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Local government

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 326 - 350., 31 Oct 1928 - 19 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/207
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on reparations and preference in government contracts; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on coal amalgamations, the British industries fair and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the...
Dates: 31 Oct 1928 - 19 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief., 05 Dec 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/65
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Gerald Canny, Sir Edward Harrison [Chief Inspector of Taxes], and Cornelius Gregg [Inland Revenue]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] (5); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (4); Neville Chamberlain...
Dates: 05 Dec 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); 1st Lord Weir; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Sir Arthur Duckham (3); Sir Josiah Stamp (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Gerald Canny [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and...
Dates: 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James...
Dates: 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence on block grants., 15 Jul 1927 - 22 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/63
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (3); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Alfred Hurst (2) and Edward Hale [Treasury]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2).Also includes: details of a parliamentary answer by Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin, from Hansard].Subjects...
Dates: 15 Jul 1927 - 22 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence on rating relief., 04 Jun 1927 - 18 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/64
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (5); Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (4); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Edward Hale [Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC...
Dates: 04 Jun 1927 - 18 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on block grants., 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/62
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (5); Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (3).Also includes: Cabinet Committee on Block Grants papers, including its composition and terms of reference, memoranda by WSC (2), Percy (2), Chamberlain (2), and Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford], conclusions of meetings, reports, and...
Dates: 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 21 Jan 1928 - 01 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/86
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (7); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; 1st Lord Weir; Thomas Jones [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet]; Sir Arthur Robinson [Secretary to Ministry of Health]; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes:...
Dates: 21 Jan 1928 - 01 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/87
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (2); Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; David Monteath [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Neville Chamberlain,...
Dates: 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/88
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain on the fixed rate to be levied by local authorities and its revenue; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] on the proposed exemption of new industrial property from rates; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Cornelius...
Dates: 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/92
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (5); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Minister of Health [Neville Chamberlain]; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum].Also includes: Cabinet minutes; copies of Ministry of Health and Scottish Office...
Dates: 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers relating to local government elections (1), May 1979-March 1983, 1979-05 - 1983-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/108
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1979: includes copies of "Local Government Brief", June-July, September and November 1979; and note from Joan Varley (Conservative Central Office), "Local Government election results 4th May 1979 as at 17.30", 4 May 1979 Part 2, 1980 Part 3, 1981: includes copies of MT’s letters to Conservative local government leaders, May 1981; correspondence with Sir Horace Cutler and Lord (Frank) Marshall of Leeds; analysis by Keith Britto (Conservative Research...
Dates: 1979-05 - 1983-03
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in February 2010; part 2 in March 2011; part 3 in March 20l2; part 4 in March 2013; and part 5 in October 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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Papers relating to local government elections (2), February 1981-February 1982, 1981-02 - 1982-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/109
Scope and Contents Part 1, 1981: includes Conservative Central Office briefing note on County Council elections, 1981; and Conservative Research Department briefing note on "Local Government elections 1981", 27 April 1981; paper, "The Threat from the left in the Greater London Council elections of May 1981; and copies of the CRD’s "Local Government", in "Politics Today", no 2 (February 1981) and "Education", in "Politics Today", no 5 (March 1981) Part...
Dates: 1981-02 - 1982-02
Conditions Governing Access: Part 1 opened in March 2012; and part 2 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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Papers relating to local government, July 1977-March 1979, 1977-07 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/167
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with local government councillors, and notes on the local government elections of May 1978

Dates: 1977-07 - 1979-03
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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Papers relating to local government, March 1975-July 1977, 1975-03 - 1977-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/166
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with local government councillors, correspondence with Horace Cutler (Leader, Greater London Council) and notes from Edward ("Teddy") Taylor MP on the Scottish local government election results of May 1977

Dates: 1975-03 - 1977-07
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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Papers relating to Sandys' time as Minister of Housing and Local Government, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1955 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Personal correspondence, 1964-12-31 - 1971-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Barber, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on the distribution of JEP's speech [16 November 1968, on immigration] at Eastbourne [Sussex]; Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party (2); 7th Lord Warwick [earlier Lord Brooke]; Sir Stanley Bell; Maurice Cowling, Fellow of Peterhouse College, Cambridge (2); Sir Tufton Beamish; Lord Chelmer [earlier Eric Edwards], Chairman of the Political Committee, Carlton Club; John Junor, Editor of the Sunday Express;...
Dates: 1964-12-31 - 1971-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 27-28 closed until 2024 as they contain sensitive personal information about living individuals.
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Policy, 1950's, 1953-01 - 1957-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/2
Scope and Contents Minutes, papers and correspondence of the Conservative Policy Study Group on subjects including: education (including memorandum by 2nd Lord Hailsham, [Minister of Education, earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]); agriculture; industrial policy; national insurance; taxation; defence regulations; social services; pensions; nationalised industries; the structure of the Social Services Ministries; the People's League for the Defence of Freedom and the Middle Class...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1957-11
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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Policy: Local government and planning, 1986 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 14
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on local and regional government, town planning and the Poll Tax.

Dates: 1986 - 1992
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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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 C-D., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clifford Heyworth, Clerk to Chingford [Essex] Council (4); H Harrison, Accountant to Chingford Council (5); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3); Gwendoline Colvin on the death of her husband, Sir Richard Colvin [Lord Lieutenant of Essex]; A Rutledge Crouch on a copy of his painting of the Coronation Chair (5); Patrick Donner [MP for North-West Hampshire] on speaking in WSC's constituency.Other subjects include: tax...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E-G., 04 Jan 1939 - 27 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/55A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: C S Ketchen [Houses of Parliament guide] (4); Charles S Foster and Sons, Building Contractors, on local War Office and Air Ministry building contracts (6); CSC, giving her and WSC's support to Sir Harry Goschen and Sir James Hawkey, Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association.Subjects include: conscription from public school Officers' Training Corps; county poor relief; local fire brigades; local Conservative criticism of WSC; repeal of...
Dates: 04 Jan 1939 - 27 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H-J., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/38A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [Essex] (22); C Hilton (7) and Sir Victor Warrender [later 1st Lord Bruntisfield, Financial Secretary] (War Office) (3) on Hilton's case for compensation for a work-related health problem; Sir John Jackson on John Maitland being chosen as Conservative candidate for Chorley [Lancashire].Other subjects include: co-operation with Germany; Palestine; the use of...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence U-Y., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (8); Miles Backhouse asking WSC to become Vice-President of the Waltham Abbey [Essex] Branch of the British Legion; H J Chapman, Clerk to Waltham Abbey Council (8); R Trend Binks, Clerk to Wanstead and Woodford Council (8); Austin Hudson [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport] on trolley-buses; Frederick Wooding, Secretary of the Royal Infant Orphanage, Wanstead, Essex (4); Thomas...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence U-Z., 26 Jan 1939 - 20 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/60A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Philip L Wheeley (5); Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson (2).Subjects include: Waltham Abbey's evacuation status; local poor relief; car tax; Clubs Registration Bill; local Conservative criticism of WSC; WSC in reply to Dinah Pratt [Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association] on Neville Chamberlain having "now come into line with me" over a Grand Alliance [with France and other League of Nations countries], and WSC's attitude to his local...
Dates: 26 Jan 1939 - 20 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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