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Agriculture

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
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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Correspondence A - Z, 1951-11 - 1953-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Alexander of Tunis; [Syed] Waris Ameer Ali; Nancy, Lady Astor, thanking LSA for his sympathy on the death of 2nd Lord Astor; Jacques Bardoux; 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] on helping LSA with agricultural policy questions (4); P Clavell Blount (3); 1st Lord Brand on the disadvantages of financial aid from the United States; Leonard Brockington; Arthur Bryant (2); 1st Lord Bruce, Chairman of the Finance Corporation for Industry Limited; James...
Dates: 1951-11 - 1953-01
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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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 1 to 20 plus index., 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/240
Scope and Contents Includes an election address by Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister on government policy (on colonial development, inter-imperial relations, economic affairs, agriculture and education) and a statement by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on co-operative societies and income tax. Also includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including the merchandise marks act, prosecution of spiritualist mediums (in response to a question by Sir Arthur Conan...
Dates: 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 21 - 40., 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/241
Scope and Contents

Includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including: employment conditions; importation of dyestuffs; agriculture; taxation of motor vehicles; war pensions; migration; sea defence works; the rent restriction act; education policy regarding women teachers; and old age pensions.

Dates: 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 141 - 150., 07 May 1929 - 24 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/234
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: a draft election address by Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, outlining Conservative policies on various issues including the economic situation, agriculture and social reform; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on seamen's terms of employment; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the oil position in Iraq and the trans-desert pipeline and railway to the Mediterranean; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier...
Dates: 07 May 1929 - 24 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., 02 Jan 1939 - 25 Jul 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rowland Arnison (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (5); H Reginald Beck (4); A M Bex (4); C S Ketchen (4).Subjects include: a conscription query from a constituent; the local Canning & Food Industries Club and Dairy & Ice Cream Equipment Club; local sewerage rates; the marking of imports from Axis countries; criticism by local Conservatives of WSC's "Neglect of Constituency"; protests about London transport fares;...
Dates: 02 Jan 1939 - 25 Jul 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/27
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: George Elliston [MP for Blackburn, Lancashire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; B Hiscott [Clerk to Epping Council] (4).Other subjects include: equal job opportunities for women; requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; Sunday trading; local transport matters; licensing laws; a pension query from a constituent; farming issues; general constituency business.Also includes: a map of the Epping area indicating the position of a crossing over a railway line.

Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Go-Gu., 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/75A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association]; Mrs S Gould (7); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (7).Subjects include: reparations to Jews; loss of SS Almeda Star; Conservative Central Office guidance to candidates in the 1945 General Election on opticians; Women's Land Army; bomb damage repair and rehousing; war widows' pensions; land reclamation for agriculture;...
Dates: 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence P., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sylvia Pankhurst on activities by fascists in the constituency and the case of a British transport firm in Casablanca [Morocco] (3); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Dinah Pratt, Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association (10).Other subjects include: ophthalmic benefit; WSC's support for local causes; local land development; international affairs, particularly Spain and the League of Nations; air raid...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence R-S., Jan 1934 - Dec 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association.Subjects include: local transport issues; housing, employment, rating and pension queries from WSC's constituents; the duty on sparkling wine; the preservation of Epping Forest; divorce law; the provision of telephone facilities; executive unemployment; licensing laws; arms dealing; budgetary matters; a dinner invitation; a legal case involving the North Charterland [Northern Rhodesia, later...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Dec 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex] Election: correspondence., 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/106A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary, Lady Blandford [later Mary, Duchess of Marlborough]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, on the bookmakers' opposition to the Conservatives because of the Tote Bill; Stanley Baldwin; John Walton Newbold; Arthur Duffes on Liberal wrecking tactics; Sir Percy Girouard.Other subjects include: the sale of the Casino and Hotel Napoleon, St Raphael [France]; Chingford [Essex] telephone system; recollections of Sir Henry Hozier; David Lloyd George's disappointing performance...
Dates: 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Nov 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/34A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); Sir Godfrey Thomas, Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester; [Theresa] Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (8); Ralph Bury on Nigel Davies, prospective Conservative candidate for the Epping Division [Essex]; Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (8); Stuart Mallinson on Anglo-American goodwill; [Anthony]...
Dates: Nov 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 42-50 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2046.
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Manifestos., Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/554
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and printed versions of the 1945 Conservative Party manifesto entitled "Mr Churchill's declaration of policy to the electors"; a printed version of the Labour Party manifesto entitled "Let us face the future: a declaration of Labour policy for the consideration of the Nation"; and a newspaper cutting detailing the Liberal Party manifesto. All the manifestos cover issues including foreign policy, defence, housing, unemployment, agriculture and food, and education.Also includes...
Dates: Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1946 (mainly letters of congratulation from the general public following WSC's speech)., May 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/9
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party [until July 1946] (2); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office [from July 1946]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Honorary Secretary [Edmund]...
Dates: May 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950., Aug 1950 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/103
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); representatives of the Hotel Majestic, St Annes on the Sea [Lancashire], on WSC's stay there (5); George Christ of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip]; H V Armstrong, Secretary of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations (9); representatives of British Railways (4). Also...
Dates: Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948., Jan 1948 - Jun 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/73
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Price-White, MP for Llandudno, on WSC attending a ball (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; CSC.Other subjects include: travel details; matters discussed at the Conference on Conservative policy for defence, agriculture, the House of Lords, taxation, transport, Wales,...
Dates: Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
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
Scope and Contents

