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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, R-S., Jan 1958 - Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/512A-B

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Correspondents include: Julian Ridsdale, MP; Sir David Robertson, MP; John Rodgers, MP (5) on subjects including his meeting with Chiang Kai Shek; Colonel Sir Leonard Ropner, MP on the Unionist Club; Anthony Royle, MP [later Lord Fanshawe]; Duncan Sandys on the work of the Civic Trust; Michael Wilmshurst, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; [Gerard Andre], French Ambassador to Great Britain; Sir John Dean on the Sevenoaks [Kent] Conservative Association; Sir Derek Greenaway, Chairman of the Sevenoaks Conservative and Unionist Association; Sir Hartley Shawcross on behalf of the Oliver Club; William Shepherd, MP; William Baird, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Scotland; Robin Sinclair [later 2nd Lord Thurso] on affairs in Scotland; Thomas Bridges, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Peregrine Worsthorne of the Sunday Telegraph; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay]; [1st Lord] Kilmuir [earlier David Maxwell Fyfe] on the position of the Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Harry Hylton Foster; William McIndoe, Assistant Secretary to Cabinet Secretary, regarding the publication of correspondence between WSC and Stalin (3), Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] concerning the copyright and Dr F Raddatz of Rowohlt Verlag GMBH publishers (3) concerning its publication; Jeremy Thomas of the Foreign Office; and [1st] Lord Stamford [earlier Lord Grey] (3).Also includes: requests for WSC's signature and for contributions from him; a report on the work of the Civic Trust; newspaper cuttings on subjects including the death of Robert Schuman and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] becoming Prime Minister; a paper on a new constitution for Swaziland [later Eswatini]; notes and copies of correspondence from Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including apartheid in South Africa, WSC's health and opinion of scientists .Other subjects covered by the file include: Radio Free Europe and the official South African war history.


  • Creation: Jan 1958 - Jan 1965

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