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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - S., 16 Oct 1953 - 18 Jan 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/88

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Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (5); John Johnston, Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies; [Walter] Leonard Allinson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Ministry of Education] (4); [Margaret] Barbara Sloman [Principal], Treasury (2); Richard Griffiths, Exchange Control, Bank of England; I H Slee, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (6); E F Reed and Gladys Reed, constituents (4); George Dudman, Legal Secretary, Law Officers' Department, Royal Courts of Justice; Raymond Gedling [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Health]; Alan Lord, Private Secretary to the Board of Inland Revenue; William Marshall [Principal Private Secretary, Admiralty]; Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government (2); [Sherard] Falkner [Allison], Bishop of Chelmsford. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Grace Hamblin and Joan Prideaux, WSC's secretaries, and Gwen Davies, WSC's Assistant Private Secretary.Subjects include: civil and war pension enquiries; war damage claims; education grants; housing enquiries, including local development and compulsory council purchase and de-requisitioning of property; invitations for WSC; requests for WSC to support various bills in Parliament; flour subsidies; the use of gin traps; the 10th anniversary of D-Day; employment enquiries.Also includes: a local Communist Party leaflet; press cutting from the Bakers' National Association Review on the ending of the flour subsidy; press release by the Standing Joint Pacifist Committee against the hydrogen bomb.


  • 16 Oct 1953 - 18 Jan 1955

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