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Constitutional law

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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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...
Dates: 1968-02 - 1979-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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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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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/124
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Contains questions and answers prepared by Conservative and Unionist Central Office on a variety of election issues including: agricultural matters; animal welfare; various aspects of foreign affairs including China, Germany, Japan, Persia [Iran], South Africa, and Mexico; civil servants; education; housing matters; the health service; women; transport particularly by road; pensions; economic affairs including taxation; the constitutional position of Scotland and Wales.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on India., Mar 1946 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/42A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Simon [of Stackpole Elidor] (3); Prime Minister Clement Attlee (2); Patrick Donner; Bhimrao Ambedkar of the All-India Scheduled Castes Federation (9); Sir Walter Monckton (3); Sir Hamidullah Khan, Nawab of Bhopal (5); 1st Lord Wavell [Viceroy and Governor-General of India] (2); R A Butler (13); Sir Edward Souter; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour]; Mahomed Ali Jinnah (3); Colonel Oliver Stanley; Charles Eade [Editor] of the Sunday Dispatch; Enoch...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on India., 1942 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/43A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Simon [of Stackpole Elidor]; Prime Minister Clement Attlee (7); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Attlee] (4); Francis Turnbull [Principal Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] (2); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; Enoch Powell; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Mahomed Ali Jinnah (4); R A Butler; Harold MacMillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); General 1st Lord Ismay [Chief of Staff of Lord Mountbatten of Burma, last...
Dates: 1942 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence and papers on Scottish policy., Dec 1949 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/93
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart (15); Iain MacLeod, [Head of Home Affairs] Conservative Research Department (2); Andrew Gibb; Sir Arthur Young, Scottish Unionist Whip (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); Henry Spence; Patrick Blair [Political Secretary to Chairman of Unionist Party in Scotland]; George Williamson, President, Scottish Unionist Association, on a visit by Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; John MacCormick, Chairman, Scottish...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on Conservative attitude to proposed reform of the House of Lords through amending the Parliament Act 1911., Oct 1947 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/66
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office]; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne] (5); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; 2nd Lord Astor of Hever Castle [earlier Waldorf Astor]; Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; Prime Minister Clement Attlee; Nigel Colman, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations....
Dates: Oct 1947 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: drafts for the Conservative Party manifesto for the October 1951 election., Sep 1951 - Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/122
Scope and Contents Includes: annotations and notes by WSC on draft pages of the manifesto, and the policy statement, "Britain: Strong and Free"; October 1950 National Bank of New York [United States] monthly letter; Conservative Research Department paper; correspondence from R A Butler.Subjects covered include: economic affairs including taxation; the constitution; nationalised industries; the rearmament programme including the introduction of an excess profits tax; Commonwealth and foreign relations including...
Dates: Sep 1951 - Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence Bo - By., 12 Jan 1951 - 21 Jun 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/181A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Brookeborough [earlier Sir Basil Brooke, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] (2); Lady Violet Bonham-Carter Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury], Vice-President, Liberal Party and Chairman, National Television Council, on subjects including reform of the House of Lords, commercial television, the amateurism of Dwight Eisenhower in politics, her support for WSC, WSC's retirement, "The...
Dates: 12 Jan 1951 - 21 Jun 1961
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 10 Sept 1947 - 28 Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/14A-F
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 September, International Congress of Physicians, Guildhall, London) on the medical profession and scientific advances in which he reflects on previous speeches made by Sir Edward Grey and 1st Lord Morley of Blackburn. Also includes a report from the Lancet on WSC's speech and the reply to it made by 1st Lord Moran and papers about the meeting. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp 7521-3.Speech notes for WSC's speech (27 September, Royal Wanstead Schools,...
Dates: 10 Sept 1947 - 28 Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 October, Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948 - 28 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., Jul 1944 - 16 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/16A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 January 1948, House of Commons) on the foreign affairs debate including: support for the Labour government's foreign policy; affairs and events in various countries including Greece, Italy and the United States; his predictions of the Cold war in his Fulton speech ["The Sinews of Peace" see CHUR 5/4A-B] and the need for reconciliation between France and Germany at Zurich ["The Tragedy of Europe", see CHUR 5/8]; criticism of a speech by Herbert Morrison, Lord...
Dates: Jul 1944 - 16 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 28 Feb 1933 - 03 Jul 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/105
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (12 May, Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Lancashire and India Trade Preservation Society Demonstration) on his opposition to the National Government's policy on Indian constitutional reform (the White Paper) and its effect on trade with Lancashire. Source material includes a cutting from the Daily Dispatch on the Lancashire cotton trade, Japan, and the Indian market. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5270-1.Very brief notes for WSC's speech (?15 May, Putney, London,...
Dates: 28 Feb 1933 - 03 Jul 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 24 Jun 1933 - 17 Nov 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/106
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (12 July, Clarke Hall Fellowship address) on Sir William Hall and penal reform.Rough notes for WSC's speech (7 July, Epping [Essex]) on the India White Paper. Source material includes notes for WSC's speech (24 June, Gloucester) on subjects including the National Government and the economy. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5279-80.Notes for WSC's speech (12 August, Theydon Bois [Essex]) entitled "Europe's hour of danger" on subjects including the National...
Dates: 24 Jun 1933 - 17 Nov 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 01 Nov 1934 - 04 Dec 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/111
Scope and Contents Notes and draft press statement for WSC's speech (1 November, Woodford Bridge [Essex], Constituency meeting) on subjects including the need for Conservatives to be ready for the next general election, the National government, India and air defence against Germany. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5389-90.Notes and drafts for WSC's speech (16 November, BBC broadcast) entitled "The Causes of War" on German domestic policy, and the German threat to Europe and Britain. Also includes galley...
Dates: 01 Nov 1934 - 04 Dec 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 02 Jan 1935 - 22 Feb 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/114
Scope and Contents Draft press statement by WSC (2 January) responding to a broadcast by Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for India] on Indian constitutional reform.Notes for WSC's speech (?25 January, Bristol, India Defence League meeting) on the government of India debate and Randolph Churchill's campaign at Liverpool [Wavertree by-election]. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5465-6.Notes for WSC's speech (30 January, BBC broadcast) entitled "India: the Betrayal", arguing...
Dates: 02 Jan 1935 - 22 Feb 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/115A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (21 March, Albert Hall, London, India Defence League Demonstration) entitled "Dead as Mutton" on the Government of India bill and his misgivings about the National Government. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5557-8.Notes for WSC's speech (26 September, City Carlton Club Luncheon, London) on German rearmament, Italian designs in Abyssinia [Ethiopia], and the League of Nations. Also includes: letter of support from Sir Austen Chamberlain. Published: Complete...
Dates: 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jun 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/176/47-109
Scope and Contents

Conservative research department memorandum prepared by [Neville Chamberlain] on the use of the referendum.

Dates: 05 Jun 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/180
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Resolutions passed by Conservative constituency associations calling on as many ministers as possible to attend the annual conference of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, and urging the Government to introduce legislation to reform trade unions and the House of Lords. Sent with CHAR 2/147/174.

Dates: 16 Nov 1926
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