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Press cuttings on general Northern Irish politics, 1955- 1966, 1955 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCLK 6/1/1
Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings on the death of a soldier from County Londonderry in a training exercise in the Bahrain desert, 1960; Shipping Strike, 1960; Northern Ireland Safeguarding of Employment Act (1947) and the effect on this Act if Britain joins the European Common Market, 1961; case of Mr Frank Carr and pensioners. March 1966; extension of the powers of the British Ombudsman to Northern Ireland, Nov 1966; Ian Paisley, 1966; Gerry Fitt, 1966-1970; Government of Ireland Act (1920), 1966-67.

Dates: 1955 - 1970

General correspondence, 1985-03 - 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/130
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; Michael Alison, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (2); Thomas Arnold, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party; Leon Brittan, Home Secretary (3); Kenneth Baker on the challenges of his new job as Minister for Local Government; Sir Peter Baldwin, Chairman of the Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied charity; [Thomas] Michael Jopling, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, on the milk quota; Keith...
Dates: 1985-03 - 1985-05

John Black Atkins (1871-1954), 1926-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/1/Atkins
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'A'.

Dates: 1926-05-08

General correspondence with Patricia Hewitt, Press and Broadcasting Secretary, 1984-02 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/11
Scope and Contents

Mainly correspondence on Hewitt’s own engagements and dealings with the press, also including: a note from Hewitt to NK on the press notice following a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) during the miners’ strike, Dec 1984, with notes of the meeting; briefing for a meeting on Lobby procedures (for press briefings).

Dates: 1984-02 - 1984-12

General correspondence, 1984-11 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/127
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; 1st Lord Aldington [earlier Toby Low]; Lord Barber; Sir John Barlow, Chairman of the United Kingdom Falkland Islands Committee, congratulating JA on his letter to the Times on the Falklands; Margaret Douglas, Chief Assistant to the BBC Director-General; Anthony Beaumont-Dark; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including the British Antarctic Survey, the future administration of the Falkland...
Dates: 1984-11 - 1984-12

'The British Gazette' No. 1, 1926-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHC/6
Scope and Contents

Headlined 'First Day of Great Strike' but including only pages 1 and 4. Most articles discuss the trade unions strike (general strike) and its effects on food supplies, motoring, and postal services. Includes the list of Cambridgeshire civil commissioners and staff, and details of the day's broadcasting, including 'transmission from the London station of "Dido and Aeneas," an opera by Purcell, edited by Edward J. Dent and conducted by Percy Pitt.'

Dates: 1926-05-05

Press cuttings, 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/12
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Larry Whitty’s election as General Secretary of the Labour Party; a motion of censure on the economy; the miners’ strike; battles with the Left, particularly Eric Heffer and Tony Benn; NK’s visit to Nicaragua.

Dates: 1985-01

Post-miners’ controversy, 1984-07 - 1986-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/48
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated draft of NK’s speech for the Durham Miners’ Gala; drafts of a paper by John Reid [political adviser to NK] on the tactics and strategy used in the strike; answers to charges against NK; speech notes for the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)’s annual conference; advice on speeches and statements about the strike; correspondence with David Blunkett on how NK would speak about the strike at the 1985 Conference; legal opinion from John Morris [Shadow Attorney General] on...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1986-01

BBC Radio 4, News at One, 1985-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/17
Scope and Contents

L Parkin interviews Peter McNestry, General Secretary of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS), on the closure of uneconomic pits in the miners’ strike.

Dates: 1985-01-30

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