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House of Lords reform: correspondence, 1951-12 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/69

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on legislation to reform the House of Lords include: 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council, earlier Lord Cranborne], particularly on life peerages (8); Lord Balfour of Burleigh (4); 1st Lord Simon, on his Life Peers Bill (2); [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Julian Amery; Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on LSA's decision not to accept a peerage.

Also includes: memorandum by LSA on suggested reforms; volumes of Hansard covering debates on Lord Simon's Life Peers Bill in the House of Lords.


  • Creation: 1951-12 - 1955-06

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 224

Finding aid date

2004-03-19 16:16:11.717000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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