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Conservative Defence Policy Committee, 1965-07 - 1967-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/7/25

Scope and Contents

Includes: printed papers on defence estimates; notes for the defence debate and service estimates debate; report of the Plowden committee of inquiry into the aircraft industry, with rough notes by JA and first reactions from the Society of British Aerospace Companies Limited; letter from Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel] on negotiations with Ian Smith [Prime Minister of Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe] on education; letter from [Leonard] Robert Carr, asking for JA's advice on the Air Corporations Bill; transcripts from the Conservative Party Conference, of speeches by Douglas-Home on foreign affairs, and by [John] Enoch Powell on defence; defence policy group minutes, with papers on the reorganisation of the Territorial Army and general defence policy.


  • Creation: 1965-07 - 1967-07


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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 515

Finding aid date

2011-06-14 14:16:29.200000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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