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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Nov 1946 - May 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/34A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); Sir Godfrey Thomas, Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester; [Theresa] Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (8); Ralph Bury on Nigel Davies, prospective Conservative candidate for the Epping Division [Essex]; Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (8); Stuart Mallinson on Anglo-American goodwill; [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal] Private Secretary to the Postmaster General; George Tomlinson [Minister of Education]; [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Christine Taylor, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: comments by constituents on various national issues, including agriculture, animal welfare, rationing, alcohol policy, and greyhound racing; appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including education, housing, war damaged and requisitioned property, demobilisation and national service, rationing, maintenance payments, emigration, pensions, and employment; requests for WSC to attend local events or provide his autograph; messages of support for WSC; school buildings in Essex; applications for House of Commons tickets.Also includes: copy of letter from Sir Alexander Roger, Chairman of the Midland Electric Corporation, on the Electricity Bill; Ministry of Labour leaflet on Australia; Essex Anglo-American Goodwill Association leaflet.

Dates

  • Nov 1946 - May 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 42-50 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2046.

Extent

2 file(s) (2 files (362 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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