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Personal correspondence, 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/25

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Patrick de Laszlo on faults in the Constitution and work by JEP on the New Testament; Douglas Kennedy (7); Frederick Mulley [Secretary of State for Defence]; Ronald Lewin, asking JEP for help on his book on Ultra (2); Brigadier Eric Shearer (2); Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons (2); David Menhennet, Librarian of the House of Commons; Victor Russell (3); Michael Latham; [Arthur] John Page, criticising JEP's attacks on the Conservative Party; Michael Foot, Lord President of the Council (4); representatives of Elliot Right Way Books on the reissue of JEP's Dancer's End (4); Harold Soref (2); Nina, Lady Deramore; Reverend Nigel Davies (3); John Bruce-Gardyne; [William] John Biffen (4); James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party in the House of Commons] (2); Paul Barker, Editor of New Society; Sir John Betjeman on JEP's work on the Riddle of Bures and his poetry in Dancer's End and The Wedding Gift (2); Harold Gurden; Sir Roger Chance; John Stonehouse and Barbara Stonehouse; Andrew Alexander, Daily Mail, on an argument with JEP (3); David Chipp, Editor-in-Chief of the Press Association; Cyril Northcote Parkinson (3); [?] Jasper Rootham; Airey Neave [Head of the Leader of the Opposition's Private Office] on Margaret Thatcher's position towards JEP's possible return to the Conservative Party; Henry West [Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party] asking JEP to publicly reaffirm his commitment for a devolved Government in Northern Ireland and on the difficulty of finding a system acceptable to all (2); Sir Harold Wilson, Prime Minister; [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy], Speaker of the House of Commons; Lord Paget of Northampton; Arthur Lewis on subjects including immigration figures (3); Alexander Lyon, Minister of State, Home Office; William Shawcross (2); Sir John Mellor on Britain's responsibility towards Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] (2); Andrew Freeth on his recovery from illness; Lord Tranmire [earlier Robert Turton] on JEP's warnings about Rhodesia; Sir Nigel Fisher (2); Angus Maude [Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party]; Lord Selwyn-Lloyd; Sir David Lidderdale, Clerk of the House of Commons; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms; William Deedes, Editor of the Daily Telegraph.

Other subjects include: congratulations on JEP's speeches; support from Ulster MPs for the Conservative Party; thanks for book reviews by JEP.

Also includes: article on the Powell effect; comments by JEP on the report of the Select Committee on direct elections to the European Assembly.


  • Creation: 1969-01-13 - 1976-12-29

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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 (245 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Letters, 1976

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1976.

Finding aid date

2002-02-19 14:26:02+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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