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Personal correspondence, 1959-01-01 - 1961-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/13

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Derick Heathcoat Amory [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on the War Loan; Professor Raymond Lyttleton; Claude Lancaster, Chairman, Bestwood Company Limited, appointing and sacking JEP as Financial Director (2); Reginald Seconde, congratulating JEP on his increased majority; R A Butler, on JEP's speech on the 1960 Budget, and the importance of cutting spending (2); 21st Lord Shrewsbury and Waterford; Norris McWhirter on JEP's possible entry in the Guinness Book of Records (2); Michael Strachan (4); 1st Lord Clitheroe [earlier Ralph Assheton]; [John] Harley Williams, Secretary-General, Chest and Heart Association; Christopher Armstrong [MP for County Armagh, Northern Ireland]; John Rodgers on a request from 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken] for right-wing writers; Sir Stanley Rawson, Chairman of Robert Fraser and Partners Limited; Mollie Butler; John Morrison [Chairman, 1922 Committee, later 1st Lord Margadale] thanking JEP for his work on the 1960 Finance Bill; [?] 2nd Lord Altrincham [earlier John Grigg]; Professor [William] Campbell Stewart, Acting Principal, University College of North Staffordshire; [?] Alan Bailey, Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Professor G R Manton (5); Sir [William] David Ormsby-Gore [British Ambassador to the United States, later 5th Lord Harlech] on having to leave British politics; Sir James Mountford, Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool; [Arthur] Stretton Reeve, Bishop of Lichfield; 1st Lord Avon [earlier Anthony Eden]; John Selwyn-Lloyd, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the Plowden Report into public spending, including JEP's comments.

Other subjects include: congratulations on JEP's speeches, particularly his speech of 19 March 1959, and a speech for a celebration of the Leicester Building Society; offers of company directorships; a claim by JEP against Scope Limited.

Also includes copy of JEP's The Radcliffe Report - Six Months After, commenting on the Radcliffe Report on the monetary system.


  • Creation: 1959-01-01 - 1961-12-29

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1 file(s) (1 file (125 folios))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Personal 1: 1952-67

Finding aid date

2002-01-08 16:39:50+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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