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Personal correspondence, 1984-10-02 - 1986-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/34

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frank Field; Sir Ian Gilmour (3); Lord Plowden, Chairman of the Top Salaries Review Body; Colin Haycraft [Chairman, Duckworth and Company Limited] (4); [Bruce] Bernard Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons (2); Richard Lankester, Registrar of Members' Interests (3); James Willcox, Clerk of Public Bills; Reverend Henry Thorold (3); Tom McNally, former political adviser to James Callaghan, on the role of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; Douglas Hurd, Home Secretary; Tam Dalyell on JEP's knowledge of intelligence, including on the murder of Airey Neave (2); Robert Eames, Archbishop of Armagh, on his attempts to break the deadlock in Northern Ireland; Charles Moore, Editor of the Spectator, on articles by JEP on the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex] and also on the anniversary of the Suez crisis (2); Jack Aspinwall; Francis Noel-Baker; Anthony Harvey [Canon of Westminster] on human rights in Northern Ireland; Denis Healey; Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, on security for Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Zambia in 1979; Timothy Flesher, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Trevor Beeson, Canon of Westminster; Norman Tebbit, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on JEP speaking at local Conservative associations; Oonagh O'Shea, Chairman of Kensington Young Conservatives (4); Anthony Howard, Deputy Editor of the Observer; A Begg (3); [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal; Sir Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Chairman of the Select Committee on Members' Interests (2); James Eaton, Lord Lieutenant of Londonderry (2); Sir Robin Gillett; Margaret Cowern; Mollie, Lady Butler of Saffron Walden (2); William McCappin, Bishop of Connor; Dr William McCutcheon (3); Sir Keith Joseph; Sir Anthony Wagner, Clarenceux King of Arms; John Grigg; Dennis Canavan; Hazel Bradford on JEP's presence in the House of Commons as an Ulster Unionist; Austin Mitchell; Harold Soref; [William] Geraint Morgan on the unfairness of the Lord Chancellor's and Attorney-General's departments to the Director of Public Prosecutions; Charles Wilson, Editor of the Times (2); Sir Edward Ford; Sir Adam Butler; [Henry] James Wickenden; Reverend Nigel Davies (3); Robert Kilroy-Silk.

Other subjects include: the sale of JEP's classical texts; congratulations on speeches by JEP; literary requests and enquiries; charitable appeals.

Also includes: drafts of an article by JEP on the Brighton bomb; copies of press cuttings on the Queen's visit to Zambia, 1979.


  • Creation: 1984-10-02 - 1986-12-08

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 (269 folios))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Personal 10

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1986.

Finding aid date

2002-03-22 08:25:46+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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