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Wales

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

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Speeches, speech notes and press releases, 1981-01 - 1981-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/3
Scope and Contents

Includes draft and printed text of NK’s Alf Killick Memorial Lecture, "A Way Ahead for Education". Other subjects include: education cuts; the state of the steel industry; sixth form education; unemployment in Wales; the threat to Labour from the Social Democrats; Labour’s education policy; elections for Labour’s deputy leader; adult education; local elections; youth unemployment; pre-school provision.

Dates: 1981-01 - 1981-11
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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Speeches, speech notes and press releases, 1982-01 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/4
Scope and Contents

Includes NK's speech written for Michael Foot, Labour leader, in the debate on the invasion of the Falklands. Other subjects include: Labour’s education policy; education cuts; unemployment in Wales; support for the comprehensive system; a tribute to Robert Tressell, author of "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists"; the Falklands War; infighting within the party; private education; industry and education.

Dates: 1982-01 - 1982-12
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1993-02 - 1993-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/61
Scope and Contents Includes: speech by John Smith, Party leader, at Labour’s Local Government conference; tribute to Oliver Tambo, National Chairperson of the African National Congress; speech on Wales 2000 [? to the Welsh Party conference] on development in Wales; drafts of a speech on the recession and European monetary union, and the need for greater European co-operation, with earlier speeches [?] as source material; speech to the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation conference on industry, speech for a...
Dates: 1993-02 - 1993-12
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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St John’s Colliery, Maesteg, 1985-07 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/45
Scope and Contents

Reports from a public enquiry on the proposed closure of St John’s Colliery, Maesteg, Glamorgan [Wales].

Dates: 1985-07 - 1985-08
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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Thomas Ellis Lewis: Papers on the proposal for a Welsh Secretary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8390
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers regarding a proposal for a Secretary of State for Wales. The collection includes 'Select bibliography of Welsh nationalism, Welsh Home Rule, Secretary of State for Wales etc.': index card entries for books, pamphlets and articles. There is also a 'Memorandum on the proposed appointment of a Secretary of State for Wales' and a manuscript draft, 'Reasons for the establishment of a Secretary of State or for some change in the present system'.

Dates: 1942-1949
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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(Untitled), 04 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/112
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to David Lloyd George thanking him for his support for the Bill on "the right of Welsh speaking persons to testify in the Welsh language in Courts of Justice in Wales".

Dates: 04 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/184
Scope and Contents

Letter from Colonel Hugh Higgon (Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire) (Cuffern, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to WSC marked "confidential" requesting that Milford Haven be included in the itinerary of the captured U-Boat visiting the western ports because of its role during the war as a collecting base for convoys. He gives figures for the number of vessels and the tonnage sailed out of the port. Signed typescript.

Dates: 04 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [04] Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/185
Scope and Contents

Letter from Colonel Hugh Higgon (Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire) (Cuffern, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "confidential" asking him to lay the enclosed letter before WSC [see CHAR 20/197B/184] and explaining that "this seems a trivial matter bout the U-Boat but it will give a great lever to the opponents of the Govt who will immediately say it shows what the Admiralty thinks of Milford Haven".

Dates: [04] Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/186
Scope and Contents

Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Frank Mottershead [Principal Private Secretary to the First Lord] (Admiralty) informing him that he is enclosing a letter from the Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire [Colonel Hugh Higgon] which he has not yet shown to WSC [not enclosed] and asking what the facts are. Carbon.

Dates: 05 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/187
Scope and Contents

Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Hugh Higgon [Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire] regarding his request [that the captured U-Boat visit Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales] and explaining that it cannot be arranged as "the two British crews which are sailing these vessels cannot be spared for long from more important war service". Carbon.

Dates: 17 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/188
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frank Mottershead [Principal Private Secretary to the First Lord] (Admiralty) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] regarding the request by the Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire [Colonel Hugh Higgon] that one of the captured U-Boats visit Milford Haven [Pembrokeshire, Wales] and explaining why this will not be possible. Signed typescript.

