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Personal correspondence, 1982-04-23 - 1984-05-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/32

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: William Beaumont, Speaker's Secretary, House of Commons; [George] Victor Le Fanu, Serjeant at Arms, House of Commons (3); Patrick Cormack (5); Nicholas Ridley on subjects including becoming a Privy Counsellor (2); Viola, Dowager Duchess of Westminster [Lord Lieutenant of County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland]; Trevor Beeson [Canon of Westminster] (2); Douglas Kennedy (4); [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal on subjects including buskers on the London Underground (11); [George] Ronald Lewin (3); Andrew Alexander, Daily Mail; Cecil Parkinson, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on the freedom of local Conservative Associations to have speakers of their own choice, including JEP (4); Jasper Rootham; Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone [earlier Quintin Hogg]; Sir Bernard Braine on the Franks Committee; Michael Foot, Leader of the Opposition, congratulating JEP on his election result (2); James Cunningham (3); Lord Alport; Reverend Nigel Davies (3); [Henry] James Wickenden; Mollie, Lady Butler of Saffron Walden, on JEP's contribution to a programme in tribute to Lord Butler of Saffron Walden; Lyn Weatherill; 10th Lord Selkirk [earlier Lord George Douglas-Hamilton]; Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (2); Thomas Arnold; Ian Gow (2); John Bruce-Gardyne; Alan Clark on the death of Lord Clark; John Napper; Peter Brooke (2); Charles Douglas-Home, Editor of the Times; [Bruce] Bernard Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons; Claude Blair [former Keeper of Metalwork, Victoria and Albert Museum, London] on the National Heritage Bill (2); Sir Patrick Donner on his autobiography (2); [Keith] Harvey Proctor; Sir Peter Masefield, Chairman of London Transport; Lord Brooke of Cumnor; David Wilson [Director of the British Museum] on his television interview together with JEP on the Elgin Marbles; Sir John Biggs-Davison on links between the Orange Order and the Ulster Unionist Party; Martin Neary; Lord Thorneycroft; Sir Ian Percival; Sir Kenneth Lewis.

Other subjects include: a MORI poll finding JEP the most impressive back-bencher; congratulations in speeches and broadcasts by JEP; congratulations on the 1983 General Election; literary reviews, requests and enquiries.


  • 1982-04-23 - 1984-05-21

Conditions Governing Access

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 (239 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 9

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1983.

Finding aid date

2002-03-14 14:57:02+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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