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Trade unions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 395 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 20 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/123/53-54
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from Arthur Cook, General Secretary of the Miners' Federation, to the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin], informing him that the Federation had considered the Government's latest proposals for ending the coal dispute and were ready to meet him at any time. Cook also encloses a resolution passed by the Federation, stating that though they were largely in agreement with the Government's proposals, they could not recommend agreement to reduction in miners' wages and objected to...
Dates: 20 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Sep 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/124/48
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of 2 letters between the Mines Department and the Miners' Federation on the coal dispute (3-4 September), consisting of: letter from Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary of the Mines Department, to William Lee, Secretary of the Mining Association, forwarding a letter from Arthur Cook, Secretary of the Miners' Federation, to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Winston Churchill], and stating that Cook's letter was a basis for restarting negotiations; Cook's letter to...
Dates: 06 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/125/30-57
Scope and Contents Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under- Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst,...
Dates: 05 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/125/58-85
Scope and Contents Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst, Assistant Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the...
Dates: 06 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/126/2-73
Scope and Contents Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst,...
Dates: 08 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1926 - 12 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/127/3-86
Scope and Contents Notes of meetings on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst,...
Dates: 11 Nov 1926 - 12 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/4B/148
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Printed address delivered by Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] to the 60th annual convention of the American Federation of Labor; talks generally on the war struggle against the Nazis, the burden shouldered by British Labour and the need for increased American production of planes and supplies.

Dates: 25 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/223/30
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Telegram from [John] Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, Cairo, Egypt] to Private Office marked "Advance Copy", "From: Argonaut", and "Jason 560" passing on a message from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] thanking him and the delegates of the World Trade Union Conference for their encouragement [in the Yalta Conference negotiations].

Dates: 16 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/73
Scope and Contents Telegram from Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" reporting that Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] and Robert Edwards [National Chairman, Independent Labour Party] have urged that TUC representatives should be appointed as official advisers to the British delegation [at...
Dates: 27 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/77
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Telegram from WSC to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) stating that the War Cabinet has agreed to stick to its decision not to attach a TUC representative to the British Delegation [to the San Francisco Conference]. Carbon copy.

Dates: 27 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/216/78
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] and Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later Lord Avon] (San Francisco [United States]) stating that the War Cabinet was fully attended, Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service], Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary] and the Leader of the Liberal Party [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later Lord Thurso, Secretary of State for Air], being present, and the view of the Cabinet was unanimous [on not attaching a TUC representative to the...
Dates: 27 Apr 1945
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

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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

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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, 1988-03

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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

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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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Visits and meetings, 1991-07

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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

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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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"Wapping Lies", 1986-08

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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

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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

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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