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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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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M-Z., Nov 1947 - Aug 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/52
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Michael Milne-Watson, Chairman, North Thames Gas Board, on the Board's creation; [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); [George] Tomlinson [Minister of Education]; [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education; Percy Cohen [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretary Lorna...
Dates: Nov 1947 - Aug 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, R - S., 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/72A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including the rebuilding of a local school (14), W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (14) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (4); M E Blackman, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries (7); Bernard Atha, Education Officer, RAF Chigwell [Essex] (3); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 70 - 72, 90 - 91 and 330 - 336, closed for 75 years until 2028 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, Wo - Z., 10 Aug 1951 - 29 Apr 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/74
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (4); (Kenneth) Michael Wilford [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; F H Friedmann, Honorary Secretary, Woodford and District Trades Council (9); George Moseley, Private Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Planning; Peter Hudson, Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Marston...
Dates: 10 Aug 1951 - 29 Apr 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 148, closed for 75 years until 2028 on data protection grounds, due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with the Conservative Research Department, particularly [Joint Director, Percy] Cohen., Mar 1949 - Oct 1951

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

Also includes copies of correspondence from [WSC's secretary, Lorna] Cowper.Subjects include: advice and assistance in response to enquiries from constituents on matters including equal pay for women, unions, leasehold tenure, nationalisation, health, and post-war credits; tickets for constituents to visit the House of Commons.

Dates: Mar 1949 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Press cuttings, 1984-05 - 1984-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/8
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: unemployment; Labour’s relations with the trades unions; the miners’ strike, particularly the blockade of the Ravenscraig steel works [Lanarkshire, Scotland] by striking miners; NK’s mother; the European elections; black Labour sections; the Portsmouth South by-election [Hampshire]. Includes cuttings of NK dancing with Bill Owen and Clive Dunn.

Dates: 1984-05 - 1984-06
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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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Labour’s relations with the miners’ unions; a call from Tony Benn and Eric Heffer to withdraw Britain from NATO; the miners’ strike; strikes by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), supported by Glenys Kinnock; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting for breaking the Official Secrets Act [after he leaked documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War]; rate-capping of local government budgets.

Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
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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Press cuttings, 1985-04 - 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/15
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: relations with the SDP-Liberal Alliance, particularly an attack by NK against David Owen, leader of the SDP; Ken Livingstone standing as a parliamentary candidate; Labour’s support for a pay rise for nurses; allegations of vote rigging in the election for the Transport and General Workers’ Union’s General Secretary; attacks on NK from the Left; unemployment and Labour’s jobs and industry campaign.

Dates: 1985-04 - 1985-05
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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Press cuttings, 1985-06 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/16
Scope and Contents Subjects include: NK’s visit to Ethiopia; calls for an amnesty for miners sacked or convicted during the miners’ strike; Labour’s attitude to the Nottinghamshire miners breaking away from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); Michael Cocks’s resignation as Labour Chief Whip; the Brecon and Radnor by-election [Wales]; effects of the miners’ strike on Labour and the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM]; black sections; Ken Livingstone’s bid for election as party...
Dates: 1985-06 - 1985-07
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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Press cuttings, 1985-08 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/17
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers, NUM]; state funding for trades union ballots; NK’s meeting with Raul Alfonsin, President of Argentina, over the Falkland Islands; divisions in the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; Scargill’s victory in a Trades Union Congress ballot on a reimbursement of NUM funds confiscated during the miners’ strike; launch of a joint Labour/TUC policy document, "A New Partnership - A New...
Dates: 1985-08 - 1985-09
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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Press cuttings, 1985-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/20
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: expulsions of members of Militant from the Labour Party; clashes between NK and Norman Tebbit, Conservative Party chairman; the Tyne Bridge by-election, Newcastle; Militant and Liverpool City Council; the breakaway Union of Democratic Mineworkers (UDM).

Dates: 1985-10 - 1985-12
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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Press releases and briefings on visits, 1989-04 - 1991-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/91
Scope and Contents Briefings for visits including: a pensioners’ press conference and sheltered housing project, Islington South, and a visit to Ealing, [London], June 1989; women taxi drivers in Islington, Oct 1989; Nottingham and the East Midlands, including visits to GEC Plessey Telecommunications (GPT) and Boots and a meeting with local manufacturers, and Reading [Berkshire], Feb 1990; meeting with manufacturers, Cambridge, May 1990; Barnsley [Yorkshire], to open the Metrodome Leisure Centre, July 1990;...
Dates: 1989-04 - 1991-01
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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Press releases and papers relating to Conservative Trade Unionists and Trade Union Advisory Committee, April 1975-December 1978, 1975-04 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/77
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft, Fred Hardman (Chairman, Conservative Trade Unionists) and John Bowis (National Organiser, Conservative Trade Unionists)

