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Personal correspondence, 1973-10-06 - 1975-12-22

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/23

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Selwyn-Lloyd, Speaker of the House of Commons (2); John Peyton; Douglas Kennedy (13); J Lunt (6); Edward Short, Lord President of the Council [later Lord Glenamara] on subjects including the Select Committee on Procedure (5); [Charles] Patrick Wall; Herbert Pickering, Agent-General for Alberta, Canada; Ian Gow (4); Barbara Stonehouse 4); Andrew Freeth on his latest portrait of JEP; Lord Pannell on his view of [James] Harold Wilson [Prime Minister]; 7th Lord Warwick (3); Kenneth Robinson, Chairman of London Transport (2); Gerald Ewing (4); Thomas Robbins (3); Charles Douglas-Home [Home Editor of the Times]; Lord Tranmire [earlier Robert Turton]; Paul Hawkins; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms; Peter Emery; Dr K Watkins, Department of Political Theory and Institutions, University of Sheffield, asking JEP for an article for the Journal of Social and Political Affairs (3); Professor Roger Pearson, Executive Director, Council on American Affairs (4); Richard Dring, Editor of Hansard; William Abraham; Michael Mates; Peter Rost; Andrew Elliot, Chairman of Elliot Right Way Books on JEP's public standing and the possibility of reconciliation with the Conservative Party; Neil Marten; Donald Denman, Professor of Land Economy, Cambridge University; Alan Green on JEP's support for the Referendum Bill; John Stonehouse; Peter Thorne, Serjeant at Arms, House of Commons; Alan Clark; [Alastair] Brian Walden; Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Bingham (4); Lord Boyle of Handsworth, Chairman of Top Salaries Review Body, on MPs' pay; Victor Russell (4); Jonathan Sumption [Fellow in History, Magdalen College, Oxford]; John Nott; Sir John Musker on the security aspect to staying in the EEC; Eric Heffer [Minister of State, Department of Industry], thanking JEP for his support; [William] John Biffen (2); David Lane, Conservative Home Affairs spokesman; Sir Bernard Braine; Nancy, Lady Enniskillen [earlier Nancy MacLennan]; Julian Ridsdale; Peter Spicer, American Consul-General, on subjects including the policy of the United States in avoiding direct involvement in Northern Ireland (3); Graham Speake, Editor of the Housman Society Journal (6); Sir David Renton on the Conservative policy on Europe and price controls; Piers Dixon; Marcus Kimball [Chairman of the British Field Sports Society] asking JEP for support; 7th Lord Sudeley [earlier Merlin Hanbury-Tracy]; Jill Foot [earlier Jill Craigie]; Michael Foot; Andrew Alexander [Daily Mail] advising JEP on his future tactics; Edward Heath [Leader of the Opposition]; Harold Wilson, Prime Minister, on resignations from the Privy Council, particularly John Stonehouse; Sir Keith Joseph; Professor Friedrich von Hayek, apologising for describing JEP as emotionally unstable; Michael Alison; Lord Paget of Northampton; [Alexander] Victor Montagu; James Willcox, Clerk to the Select Committee on Procedure (2); William Deedes, Editor of the Daily Telegraph, on an article by Peter Utley [T E Utley] about JEP; Peter Utley on his breach with JEP.

Other subjects include: immigration figures; congratulations on JEP's speeches and broadcasts; the referendum on Britain's entry into the EEC; the Worship and Doctrine Measure.

Also includes: colour photograph of a portrait of JEP; article by JEP on his cadet training at Aldershot [Hampshire], 1939-40; article by JEP on his memories of A E Housman at Trinity College, Cambridge; extract from an interview with Professor Friedrich von Hayek on JEP; copy of JEP's evidence to the Select Committee on Procedure on legislative procedure and memorandum by Sir David Lidderdale, Clerk of the House, on the length of speeches.


  • Creation: 1973-10-06 - 1975-12-22

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 (498 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 5: 1975-76

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1975.

Finding aid date

2002-02-15 13:38:16+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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