Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:
Comprising a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings from local and national newspapers, about the nuclear situation, the H-bomb, and King-Hall's book. Includes cuttings by Captain Liddell Hart, and Michael Foot.
The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Statements on defence estimates.
Transcripts of and briefings for interviews with NK on the BBC Panorama programme, on subjects including: the Welfare State; the miners’ strike; defence; the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; relations between NK and Roy Hattersley, Deputy Leader.
Includes a memorandum by GJ and papers of the Liberal Defence and Disarmament panel.
Includes: papers of the Military Education Committee; papers on the employment of Royal Engineers in the construction of barracks, etc; papers of the War Office Reconstruction Committee; papers of the Committee of Imperial Defence; Allied propaganda and military intelligence from the First World War; papers of the Army in India Committee.
Also includes related correspondence and interviews.
Part 1, 1979-80
Part 2, 1981
Part 3, 1982: includes a survey of Conservative Party attitudes to nuclear weapons and defence, July 1982, with associated report on the activities of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament constituency by constituency
Part 4, 1983
Papers relating to SALT II [Strategic Arms Limitations Talks, ratified June 1979] defence briefings and other papers, February-March 1979, 1979-02 - 1979-03
Includes briefing notes for MT from John Stanley MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), including his notes of a meeting for Conservative MPs to talk to John Newhouse (Assistant Director of Arms Control and the Disarmament Agency, US Government), February 1977; lists of MT's weekend reading (see also THCR 2/6/1/199 & 5/1/2/193) and copies of newspaper and journal articles etc, February 1979; and MT's correspondence with Geoffrey Pattie MP, February 1979
The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.
Subjects include: Labour's defence policy, particularly on nuclear disarmament; the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War and the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the Belgrano to the MP Tam Dalyell; the replacement of the Nimrod airborne early warning aircraft by the American Boeing E-3 AWACS.
Discussion papers on subjects including European defence policy and nuclear defence, Eritrea and Ethiopia, southern Africa and the Middle East.
Includes: report timetable; minutes; draft speech for NK on defence; paper on past policy on the Falklands; Socialist International papers; transcription of BBC On the Record interview with Sir Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary on arms reductions; summary of voters’ attitudes, particularly towards politics.
Reports from the Productive and Competitive Economy group, Economic Equality group, Consumers and the Community group, the Democracy, the Individual and the Community group, People at Work group and Britain in the World group. Also includes a draft argument on the case for non-nuclear defence and the draft manifesto for the 1989 European elections.
Papers including: drafts of a strategy note on phase 2; policy submissions on transport, defence and disarmament, economy, urban and regional policy, Britain in the world.
Preparations for 1978 manifesto: papers relating to the draft of the section for defence, February 1978, 1978-02
Includes correspondence with Sir Ian Gilmour MP; and copy of letter from Gilmour to Angus Maude MP (manifesto co-ordinator), March 1978
Subjects include: Labour's policy on nuclear disarmament (side 1); Britain's relations with Jamaica and the Commonwealth, particularly South Africa (side 2); overseas aid, international development policy and the payment of overseas debt (side 2).
Briefings for and correspondence on NK’s visit to the Vickers factory in Leeds [Yorkshire], including a brief on the Challenger tank as a replacement for the Chieftain, a report from the House of Commons Defence Committee on defence procurement, issues of Hansard including defence debates.
Papers of the study group set up by the RIIA (Chatham House), including: drafts of the group report; minutes and papers of meetings; biographical notes on [James] Harold Wilson.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.