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Papers relating to the CBI [Confederation of British Industry], March 1977-February 1979, 1977-03 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/21

Scope and Contents

Includes MT's handwritten notes
Also includes material collected in March 1977 by John Methven (Director General, CBI) from leading industrialists on their hopes for the early days of a new Conservative administration; with copies of papers from: Terence Beckett (Chairman, Ford Motor Company Ltd), Sir George Burton (Chairman, Fisons plc), Sir John Clark (Chairman, Plessey Company Ltd), Michael Edwardes (Executive Director, Chloride Group plc), R.W. Holder (Chairman, Fairey Company Ltd), Sir Emmanuel Kaye (Chairman, Lansing Bagnall Ltd), Christopher Lawson (Director, Mars Ltd), T.R.S. Lyon (Chairman, Clam-Brummer Ltd), Edwin Nixon (Managing Director, IBM UK Ltd) and Sir Rowland Wright (Chairman, ICI Ltd); also includes tabulation of responses for MT by Gerald Frost (Centre for Policy Studies), July 1977
Also supplementary paper from the Unquoted Companies' Group, "Compulsory trade unionism" (June 1978), following earlier reaction from the CBI, April- May 1978, to their initial report in March 1978
Also includes correspondence with Lord (Harold) Watkinson (President, CBI), John Greenborough (his successor as President) and John Methven (Director General, CBI)


  • Creation: 1977-03 - 1979-02


Conditions Governing Access

Opened in January 2010 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.


1 bundle(s) (1 bundle in folder)

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Finding aid date

2005-09-02 08:57:44+00:00

Repository Details

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