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Public and Political: General: Party Political Truce., 31 Jan 1944 - 15 Feb 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/510

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on electoral truce between the main political parties File includes Minute from James Stuart (later Lord Stuart of Findhorn), Government Chief Whip, listing by-elections at which the political truce had been disregarded; article by Sir Walter Layton, on "restlessness in the constituencies" over the electoral truce, with comments by James Stuart, Sir Archibald Sinclair (later Lord Thurso), Leader of the Liberal Party, and draft reply signed by WSC, accusing the Liberal and Labour Parties of "having things both ways", as they were represented in the Government, and were free to criticise the Government and attack the Conservatives.

Dates

  • Creation: 31 Jan 1944 - 15 Feb 1944

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file, 41 folios)

Language of Materials

English

Subject

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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