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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, U - Z., 15 Jan 1951 - 23 May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/90

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Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (7); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government (7); L Wane Daley, constituent (7); Thomas Caulcott [Assistant Principal], War Damage Commission (3); Duncan Sandys, Minister of Housing and Local Government; [Margaret] Barbara Sloman [Principal], Treasury (3); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Arthur Hockaday [Assistant Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty]; Brian Robson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air]; L L Wilkin, constituent (4); Henry Jenkyns, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer; Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department; Ronald Guppy [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Overy Gingell [Joint Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Grace Hamblin and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretaries, and Christopher Soames, WSC's Parliamentary Private Secretary.Subjects include: the increase in telegram charges; protests from constituents against the rates for commercial premises in the Valuation for Rating Act; war damage claims; council house rents; war and civil pension enquiries; use of land in Epping Forest [Essex]; requests for WSC to see deputations including the local peace committee and local Communist Party branch; concerns over the rearmament of Germany; haulage licensing; prize money from the Royal Indian Navy.Also includes: summary of letters received from constituents, November 1954; agenda for the annual general meeting of the Wanstead and Woodford Civil Defence Association; press cuttings; note on the council rent variation scheme; local peace committee petition against the hydrogen bomb; Post Office memorandum on subscription television.The majority of material in the file dates to 1952 - 1955.


  • 15 Jan 1951 - 23 May 1955

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