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Personal correspondence, 1977-11-10 - 1981-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/30

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frank Hooley on unemployment amongst men and women; William Deedes [Editor of the Daily Telegraph; Sir Stephen McAdden on support for JEP after his Birmingham speech ["Rivers of blood", April 1968]; Michael Kinchin Smith, Lay Assistant to the Archbishop of Canterbury; Harold Soref; Ian Gow [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (6); Andrew Elliot [Chairman of Elliot Right Way Books] on the economic policy of Margaret Thatcher [Prime Minister]; Patrick Cormack; Mark Carlisle, Secretary of State for Education and Science; representatives of British Airways High Life magazine (5); Michael Foot [Leader of the Labour Party] on finding political common ground with JEP; Anthony Barrett, Clerk to the Select Committee on Employment; John Golding, Chairman of the Select Committee on Employment (3); Kenneth Morgan, Editor of Hansard; [Edward] Geoffrey Bill, Librarian of Lambeth Palace Library (3); John Bone, Archdeacon of Buckingham (2); Sir Anthony Wagner, Clarenceux King of Arms (2); representatives of the Victoria and Albert Museum (3); Peter Moore, Dean of St Albans; Charles Gordon, Clerk of the House of Commons; Peter Brooke; Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, on the wording of prayers for Northern Ireland; Sir Frederic Bennett on former Conservative immigration policy; Douglas Kennedy (5); [Francis] Nigel Forman; Sir [Robert] Michael Havers [Attorney General]; Robert Eames, Bishop of Down and Dromore (2); John Carson, Lord Mayor of Belfast, on JEP's criticism of housing cuts in Belfast; Ingaret van der Post; Feliks Topolski on his tour of Ulster (2); James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]; Jonathan Aitken; William Waldegrave on the Conservative Philosophy Group, his respect for JEP and JEP's views on racism (3); Michael Alison; Geoffrey Wood (4); Sir Bernard Braine; Michael Brown; Richard Shepherd; Lucien de Vaujouie (3); Nicholas Fairbairn; Sir Ronald Bell (2); Sir Noel Short, Speaker's Secretary; John Habgood, Bishop of Durham; Robert Woods, Bishop of Worcester; Hugh Fraser; Tam Dalyell; Norman St John-Stevas [later Lord St John of Fawsley], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; Percy Cohen [editor of the Conservative Campaign Guide]; Lord Butler of Saffron Walden; Gillian, Lady Wagner, Chairman of Council, Dr Barnardo's, on charitable tax relief (2); [Charles] Patrick Jenkin, Secretary of State for Social Services, on charitable tax relief; Charles Douglas-Home on the resignation of Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] as Prime Minister; Lord Wigg on JEP's part in Labour's election victory [in 1974]; Greville Howard [former Private Secretary to JEP] (2); Glyn Daniel, Disney Professor of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, on subjects including JEP's blackballing by the Society of Antiquaries; John Baker, Canon of Westminster, on his visit to Northern Ireland (5); George Power (4); [William] John Biffen; Raymond Whitney on the difficulties of the Foreign Office with Northern Ireland.

Other subjects include: congratulations on speeches by JEP; JEP's church attendance; church architecture and decoration, including the de Berners monument at West Horsley [Surrey], the books of Addington church, Buckinghamshire and the Wingfield effigies, Suffolk.

Also includes: 2nd report of the Select Committee on Employment on legal immunities of trade unions etc, with minutes of evidence submitted by JEP.


  • Creation: 1977-11-10 - 1981-01-14

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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 (378 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

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Personal 8: 1980-81

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1980.

Finding aid date

2002-03-08 15:17:31+00:00

Repository Details

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