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Pensions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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80th anniversary of the Old Age Pension Act, 1988-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/25
Scope and Contents Draft of NK’s speech at a rally to celebrate the anniversary.
Dates: 1988-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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BBC 9 O'Clock News and Panorama interview, 1988-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/83
Scope and Contents Recording of television news bulletin on subjects including: the Government’s white paper on broadcasting; financial help for pensioners in need; a strike over the ban on trades union membership at GCHQ; the United States election; the stuation in the Soviet Union; the CBI [Confederation of British Industry] conference. Also includes a [BBC Panorama] television interview with Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on subjects including: financial help for pensioners and other...
Dates: 1988-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Birmingham constituency correspondence A - Z, 1926-10 - 1927-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 3/5
Scope and Contents Subjects include: requests for help in finding work; subscriptions; protests against the betting tax; pension cases; taxation of co-operative societies; recommendations for honours.

Also includes letters from Sir William Joynson-Hicks, Home Secretary [later 1st Lord Brentford] and George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] (2) on pensions, particularly for police widows.

Dates: 1926-10 - 1927-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Committees and Policy Groups: DHSS [Department of Health and Social Security] committees, September 1975-February 1978, 1975-09 - 1978-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/34
Scope and Contents Includes copy minutes of the Civil Service Pensions Group, NHS [National Health Service] Policy Group, Self-Employed Policy Group and Social Security Abuse Group
Dates: 1975-09 - 1978-02
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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Conservative Policy Documents: Consultative Committee, 1960-05 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/7
Scope and Contents Leader's Consultative Committee papers on subjects including: nationalisation of steel, by Iain Macleod, including a minute to Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Leader of the Conservative Party, earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; relations with the trade unions, by Joseph Godber [former Minister of Labour] and Sir John Hobson [former Attorney-General]; general policy on the economy, Europe, industry, social security, education, law and order, defence and foreign affairs, by...
Dates: 1960-05 - 1965-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Conservative Policy Documents: Social Security Policy, 1963-01 - 1966-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/6
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Peter Goldman [Director of the Conservative Political Centre] on a guaranteed minimum income (4); Iain Macleod, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on setting up a sub-committee on policy towards the elderly (3); Lord Balniel [earlier Anthony Lindsay]; John Boyd-Carpenter, on JEP's Rates Policy Group report; Sir Edward Boyle, Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Policy, on JEP's policy group; Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Leader of...
Dates: 1963-01 - 1966-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Correspondence on Social Security Benefits: pensioners, 1989-02 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/22
Scope and Contents Letters from pensioners on their difficulties with social security and income support, with supporting briefs and papers "One Year On", on the results of the Social Security Act (1986), implemented in April 1988.
Dates: 1989-02 - 1989-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "HOWE (GEOFFREY) 2", October 1976-circa January 1978, 1976-10 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/31
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (includes: his note for MT, "Inflation proofed pensions", 1 November 1976; report of his visit to meet management and unions at British Leyland’s Cowley works, 16 November 1976; copy of his statement to a meeting of the Backbench Finance Committee, 25 January 1977; his letter attached a report to the Conservative Research Department by Konrad Zweig, "The concerted action in Germany", May 1977, with MT’s handwritten annotations; his report on his...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 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.
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CUP Contributory pension fund account book, 1924 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 25/3
Scope and Contents Gives: sums received from CUP/Art Department/London, etc., Dividends A and B, and payments. From Apr. 1936, accounts transferred to new cash book.
Dates: 1924 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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Fifty Years of the F.S.S.U. [Federated Superannuation Scheme for Universities], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Collect.Admin.65
Scope and Contents This booklet was issued by Central Council of FSSU.
Dates: 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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General correspondence, 1991-12 - 1993-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 7/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on British membership of the European Economic Community, with correspondents including: Peter Clarke; Amedee Turner, Member of the European Parliament, (to a constituent) on public unease about the Maastricht Treaty (2); David Parry-Smith (3); Cyril Northcote Parkinson; Alex Thomason (4). Also includes: text of foreword and afterword by [William] John Biffen to a book on the Maastricht debate; booklet on a United States of Europe; paper on the...
