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Constitutional law

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, memoranda, reviews, 1953-02 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/89
Scope and Contents Texts and cuttings of articles by LSA on subjects including: Central African Federation; Kenya (as LSA's foreword to "Before the White Man in Kenya", by Christopher Wilson); tribute to David Lloyd George and Sir Winston Churchill as war leaders (as LSA's contribution to "Winston Spencer Churchill, Servant of Crown and Commonwealth"); Commonwealth trade (as LSA's reply to an article by Roy Harrod on Commonwealth co-operation); some elementary notes on trade and production; LSA's review of...
Dates: 1953-02 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Broadcasts, 1968-02 - 1979-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/28
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Britain and the Common Market, regulation of capitalism and immigration (included in a Politics in the 70's radio debate with Roy Jenkins); the Labour Party and Conservative Party (in Politics in the 70's radio debates with Roy Jenkins, Reginald Maudling and Michael Foot); legislation on equal rights for women; the Commonwealth; the relation between immigration and Christian duty (in a debate...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Broadcasts, 1974-01 - 1991-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/29
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: Charles Bradlaugh; the aims of the Ulster Unionists; collective Cabinet responsibility for policy; control of Britain's money supply and national and Parliamentary sovereignty; the trial of Socrates; the powers of the monarchy; Thomas Hobbes; the role of the House of Lords; JEP's career; Shakespeare's sonnets; Sir Martin Gilbert's biography of Sir Winston Churchill; the causes of the Falklands...
Dates: 1974-01 - 1991-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Canada Bill, 1980-12 - 1982-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with the Canadian general public, on the Canada Bill to patriate the Canadian constitution. Correspondents include: Sir Bernard Braine, on proposing an amendment to delay the bill and opposition from Quebec and the Indian peoples of Canada (4); Christopher Price; J H McKibben, Agent General in Britain for Alberta, thanking JEP for his help with the new constitution (2); Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister; Gilles Loiselle, Agent-General for Quebec in Britain, on Quebec's...
Dates: 1980-12 - 1982-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Correspondence A - L, 1926-12 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on his visit home, settling a question of port handling in Kenya, and his health; Reginald Leigh [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on LSA's invitation to join the Academie Diplomatique Internationale; 1st Lord Athlone [Governor-General of South Africa] on the good effect of LSA's visit to South Africa and reaching a compromise with [?] Senator Nicolas de Wet (2); Sir Robert Baden-Powell;...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael Joseph,...
Dates: 1927-01 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Correspondence N - Z, 1953-01 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harold Nicolson on LSA's book "Thoughts on the Constitution" (2); Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (4); Caroline, Lady Oppenheimer; Lord Eustace Percy; Charles Ponsonby, thanking LSA for his speech to the Royal African Society; Sir Charles Rey on the recent South African elections and the success of the Nationalists; Paul Reynaud on dissolutions of Parliament (3); Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins (2); Sir James Ross, First Division Pensioners’...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Cuttings, 1910-05-05 - 1912-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 19
Scope and Contents Cartoons and photos of WSC as Home Secretary, on Clause Four, electoral reform, crime; articles of WSC’s speeches on reform of House of Lords, Aliens Act, Navy, Home Rule.
Dates: 1910-05-05 - 1912-02-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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House of Lords Committee on EEC Direct Elections, 1977-06 - 1978-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/21
Scope and Contents Papers of the committee, including: copies of JEP's evidence before the Committee; letter from Michael Wheeler-Booth [Principal Clerk, Overseas and European Office] asking JEP for his evidence; note by David Wood, European Political Editor of the Times, on relations between the British and European Parliaments after direct elections, with copies of articles by Wood; minutes of evidence taken before the committee, April 1978, March 1978, July 1977, June 1977; memorandum submitted by Lord Bruce...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1978-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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House of Lords reform: correspondence, 1951-12 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/69
Scope and Contents Correspondents on legislation to reform the House of Lords include: 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council, earlier Lord Cranborne], particularly on life peerages (8); Lord Balfour of Burleigh (4); 1st Lord Simon, on his Life Peers Bill (2); [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Julian Amery; Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on LSA's decision not to accept a peerage. Also includes: memorandum by LSA on suggested reforms; volumes of...
Dates: 1951-12 - 1955-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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House of Lords reform: Hansards etc and letters, 1926-12 - 1958-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/5
Scope and Contents Includes: note by JEP on possible alterations of the composition of the House of Lords (1947); correspondence with 1st Lord Kilmuir, Lord Chancellor [earlier David Maxwell-Fyfe] and Edward Heath [Government Chief Whip] on the Life Peerages Bill; copies of Hansard for the House of Lords (1948- 1958), covering debates on women peers, the constitution of the House, the Parliament Bill, the Life Peerages Bill and the Life Peers Bill; report on the Wedgwood Benn (Renunciation) Bill, on Tony Benn's...
Dates: 1926-12 - 1958-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Notes for speeches, 1903-08 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/19
Scope and Contents Manuscript speech notes by LSA on subjects including: tariff reform, Imperial Preference and Free Trade; Imperial defence; the role of the Royal Navy; the Imperial Conference; the constitution and reform of the House of Lords; national service; policy on South Africa, particularly on equal rights for the Boers and British. Also includes: notes on whether LSA himself should join the army at Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece] or stay in the War Office; draft letter on the possibility of LSA...
