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Trade unions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 395 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — ACUA

Archives of the Association of Cambridge University Assistants, 1898 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ACUA
Scope and Contents

The archives of Association of Cambridge University Assistants cover the rull range of operations and activities.

Dates: 1898 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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: World at One, 1987-08 - 1989-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/56
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1987-08 - 1989-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Briefings for meetings, 1988-11 - 1988-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/75
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1988-11 - 1988-12
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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Cabinet memoranda and other undated memoranda, 1916-10 - 1923-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/36
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers, including: note by LSA on the Government's agreement to the campaign plan for 1918; memorandum by Lord Robert Cecil [Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on preventing future wars by international agreements, with comments by Sir Eyre Crowe [Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; interim report of the committee on the League of Nations; notes by [?] LSA on the prevention of war and a League of Nations;...
Dates: 1916-10 - 1923-07
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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Charter Shop, 1990-03 - 1990-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/158
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1990-03 - 1990-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Unknown

"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
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Conservative Policy Documents: Consultative Committee, 1960-05 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/7
Scope and Contents Leader's Consultative Committee papers on subjects including: nationalisation of steel, by Iain Macleod, including a minute to Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Leader of the Conservative Party, earlier 14th Lord Home, later Lord Home of the Hirsel]; relations with the trade unions, by Joseph Godber [former Minister of Labour] and Sir John Hobson [former Attorney-General]; general policy on the economy, Europe, industry, social security, education, law and order, defence and foreign affairs, by...
Dates: 1960-05 - 1965-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Conservative Research Department, copies of opinion polling surveys, many with attached papers by Keith Britto (CRD), 2-20 April 1979, 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/11/9/22
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1979-04
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in April 2008 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], 03 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/106-108
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC setting out his thoughts on what owners of mines ought to have done, specifically attending a conference and agreeing to negotiate a national agreement. He criticises the attitude of the owners' representatives and comments on the government's efforts to combat Bolshevism and on the position of the coal owners "It is not the business of Coal Owners as Coal Owners to fight Socialism" and that he (WSC) could not avoid making some criticisms of the coal owners though...
Dates: 03 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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
 Fonds

Correspondence and ledger of the Association of Cambridge University Assistants, 1944 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.IX.59-61
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

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.

Dates: 1944 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "HOWE (GEOFFREY) 2", October 1976-circa January 1978, 1976-10 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/31
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Sir Geoffrey Howe MP (includes: his note for MT, "Inflation proofed pensions", 1 November 1976; report of his visit to meet management and unions at British Leyland’s Cowley works, 16 November 1976; copy of his statement to a meeting of the Backbench Finance Committee, 25 January 1977; his letter attached a report to the Conservative Research Department by Konrad Zweig, "The concerted action in Germany", May 1977, with MT’s handwritten annotations; his report on...
Dates: 1976-10 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Correspondence with the Prime Minister (Harold Wilson MP and, from April 1976, his successor James Callaghan MP), 1975-04 - 1978-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/205
Scope and Contents a. Devolution (includes minutes of meeting on devolution between James Callaghan MP, MT, Michael Foot MP and Francis Pym MP, 7 March 1977) [OPEN] b. Security Commission, October 1975- August 1977 [OPEN] c. Political activities of civil servants, April 1975-December 1977 (includes report of the Committee under [Sir Arthur Armitage] and correspondence with Quintin Hogg (Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone) [OPEN] d. Standing order 9, May-June 1976 (includes details of Conservative...
Dates: 1975-04 - 1978-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Majority of files open, see individual catalogue entries for details of any closures
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Deputy Leadership Election: correspondence and press cuttings on Trade Unions, 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SLKN 1/2/4
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: 1981
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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Durham Miners Gala, 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/105
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Election expenses, 1985-07 - 1986-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/3/1/6
Scope and Contents

Papers on the Hastings Agreement on union sponsorship of parliamentary candidates, in paying election expenses.

Dates: 1985-07 - 1986-07
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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"Emergency Power", 02 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/1-10
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 02 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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G.C.H.Q, 1984-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/12
Scope and Contents Debate in Parliament, with speakers including the Prime Minister [Margaret Thatcher], NK and others on the dispute between the Government and Civil Service unions over the ban preventing staff working at GCHQ from belonging to trades unions. Also includes a [?] later exchange between NK and Thatcher on pit closures and a [BBC Radio 4] programme on select committees, subjects including a debate on the closed shop and concerns over amending the Public Order Act to cover racist public order...
Dates: 1984-07-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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General articles 1914-18, 1914-09 - 1918-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Press cuttings, texts and prints of articles and lectures by LSA, on subjects including: the role of the Empire in the war; Ireland's demand for fiscal autonomy; the constitutional development of South Africa; British preparations for war; imperial taxation; investing the surplus funds of the trade unions into industry; arming new recruits; LSA's own career. Also includes: article by L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review] on lack of support for the Army from the Government; print...
Dates: 1914-09 - 1918-06
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 papers, 1984-08 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/58
Scope and Contents Includes: report by Robert Worcester, Market and Opinion Research International Limited (MORI), on the American elections; transcript of a Weekend World programme on Ronald Reagan and the Soviet Union; report on the Democratic convention; note for a National Executive Committee meeting on repealing anti-union legislation; agenda and minutes for Parliamentary party meetings; statement by the Attorney General on the sequestration of National Union of Mineworkers funds; papers on a dispute...
Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-01
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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GMB: NK, 1991-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/170
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1991-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
 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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Industrial Relations Act, 1970 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/23
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.

Dates: 1970 - 1974
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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Interview with NK [? for the Sunday Mirror], 1988-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/76
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

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