Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - E., 18 Nov 1954 - 11 Jan 1959
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); Gordon Wilson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; J R Jameson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Education (5); E S Sledmere, Honorary Secretary, Wanstead and Woodford Catholic Parents and Electors Association (5); Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Robert Armstrong [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster], Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (3); Andrew Stark [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Antony Head, Secretary of State for War; Patrick Benner [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Health]; Charles Regan [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance; Graham Kear [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Supply]; Andrew Cuff, Director, Charles W Ashby Limited, iron and steel merchants (4); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government (2); James Carruthers [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air]; Kenneth Pritchard [Assistant Principal], Admiralty; Hugh Ellis-Rees, Private Secretary, War Office; Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer for Essex (2); Robert Pittam, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Doreen Pugh and Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries.Subjects include: concerns on intervention in South African racial affairs; requests for WSC to vote on the abolition of capital punishment; enquiries on pensions, housing, taxation, education and National Service; Catholic school provision; proposed changes in industrial relations legislation; invitations for WSC.Also includes: memoranda by the Wanstead and Woodford Catholic Parents and Electors Association on the costs of Catholic school provision; press cuttings; memoranda on the difficulties for composers in the Copyright Bill; petition on a local animal cruelty case; Navy League leaflet on the state of the Navy; Ministry of Education circular on the national school building programme.The majority of material in the file dates to 1954 - 1956.
- 18 Nov 1954 - 11 Jan 1959
Conditions Governing Access
Open, except for folios 209 - 213, closed for 75 years until 2031 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
2 file(s) (2 files (385 loose folios))
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