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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/103

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Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); representatives of the Hotel Majestic, St Annes on the Sea [Lancashire], on WSC's stay there (5); George Christ of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Armstrong, Secretary of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations (9); representatives of British Railways (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips Gemmell, and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Also includes: details of motions to be discussed and conference resolutions on defence, foreign and commonwealth policy, communism, taxation, employment, trade unions, housing, agriculture, Conservative Party organisation, old-age pensioners, wages, economic matters, and the teaching profession; official report of the conference, including the text of WSC's speech (14 October); WSC's timetable and details of travel by train or aeroplane; map of Britain with WSC's prospective aerial stops marked on; agenda for the mass meeting; Blackpool Young Conservatives ball tickets and dinner invitation from the Mayor of Blackpool Rhodes Marshall.


  • Creation: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

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