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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence S-T., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/33

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Duncan Sandys on taking the Chingford [Essex] Women Citizens' Association round the Houses of Parliament (2); George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] on a gratuity awarded to the widow of a postman; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3); Leslie Hore-Belisha [Minister of Transport] on local traffic conditions; G F Fishwick, District Inspector of the Ministry of Health Insurance Department (6), and E H Crowhurst, Honorary Secretary of South Woodford and Wanstead [Essex] Ex-Servicemen's Club (5), on insurance for the club; Ellen Stutely [a local party worker] (5).Other subjects include: air defences; international affairs, particularly the Italian invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia], the League of Nations, and Franco-German tensions; the price of milk; importing iron and steel; local housing and planning matters; benefit, pension and mental health queries from constituents; the Coal Mines Bill; rating issues; pilot training; alternative medicine; general constituency business.

Dates

  • Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (157 folios).)

Language of Materials

English

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