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Trade unions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (2); Sir Thomas Davies MP on road relief; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on his health; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (3) on subjects including him giving an interview to John Bull magazine; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Herbert Spender-Clay MP; 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: minutes and papers on the Trade Disputes Bill and the Civil Service., 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/68
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes cutting from the Daily Telegraph.Subjects covered by the file include: civil servants joining the General Strike and being affiliated to the TUC; proposed legislation on the affiliation of civil service associations to outside industrial and political bodies.

Dates: 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various memoranda on trade and finance., 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/70
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda on: unemployment and the state of the coal mining industry by ?Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; import prohibition and legislation by Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] and Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; notes of a meeting between Treasury officials and various bankers on agricultural credit, and between employers and the TUC General Council (with a cutting from the Daily Herald).Also includes notes by...
Dates: 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various pamphlets on unemployment, trade unions, etc., c 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/23
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: the Labour Magazine for September 1925 containing an article by Walter Citrine [Assistant Secretary, TUC] on "Lessons from the mining dispute"; the Unemployment Insurance Act; "Trade, currency, industry and unemployment" and "The remedy for unemployment: get the workers back to work" by Sir Alfred Mond [later 1st Lord Melchett]; "The co-operative movement and party politics", published by the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations.Also includes...
Dates: c 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/30A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Warren Fisher...
Dates: 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on demobilisation and the reorganisation of the Air Ministry., 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: King Manuel II on the "future of Portugal"; General Sir William Robertson [General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Forces in Great Britain] (3); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on appointing neither Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard or General Sir John Cowans as Governor of Nigeria (2); Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] passing on a copy of a letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Lawson on a decline in his pay and position; Philip Kerr [later...
Dates: 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: various papers., 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/2
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of a meeting of the Committee on the Limitation of Armaments; a War Office memorandum on WSC's and other appointments; copy of Army Orders for 1919; copies of telegrams from the Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh] on potential police strikes; RAF demobilisation form; precis on the Roger Casement letters; outline of scheme of army reorganisation; notes from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso], Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary...
Dates: 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 01 Jan 1920 - 29 Apr 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/51A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes (and telegrams) from WSC to various individuals including: Secretary [War Office, Sir Reginald Brade]; 1st Lord Peel [Under-Secretary of State for War]; Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; Sir Herbert Creedy; Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington]; Chief of the Air Staff [Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard]; Major-General Fabian Ware; [David Lloyd George]; Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal]; Director of...
Dates: 01 Jan 1920 - 29 Apr 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Pamphlets, 1953 - 1972

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

Subjects include the Trades Union Congress, Conservative Party, House of Lords and pension reform, also including correspondence with Sir Tufton Beamish on "One Europe".

Dates: 1953 - 1972
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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Papers received from the Conservative Research Department, economic material consisting of individual notes for MT on aspects of economic indicators earnings, March 1976- April 1979, 1976-03 - 1979-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/11/9/16
Scope and Contents

Includes: notes on average earnings, unemployment, industrial production, prices and money supply, GDP and the balance of payments

Dates: 1976-03 - 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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Papers relating to Carron's work for the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU), 1944 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CARN 1/1-22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers mainly comprising correspondence, diaries, articles, speeches, press cuttings and photographs.

Dates: 1944 - 1969
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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Papers relating to employment (1), May 1979-May 1981, 1979-05 - 1981-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/56
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes a note for the record of a conversation between the Secretary of State for Employment (James Prior MP) and MT relating to "... the proposed extension of Mr. [Jim] Mortimer’s term as Chairman of ACAS", 15 May 1979; and statistics relating to the membership and political levy payments of the major trade unions, year to December 1979 Part 2, 1980: includes briefing notes for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) and his handwritten notes...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1981-05
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 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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Papers relating to human rights and trade union 'closed shop' cases, December 1979-February 1981, 1979-12 - 1981-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/90
Scope and Contents

Part 1, 1979: includes briefing note for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), "European convention on human rights", 24 December 1979
Part 2, 1980
Part 3, 1981

