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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - Z., 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/66A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including WSC's visit to Woodford (5); Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department (2); John Parmenter, constituent (4); Jean Nunn, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary (2); Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council; John Lockwood, MP for Romford [Essex]; Helen Swyer and Gladys Swyer, constituents (4); John Parkin, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (2); John Harvey, Conservative candidate for Walthamstow East [Essex]; John Strachey, Secretary of State for War, on the call-up of reservists. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lorna Cowper, "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt and Chips Gemmell, WSC's secretaries, and Richard Greville, Honorary Secretary.Other subjects include: housing, medical and civil and war pension enquiries; invitations and requests for WSC's autograph; ticket requests for the House of Commons; war damage claims; tax on greyhound racing and speedway racing; local coal distribution; requests for WSC to support various bills in Parliament; congratulations to WSC on the General Election; private building licenses; religious broadcasting; rent control; the payment of Post War Credits; the scrap metal and tinplate supply; equal pay for women teachers.Also includes: photographs; press cuttings; a questionnaire from the Scottish Housewives' Association on the Council of Europe; pamphlet from the National Association of Schoolmasters on pay; a draft message for WSC to send to the local constituency news bulletin; copies of letters from WSC and CSC on visiting Woodford and watching WSC's racehorse Colonist II run; issue of the local parish magazine.

Dates

  • 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 files (309 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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