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Minister's office: personal correspondence: political, 1964-06 - 1964-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/7

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: R V Jones on his concerns about the costs of Concorde and also Conservative scientific policy; Neil Marten, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Aviation; William Deedes, Minister without Portfolio; R A Butler, Foreign Secretary, on the ambitions of Archbishop Makarios [President of Cyprus]; Eric Johnson; [John] Francis Boyd, Political Correspondent of the Guardian (2); Sir [Richard] Michael Fraser, Director of the Conservative Research Department.

Also includes: notes by JA on aviation policy for the Conservative manifesto and other purposes; outline for a short film for Conservative Central Office on "Achievement in the Air"; transcript of a Conservative press conference during the General Election campaign, Oct 1964, with [George] Peter Thorneycroft [Secretary of State for Defence], answering questions, mainly on the nuclear deterrent; report on the Egyptian offensive in Yemen; article by JA for the Guardian on the Conservative attitude towards the aircraft industry; draft parliamentary questions for JA; outline for a film on the Government's achievements in aviation; draft memorandum on JA's concerns about the union of Cyprus and Greece (the Enosis policy).


  • 1964-06 - 1964-10

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 558

Finding aid date

2011-04-11 15:14:49.873000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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