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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - C., 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/98A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (11); David Hilary, Private Secretary, Home Office; Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Raymond Prosser [Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Richard Langridge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (3); Theodor Bader, constituent (7); Patrick Benner, Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Health; Bernard Lawrence, President, Association of Chief Education Officers; L L Brown, Managing Director, Kamborian Shoe Machine Company Limited (4); Gordon Downey [Assistant Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; "Chips", Sir Henry Channon [MP for Southend-on-Sea West, Essex]; Jocelyn Simon, Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Timothy Nodder, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC [President of Woodford Conservative Association], and Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Doreen Pugh, Gillian Maturin and Jane Welby, WSC's secretaries and Anthony Montague-Browne, WSC's Private Secretary.Subjects include: the role of doctors in Civil Defence; pensions, including colonial and Civil Service pensions; banking unions; protests against capital punishment and hydrogen bomb tests; local government and education funding; Epping Forest [Essex] grazing rights; National Service enquiries.Also includes: annual reports from Ashton [Essex] Playing Fields and Youth Centre; copy of statement by R A Butler, Home Secretary, on admitting European refugees to Britain; copy of speech by Sir Edward Boyle [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education] on education funding; British Legion pamphlet; open letter from the West African Pensioners' Association; Navy League questionnaire for Parliamentary candidates on naval defence; open letters from Richard Hayward, Secretary General, Civil Service National Whitley Council (Staff Side) and Derick Heathcoat Amory, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Civil Service pensions; memorandum by the College of Speech Therapists on registration for therapists; photographs.


  • 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 51-2, 60-5, 220-6 and 287-98, closed for 75 years until 2035 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on potentially living individuals.


2 file(s) (2 files (342 loose folios))

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