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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jan 1948 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/42

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (15); Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association, and John Harvey, Chairman, Woodford Young Conservative Association, on a visitor from South Africa meeting CSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretary Penelope Wall.Subjects covered by the file include: appeals and complaints by constituents in a variety of areas, including housing and land development, immigration, national service, petrol allowances, health, schooling, outstanding payments, requisitioned property, and a prison sentence; comments by constituents on various national issues, including the Representation of the People Bill, tax on children's clothing, and housing; requests for WSC to attend a local event and for him to be godfather to a constituent's child; requests to visit the House of Commons.Also includes: part of letter [signature and most of last page missing, from Valentine McEntee MP] on restaurant facilities for MPs.


  • Jan 1948 - May 1948

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 119-20 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2014.


1 item(s) (1 file (202 loose folios))

Language of Materials


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