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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/32

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (2); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; constituent Norman Foster (4); Brigadier Frank Medlicott on one of WSC's constituents building in his constituency (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Christine Taylor, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Grace Hamblin, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Subjects covered by the file include: appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including education, housing and land development, naturalisation and immigration, rationing, national service and demobilisation, financial assistance, the fire service, war damaged property, civil servants evacuated to Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], pensions, and employment; comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including nationalisation, rationing, demobilisation, co-operatives, and providing food for Europe; a request for WSC's autograph and for WSC to address a Rotary International rally in the constituency.Also includes: National Union of Students statement on delays in the payment of grants and a list of students concerned at Shoreditch Training College [London]; extracts from Hansard on evacuated civil servants and copies of statements by Prime Minister Clement Attlee on demobilisation; Conservative Party advice on answering constituents' queries on demobilisation; minutes and reports of Woodford Conservative Association committees.


  • Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

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1 item(s) (1 file (338 loose folios))

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