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Strikes

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 314 Collections and/or Records:

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BBC Radio 2: Jimmy Young interview with NK , 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/126
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 4, Today programme, 1990-01-20 - 1991-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/129
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1990-01-20 - 1991-11-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Coal Strike, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/8/1
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1972
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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"Coal Trade Dispute (Adjournment)", 31 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/47-62
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 31 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson, 08 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/143/10-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times], marked "private and confidential" on the government's decision to comandeer supplies of newsprint compatible with the British Gazette's printing machines. WSC explains that Dawson should continue printing [the Times]; states the importance of the British Gazette "it is the only vehicle now left for concerting action simultaneously in all parts of the country"; and contests the idea that the TUC has as much right as the...
Dates: 08 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Unknown

Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette", 25 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/119-132
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 25 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence A - Z, 1920-01 - 1920-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Henry Birchenough; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary of the War Office]; J L Garvin; Margaret Lloyd George; Frederick Kellaway, Secretary, Department of Overseas Trade, on a threatened miners' strike; David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, asking LSA to act as a Civil Commissioner during a strike; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] on LSA acting as a Civil Commissioner; Oliver Locker-Lampson, on LSA eventually succeeding 1st Lord Milner as Secretary of State for the...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cuttings, 1908-04-13 - 1908-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 16
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of WSC’s speeches in Manchester, cartoons and articles on the coal crisis, on WSC’s election defeat and Dundee seat [Scotland].

Dates: 1908-04-13 - 1908-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Cuttings, 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 26 B/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1925-08-08 - 1926-03-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Diary, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/26
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on audience research and the BBC's relationship with the government and the Independent Television Authority; religious programming; arrangements for the installation of television transmitters at Crystal Palace; the BBC's role during the...
Dates: 1955
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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Docks Dispute, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/2/97
Scope and Contents

Notes.

Dates: 1970
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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GCHQ, 1984-01 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/8
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-03
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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General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Includes: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the budget (April 1924 and May 1925), general progress from November 1924 to spring 1925, unemployment, general progress from November 1924 to August 1925, the coal dispute, General Strike and the Unemployment Insurance Act; copy of Hansard on debates over the frontiers of Iraq, naval commitments to the League of Nations, and a vote of censure against the Government; report and notes on the appointment of ex-servicemen to the civil...
Dates: 1924-04 - 1948-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General Strike, 1926-05 - 1926-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1926-05 - 1926-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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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Leader's receptions, 1988-02 - 1988-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/114
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1988-02 - 1988-05
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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Letter from Sir Roger Keyes, 08 Sep 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/28-30
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (HMS Warspite, Mediterranean Fleet, Off Thaso [Thasos, Greece] marked "private" to WSC on subjects including: WSC's role in leading the government during the miners' strike; observations about [1st Lord] Beatty and his position [as Admiral of the Fleet] recommending that Beatty should remain in his role to oversee any further naval reductions, Beatty's role at the Battle of Jutland ("he saved the honour of the British Navy"); WSC's account...
Dates: 08 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1922 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/13
Scope and Contents Written from Wemyss Castle in Fife, New Club in Edinburgh, The Corner House in Gullane, the House of Lords, 94 Piccadilly, the Naval & Military Club, 28 Half Moon Street, the Royal Automobile Club and the Beefsteak Club in London, Dorney Wood in Buckinghamshire and the Travellers' Club in Paris. Subjects include the prospect of peace in Ireland, Sir Winston Churchill's comments shortly before the deaths of Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins, Wemyss being advised not to invest any...
Dates: 1922 - 1926
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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Letters to mother mainly from Churchill College, 1968-09 - 1974-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GSNR 1/6
Scope and Contents

Includes his reaction to the 1970's strikes and shortages.

Dates: 1968-09 - 1974-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/620
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Japan Guesses Wrong" on Japanese battleship building, the British and American response, making comparisons with naval strategy during World War I; "Dictators on Dynamite" (British title "Dictators at the Cross-roads") on the rise of Hitler and Benito Mussolini and the contemporary situation in Germany and Italy; "England Learns About Labor" (British title "The Problem of the Labour Unions") on union radicalism, supporting the recognition of...
Dates: Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/671
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The British Working Man" on WSC's views on the rights and responsibilities of trade unions, strikes, the role of government in industrial disputes, and the birth of the Labour Party; "A Very Great Englishman" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell, his role at the siege of Mafeking [South Africa] and the founding of the Boy Scouts Movement; "The March of Progress" on scientific developments and their effect on mankind from the Stone Age to the mid-twentieth...
Dates: 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Lorry Drivers' Strike: papers, press releases and press cuttings, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 6/1/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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.

Dates: 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures of individual files are noted in the paper catalogue, please ask staff for further details.
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Meeting with Jimmy Knapp, 1991-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/1/27
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1991-08
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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