Dates: 1903-08 - 1915-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Parliament: A Survey", 1947 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/57
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence with Sir Gilbert Campion [Clerk of the House of Commons] regarding publication; details of the agreement between LSA and Allen and Unwin, publishers; typescripts of lectures 'The Nature of British Parliamentary Government' and 'The Nature of the Constitution', including a copy of the latter annotated by Sir David Keir, Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford; papers circulated for the University of London Study Group on Parliamentary Government including...
Dates: 1947 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Parliament No 2 Bill, 1969, and other changes to House of Lords, 1968-11 - 1970-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly on stopping the Parliament Bill [on reforming the House of Lords], with correspondents including: Lord Lambton and Sir [Thomas] Barnett Cocks [Clerk of the House of Commons] (2) on Lambton remaining in the House of Commons once he had disclaimed his title; Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, on the hereditary principle of the House of Lords (3); [Thomas] Frederick Peart [Leader of the House of Commons]; John Boyd-Carpenter; Sydney Irving, Chairman of Ways...
Dates: 1968-11 - 1970-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Parliamentary reform, 1988-06 - 1988-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/16
Scope and Contents Includes: minutes and papers of the Parliamentary Affairs committee, on reform of the House of Commons; background papers on a Bill of Rights, including extracts from Hansard and report of a House of Lords select committee; papers on regional government; Treasury and Civil Service committee Next Steps report on Civil Service reform; notes on the House of Lords.
Dates: 1988-06 - 1988-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Political and other papers: devolution, 1972-05 - 1978-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/7
Scope and Contents Papers of the Union Flag Group, on organising opposition to the Scotland and Wales Bill. Includes correspondence with George Gardiner, secretary to the group and [Margaret] Betty Harvie Anderson [later Baroness Skrimshire of Quarter] and extracts from speeches by Francis Pym, devolution spokesman.
Dates: 1972-05 - 1978-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, 1908-04-03 - 1909-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 17
Scope and Contents Cuttings of WSC’s speeches in Dundee [Scotland]: issues of Ireland, Licensing Bill, Coal Crisis, Trade Unions and Unemployment, Fiscal policy, reform of House of Lords.
Dates: 1908-04-03 - 1909-12-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Speeches, 1975-01 - 1976-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/11
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's membership of the Common Market, particularly over the common fisheries policy, a European Parliament, the Common Agricultural Policy and the 1975 referendum; the trade deficit; Government borrowing; the labour market; immigration and the Asian population; unemployment; JEP's decision to leave the Conservative Party; JEP's decision to stand as an Ulster Unionist, the aims of Unionism, relations between Ulster and Westminster,...
Dates: 1975-01 - 1976-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1992-01 - 1992-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/24
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the future of Ulster; Britain and the European Community, including Parliamentary independence, Labour policy on Europe, economic results, interference in the internal affairs of other nations, including Yugoslavia and Bosnia, and free trade; the General Election; the poetry of Horace; the role of the House of Lords; economic affairs, including inflation and the balance of payments; church monuments.
Dates: 1992-01 - 1992-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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The Constitution, 1926-06 - 1953-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/86
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on constitutional issues, with correspondents including: John Biggs-Davison, Conservative Central Office, on the Italian constitution; Kenneth Wheare, Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford (2); "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne] on the South African constitution; Sir Charles Rey, former Resident Commissioner, Bechuanaland Protectorate [later Botswana] on the South African constitutional crisis;...
Dates: 1926-06 - 1953-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Sir Dingle Foot

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT
Scope and Contents The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.
Dates: 1909 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Parliament Act 1911, 1911-07 - 1911-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/11
Scope and Contents Press-cuttings and typescripts of letters written by LSA and others including 1st Lord Curzon to the Times on the constitutional crisis arising from reform of the House of Lords.
Dates: 1911-07 - 1911-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Parliament Act 1911, 1911-10 - 1913-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/12
Scope and Contents Papers on the reform of the House of Lords, including: report of the Halsbury Club committee, by 2nd Lord Selborne, Chairman of the committee; notes and circular letter on the formation of the committee by 19th Lord Willoughby de Broke [secretary, earlier Richard Verney]; explanatory memoranda and annotated papers by LSA on the Parliament Bill, the powers of both Houses of Parliament, the constitutional breakdown and need for reform, results of the Parliament Act and arguments against the bill.
Dates: 1911-10 - 1913-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Thoughts on the Constitution", 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/58
Scope and Contents Including: press cuttings of reviews; typescript of text.
Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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"Thoughts on the Constitution", 1946 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/59
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with: representatives of Oxford University Press; Sir Carleton Allen, Fellow of University College, University of Oxford (2); John Foster [Commonwealth Relations Office], on amendments to the text (4); Sir Kenneth Wheare, Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford; [William] Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada; Leonard Moore of Christy and Moore Limited, LSA's literary agents. Also includes: copies of letters from LSA to potential reviewers; draft...
Dates: 1946 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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