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Early political, 1939 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1

Scope and Contents

Political papers and correspondence, including: JEP's early attempts to become a Member of Parliament and adoption as MP for Wolverhampton South-West; his time in the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat (particularly his papers on India); his work as a Conservative minister (particularly Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and Minister of Health) and member of the Shadow Cabinet; his bid for leadership of the Conservative Party; political issues of the time, including the Suez Crisis, the economy and the Profumo Affair.


  • 1939 - 1987

Conditions Governing Access

Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.


10.5 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The majority of these files date up to the 1960s.

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 15:10:07+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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