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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Jul 1946 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/37

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Correspondents include: Theresa Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (4); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Evan] Maude [Assistant Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; M M Killeen, Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions (4); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (5); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary]; [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (8); C Hewertson, Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty (5); Henry Studholme [Conservative Whip] on a party of Swedish students visiting the Houses of Parliament; Enoch Powell of the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; [Francis] Cumming-Bruce, [Francis Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for] Commonwealth Relations; constituent W Welsh (8); the Secretary of the Wilfrid Lawson Hotel, Woodford Green (5). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Christine Taylor, and Grace Hamblin.Subjects covered by the file include: appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including war damaged and requisitioned property, housing, national service and demobilisation, pensions, charitable donations, car provision, naturalisation, rationing, emigration, Sunday opening, and a speeding offence; relations with local National Liberals; comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including equal pay for women, Palestine, and planning; requests for WSC's assistance in literary matters.Also includes: Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes information; Borough of Wanstead and Woodford notes on Sunday opening of cinemas.


  • Jul 1946 - Jul 1947

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