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Official: Prime Minister: lists and correspondence regarding Ministerial and Government appointments., 13 Oct 1951 - 13 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/1A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Government Chief Whip] (4), Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Minister of Housing and Local Government] (2), Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley], James Stuart [later 1st Lord Stuart of Findhorn, Secretary of State for Scotland], 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal] (4), David Pitblado [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] (5), Sir Thomas Barnes [HM Procurator-General and Treasury Solicitor], Lord Asquith of Bishopstone [earlier Cyril Asquith], 3rd Lord Selborne, Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos, Secretary of State for the Colonies], Edward Cass [Prime Minister's Private Secretary], Malcolm McCorquodale MP, Walter Elliot MP, Derick Heathcoat-Amory [Minister of Pensions].This file includes a large number of lists relating to positions in the new Conservative Government, many annotated by WSC and others. It also includes copies of minutes and letters by WSC regarding appointments.


  • 13 Oct 1951 - 13 Nov 1951

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2 file(s) (2 files (167 loose folios))

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