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Personal correspondence, 1975-06-13 - 1977-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/27

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [Henry] Oscar Murton, Chairman of Ways and Means, on subjects including the European Assembly Elections Bill (2); [Frances], Lady Davidson; Sir Iain Stewart (3); Henry, Lord Brooke of Cumnor (2); Tam Dalyell; Sir Richard Barlas [Clerk of the House of Commons]; Sir George Schuster, on an article by JEP on William Beveridge; Peter Clarke, former secretary to JEP (3); Gavin Strang, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; Robert Edwards; Michael Foot [Secretary of State for Employment, then Lord President of the Council] on subjects including MPs' pay (4); Ann Wetherby William (3); George Cunningham on a pay rise for MPs (4); [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy], Speaker of the House of Commons; [William] Fergus Montgomery; Thomas Robbins (3); Harold Soref on subjects including riots in Birmingham and London (3); Arthur Lewis on Freedom of Information legislation (4); William van Straubenzee; Patrick Duff (2); Edna Powell (3); Walter Harrison; William Rees-Mogg, Editor of the Times (2); Humphry Berkeley on his biography of JEP (9); Sir William Abraham; Brigadier Eric Shearer; Rosemary d'Avigdor-Goldsmid; Robert Nield [Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge] on meeting JEP to discuss the state of the nation (2); Desmond Tillyer, Vicar of St Peter's, Eaton Square [London] (4); [Thomas] Malcolm Muggeridge; Andrew Alexander, Daily Mail (2); Peter Brooke; Auberon Waugh; Maurice Cowling on JEP's religious writing (2); Reverend Nigel Davies (6); Clarissa, Lady Avon [earlier Clarissa Eden] on the death of 1st Lord Avon [earlier Anthony Eden]; Anthony Courtney.

Other subjects include: JEP's book Wrestling with the Angel; a bomb planted for JEP at Lisburn [County Antrim, Northern Ireland]; speeches and broadcasts by JEP.

Also includes: article by Lord Kaldor [Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge], The Nemesis of Free Trade.


  • 1975-06-13 - 1977-12-31

Conditions Governing Access

Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.


2 file(s) (2 files (240 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 6: 1977-78

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1977.

Finding aid date

2002-02-27 09:12:35+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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