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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/198A/30

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Letter from Harold Laski [Professor of political science at the University of London and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Labour Party] (Devon Lodge, Addison Bridge Place, W14 [London]) to WSC marked "private and confidential" informing him of the decision taken at the last meeting of the Labour Party National Executive not to put a Labour Party candidate in the field against him "not because we thought he might win, but because, on personal grounds, we did not wish to add , even in this small way to your burdens". Laski concludes, "I look forward with great interest and pleasure to seeing you in the new role of Leader of the Opposition after the election".


  • Creation: 03 Jun 1945

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Open, with the exception of folios 63 and 202 which have been closed on the instructions of the Cabinet Office under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act but are available in 'sanitised' form. Review 2021.

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