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: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of: the Conservative election manifesto; leaflets and pamphlets issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office and others; editions of the Sunday Dispatch and the Northern Echo; leaflets on voting.Subjects covered include: international affairs, including the Empire, the Commonwealth and Europe; national output, nationalisation and other industrial matters; housing matters; food supplies; old-age pensions; families; farming; rail transport.

Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party manifesto [for the 1950 election]: correspondence, proofs and drafts., Dec 1949 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/89
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R A Butler and Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine]. Also includes note from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Includes: summary of Conservative and Unionist proposals; details of election dates 1929-45; galley proofs and drafts of the manifesto (entitled "This is the road") and WSC's introduction.Subjects covered include: the economy, British industry and agriculture, social services, Britain's position in the world, national and constitutional...
Dates: Dec 1949 - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C., Jun 1947 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Vyvyan Adams (4); Reginald Maudling; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (3); James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin, Vice-Chairman of Conservative and Unionist Party] (7); Garry Allighan; Leo Amery (6); John Andrews; Michael Astor; Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative Research...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 166-7 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2024.
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence A-C (almost all material dates from 1946)., Jun 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/5A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Douglas Thomson on WSC visiting Aberdeen [Scotland] (2); "Scribe", 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Sir Edward Grigg] (2); Waris Ameer Ali on the activities of the Congress Party in India; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley] on scientists at Harwell [Berkshire]; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party (8); 1st Lord Davidson; James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip] (7); Pierson Dixon [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: Jun 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence A-G., Jul 1945 - Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/1A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister] (3); Richard Poland [Private Secretary to Minister of Civil Aviation]; E Colston Shepherd, Secretary-General of the Air League of the British Empire; Sir George Harvie Watt (4); John Winant [United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; Randolph Churchill; Leo Amery on imperial preference and European unity (2); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party]...
Dates: Jul 1945 - Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on matters concerning agriculture, including the Agriculture Bill and agricultural policy., Nov 1946 - Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; R A Butler; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Harry Ferguson on mechanisation and price reduction (4); [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; Christopher Soames.Also includes: resolutions passed...
Dates: Nov 1946 - Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D - G., 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/128A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Guy Schofield [Editor], Daily Mail (2); Joaquim Paco D'Arcos, Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on his lecture on WSC; John Dodge; Burnaby Drayson, on the effect on Europe had WSC stayed as Prime Minister after 1945 (2); Clement Attlee [Leader of the Labour Party, and Prime Minister] (2); Sir Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] on the effect of the Rating and Valuation Bill on racecourses, and the National Farmers'...
Dates: 29 Sep 1951 - 19 Oct 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-H., May 1946 - Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/68A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on Daily Express opinion polls; Sir William Darling (3); Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (3); James Milner; [George] Peter Thorneycroft (2); Leo Amery on Dimitrov, President of the Bulgarian Agrarian Movement; representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Honorary Treasurer Christopher Holland-Martin, (9); Richard Stokes on Yugoslav General Djoukitch (2); Sir...
Dates: May 1946 - Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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