Shadow Cabinet Papers, 1966-05 - 1968-04
Scope and Contents
Leader's Consultative Committee papers and minutes on subjects including: powers to control incomes, by [Leonard] Robert Carr and Iain Macleod; regional government; Greater London Council rent policy; the effects of devaluation, by Iain Macleod; family poverty, by [Irene] Mervyn Pike; the Speaker's Conference on electoral reform, by the Chairman of the Conservative Party [Anthony Barber], and also by Edward du Cann; redistribution of seats, by [Anthony Barber] and also by Edward du Cann; voting age; the restatement of Conservative policy for the Party Conference; a school enquiry, by Quintin Hogg [earlier 2nd Lord Hailsham, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]; the Defence White Paper; the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement; compensation for compulsory purchase and the reform of planning procedures, by [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon [Chief Opposition Spokesman on housing, local government and land]; nationalisation of transport; opinion research on education, taxation, industrial relations, women's interests, voting intentions, nationalised industries and the economy; the 1964 Television Act, by Paul Bryan [former Conservative Front Bench Spokesman on broadcasting]; Stansted Airport [Essex] by Peter Kirk, and also by [Leonard] Robert Carr; the Decimal Currency Bill, by Iain Macleod and Gordon Campbell; the age of majority, by Sir John Hobson [former Attorney-General]; race relations, by Quintin Hogg; national income statistics; the Labour Government's economic performance, by Iain Macleod; family allowance; wage increases, by Robert Carr; leasehold reform, by Geoffrey Rippon; council house sales; teachers' salaries, by Sir Edward Boyle; prices and incomes, by Iain Macleod; the Ship-Building Industry Bill, by David Price [Opposition Front-Bench spokesman on Science and Technology]; poverty, and the Welfare State, by [Irene] Mervyn Pike; secondary school reorganisation and the Plowden Report, by Sir Edward Boyle; the Companies Bill, by 1st Lord Drumalbyn [earlier Niall Macpherson] and also by Anthony Barber; the Regional Policy Group for London; the Housing Subsidies Bill, by Geoffrey Rippon; regional development, by Frederick Corfield; science and technology, by David Price; public service pensions, by John Cope; fuel and power, by Michael Alison; health services, by [Richard] Geoffrey Howe [Opposition Front Bench spokesman on labour and social services]; the Criminal Justice Bill, by Quintin Hogg; Bills in the House of Lords, by 6th Lord Carrington [Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords, earlier Peter Carington]; legislation on gambling, by Quintin Hogg; tribunals of enquiry and divorce law reform, by Sir John Hobson; Parliamentary reform, by William Whitelaw [Chief Opposition Whip]; North Sea gas, by Anthony Barber; the National Coal Board (Additional Powers) Bill, by Frederick Corfield; the Parliamentary Commissioner, by Sir John Hobson and William Roots; strategy leading up to the General Election, by Sir [Richard] Michael Fraser [Secretary to the Leader's Consultative Committee]; Trade Union policy and funds, by Sir Keith Joseph; speeches by members of the committee, by Anthony Barber; powers of nationalised industries, by Peter Walker [Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Finance and Economics]; Asian immigration from Kenya.
Also includes: minutes of the policy group on education; reports of the working party on the building and construction industries; report of the policy group on industrial relations.
- 1966-05 - 1968-04
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