Dates: 1991-12 - 1993-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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House of Commons speeches, 1938-03 - 1940-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6/1
Scope and Contents Texts of LSA's speeches on subjects including: the Anschluss between Germany and Austria; unemployment and economic conditions; the Anglo-Italian Agreement (May 1938); the Budget (1938); confirmation of the Eire Agreement [Ireland]; National Service; colonial policy; Palestine; the international situation regarding preparation for war; securing supplies, particularly from the United States, which would otherwise go to Germany; the Education (Emergency) Bill; post-war Europe; war pensions and...
Dates: 1938-03 - 1940-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Interview with Carolyn Harris MP: a new Private Members' Bill that helps 1950 women affected by the State Pension Age increase, 2018-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/44
Scope and Contents Harris, Labour MP for Swansea East brought in a new Private Members' Bill to alleviate the hardship caused to 1950s born women who have seen their pension ages increase. At least 2.6 million women are said to be affected by these staggered changes to the age at which they can now retire. The Pensions (Review of Women's Arrangements) Bill was supposed to be read for a second time on the floor of the House at the end of October 2018 but Harris asked for it to be rescheduled on one sitting Friday...
Dates: 2018-10-02
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Interview with two women at Womens State Pension Rally representing shouldertoshoulder and onevoice, 2018-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/47
Scope and Contents #ShoulderToShoulder hears from Timandra French and Leilah Leak from East Kent Waspi and #BackTo60 talk to Sones about their march to Westminister to protest pension age increases for 3.5 million women.
Dates: 2018-10-10
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Old Age Pensions, 1983-06 - 1983-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Jack Jones, President of the Transport and General Workers’ Union (TGWU) Retired Members Associations, with supporting papers, on pension provision.
Dates: 1983-06 - 1983-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Old People and Pensions, 1954 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/29
Scope and Contents Working papers on ageing in Britain and the USA, enclosed in file originally entitled 'Old People and Pensions', covering subjects such as government and voluntary provision of services for the elderly; experiences of retirement; private and occupational pensions; older workers and their occupational roles; leisure and housing for the elderly; generational differences in political attitudes; loneliness and community life; and gerontology. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey...
Dates: 1954 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners, 1991-04 - 1992-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/33
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Labour’s policies for pensioners, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund].
Dates: 1991-04 - 1992-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners, 1991-06 - 1992-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/34
Scope and Contents Correspondence and briefings on pensions, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund], pensioners in Wales and options for equality in state pension age. Correspondents include Michael Meacher [social security spokesman].
Dates: 1991-06 - 1992-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners’ Liaison Forum, 1987-06 - 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/16
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for and notes from NK’s meetings with the forum (the joint committee of pensioners’ organisations); correspondence with the forum, various pensioners’ organisations and Jack Jones, President of the Transport and General Workers’ Retired Members Associations; notes from the Policy Review relating to pensioners; note on the forum’s purpose; text of a speech by Edwina Currie, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, at a Pensioners’ health day; paper on Conservative...
Dates: 1987-06 - 1992-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners, Stevenage, 1988-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/60
Scope and Contents Interview and press conference in Stevenage and Welwyn [Hertfordshire] during local elections campaign. Subjects include social security.
Dates: 1988-04-29
Conditions Governing Access: Low volume.
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Pensions, 1972 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/57
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.
Dates: 1972 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1925-05 - 1926-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/6
Scope and Contents Papers on Unionist pensions policy, including: pamphlet of questions and answers on the new pensions scheme; summary of the Widows, Orphans and Old Age Contributory Pensions Bill; explanatory memorandum for the bill and an analysis of amendments; letter from [Charles] Kenneth Murchison [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions, George Tryon] with a list of questions from MPs and answers by Tryon on war pensions; Conservative and Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on...
Dates: 1925-05 - 1926-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1985-05 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/13
Scope and Contents Cuttings, briefings and background papers on pensions policy, including a draft press release from Michael Meacher, health and social security spokesman, on Labour’s housing finance rescue package.
Dates: 1985-05 - 1987-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1986-01 - 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/14
Scope and Contents Briefings and cuttings on pension provision, party policy and fuel poverty, including notes from the National Pensioners’ Convention.
Dates: 1986-01 - 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1985-02 - 1987-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/15
Scope and Contents Briefings and cuttings on pension provision and SERPS [State Earnings Related Pension Scheme], including texts of speeches by NK and material from the British Labour Group European information campaign for pensioners press conference.
Dates: 1985-02 - 1987-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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