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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, D - G., 03 Jan 1956 - 16 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/99A-C

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Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); [William] Derek Pattinson, Private Secretary, Board of Inland Revenue; Thomas Critchley, Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Jocelyn Simon, Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Kevin Burns, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (2); Francis Reid, Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons; Timothy Nodder, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health; C E Gotham, Honorary Secretary, Epping Forest [Essex] Head Teachers' Association (4); Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, on urban and motorway planning (2); Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer for Essex, on the teacher shortage (3); John Graham, Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary (3); Sir Eric Errington [MP for Aldershot, Hampshire]; Gordon Downey, Assistant Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer (2); Charles Regan, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance; William Reid [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Education]; K R Gladstone, [? Director], W S Lloyd Limited (6); [John] Michael Bridgeman, Treasury; John Anson, Treasury; Richard Hastie-Smith [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; Irene Ward [MP for Tynemouth, Northumberland]; Geoffrey Chipperfield, Ministry of Housing and Local Government; Ewen Broadbent [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by WSC and Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Gillian Maturin, Jane Welby and Doreen Pugh, WSC's secretaries and Anthony Montague-Browne, WSC's Private Secretary.Other subjects include: import tariffs; housing enquiries; pension enquiries; local government funding, including education; requests for WSC to vote on various bills in Parliament, including the Clean Rivers Bill; protests against hydrogen bomb tests; congratulations on WSC's Golden Wedding anniversary.Also includes: pamphlets from the Joint Committee of the 4 Secondary Associations on the organization of education; copy of a speech by Sir Edward Boyle [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education] on education funding; report of the County Welfare Officer on welfare services in Essex; notes on the World Youth Festival in Moscow [Soviet Union], including copies of letters from George Ingle, Bishop of Willesden [Middlesex] and Edward Patey, Secretary, Youth Department, British Council of Churches; pamphlet from the Friends of the Children charity; memorandum on Civil Service pensions.


  • 03 Jan 1956 - 16 Dec 1959

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