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Social reform

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/52-53
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Baron de Forest wishing him luck in his electoral contest in West Ham [London] and explaining the value of the National Insurance Bill. Pledges that the Government will not give up its struggle with the House of Lords now that it has reached "the last round." Typescript copy annotated and signed by Edward Marsh.

Dates: 03 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/57
Scope and Contents

Notes by WSC for a message referring to Land Reform and National Insurance in support of the candidature of Cecil Harmsworth for the Luton Division of Bedfordshire.

Dates: [Jul 1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Jul [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/60
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith ([Permanent Secretary to the] Board of Trade) to WSC reporting that David Lloyd George has told him that the future of the National Insurance Bill is in a critical position and asking WSC to help to insure that part 2 of the bill is not postponed in order to get part 1 through.

Dates: 30 Jul [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/40
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [WSC] to Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to King George V] concerning the King's objection to his letter describing events in the House of Commons and discussion of the "Right to Work" Bill [see CHAR 12/9/39]. He says that he had not intended to give the impression that he supported this bill and that, having received a letter from Lord Knollys expressing the King's views and wishes, he will continue to write letters to the King describing the events of the House of...
Dates: 16 Feb 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 05 Nov 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/260/13-55
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Percy] Malcolm Stewart, Commissioner for the Special Areas (England and Wales) to Lord Wolmer (later 3rd Lord Selborne), enclosing carbon copy of his third report to the Minister of Labour.

Dates: 05 Nov 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/41
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to King George V concerning the King's displeasure with his letter describing events in the House of Commons and discussion of the "Right to Work" Bill [see CHAR 12/9/39]. He points out that he had not been guided as to the expectations of the King and that by including his own opinions he was following the style he had adopted in such letters to King Edward VII. He asks to be relieved of the duty of writing such letters in view of the summaries of...
Dates: 13 Feb 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to WSC acknowledging receipt of his letter [see CHAR 12/9/41]. He explains that the King was displeased at WSC's apparent support of the "Right to Work" Bill, and comparison between tramps and "idlers and wastrels at the other end of the social scale"; and feels that this expression of WSC's personal feelings was inappropriate. He adds that this was also the view of King Edward VII, and that he could show WSC...
Dates: 14 Feb 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 06 Apr [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/31-33A
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Bangalore [India]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his injury by splintered bullets; apologies for a dishonoured cheque and discussion of his financial difficulties; the route of his return journey and his intention to visit Rome [Italy]; his opinions on the "wicked" treatment of insurgents in Crete [Greece] by the British government, on the policy of [Robert, 3rd] Lord Salisbury and on the necessity that Russia should regain Constantinople [Istanbul,...
Dates: 06 Apr [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 12 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/60/93
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] to WSC, passing on congratulations from MPs and ministers on his recent broadcast [10 May] and parliamentary opposition to the Beveridge plan [? of social insurance].

Dates: 12 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Dec 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/14-16
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to James Keir Hardie declining an invitation to speak on the Labour Question in Ayrshire [Scotland]. He explains that he does not feel confident of speaking about the regulation of working hours by the State; recommends an article by Sidney Webb [later Lord Passfield]; discusses his support for an Eight Hours Bill drafted by Webb which he describes an ideal for "democratic legislation" as it would reduce unemployment and the...
Dates: 09 Dec 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/29-31
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley including: his opinion of the "disgraceful" riots in Birmingham; the harm which would have befallen "the Imperial cause in South Africa" if [David] Lloyd George had been injured in the riots; his opinion of Lloyd George as "a vulgar, chattering little cad"; comments on a book called "Poverty" by [Seebohm] Rowntree; the urgency of social reform as "I see little glory in an Empire which can rule the waves and is unable to flush its sewers"....
Dates: 23 Dec 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 18 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/32
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Ernest Brown [Leader of the Liberal National Group] reciting additional sentence, regarding proposals for social security and full employment, which is to be inserted in the text of his letter of today [carbon].

Dates: 18 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/33
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later Lord Thurso, Secretary of State for Air] reciting additional sentence, regarding proposals for social security and full employment, which is to be inserted in the text of his letter of today [carbon].

Dates: 18 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Fonds

William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Working papers: Homosexuality Order (draft), 1966-12 - 1979-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 9/2/4
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Copy of the draft Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order (1978) with supporting papers and correspondence, including extracts from Hansard on various sexual offences bills, letters between Andrew Weir, Clerk of Assembly and General Secretary to the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons], and a statement by the Presbyterian Church on the proposed order.

Dates: 1966-12 - 1979-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Working papers: Northern Ireland Orders, 1976-10 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 9/2/3
Scope and Contents Draft Orders in Council with supporting papers and correspondence, on subjects including: debt payment; alcohol licensing, including letters from James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (4); divorce law reform, including letters from Richard Ryder, Political Secretary to Margaret Thatcher [Leader of the Opposition], James Dunn (3), Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (2), James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons],...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.

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