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Letter from James Ramsay Macdonald (House of Commons) to WSC asking for a reply to his letter about aspects of the Trade Union Bill. Signed typescript. Annotated by "A J W": "will you reply to this, or see the Home Secretary about it?" Preceded by a piece of paper printed with the word "pressing".
Letter from H S Lindsay, Labour Party parliamentary assistant (House of Commons) to Edward Marsh asking for a reply to James Ramsay Macdonald's letter to WSC on the Trade Union Bill because a committee of the Labour Party needs the information. Signed typescript. Annotated by Marsh that an answer is promised that week.
Answers by Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading] (Attorney General) to the questions about the Trade Union Bill put by James Ramsay Macdonald in a letter to WSC [see CHAR 2/52/32-34]. Signed and annotated typescript. Includes note that the answers were embodied in a letter to Macdonald, 18 Jul.
Letter from Alfred Emmott [Chairman of Ways and Means] (30 Ennismore Gardens, [London]) on the extent to which criticism of judges' decisions and the composition of the Bench is relevant to debate on the Trade Union Bill.
Letter from WSC to George Gibson [Chairman, Trades Union Congress General Council] on his comments about the 1927 [Trade Disputes and Trade Union] Act; suggests the matter be left in abeyance until post-war reconstruction when Parliament can consider issues other than winning the war.
Letter from WSC to Lord Hinchingbrooke [later 10th Lord Sandwich and Victor Montagu, Conservative MP for Dorset] advising that the threat to break the law should be withdrawn as the Trade Unionists do not seem to be in favour of this, and feels that some concessions should be made in order to gain permanent acceptance for the rest of the Act Signature in typescript. Copy.
Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] on meetings between the Congress and unofficial representatives of the Conservative Party.
Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] expressing pleasure that the Congress is willing to meet with the Liberal Party; hopes that the matter can be discussed with Sir Archibald Sinclair [Leader, Liberal Parliamentary Party, later 1st Lord Thurso].
Letter from WSC to Frederick Smith [General Secretary, Amalgamated Engineering Union] advising him that an incorrect statement appeared in the Daily Mirror that the Government had approached the National Council of Shop Stewards on matters of mismanagement in aircraft and armament factories, when in fact the National Council made the first approach to the Committee of the House of Commons. [Copy].
Letter from WSC to George Bell thanking him for the message of support from the Annual General Council Meeting of the General Federation of Trade Unions.
Letter from WSC to Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service] on the Conference of Trades Union Executives. [Carbon].
Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary, Trades Union Council] asking him not to raise the matter of the Trades' Disputes Act during the war.
Letter from WSC to [Arthur Deakin], Acting General Secretary, Transport and General Workers Union, thanking him for the support from the Executive Council.
Various speeches and Interviews, including an interview with NK on the privatisation of the National Health Service, 1991-10, 1989
10 minute video on the dispute between the print unions and News International.
Briefings, arrangements and transcripts for NK’s interview with Brian Walden for Weekend World, Jan 1984. Subjects include: electoral strategy; economic policy; renationalisation; trade unions; defence; pensions. Includes a transcript of an earlier Weekend World interview with [William] John Biffen, Leader of the House of Commons, on Government cuts to public spending.