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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence S-T., 16 Nov 1938 - 14 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/59A-B

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Correspondents include: Basil Scruby (6); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on London Anti-Aircraft Defences; Gilbert Granville Sharp (2); Sir Samuel Hoare, Home Secretary, [later Lord Templewood]; Humbert Wolfe [Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Labour]; Edward Rawdon Smith, Public Relations Officer for London Passenger Transport Board; John Stark (6).Subjects include: local Conservative opposition to WSC; local government de-rating of industry; Abolition of Vivisection Bill; local wireless station security; RAF pay levels;evacuation; militia camp conditions.Also includes: excerpts from A J Shellard's "Thoughts Upon 'The World Crisis'" (1938); a British Union of Fascists leaflet accusing the Government of starting the war to hide the slump.


  • Creation: 16 Nov 1938 - 14 Dec 1939

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