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Trade unions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:

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Party reform, 1990-06 - 1992-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/148
Scope and Contents

Briefing notes, papers and notes of meetings on party structure, including selection and reselection of Parliamentary candidates, the foundation of the National Policy Forum, further consultation on the future of Conference, democracy and policy-making for the 1990s, with responses from the GMB union to consultation papers.

Dates: 1990-06 - 1992-05
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: selection and reselection, 1990-09 - 1992-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/194
Scope and Contents Briefing notes, papers and notes of meetings on reform of the reselection procedure for Parliamentary candidates and OMOV (one member one vote). Includes: correspondence with the unions; a paper by Gavin Strang on Labour and unions; National Executive Committee report on selection; report on a consultation document on democracy and future policymaking; drafts of a memorandum for the Organisation sub-committee; list of the main party issues to be addressed; summary of responses to...
Dates: 1990-09 - 1992-06
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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Personal: Admission to Trade Union as a bricklayer: Correspondence and papers., 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/201
Scope and Contents From the Series: These are the papers relating to the activities of WSC as a private person. They include correspondence with or about his family and friends on non-public topics, and papers relating to his personal, financial and legal affairs, and his social life. For the purposes of this arrangement, his activities in the Regular and Territorial Armies, in Cuba and during the Boer War in South Africa, and as a painter, have been regarded as personal. For the period 1940-1945 material of a personal nature...
Dates: 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Policy Review: industrial legislation, 1989-03 - 1990-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/10
Scope and Contents Includes: text of a statement by Tony Blair on the social charter and the rights of people at work; note by Michael Meacher, employment secretary, and Eddie Haigh, Assistant General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, on the People at Work review group and legislative protection for the unions; notes on Labour’s policy on union immunity; note by Lord Irvine [legal and home affairs spokesman] on weaknesses in the Review on strike ballots and secondary action; draft note on...
Dates: 1989-03 - 1990-05
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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Policy Review: People at Work group, 1988-01 - 1989-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/2/17
Scope and Contents

Drafts of the group report, with comments from Barry Shearman, [?] Peter Mandelson, Michael Meacher [employment spokesman]. Also includes: correspondence with John Eatwell, Economic Adviser to NK; submissions from union representatives; draft of the Statement of Democratic Socialist Aims and Values; economic briefs for the 1988 Autumn Statement debate.

Dates: 1988-01 - 1989-01
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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Policy: Unions, 1983 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on Labour's relations with the trade unions and on the 1984-85 miners' strike.

Dates: 1983 - 1991
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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Political comment, 1962-01 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/29
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Tatton Brown [Chief Architect, Ministry of Health] on carrying out JEP's previous suggestions in hospital design; Jasper More [Assistant Opposition Whip] on concerns about Shadow Cabinet policy, particularly setting up a Conservative Long Term Policy Group; Antony Peck; Sir Alexander Douglas-Home [Prime Minister, earlier 14th Lord Home] on subjects including the General Election; Nathaniel Micklem, President of Liberal International, in support of JEP's...
Dates: 1962-01 - 1965-09
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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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Constituency., 01 Jan 1910 - 31 Dec 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/9
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Sir George Ritchie, (Constituency Chairman), P F Husband (Constituency Agent),J Duncan Miller MP and Alexander Ure, (later Lord Strathclyde),Solicitor General for Scotland.Subjects include the political activities of Trade Unions, WSC's donations to local charities and institutions, proposals to lift embargo on the importation of French straw, Sunday drinking on pleasure steamers operating on the River Tay, Duncan Miller's Fishery Bill.

Dates: 01 Jan 1910 - 31 Dec 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Dundee: Correspondence:., 01 Jun 1922 - 15 Nov 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 5/27
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Constituency affairs, particularly General Election campaign; Trade Union Act Amendment Bill; honours and patronage.

