Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:
The archives of Association of Cambridge University Assistants cover the rull range of operations and activities.
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.
Interviews for World at One etc with Michael Meacher, Labour Employment spokesman, [Peter] Norman Fowler, Secretary of State for Employment, and union representatives including Ron Todd, General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and Bill Jordan, president of the Engineering Workers’ Union and Norman Willis, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress, on a debate in the TUC on withdrawing from a training scheme for the long-term unemployed.
Briefings for meetings with individuals including: the new Israeli Ambassador, Yoav Biran; John Edmonds, General Secretary of the GMB union and Tom Burlison, Regional Secretary; Maharajkrishna Rasgotra, the new Indian High Commissioner; members of the British karate team. Also includes note on NK and the Enniskillen Memorial service.
Papers, including a meeting with Tony Blair [employment spokesman] on the Social Charter and a proposed Charter Shop (a form of closed shop), to support Trade Union membership.
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.
Conservative Research Department, copies of opinion polling surveys, many with attached papers by Keith Britto (CRD), 2-20 April 1979, 1979-04
Includes: a series of notes by Britto on individual polling surveys relating to aspects of the 1979 General Election campaign, including surveys on Party political broadcasts, marginal seats and opinion in Scotland
Also includes: opinion survey by Opinion Research Centre for Conservative Central Office on "Attitudes of the electorate to trade unions", April 1979
Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], 03 Nov 1926
Records in this category - Minutes of University associations and clubs, occasionally with related records - cover staff social and trades union associations, University fund-raising bodies and research groups, and student clubs.
Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "HOWE (GEOFFREY) 2", October 1976-circa January 1978, 1976-10 - 1978
Correspondence with the Prime Minister (Harold Wilson MP and, from April 1976, his successor James Callaghan MP), 1975-04 - 1978-05
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.
The whole of side 1 and the majority of side 2 consists of music from colliery bands. The remainder of file 2 (from 13 minutes in to 29 minutes, consists of speeches from miners' representatives on the state of the mining industry in the north east.
Papers on the Hastings Agreement on union sponsorship of parliamentary candidates, in paying election expenses.
Draft notes for WSC's statement on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Manuscript in the hands of WSC and ?Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]. Several pages are written on official envelopes.
The first 37 minutes of side 1 consists of NK addressing the General trade union conference, on subjects including: unemployment; Conservative economic policies; the Conservative record on public services, particularly the National Health Service; Margaret Thatcher's opinion of John Major; Labour's future plans.
The remainder of the recording covers GMB speakers at the conference.
Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.
Subjects interview include: Labour’s attitude to success and the individual; nuclear disarmament; divisions within Labour and the Conservatives; accountability within the party; combining economic policy with social needs; misrepresentation of Labour in the press; relations with the unions.
Before the main interview there are audio notes by NK on strategy for attacking Conservative economic policy.