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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Ayr [Scotland] (May 1947)., 27 Nov 1946 - 09 Aug 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/251

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Correspondents on WSC's visit include: Sir Charles MacAndrew on accommodation for WSC; Robert Brown, Town Clerk, Ayr, on arrangements for WSC receiving an honorary burgess-ship (14); Sir Thomas Moore [MP for Ayr Burgh] on invitations for WSC, and WSC's speech at Ayr ["Trust the People", 16 May 1947] (3); Sir Arthur Young [MP for Partick, Glasgow] (6); Lieutenant- General Sir Robert Sturges, Royal Marines Association, asking WSC to visit the Ayrshire branch of the association; James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn], Conservative Chief Whip; Sir Alexander Walker. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretaries.Other subjects include: expenses and travel arrangements.Also includes: hotel bills; programme for WSC's visit; speech notes for WSC's Ayr speech, on subjects including the growing strength of the Conservative Party, the Labour Government's economic problems, the Conservative economic record and Labour housing policy; programme for the Scottish Unionist Association Conference, Ayr; press cutting.


  • Creation: 27 Nov 1946 - 09 Aug 1947

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