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Unemployment

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 269 Collections and/or Records:

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Action for Jobs: Working out the future, 1985-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/52
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.

Dates: 1985-08-30
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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BBC Radio 4: World at One, 1987-08 - 1989-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/56
Scope and Contents

Interviews for World at One etc with Michael Meacher, Labour Employment spokesman, [Peter] Norman Fowler, Secretary of State for Employment, and union representatives including Ron Todd, General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and Bill Jordan, president of the Engineering Workers’ Union and Norman Willis, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress, on a debate in the TUC on withdrawing from a training scheme for the long-term unemployed.

Dates: 1987-08 - 1989-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio Nottingham, Afternoon Special: interview between Dennis McCarthy and NK, 1992-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/198
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Michael Foot and Denis Healey stepping down as MPs and NK's view of Foot; the job of being Prime Minister and the frustrations of being in Opposition; co-operation between the Government and Opposition; the strength of the current Labour front bench and comparisons with Labour in 1945; policies on unemployment and taxation; Labour's relations with the business community; housing policy; funding for the National Health Service.Side 2 consists of a Nottinghamshire...
Dates: 1992-03-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Briefing notes relating to unemployment, 1980-83, 1980 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/5/10
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1980: includes briefing notes by Professor Sir Douglas Hague, "Unemployment", 23 September 1980 Part 2, 1981: includes briefing from HM Treasury on "The natural rate of employment", circa March 1981; letter to MT from Lord (Marcus) Sieff of Brimpton attaching "Marks & Spencer, job creation and youth training involvement", June 1981; correspondence between Ian Gow MP (MT’s Parliamentary Private Secretary) and David Waddington MP relating to the...
Dates: 1980 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1, opened in March 2011; part 2 in March 2012; and part 3 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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Campaign Directorate, 1984-07 - 1986-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/66
Scope and Contents Memoranda and minutes on strategy for campaigns, mainly by Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, and also Patricia Hewitt [Press and Broadcasting Secretary] and Philip Gould, including: communications; women’s seminars; the Defence Campaign; the Caring Community and Personal Freedom campaign; the Jobs and Industry Campaign. Also includes: minutes of the Campaign Strategy Committee; correspondence including a letter from Robin Cook, Campaigns Co-ordinator, on his...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1986-02
Conditions Governing Access: Applications for the position of Director of Campaigns and Communications have been closed for data protection reasons.
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Campaign Directorate and Campaign Strategy Committee Committee, 1986-01 - 1986-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/73
Scope and Contents

Minutes and memoranda, mainly by Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications and also Robert Worcester, Market and Opinion Research International Limited (MORI), on strategy for campaigns, including: general strategy for 1987; the Jobs and Industry Campaign; the Freedom and Fairness Campaign; local elections and by-elections, including the West Derbyshire by-election; Labour and young people; international and defence policies; the Social Policy Campaign.

Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-12
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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Campaign Strategy Committee, 1985-01 - 1985-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/67
Scope and Contents Memoranda and minutes on strategy for campaigns, including: the Social Policy Campaign; the Defence Campaign; the Caring Community and Personal Freedom campaign; Freedom and Fairness; housing and the local elections; the Jobs and Industry Campaign. Also includes a memorandum on proposed public relations activities by Lynne Franks Limited, a report on the Brecon and Radnor by-election, a paper on the decline of class politics and a paper on the presentation of Labour’s approach to suburban...
Dates: 1985-01 - 1985-11
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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Committees and Policy Groups: papers of the Trade and Policy Group, circa February-July 1976, 1976-02 - 1976-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/62
Scope and Contents

Includes paper by John Cope MP on the proprietary company, for the Smaller Businesses Policy Group, February 1976; and paper by Professor M. Chisholm for the Regional Policy Group on "Regional policies in an era of slow population growth and higher unemployment", July 1976

Dates: 1976-02 - 1976-07
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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General files on political issues, 1924-02 - 1927-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/10
Scope and Contents Includes: paper given at the conference of the League of Nations Union, by [William] Lionel Hichens, Chairman of Cammell Laird and Company, Limited, on hours and wages in relation to unemployment; press-cutting of an article by LSA on wage-fixing; abbreviated draft by LSA of the King's speech, on foreign and colonial policy, unemployment, agriculture and pensions; prints of articles by LSA for the National Review on free trade and socialism, how Britain won and lost industrial supremacy, and...
Dates: 1924-02 - 1927-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/11
Scope and Contents Includes: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the budget (April 1924 and May 1925), general progress from November 1924 to spring 1925, unemployment, general progress from November 1924 to August 1925, the coal dispute, General Strike and the Unemployment Insurance Act; copy of Hansard on debates over the frontiers of Iraq, naval commitments to the League of Nations, and a vote of censure against the Government; report and notes on the appointment of ex-servicemen to the civil...
Dates: 1924-04 - 1948-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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GMB: NK, 1991-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/170
Scope and Contents

The first 37 minutes of side 1 consists of NK addressing the General trade union conference, on subjects including: unemployment; Conservative economic policies; the Conservative record on public services, particularly the National Health Service; Margaret Thatcher's opinion of John Major; Labour's future plans.