Dates: 1979-12 - 1981-02
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012 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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Papers relating to industry, sanctions on industry, August 1977-December 1978, 1977-08 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/154
Scope and Contents Includes handwritten annotations by MT Also includes copies of correspondence between Denis Healey MP to James Prior MP, August 1977; a letter to John Stanley MP (MT's Parliamentary Private Secretary) from Sir Terence Beckett (Chairman, Ford Motor Company), 5 December 1978; and paper for MT, "Note on policy for the Unions and its presentation" from Alfred Sherman (Centre for Policy Studies), 8 December 1978 Also includes copy of Lord (Arthur) Cockfield's lecture to the...
Dates: 1977-08 - 1978-12
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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Papers relating to the CBI [Confederation of British Industry], March 1977-February 1979, 1977-03 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/21
Scope and Contents Includes MT's handwritten notes Also includes material collected in March 1977 by John Methven (Director General, CBI) from leading industrialists on their hopes for the early days of a new Conservative administration; with copies of papers from: Terence Beckett (Chairman, Ford Motor Company Ltd), Sir George Burton (Chairman, Fisons plc), Sir John Clark (Chairman, Plessey Company Ltd), Michael Edwardes (Executive Director, Chloride Group plc), R.W. Holder (Chairman, Fairey Company Ltd),...
Dates: 1977-03 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 2010 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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Papers relating to trade unions and MT’s first meeting with union leaders, 17 January 1977, 1977-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/258
Scope and Contents

Includes MT's handwritten annotations.
Also includes briefing notes for MT from Adam Ridley and Robbie Gilbert (Conservative Research Department).

Dates: 1977-01
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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Papers relating to trade unions, "closed shop" cases, July 1977-February 1979, 1977-07 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/261
Scope and Contents

Includes selection of press cuttings collected for MT by John Stanley (her Parliamentary Private Secretary), with attached note, August 1977; and note to MT from Adam Ridley (Conservative Research Department), "Public opinion on the closed shop", February 1979, attaching papers from an opinion poll survey conducted in November 1977

Dates: 1977-07 - 1979-02
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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Papers relating to trade unions, "closed shop cases", October 1976-November 1977, 1976-10 - 1977-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/260
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Robert Adley MP, James Prior MP and Sir Frank Taylor

Dates: 1976-10 - 1977-11
Conditions Governing Access: Open in 2053 (data protection)
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Papers relating to trade unions, February 1976-December 1978, 1976-02 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/256
Scope and Contents Includes MT's handwritten annotations. Also includes correspondence with John Bowis (National Organiser, Conservative Trade Unionists), James Prior MP, Sir Frank Taylor and Sir John Taylor. Also includes copy of paper by Robbie Gilbert (Conservative Research Department), "Relations with the Unions: the next steps", ca. November 1976; transcript by "DH" [Derek Howe, MT's Press Secretary] of her remarks on incomes policy at Wrexham and Prestatyn, 27 November 1976;...
Dates: 1976-02 - 1978-12
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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Papers relating to trade unions, January-February 1979, 1979-01 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/257
Scope and Contents

Includes MT’s handwritten annotations

Includes copy of a note by David Nicholson (Conservative Research Department) to members of the Shadow Cabinet, “Concordat and the social contract”, 14 February 1979

Dates: 1979-01 - 1979-02
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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Papers relating to trade unions, May 1979-January 1982, 1979-05 - 1982-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/174
Scope and Contents Part 1: includes copy of briefing note to MT from 'J.P. [James Prior MP, Secretary of State for Employment]', "... how I have it in mind to handle our proposals for industrial relations legislation", 14 May 1979 Part 2, 1980: includes note for MT from Ian Gow MP (her Parliamentary Private Secretary) on "Steel Strike", 17 January 1980; paper by Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft (Chairman, Conservative Party) on "The unions and public opinion", January 1980; and paper...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1982-01
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010, part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 2012; and part 4 in March 2013 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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Papers relating to trade unions, the Grunwick Dispute, March-July 1977, 1977-03 - 1977-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/259
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Robert Adley MP, Geoffrey Finsberg MP and John Gouriet (National Association for Freedom); and situation reports for 22 June 1977 and 11 July 1977, including one for 11 July by Robbie Gilbert (Conservative Research Department)
Also includes a letter to MT from Edward du Cann MP about "liaison between the Parliamentary Party and our colleagues who are Members of the European Parliament", 12 May 1977 (possibly filed in error)

Dates: 1977-03 - 1977-07
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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Party reform, 1989-08 - 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/146
Scope and Contents

Summary of a submission by the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU) on reform of Conference, the block vote and the National Executive Committee.

Dates: 1989-08 - 1990-08
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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Party reform, 1990-01 - 1990-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/147
Scope and Contents

Briefing notes, papers and notes of meetings on party structure, including drafts of consultation papers on the future of Conference, policy-making and party representational structure, and a new approach to Labour Party democracy and policy-making, with responses from the unions.

Dates: 1990-01 - 1990-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.