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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/32

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Minute from WSC to Chairman of the Conservative Party [Ralph Assheton, later 1st Lord Clitheroe] marked "indexed" stating that he should see the letter from "Sir Louis Spears" [Major General Sir Edward Spears, Conservative MP for Carlisle, Cumberland] and WSC's reply [see CHAR 20/200/29-30]. "We do not want to lose the Seat. The matter is entirely confidential" [Carbon] With note in the hand of Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] explaining that Spears letter was about "statements in the press (to the effect that he was recalled from Syria owing to dissatisfaction by the Foreign Office) which are doing him harm in his constituency".


  • Creation: 28 Jan 1945

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