridley on subjects including becoming a Privy Counsellor (2); Viola, Dowager Duchess of Westminster [Lord Lieutenant of County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland]; Trevor Beeson [Canon of Westminster] (2); Douglas Kennedy (4); [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal on subjects including buskers on the London Underground (11);...
Dates: 1982-04-23 - 1984-05-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1975-11-29 - 1982-12-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (2); Douglas Kennedy (6); Mollie, Lady Butler of Saffron Walden (5); Lord Cranborne; Ian Gow [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (4); [William] John Biffen, Lord President of the Council, on the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order (4); John Silkin [Shadow Leader of the House of Commons] on the Homosexual Offences Order; Peter Clarke [former Private Secretary to JEP]; Lord Plowden, Chairman of...
Dates: 1975-11-29 - 1982-12-30
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 331-7 closed for review.

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