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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence and papers on Scottish policy., Dec 1949 - Nov 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/93

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Stuart (15); Iain MacLeod, [Head of Home Affairs] Conservative Research Department (2); Andrew Gibb; Sir Arthur Young, Scottish Unionist Whip (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); Henry Spence; Patrick Blair [Political Secretary to Chairman of Unionist Party in Scotland]; George Williamson, President, Scottish Unionist Association, on a visit by Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; John MacCormick, Chairman, Scottish Covenant Association (5); Mary Valentin, Stuart's secretary (5); James Henderson-Stewart. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Chips Gemmell.Subjects covered by the file include: developing a Unionist policy for Scotland; receiving a deputation from the Scottish Housewives' Association; appointing a Scottish Whip following Young's death; providing a signed photograph of WSC for the Scottish Conservative Club, Edinburgh; meeting representatives of the Scottish Covenant Movement.Also includes: Scottish policy drafting committee papers; resolutions passed at the Scottish Unionist Association Annual Conferences 1950 and 1951; cutting; a St Andrew's Night Ball invitation; Scottish National Assembly material.

Dates

  • Dec 1949 - Nov 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (158 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English