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Personal correspondence, 1991-12-11 - 1992-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/42

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Lord Weatherill; Sir John [Jacob] Astor; Sir [Edwin] Hardy Amies; Sir Robert Fellowes [Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II]; 6th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne]; [William] John Biffen on subjects including talking to JEP about European policy (3); David Cannadine, Professor of History, Columbia University, New York [United States]; Bryan Gould; Peter Clarke [former Private Secretary to JEP]; Francis Noel-Baker (2); Greville Howard [former Private Secretary to JEP]; Margaret, Baroness Thatcher, on the difficulty of repealing the 1972 European Communion Act and her view that Britain should not ratify the Maastricht Treaty; Sir Robin Day, on publishing a selection of his interviews, including one with JEP; David Butler [Co-editor of Electoral Studies]; Priscilla, Lady Newton [earlier Priscilla, Lady Wolmer] on the death of 4th Lord Newton; Sir George Godber [former Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Security] on JEP's time as Minister of Health; Tony Benn [earlier Anthony Wedgwood Benn and 2nd Lord Stansgate] (2); Lord Harris of High Cross [founder President, Institute of Economic Affairs]; Anthony Favell; Lord Cranborne [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence]; Timothy Janman on losing his seat; [James] Gerald Howarth [former Parliamentary Private Secretary to Margaret Thatcher]; Robert Shepherd; Dorothy, Lady Broxbourne on the death of Lord Broxbourne.

Other subjects include: appeals; invitations; literary enquiries and requests; congratulations on speeches and interviews by JEP; JEP's 80th birthday.

Also includes: copy of speech by Tony Benn in the House of Commons on the Maastricht Debate, with copy of bill presented by Benn on a Commonwealth of Europe; note by Lord Harris of High Cross on the future course of the IEA, with a copy of his reply to the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords, and also a speech by 2nd Lord Gowrie; General Election statement by John Biffen on the European issue.


  • Creation: 1991-12-11 - 1992-12-14

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.


1 file(s) (1 file (119 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 13

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1992.

Finding aid date

2002-04-18 16:23:30+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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