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Personal correspondence, 1971-02-18 - 1976-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/20

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Arthur Askey; Sir Ian Horobin on JEP's review of his poetry, and economic policy (2); Humphrey Atkins [Government Chief Whip] on JEP's voting position on incomes policy; Reginald Paget, on taking JEP hunting (2); Milton Friedman [Professor of Economics, University of Chicago] on price control and the oil crisis (2); William Deedes on One Nation; Gerald Kaufman; Hugh Jenkins; Robert Jenkins, congratulating JEP on various speeches and articles, and commenting on Edward Heath's lack of ministerial experience, and the quality of his ministerial appointments (5); Anthony Fell; [Irving] Thomas Stuttaford; William Whitelaw, Secretary of State for Employment, on JEP's opposition to his counter-inflation policy (3); James Prior, Lord President of the Council; Ralph Harris, General Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, on subjects including JEP as a future prime minister and the new university at Buckingham (3); George Gale [Editor of the Spectator] asking JEP to write a weekly column (2); James Ramsden on his decision to step down as an MP; Francis Pym [Government Chief Whip] on JEP's refusal to support the Government's counter-inflation policy (2); Edward du Cann [Chairman, 1922 Committee] on the employment of political agents (2); 6th Lord Carrington, Chairman of the Conservative Party; 7th Lord Warwick on the attack on JEP during the Party Conference by Anthony Barber [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Nicholas Winterton on Barber's attack; 1st Lord Strathclyde [earlier Thomas Galbraith]; Alan Clark on Barber's attack; Sir Hamilton Kerr (4); Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms; Ian Harvey (2); Harold Soref; John Eastaugh [Bishop of Hereford]; Henry Thorold (3); Nigel Lawson on immigration policy in the 1950s and a book on 5th Lord Salisbury (3); Walter Ewbank, Archdeacon of Westmoreland and Furness, on biblical translation; Peter Moore [Vice-Dean of Ely Cathedral]; Christopher Chataway, Minister for Industrial Development; Ian Lloyd; Sir Alec Douglas-Home on a speech by JEP on inflation [July 1973, at Hanley, Staffordshire]; Andrew Freeth; Robin Day on his interview with JEP in Politics in the 70s; [?] Reginald Maudling; John Chidell (4); Mary Renault; Geoffrey Finsberg; Thomas Robbins on his passport (13); [John] Anthony Kershaw, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office (2); Nicholas Kaldor [Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge], on JEP's speech about the Common Market [July 1973] and the importance of the issue at the next election; Sir John Betjeman on King Edward VI School, Birmingham [Warwickshire] (2); Reverend Professor John Barns, Professor of Egyptology, University of Oxford; Nigel Fisher on his biography of Iain Macleod; Patrick Jenkin on JEP's review of the Macleod biography; John Astor on the Macleod biography; David Watt [Political Editor, Financial Times] on the Macleod biography; Jack Galloway, Conservative and Unionist Central Office Area Agent, West Midlands, on the West Bromwich [Staffordshire] by-election (3); Max Beloff, Principal-Designate, University College at Buckingham; John Selwyn-Lloyd, Speaker of the House of Commons (2); Elizabeth, Lady Salisbury, on the death of 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne]; A A Hoveyda, Prime Minister of Iran; Christopher Mayhew (2); 5th Lord Salisbury on immigration legislation in 1956 (3); Sir Burke Trend [Secretary of the Cabinet]; Ernle Money; Frank Butler; David Madel; Mary, Lady Cawthorn; Sir Iain Stewart; David Holland, Librarian of the House of Commons.

Other subjects include: JEP's visits to churches and church architecture; JEP's future in politics and attacks on Heath; comments on JEP's speeches and broadcasts; messages of support; JEP's refusal to speak at the West Bromwich by-election because of his opposition to the Government, May 1973.

Also includes: articles by Milton Friedman on price control and the oil crisis; a statement by 6th Lord Carrington on the employment of political agents; a statement by Peter Fry on immigration; copy of Alec Douglas-Home's speech at Brighouse [Yorkshire] in reply to JEP's speech on inflation, July 1973; press-cuttings on the West Bromwich by-election.


  • Creation: 1971-02-18 - 1976-07-17

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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 (365 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 3: 1972-73

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1973.

Finding aid date

2002-01-22 11:45:43+00:00

Repository Details

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