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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - D., 15 Jan 1945 - 18 Apr 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/64A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman (3); John Nelson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air; Jean Nunn, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary (2); George Moseley, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government; David Perry, Wanstead and Woodford Housing Manager (8); George [Gordon] Allen; representatives of the London Telecommunications Region (6); Henry Brooke [later Lord Brooke of Cumnor, MP for Hampstead, London]; A Caslake, constituent (4); Percy Cohen, [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department (2); William Geraghty, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; John Parkin, Assistant Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (3); James Shaw, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer; John Day, constituent, on a pension claim (17); Martin Rogers, Private Secretary to the Commonwealth Relations Office (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Lorna Cowper and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], WSC's secretaries and George Dodds, WSC's Private Secretary, and Richard Greville, Honorary Secretary.Subjects include: giving public reasons for cuts and shortages; the fuel shortage; enquiries into housing, civil and war pensions, medical and health matters, price maintenance and rationing; requests for WSC to support various bills in Parliament; invitations for WSC; requests for exemption from military reservist training; temporary Civil Service grading.Also includes: a plan for the furtherance of relations with the United States by J G Barnes, constituent; press cuttings on the development of the drug cortisone; memorandum by the Central Board for Conscientious Objectors, on training exemptions for reservists.The majority of material in the file dates to 1951 - 1952.


  • 15 Jan 1945 - 18 Apr 1952

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 74 - 83, closed for 75 years until 2027 on grounds of data protection due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.


2 file(s) (2 files (358 loose folios))

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