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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-C., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/16A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams [MP for West Leeds, Yorkshire] on an engagement in WSC's constituency; R A Butler [MP for Saffron Walden, Essex] inviting WSC to a visit by Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; Sir Thomas Buxton, President of the Waltham Abbey [Essex] Branch [of Epping Division Conservative Association] on his lack of political confidence in WSC (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); Richard Colvin congratulating WSC on retaining his seat; 1st Lord Stonehaven [earlier John Baird, Chairman of the Conservative Party Organisation] on "Captain Courtenay" becoming a Conservative candidate.Other subjects include: election campaign details; European rearmament; employment, pension and benefit queries from constituents; Sunday closing; capital punishment; equal pay for women; life insurance for ex-servicemen; a resolution from Buckhurst Hill [Essex] Branch [of Epping Division Conservative Association] criticising WSC; egg production; the brewing industry; Indian affairs; local rates; importing goods; local environmental and transport issues; vivisection; general constituency business.

Dates

  • Creation: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (232 folios).)

Language of Materials

English

Subject

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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