Found in 314 Collections and/or Records:
BBC Radio 2: Jimmy Young interview with NK , 1989
Subjects include: Labour's policy on privatisation and re-nationalisation; relations with the trades unions and the dock workers' dispute; defence policy and nuclear disarmament; plans for income tax levels and National Insurance under a Labour government.
BBC Radio 4, Today programme, 1990-01-20 - 1991-11-07
Includes a report on an ambulance workers’ dispute in Oxfordshire, and an interview with Norman Lamont, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the state of the economy and future spending plans.
Coal Strike, 1972
"Coal Trade Dispute (Adjournment)", 31 Aug 1926
Speech notes for WSC's statement on possible ways forward in the coal dispute, the chances of new proposals and the results of the strike. Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" annotated in manuscript by WSC. Filing envelope present.
Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson, 08 May 1926
Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette", 25 May 1926
Report by Sir Malcolm Fraser, Controller of the Stationery Office, on subjects including: the decision to produce a daily newspaper; requisitioning the offices of the "Morning Post"; use of volunteers; distribution of the British Gazette; requisitioning of a paper mill and paper from newspapers and paper manufacturing; difficulties of obtaining men to work; and circulation figures for the "British Gazette" 'the largest of any daily paper in any part of the world at any time'.
Correspondence A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12
Cuttings, 1908-04-13 - 1908-05-04
Cuttings of WSC’s speeches in Manchester, cartoons and articles on the coal crisis, on WSC’s election defeat and Dundee seat [Scotland].
Cuttings, 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26
Contains newspaper index. Cuttings on expenditure: (cuttings, speeches and cartoons), especially the Road Fund; coal (strikes and subsidy); the gold standard; war debts (France and Italy); Trade.
Cuttings on international and national affairs: WSC’s speech (propaganda, gold standard, war debts); Locarno Treaty; Baldwin’s speech (Food and Housing, Pacification of Europe, Mosul [Al-Mawsil, Iraq] etc.) Religion, Ulster Unionism. Views on socialism and communism.
Docks Dispute, 1970
GCHQ, 1984-01 - 1985-03
Correspondence with the Council of Civil Service Unions on the restoration of trade union rights at GCHQ Cheltenham [Gloucestershire], following the Government’s decision to bar Civil Servants at GCHQ from being union members. Other correspondents include: Denis Healey; Oonagh McDonald; Anthony Christopher, General Secretary of the Inland Revenue Staff Federation; John Smith [Treasury and economic affairs spokesman].
General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08
General Strike, 1926-05 - 1926-06
Includes: letter from LSA to his constituency (Sparkbrook, Birmingham [Warwickshire]), explaining why he could not leave London, and putting the Government position on the strike; issue of the British Gazette; issue of the Birmingham Central strike bulletin; issues of Punch, produced during and after the strike; Conservative and Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the strike.
Home Office, 1910 - 1911
Leader's receptions, 1988-02 - 1988-05
Notes, briefings and correspondence on a series of regional receptions attended by NK, particularly those held at Newcastle (North West region), Loughborough [Leicestershire] (East Midlands region), Bristol (South West region) and [? Dover, Kent, Southern region]. Includes papers on the local election campaign, a union dispute with P and O Ferries (Dover) Limited and notes for NK’s speech at the opening of Beatrice Webb House, Ruskin College.
Letter from Sir Roger Keyes, 08 Sep 1926
Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1922 - 1926
Letters to mother mainly from Churchill College, 1968-09 - 1974-08
Includes his reaction to the 1970's strikes and shortages.
Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.
Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940
Lorry Drivers' Strike: papers, press releases and press cuttings, 1979
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.
Meeting with Jimmy Knapp, 1991-08
Briefing for and notes of a meeting with Knapp [General Secretary of the National Union of Railwaymen, NUR] on possible disputes by staff of London Underground and British Rail. Also includes a note on Labour’s general relations with the unions.