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"Perils abroad and at home", 09 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A/1-68
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the importance of...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
Scope and Contents

Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party manifesto [for the 1950 election]: correspondence, proofs and drafts., Dec 1949 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R A Butler and Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]. Also includes note from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Includes: summary of Conservative and Unionist proposals; details of election dates 1929-45; galley proofs and drafts of the manifesto (entitled "This is the road") and WSC's introduction.Subjects covered include: the economy, British industry and agriculture, social services, Britain's position in the world, national and constitutional...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and material on steel nationalisation., Nov 1948 - Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/79A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reginald Maudling; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2); Sir Andrew Duncan [Chairman of Executive Committee of British Iron and Steel Federation] (6); John Wilson [Private Secretary to Minister of Supply]; George Christ. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary Elizabeth Gilliatt.Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Nov 1948 - Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Dec 1948 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/81A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harley Usill of the Naldrett Press Limited (5); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (2); George Rainbird; John Leigh-Pemberton (3); Sir Oswald Birley; Beresford Craddock; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (13); Sir Arnold Gridley [Chairman 1922 Committee]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; R A Butler (5); Thelma Cazalet-Kier (2);...
Dates: Dec 1948 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from members of the general public (mainly messages of support for WSC) and pressure groups at the time of the 1951 general election., Oct 1951 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thelma Cazalet-Kier, Chairman of the Equal Pay Campaign Committee; Gertrude Turquand; [Frederick] Potter, Mayor of Deal [Kent] on receiving signed photographs of WSC; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Richard Baker, founder of the Men of the Trees, on their New Earth Charter. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries including Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Other subjects include: equal pay for women; foreign affairs including Egypt and...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M., Mar 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/115A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Hammersley; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (8); Roy Harrod (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (5); [Arthur] Vere Harvey [later Lord Harvey of Prestbury] on the supply of aircraft and equipment to Egypt; Sir George Harvie Watt and his wife Bettie; James Henderson-Stewart; Michael Higgs on his daughter; Captain Alan Hillgarth [earlier Alan Evans] on Spain; "Bill",...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 334-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a living individual until 1 January 2027.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence S-Z., Oct 1950 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/117A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] and Leo Amery on Cabinet positions in the event of a Conservative election victory; Sir Arthur Salter; Duncan Sandys on his visit to Yugoslavia and Marshal Tito; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (10); Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Liberal Council; Keith Gardiner, Editor of the Sheffield...
Dates: Oct 1950 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Nov 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft (3); Ivor Bulmer-Thomas [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (5); ?2nd Lord Brocket [earlier Sir Arthur Nall-Cain]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (6); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (2); Patrick Kinna (Foreign Office); James Thomas [later 1st...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/86A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ernest Taylor; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] on Ivor Thomas [later Ivor Bulmer-Thomas]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (4); Sir Herbert Thompson on the Indian civil service and police; R Robinson, Lord Mayor of Cardiff, on matters including the Tonypandy riots [Glamorgan, Wales] and naming a road after WSC (7); representatives of the Conservative Research Department...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z., Jan 1950 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/102A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (6); various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ (14); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (11); Sir [James] Clifford Tozer on Plymouth [Devon] Fair; Moss Turner-Samuels; Julius Holmes [Minister,...
Dates: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: papers and correspondence concerning changes in Conservative Party organisation., Apr 1946 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party [until July 1946]; Duncan Sandys; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946]; Hugh Molson; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] on the situation at constituency level; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip until 1948]; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes,...
Dates: Apr 1946 - Jun 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 October, Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"What the Conservatives will do: a shortened version of the Conservative and Unionist Party's policy: General Election, 1951", 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123/3
Scope and Contents Pamphlet detailing Conservative election policy under a number of headings: "Pillars of Peace" on measures to support the British empire and Commonwealth (including an Empire economic conference, imperial preference), the unity of the English speaking peoples, the United Nations and hopes that Soviet Russia will join it, and support for the rearmament programme; "Increase national output"; "Halt to nationalisation" including industrial measures, and the repeal of the Iron and Steel Act,...
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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WSC's speech for the debate on the address, 06 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/45A/6-52
Scope and Contents Speech notes WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the political divisions in the country; the charge of war-mongering laid against the Conservatives, and the need for steady government; the restoration of university representation in Parliament; the repeal of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act; future parliamentary business, including the defence debate; keeping the Minister of Education out of the Cabinet, and Welsh representation in...
Dates: 06 Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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