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Political comment, 1962-01 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/29

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: William Tatton Brown [Chief Architect, Ministry of Health] on carrying out JEP's previous suggestions in hospital design; Jasper More [Assistant Opposition Whip] on concerns about Shadow Cabinet policy, particularly setting up a Conservative Long Term Policy Group; Antony Peck; Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Prime Minister, earlier 14th Lord Home] on subjects including the General Election; Nathaniel Micklem, President of Liberal International, in support of JEP's economic views; [Leonard] Robert Carr on the fallacies of overseas aid; Auberon Waugh on his support for JEP's views on overseas aid and social security; Thomas Neil [former Director, Kenya Famine Relief] on the futility of capital aid grants to under-developed countries; Ralph Harris [General Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs] on subjects including JEP's attacks on Labour Party economic policy (4); E Grattan (4); David Butler [Co-editor, Electoral Studies] on the swing to the Conservatives in the Black Country, particularly Wolverhampton [Staffordshire]; Sir John Vaughan-Morgan [later Lord Reigate], supporting JEP's view on the need for Trade Union reform; R R A Bratt (3); William Lewis Clarke on Trade Union reform and price restrictions (8); Edward Martell, Chairman of The Freedom Group; Arnold Wesker; Sir Michael Fraser, Director of the Conservative Research Department; [Arthur] John Page; Reginald Maudling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, thanking JEP for sending him the text of a speech; 1st Lord Conesford; 1st Lord Coleraine [earlier Richard Law]; [George] Wilfred Proudfoot; Peter Runge, President of the Federation of British Industries.

Other subjects include: Conservative Party organization; economic policy, particularly incomes policy and price regulation by the National Economic Development Council (NEDC); JEP's speeches; JEP's appointment as Shadow Transport Spokesman; immigration; teacher shortages; pension reform.

Also includes: report into the funding of Gravesend Conservative Association; press cuttings.


  • Creation: 1962-01 - 1965-09

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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.


3 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Political 7: 1963-64

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1964.

Finding aid date

2002-06-21 16:54:59+00:00

Repository Details

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