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Personal correspondence, 1967-05-20 - 1969-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/19

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Kenneth Boardman (2); Horace Maybray-King, Speaker of the House of Commons (2); William Whitelaw [Chief Opposition Whip] (4); Gerald Williams on subjects including JEP's interview with [Ernest] Trevor Huddleston [Bishop Suffragan of Stepney, London]; Edgar Kingston-McLoughry; Michael Strachan (6); Andrew Freeth on a portrait of JEP by [Augustus] Ruskin Spear; Nicholas Ridley, congratulating JEP on the Parliament (No. 2) Bill [on reform of the House of Lords]; [Henry] James Wickenden (7); Sir Jocelyn Lucas; Julian Sandys; Francis Cocks, Rector and Rural Dean of Wolverhampton, on his criticism of JEP's speech ["Rivers of Blood", April 1968] at Birmingham [Warwickshire]; Mark Schreiber [Director, Conservative Party Public Sector Research Unit, later Lord Marlesford] on the issue of repatriation (2); Sir Anthony Meyer, Conservative Research Department, on avoiding the appearance of a split in the party; Ronald Bell (2); Brendon Sewill, Director of the Conservative Research Department, on subjects including Union wage settlements (3); Arthur F Burns, Chairman of the National Bureau of Economic Research, United States, on subjects including JEP's speech on economics at the 1968 Party Conference, Blackpool [Lancashire] (2); Sir Malcolm Stoddart-Scott; Patrick McNair-Wilson; James Prior, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Edward Heath, Leader of the Opposition; Patrick Maitland [later 17th Lord Lauderdale]; David Poole, asking JEP to sit for his portrait (2); Evelyn, Lady Emmet; Julian Critchley (2); Sir Henry D'Avigdor-Goldsmid on the floating pound policy; Sir Stanley Bell; Simon Elwes; John Selwyn-Lloyd; B D N Tate (4); 1st Lord Strathclyde [earlier Thomas Galbraith] on the case for State intervention (2); Lord Sandon on his dissatisfaction with the Conservative Party and resignation from the presidency of JEP's Wolverhampton South West Conservative and Unionist Association (8); Robin Pollard, Secretary and Agent to JEP, on finding a new president for the Association (3); Henry Osmond-Clarke [orthopaedic surgeon] on JEP's foot; Anthony Barber, Chairman of the Conservative Party; Sir Olaf Caroe [former Governor of the North West Frontier Province, India]; Maurice Cowling [Fellow of Peterhouse College, Cambridge]; Duncan Duncan-Sandys; Anthony Royle [later Lord Fanshawe of Richmond], Secretary of One Nation; William Deedes; Sir Alexander Spearman.

Other subjects include: congratulations and comments on JEP's broadcasts and speeches, particularly the speech at Birmingham [April 1968]; offers of support.

Also includes: press-cutting of letter from 1st Lord Elton, supporting JEP on immigration; correspondence between Ronald Bell and his South Buckinghamshire Conservative Association on Bell's support for JEP; summary of research in wage and price levels by Brendon Sewill.


  • Creation: 1967-05-20 - 1969-12-04

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


2 file(s) (2 files (226 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 2: 1968-71

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1968-1969.

Finding aid date

2002-01-18 13:45:28+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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