The remainder of the recording covers GMB speakers at the conference.

Dates: 1991-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Jobs and Industry Campaign, 1984-10 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/61
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and cuttings on campaign publicity.

Dates: 1984-10 - 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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Jobs and Industry Campaign, 1984-12 - 1985-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/62
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Labour Movement Services on public relations for various Labour events, mainly the Jobs and Industry campaign.

Dates: 1984-12 - 1985-06
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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Jobs and Industry Campaign, 1984-12 - 1985-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/63
Scope and Contents

Campaign papers and drafts of the campaign documents, including: policies for youth and women; text for leaflets; video scripts; plans for the campaign pack; suggestions for visits and using the media; unemployment figures; correspondence with Lynne Franks Limited on publicity; papers of the Jobs and Industry Campaign Group.

Dates: 1984-12 - 1985-06
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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Jobs and Industry Campaign, 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/64
Scope and Contents

Presentation by Market and Opinion Research International (MORI) to the Jobs and Industry Campaign committee on attitudes towards language and themes used in the campaign.

Dates: 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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Jobs and Industry Campaign, 1985-04 - 1986-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/65
Scope and Contents

Includes: drafts and final version from the campaign pack; memorandum from Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications and draft texts of Party of Production speeches [see KNNK 6/1]; arrangements for the Jarrow ’86 tour; minutes of the Jobs and Industry Campaign committee.

Dates: 1985-04 - 1986-03
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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Jobs Programme, 1990-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/1/28
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] on strategy for reducing unemployment by 1 million in two years.

Dates: 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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Labour and the Future of Work, 1983-04 - 1986-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/75
Scope and Contents

Research project proposal by Peter Ashby, with earlier outline by Charles Clarke [Head of NK’s office].

Dates: 1983-04 - 1986-04
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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"Labour Exchange Committee: Supplementary Report", 19 Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/35/3
Scope and Contents Report begins with a minute by WSC, President of the Board of Trade, in response to the committee's report instructing that the report should be recast with the objectives of introducing the organisation of Labour Exchanges in the autumn/winter of 1909, and adopting Scheme B with regard to the building of Labour Exchanges. Scheme B would entail building 10 First Class Labour Exchanges and 12 Waiting Rooms to spread the cost of proposed new buildings.The report includes details of: the...
Dates: 19 Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letters to Lady Wester Wemyss, 1928 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/16
Scope and Contents Written from the Travellers' Club and Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, Wemyss Castle in Fife, the Naval & Military Club, 10 Clarges Street and the Beefsteak Club in London, Eleven Grand Parade in Portsmouth, Permanbuc [Permanbuco], the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Avenida Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro and the Esplanada Hotel in Sao Paolo in Brazil, the Plaza Hotel in Buenos Aires in Argentina and the Royal-Palace near Clermont in France. Subjects include Wemyss' work for British Oil...
Dates: 1928 - 1931
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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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/281
Scope and Contents Proofs, newspaper cuttings and research notes for various articles by WSC for the Daily Telegraph: "Fleets of Britain and America" on the naval building programmes of Great Britain and the United States; "Mr Churchill on the abuse of the dole" on WSC's opinions of the dole, the live register of unemployment and national insurance; a series of articles on "The Crucial Crises of the [First World] War" on the Battle of the Marne [France], Admiral [John] De Robeck and the minefields at the...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/338
Scope and Contents Proofs and cutting of various articles and short pieces by WSC: an introduction to a biography of 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] by 2nd Lord Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; "Great fighters in lost causes" on the careers of various historical figures; "Shakespeare's plays as short stories: Julius Caesar"; "Life - the greatest secret of all and how to tackle all its trials and problems"; "England. My England" in which WSC dwells on his pride in his country; "If I lived my life...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles: Amalgamated Press., Jan 1934 - Aug 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/501
Scope and Contents Proofs, press cuttings and correspondence on the following articles by WSC: "Do Bye-Elections Count?" discounting the East Fulham bye-election, stating the differences between bye-elections and general elections and discussing the divisions in the Conservative Party; "Defence not Defiance" on the current strength of the country; "How we made the Irish treaty" in defence of the Irish Settlement [1922] and WSC's meetings with Michael Collins; "Will the League survive?" on the crisis facing the...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Aug 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Daily Mail., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/300
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of various articles: "Run down by a motor" on WSC's accident in New York [United States]; "The dole" on unemployment and Labour Party policy; "Nothing but humbug" on political affairs and the likelihood of a General Election; "India insistent" a review of a book by Sir Harcourt Butler on British policy and problems in India; "The two issues now before the nation" on the position of the British empire, fiscal policy and a meeting between Ramsay MacDonald and David...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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