Found in 399 Collections and/or Records:
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M - R., 14 Apr 1955 - 23 Dec 1959
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M-Z., Nov 1947 - Aug 1949
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, R - S., 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, Wo - Z., 10 Aug 1951 - 29 Apr 1953
Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with the Conservative Research Department, particularly [Joint Director, Percy] Cohen., Mar 1949 - Oct 1951
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Press releases and papers relating to Conservative Trade Unionists and Trade Union Advisory Committee, April 1975-December 1978, 1975-04 - 1978-12
Includes correspondence with Lord (Peter) Thorneycroft, Fred Hardman (Chairman, Conservative Trade Unionists) and John Bowis (National Organiser, Conservative Trade Unionists)
Press releases and papers relating to Conservative Trade Unionists and Trade Union Advisory Committee, January-March 1979, 1979-01 - 1979-03
Includes correspondence with John Bowis (National Organiser, CTU) and Fred Hardman (Chairman, CTU)