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Trade unions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 26 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/35
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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".

Dates: 26 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/36
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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.

Dates: 17 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/37-38
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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.

Dates: 08 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/41-43
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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.

Dates: 20 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/149-150
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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.

Dates: 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/175-177
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] explaining the reason behind the trade union orange pass stating that they admitted trade union officers into industrial buildings engaged on government work but they did not allow entry to government departments. It was thought that government departments should be responsible for issuing their own passes to frequent visitors. WSC stresses that...
Dates: 13 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/178
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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.

Dates: 13 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/136
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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.

Dates: 22 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Sep 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/145
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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].

Dates: 28 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/167
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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].

Dates: 05 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/306
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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.

Dates: 07 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/4-5
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Letter from WSC to Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service] on the Conference of Trades Union Executives. [Carbon].

Dates: 24 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54A/70
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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.

Dates: 02 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54C/245
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Letter from WSC to [Arthur Deakin], Acting General Secretary, Transport and General Workers Union, thanking him for the support from the Executive Council.

Dates: 25 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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Various speeches and Interviews, including an interview with NK on the privatisation of the National Health Service, 1991-10, 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/184
Scope and Contents Side 1 includes: NK giving a brief press interview; recording from a meeting at the Labour Party Conference, with short speeches by Ron Todd, General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, and NK, in tribute to Todd before his retirement; Virginia Bottomley [Minister for Health] speaking on a radio phone-in programme about health policy; earlier 1989 recording of opinions from a member of public on various subjects.Side 2 includes: a press interview with NK on the...
Dates: 1991-10; 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Visits, 1988-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/71
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings including: the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) conference; visit to Girobank Operations Centre, Bootle, including correspondence with [George] Malcolm Williamson, Managing Director of Girobank plc and papers on the privatisation of Girobank; visit to Liverpool unemployment centre, including a letter from Dale Campbell-Savours on NK’s visit to his constituency; visit to Cleator Moor, Cumbria, for the unveiling of a mining monument,...
Dates: 1988-06
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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Visits and meetings, 1991-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/126
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: meeting with Building Employers Federation; visit to the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) conference, Blackpool [Lancashire], including various resolutions, text of a speech by Ron Todd, General Secretary, on industrial legislation, a briefing on the Conference Arrangements Committee and a possible threat to the organisation of Conference and Labour’s party presentation, and an interview with NK for the T&G Women...
Dates: 1991-07
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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Visits and meetings, 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/133
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: meeting with John Hume, leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), Northern Ireland, including correspondence with James Molyneaux, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, on NK’s statement on Labour’s position on negotiations on the future or Northern Ireland, following his meeting with Irish leaders, Feb 1992 (see 19/2/132); dinner with Jewish Community leaders; retirement party for Ron Todd, General Secretary of the...
Dates: 1992-03
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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Visits and meetings, 1988-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/68
Scope and Contents Includes: note of a call from Sir Robin Butler [Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service] on a leak to Labour from No 10; a briefing for a meeting with Butler and correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister and Tam Dalyell on a file concerning Hugh Gaitskell, former leader of the Labour Party, which had not been released under the 30-year rule; briefing for a photo-call with a delegation from the Transport and General Workers Union’s Agricultural and Allied Workers Trade...
Dates: 1988-03
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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Visits and meetings, 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/87
Scope and Contents Briefings and notes for visits including: a Poems and Pints evening, Risca [Gwent, Wales]; a Nehru Centenary dinner; visit to South Wales Switchgear Limited; a photo call with Yuri Lyubimov, director of the Taganka Theatre; meeting with Paul Keating, Federal Treasurer of Australia; memorial service for the Royal Marines; meeting with unions in an ambulance dispute; meeting with junior front-bench spokesmen; notes for meeting with Greville Janner and Seymour Reich, President of the B’nai...
Dates: 1989-11
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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"Wapping Lies", 1986-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/90
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10 minute video on the dispute between the print unions and News International.

Dates: 1986-08
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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Weekend World, 1983-10 - 1984-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/33
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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.

Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-01
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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"What the Conservatives will do: a shortened version of the Conservative and Unionist Party's policy: General Election, 1951", 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123/3
Scope and Contents Pamphlet detailing Conservative election policy under a number of headings: "Pillars of Peace" on measures to support the British empire and Commonwealth (including an Empire economic conference, imperial preference), the unity of the English speaking peoples, the United Nations and hopes that Soviet Russia will join it, and support for the rearmament programme; "Increase national output"; "Halt to nationalisation" including industrial measures, and the repeal of the Iron and Steel Act,...
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open