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Railway transport

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:


Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Elliston [MP for Blackburn, Lancashire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; B Hiscott [Clerk to Epping Council] (4).Other subjects include: equal job opportunities for women; requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; Sunday trading; local transport matters; licensing laws; a pension query from a constituent; farming issues; general constituency business.Also includes: a map of the Epping area indicating the position of a crossing over a railway line.
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/18A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leslie Hore-Belisha, Minister of Transport, on a rail accident at Wormley [Hertfordshire] (2); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (31); Cecil Pike [MP for Attercliffe, Sheffield, Yorkshire] and Robert Hudson [MP for Whitehaven Division of Cumberland] on speaking in WSC's constituency; Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] on local housing and health provision.Other subjects include: constituency opinion on WSC's stance over...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open.

Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence I-L., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/47A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (9); Sir Samuel Hoare [Home Secretary] on a constituent's complaint of police inaction at a political meeting.Other subjects include: a device for ARP; WSC's position in relation to his constituency party; pension and employment queries from constituents; a dispute between Messrs. Leslie and Godwin Ltd. and the Guild of Insurance Officials and other insurance matters; international affairs,...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South Africa.
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/104A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (20), John Harvey, Chairman [1954 - 56] (9) and Donald Forbes, Vice-Chairman, later Chairman [1956 - 61] (6), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, Barlow-Wheeler's future employment and the 1959 General Election; F J Matthews, Chairman, Industrial Life Insurance Offices, on...
Dates: 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with representatives of Woodford Conservative Association., Nov 1950 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/12A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Cedric] Wordsell, Secretary and Agent [until 1951] (9); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952] (18); Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (17); W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Secretary and Agent [from 1952] (40); Malcolm McCorquodale; Rowland Arnison, Chairman [1952-1954] (4); John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [1952-1954], Chairman [1954-1956] (9); Squadron Leader Albert Cooper inviting WSC and CSC to lunch; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary]; George Christ...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 50 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until review on 1 January 2027.

Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: the Conservative election manifesto; leaflets and pamphlets issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office and others; editions of the Sunday Dispatch and the Northern Echo; leaflets on voting.Subjects covered include: international affairs, including the Empire, the Commonwealth and Europe; national output, nationalisation and other industrial matters; housing matters; food supplies; old-age pensions; families; farming; rail transport.
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Political: Defence - correspondence with Prime Minister Clement Attlee., Mar 1946 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/29A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2); A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] on Czechoslovak railways; Francis Graham-Harrison, Laurence Pumphrey (2), and Paul Osmond, Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister; Laurence Helsby [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Antony Head (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party]. Also includes notes and...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Public and Political: General: Political: various Conservative Party papers., Jul 1946 - Feb 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/17
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: papers on road, rail, and London Transport, the European Recovery Programme, trade, and the 1953 conference location; Conservative "Weekend Talking Points" on prices, unemployment, the liberal vote, and the cost of living; propaganda flyers; public opinion summary; galley proofs of "We shall win through" (October 1952) on the economy, domestic and foreign policy, and defence; Weekly News Letters.Also includes correspondence from: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Feb 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
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.

Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes., 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/47A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and galley proofs for WSC's speech (5 March, House of Commons) entitled "Defence" on subjects including: WSC's resignation as Minister of Defence; the Conservatives' voting on defence while in Opposition; the short-fall of defence spending; aid from the United States; the scarcity of home defence, and the training of new forces, including the registration of the Home Guard and forming of new battalions; the extension of National Service; armoured forces and new tanks;...
Dates: 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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