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Political correspondence D - L, 1941-11 - 1945-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN 3/2

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Hugh Dalton, re shortage and demobilisation, location of new industries, and aluminium rolling mill and international cartel including copy letter from H.F. James to the Senior Commissioner for the Wales Region; Arthur Deakin re Transport and General Workers Union presentation, and London Bus Area labour shortage; Sir Andrew Duncan; Anthony Eden re post-war monetary policy, women in the Diplomatic Service, the Atlantic Charter and the trustworthiness of foreign governments in labour matters, the Four Power Plan and Post-War Settlement, and International Labour Organization including "Agenda for Meeting of the Emergency Committee of the Governing Body"; Arthur Greenwood re reorganisation of ports; Lord Halifax re ILO conference, and survey of Government Social policies; Lauritz Hansen re Danish seamen and position of Danish Government; Carol Johnson MP re Labour Party Bills Committee; Sir William Jowitt re letter to Eden on monetary policy, Housing and Hire Purchase; Harold Laski re proposal that Bevin become leader of the party including copy with mss note by Ivy Saunders; Lord Leathers re alleged criticism of Ministry of War Transport, and port facilities at Middlesbrough including letter from West Byng; Gwilym Lloyd George re speech on miners output, problems facing the coal industry, Miners' strike, and death of David Lloyd George; Dowager Countess Lloyd George on death of David Lloyd George; Oliver Lyttelton re suggestion boxes for work people.


  • 1941-11 - 1945-05

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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Finding aid date

2013-09-10 11:25:52.227000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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