Dates: 1975-04 - 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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Press releases and papers relating to Conservative Trade Unionists and Trade Union Advisory Committee, January-March 1979, 1979-01 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/78
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with John Bowis (National Organiser, CTU) and Fred Hardman (Chairman, CTU)

Dates: 1979-01 - 1979-03
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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Public and Political: General Correspondence., 01 Jan 1936 - 29 Feb 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/251
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 01 Jan 1936 - 29 Feb 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence from the general public in Britain and abroad on the Munich Crisis, mostly supporting WSC's stance., 01 Oct 1938 - 06 Oct 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/603A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rennie Smith (2); David Garland; Nathan Laski; Arthur Bateman; Hervey de Montmorency; Gerald Sington; Ellison Hawks; Henry Ferns.Subjects covered by the file include: the fate of Czechoslovakia; Adolf Hitler and Germany; criticism of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and his government; WSC's House of Commons speech of 5 October.Also includes: various cuttings; protest letter from the Arts Peace Campaign with typed signatures of individuals including Mark Gertler and...
Dates: 01 Oct 1938 - 06 Oct 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/371A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: Sir Thomas Inskip [Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, later 1st Lord Caldecote]; Harry Sellar, Private Secretary to Inskip (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on subjects including the arming of the Guards Battalions; Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, on showing WSC [air construction graphs]; 1st Lord Swinton [former Secretary of State for Air, earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame] on the formation...
Dates: 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1946 (mainly letters of congratulation from the general public following WSC's speech)., May 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/9
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party [until July 1946] (2); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Honorary Secretary [Edmund]...
Dates: May 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); representatives of the Hotel Majestic, St Annes on the Sea [Lancashire], on WSC's stay there (5); George Christ of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Armstrong, Secretary of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations (9); representatives of British Railways (4). Also...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-C., Oct 1951 - Jul 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/127A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Reid, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland] on WSC's visit there in 1952; David Pitblado [Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden] (3); Frank Glaves-Smith [Principal Private Secretary to President of the Board of Trade]; Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany]; Sir Frederick Hoyer Millar [later 1st Lord Inchrya, British Ambassador to West Germany]; John Perrin, [Principal] Private Secretary to Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and...
Dates: Oct 1951 - Jul 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Greece., Sep 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Cocks on the British Parliamentary Delegation to Greece; John Colville [Assistant Private Secretary to Clement Attlee, Prime Minister] on Archbishop Damaskinos; Damaskinos on stepping down as Regent of Greece; 3rd Lord Long. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: the 1945 TUC report on atrocities by...
Dates: Sep 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C., Dec 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (8); Colonel Patrick Blair, Political Secretary [to Chairman of Unionist Party in Scotland] (2); Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); Sir Arthur Young, Scottish Unionist Whip (2); 11th Lord Scarbrough [earlier Sir Lawrence Lumley]; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party, on...
Dates: Dec 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence C-D., Aug 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/95A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 5th Lord Munster [earlier Geoffrey FitzClarence], George [Hubback], Metropolitan of India and Bishop of Calcutta (3), and Desmond Crawley (High Commission, Calcutta), on Anglo-Indians educating their children in the UK; 1st Lord Sandford [earlier Albert Edmondson, Chairman] of the Carlton Club (2); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (5); Clifford Hood, President, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation; Robert...
Dates: Aug 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-G., Nov 1950 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/114A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office including George Christ and Press Officer Gillian Mackay (8); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (5); Somerset de Chair on subjects including his career, Abadan [Iran, earlier Persia], and the atomic bomb (2); Patrick Donner (3); William Douglas-Home on his political career (2); James Stuart on Douglas-Home; Michael Astor; David Eccles (2); 1st...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence J-N., Oct 1946 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Marjorie Maxse [Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party], 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman], Sir Robert Cary, and Stephen Pierssene [General Director] (9); Sir Angus Watson; Sir John Jarvis; F Ashe Lincoln; James Watts (2); 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry, Editor in Chief Sunday Times] requesting an article; Henry Boorman, Proprietor and Editor of the Kent Messenger;...
Dates: Oct 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence R-Z., Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/8A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Robertson on industrial affairs; Randolph Churchill and John Dugdale on Soviet attitudes; 1st Lord Rankeillour [earlier James Hope] and Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] on Indian affairs; Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (4); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946] (4); James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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