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Personal correspondence, 1966-05-19 - 1973-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/21

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Jonathan Guinness [later 3rd Lord Moyne] on Conservative Central Office's cancellation of JEP's visit to speak at his by-election for Lincoln [Lincolnshire]; Patrick Wall (2); [James] Colin Welch [Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph]; Francis Pym [Government Chief Whip] on JEP's differences from the party line (6); Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms (4); Reginald Prentice; Richard Dring, Editor of Hansard; Robert Jenkins (4); Richard Body; Henry Croly; 6th Lord Carrington, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on winding up the Overseas Bureau Committee; Sir [Edward] Henry Legge-Bourke [former Chairman, 1922 Committee]; [William] Reginald Pullen, Receiver-General, Westminster Abbey (2); Robert Redmond [MP for Bolton West, Lancashire] on immigration in Bolton; Peter Fry; Lord Archibald Gordon [later 5th Lord Aberdeen and Temair]; Alan Clark, inviting JEP to visit him and promising support (4); Reverend Frederick Simpson [former Dean of Chapel, Trinity College, Cambridge]; 1st Lord Coleraine [earlier Richard Law]; Sir [George] Beresford Craddock; Henry Chapman Pincher [Assistant Editor, Daily Express]; Sir Max Aitken [Chairman, Express Newspapers Limited]; 7th Lord Warwick (2); James Molyneaux (2); [William] David Madel; Thomas Robbins (7); [Arthur] Brian Faulkner; Mary, Lady Swinton [earlier Mary Cunliffe-Lister and Mary Lloyd-Greame]; 1st Lord Brookeborough [earlier Basil Brooke]; Robert Woof; Robert Babington; Michael Strachan (2); Michael Foot (3); William Abraham; Anthony Courtney (2); Sir Iain Stewart; Jasper Rootham (2); Mary, Lady Cawthorn (2); Harold Soref [Vice-Chairman, Monday Club] (2); [?] Andrew Alexander [Parliamentary Sketch-Writer, Daily Telegraph]; Sir Martin Charteris [Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II]; Roy Jenkins [Deputy Leader of the Labour Party] on a reference to his views on Europe by JEP (2); John Selwyn-Lloyd, Speaker of the House of Commons (3); James Prior [Leader of the House of Commons] on his decision to block Conservative Central Office publication of a speech by JEP (April 1972); Sir Roger Chance on his resignation from the Institute of Race Relations; Ian Harvey; Sir William Urton; Dame Irene Ward on her disagreement with JEP; Piers Dixon on ways of getting JEP back into the Cabinet; Sir [James] Rennie Maudslay [Keeper of the Privy Purse]; William Whitelaw, Lord President of the Council, on starting Bills in the House of Lords (3); Robert Turton [Chairman, Select Committee on Procedure, later Lord Tranmire]; Clifford Boulton [Clerk of Parliamentary Questions Committee]; Sir Gilbert Longden (2); Lord Brooke [later 8th Lord Warwick] on the problems of storing JEP's papers at Warwick Castle [Warwickshire] (2); Victor Goodhew (2); Sir Bernard Braine; Andrew Freeth; R A Butler, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] on a student demonstration against JEP (2); Thomas Peart, Lord President of the Council; Horace Maybray-King, Speaker of the House of Commons; Edward Boyle; Anthony Barber.

Other subjects include: congratulations on speeches and broadcasts by JEP; the history of the House of Lords; Britain's entry into the Common Market; church architecture; Ulster [Northern Ireland]; immigration figures; the Queen's visit to France, as relating to Britain's policy on Europe; a comment by Cecil Parkinson on the harm done to the Conservative cause by JEP in the 1970 election; an attack on JEP by Leo Abse.

Also includes: memorandum on national insurance for MPs; statement by [Arthur] Brian Faulkner on the Unionist Parliamentary Party's support for action against the IRA; poems by Jasper Rootham; extract from a speech by JEP on Europe, April 1972, mentioning Roy Jenkins; photograph of portrait of JEP by Andrew Freeth.


  • Creation: 1966-05-19 - 1973-02-25

Conditions Governing Access

POLL 1/1/21/27 closed until 2054 as it contains sensitive information on a living individual.


2 file(s) (2 files (337 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 3: 1972-73

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1972.

Finding aid date

2002-01-28 15:45:12+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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