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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M - Q., 15 Nov 1954 - 14 Dec 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/95A-C

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including John Harvey [Chairman, and MP for Walthamstow East, Essex] (4) and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (12); Sir [William] Robert Fraser [Deputy Chairman and Permanent Secretary, War Damage Commission]; Robert Armstrong [later Lord Armstrong of Ilminster, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Overy Gingell [Joint Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation] (2); David Stephens [Appointments Secretary to the Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon]; M Hilton, Private Secretary, Home Office (5); Hugh Murray, constituent (4); Karl Newman, Lord Chancellor's Office; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; John Johnston [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies]; John Stacpoole, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies; Gordon Downey, Assistant Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (3); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal, Ministry of Housing and Local Government]; J W Faulkner, Clerk to Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Council (4); Gordon Wilson [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; Ronald Guppy [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; Charles Regan [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Grace Hamblin and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], WSC's secretaries, Magdalene Stenhouse, WSC's Assistant Private Secretary, Anthony Montague-Browne [WSC's Private Secretary], and David Pitblado [WSC's Joint Principal Private Secretary].Subjects include: housing, including council rents, rates and compulsory property purchase; war damage claims; tax relief; invitations for WSC; canal transport; pension enquiries; education enquiries; calls of new legislation on strikes; police pay; concerns on State lotteries.Also includes: press cuttings; pamphlets from the Roads Campaign Council, the Society of Industrial Civil Defence Officers, including copies of the Industrial Civil Defence Review, and from the campaign for Moral Re-Armament; Home Office memorandum on police pay awards.


  • Creation: 15 Nov 1954 - 14 Dec 1956

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folio 293, closed for 75 years until 2031 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.


3 file(s) (3 files (412 loose folios))

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