Dates: 11 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/189
Scope and Contents Letter from Colonel Hugh Higgon [Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire] (Cuffern, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, [Wales]) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] thanking him for his letter about the U-Boat and explaining that the situation has been saved, "as a U Boat which had a false bottom of tin brought from Japan, has been sent to Pembroke Dock to have the tin removed", that the Admiral arranged for it to be open to the public for 4 days, who "will not know that this was...
Dates: 20 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/190
Scope and Contents

Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Hugh Higgon [Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire] marked "confidential" expressing his pleasure that "your difficulties about the U-boat are settled", explaining that the Admiralty were "rather sticky, no doubt for good reasons", and stating his intention to write about the Honours List. Carbon.

Dates: 23 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/172
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir James Grigg [Secretary of State for War] marked "personal" agreeing that his reply to WSC's suggestion can wait until he has seen his Chairman at East Cardiff [carbon].

Dates: 04 Apr 1945
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), 20 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/197
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Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of Cardiff [S Tapper Jones] expressing his appreciation at being made an Honorary Freeman of the City, but regretting that, "owing to the pressure of other engagements", he cannot make any definite arrangements to visit Cardiff for the purpose of admission [carbon].

Dates: 20 Apr 1945
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), 09 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/118
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of the Borough of Pembroke expressing his appreciation of the decision by the Council to offer him the Freedom of Pembroke [Pembrokeshire, Wales] but stating that it is impossible for him to fix a date at the present time [carbon].

Dates: 09 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/140
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 7th Lord Lisburne [earlier Lord Vaughan] regarding Lisburne's resignation as Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire [Wales] [carbon].

Dates: 18 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Sep 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/58/8
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Liverpool Daily Courier: cartoon attacking WSC's proposal for separate parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the English regions.

Dates: 16 Sep 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Dec] [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/62/124
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by [John Cathcart Wason] on the danger to the Empire posed by the current Home Rule crisis and suggesting that local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and, possibly, the English regions on the Canadian and Australian federal model could be the answer. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/62/123.

Dates: [Dec] [1913]
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), [Dec] [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/62/125
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Dundee Advertiser: speech by John Cathcart Wason advocating local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London and, possibly, English regions.

Dates: [Dec] [1913]
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), 28 Oct 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/64/31
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Letter from David Lloyd George (11 Downing Street) to WSC complaining about the attitude of Lord Kitchener and the War Office to the raising of a Welsh-speaking army corps.

Dates: 28 Oct 1914
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), 08 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/7-13
Scope and Contents Letter from W H Shaw, port steward of the British Yukon Navigation Company (White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada) to WSC praising him, David Lloyd-George and the Government generally for their measures "for the benefit of the struggling masses." He describes: the poor living conditions he experienced in Huddersfield [Yorkshire] before leaving about 27 years earlier and their bad effects on morality and on the fitness of men enlisting for the Army; his approval of the Government's land reform...
Dates: 08 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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Visit to flood-damaged Clwyd coast, Apr 1990, 1990-02 - 1990-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 3/3/38
Scope and Contents

Briefing and programme for NK’s visit to North Wales, prior to the County Council elections, including: papers on the Poll Tax; extracts from Hansard on Welsh affairs; additional briefing material from [Stephen] Barry Jones [Labour spokesman on Wales]; press-cuttings.

Dates: 1990-02 - 1990-04
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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Visit to Wales, 1988-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/57
Scope and Contents

Timetable and briefing for a television interview for the BBC Wales programme Public Account and also for a visit to Pontllanfraith Comprehensive School. Includes notes and figures on Welsh unemployment, Labour Party election results in Wales, local government, Welsh language teaching and Welsh nationalism.

Dates: 1988-01
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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Visits and meetings, 1987-02 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/49
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Briefings and correspondence on NK’s meeting with Mohammad Khan Junejo, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Apr 1987 and on the opening of Sirhowy Country Park, Gwent [Wales], May 1987. Correspondents include Sir William Heseltine [Private Secretary to the Queen].

Dates: 1987-02 - 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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