Dates: 01 Jun 1922 - 15 Nov 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (7); Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association].Subjects include: parish councils; trade unions; pension queries from WSC's constituents; lowering the voting age for women; importing silk goods; constituency business.Also includes: Souvenir in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Waltham Abbey Permanent Building Society with a foreword by WSC; a record of...
Dates: 31 Aug 1926 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (8); Vyvyan Adams [MP for West Leeds, Yorkshire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on Indian and German affairs; E R Broadridge on medical treatment for her daughter (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] on the Broadridge case.Other subjects include: the abdication crisis; pacifism; local housing and environmental matters; pension and employment queries...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence F-G., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2).Other subjects include: requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; licensing laws; the Football Pools Bill; official recognition of the National Union of Postmen; employment queries from constituents; rating issues; international affairs, particularly sanctions against Italy for its invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and support for the League of Nations; farming issues; a proposed...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence I-L., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/47A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (9); Sir Samuel Hoare [Home Secretary] on a constituent's complaint of police inaction at a political meeting.Other subjects include: a device for ARP; WSC's position in relation to his constituency party; pension and employment queries from constituents; a dispute between Messrs. Leslie and Godwin Ltd. and the Guild of Insurance Officials and other insurance matters; international affairs,...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence W-Y., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (6); Geoffrey Lloyd [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] on ARP; Sir Edward Warner on the Connaught Hospital, Walthamstow [London]; Loftus Wigram on the Coal Bill; Lord Esme Gordon-Lennox [Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain] on a visit to the Houses of Parliament by constituents; Frederick Wooding, Secretary of the Royal Wanstead [Essex] School, formerly the Royal Infant...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: T W Killick of the Free Trade League (2); Fred Burn of the Manchester Liberal Federation on WSC's engagements and initiation as an Oddfellow (14); Sir Ernest Hatch (3); James Southern (4); B I Belisha (3); Sir Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer about the distraint of goods at the Grand Hotel, Manchester for non-payment for taxes; John Kidger about income tax policy (5) and John Petro (3).Other subjects include: the selection of Edgar Pearson as election...
Dates: 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire], 1900 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3
Scope and Contents This class of papers covers WSC's time as Conservative MP for Oldham (1900 - 1906). The papers contain correspondence with local Conservative Association officers discussing constituency affairs. There are also large numbers of letters from constituents and local institutions asking WSC for his support and patronage.Oldham was WSC's first parliamentary seat and the papers include letters of congratulation from many of the prominent figures of the day (see CHAR 3/1). The single issue that...
Dates: 1900 - 1905
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (3) regarding arrangements for a meeting and appointment of magistrates; Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (2) regarding trade unions and appointment of magistrates and local Conservative support for tariff reform in Oldham; Joseph Choate [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] declining dinner invitation.Other subjects include: requests for support and patronage...
Dates: 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (18); Samuel Smethurst [Vice-Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Sir William Walrond [later 1st Lord Waleran, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] regarding the creation of magistrates for Waterhead [Lancashire]; Alfred Emmott [later 1st Lord Oldham, Liberal MP for Oldham] regarding an industrial dispute on the railways; 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education]...
Dates: 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Smethurst (9); James Travis Clegg [Senior Vice President of the Oldham Conservative Association] (4); Sir John Gorst [Conservative MP for Cambridge University] (2) regarding arrangements for him to address a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's breach with the Conservative Party and his move to the Liberal Party; the Oldham Free Trade League; the Trade Unions and Trades Dispute Bill; the postal service and the rights of postmen; the...
Dates: 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the Trades Disputes Bill., 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/6
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst [Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee](4).

Dates: 22 Apr 1903 - 22 May 1903
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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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to WSC's attitude towards changes to Trade Union Law., 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Clynes and A H Smethurst, Joint Secretaries of the Oldham Trade Union Law Committee (4).

Dates: 03 May 1902 - 31 Jan 1903
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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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - C., 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/98A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (11); David Hilary, Private Secretary, Home Office; Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Raymond Prosser [Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Richard Langridge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (3); Theodor Bader, constituent (7); Patrick Benner, Principal Private Secretary to...
Dates: 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 51-2, 60-5, 220-6 and 287-98, closed for 75 years until 2035 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on potentially living individuals.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L., May 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen [Joint Director] (2) and [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department; Edith [Summerskill, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Food]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); [Valentine] McEntee; constituent Dr G B Kirkland (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries "E G" [Elizabeth...
Dates: May 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 152-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2021.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M - R., 14 Apr 1955 - 23 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/101A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (8); Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Humphrey Atkins [later Lord Colnbrook, MP for Merton and Morden, Surrey]; D G McCarthy, constituent (8); Alexander Jarratt, Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Fuel and Power; William Reid [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Education] (5); George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer,...
Dates: 14 Apr 1955 - 23 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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