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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Jun 1947 - Feb 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/41A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury (3); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] and Reginald Maudling of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; constituent A F Morris (4); John Henniker[-Major, later 8th Lord Henniker, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; [Robert] McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); Walter Barnes, Estate Surveyor (Southern Area), London North Eastern Railway (4); constituent W J Tuffley (6). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Penelope Wall, Christine Taylor, and Edmund Oddy (Honorary Secretary); CSC.Subjects covered by the file include: comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including the proposed health service, taxes, and renting property; appeals and complaints by constituents in a variety of areas, including housing, schooling and education, national service, transport and railway development, rationing particularly of petrol, requisitioned property, surplus cars, entry into the UK and immigration, pensions, currency, employment, voting, postage, and trading; messages of support and greetings to WSC; requests for WSC to attend or support local events and organisations; the West Essex Conservative Club; a request to visit the Houses of Parliament.Also includes: cuttings from the British Medical Journal and the Evening Standard; copy of House of Commons answer by Postmaster-General Wilfrid Paling and details of overseas forces postal charges; LNER notice to quit.

Dates

  • Creation: Jun 1947 - Feb 1948

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 files (367 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English