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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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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence W-Y., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/34A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4); H J Chapman, Clerk to Waltham Abbey [Essex] Council (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] (4); Frederick Wooding, Secretary of the Royal Infant Orphanage, Wanstead, Essex (9).Subjects include: local environmental, transport and housing matters; rating issues; local government funding; Sunday trading; international affairs, particularly sanctions against Italy for its invasion of...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan...
Dates: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 25 Nov 1959 - 31 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/105A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (13), Donald Forbes, Chairman [1956 - 61] (9), and Doris Moss, Chairman [from 1961] (5), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, WSC's successor as MP and Barlow-Wheeler's future employment; "Rab" [R A Butler], Chairman, Conservative Party and Home Secretary, on subjects...
Dates: 25 Nov 1959 - 31 May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 124, closed until 2019 on Cabinet Office instructions.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence concerning various business., Jan 1952 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952], and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, (6) of Woodford Conservative Association; Leonard Ropner, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on 3 dimensional propaganda films (2); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford), Grace Hamblin, S Wade, Jane...
Dates: Jan 1952 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with J W Faulkner, Clerk of Chigwell Urban District Council [Essex]., Dec 1951 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/15
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952]; P M Ibbotson, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (5); [Stuart] Gilbert, Private Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Planning; [Norman] Calvert, Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government; John Harvey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [from 1954] (2); [Ronald] Guppy [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; [Henry] Wilson...
Dates: Dec 1951 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Wanstead and Woodford Borough Council., Mar 1950 - Nov 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/9A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A McCarlie Findlay, Town Clerk and Solicitor of the Borough (59); [Percy] Cohen, [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (3); J R Iles, Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Planning (7); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952] (2); [?Richard] Adams of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government; [Peter] Hudson, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation] (3);...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., A-M., Jul 1946 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Assistant Secretary Frederick Mummery (21), Chairman Sir James Hawkey (11), Honorary Secretary Donald Forbes (7), and Honorary Treasurer Frank Foster, on various association matters, including local events, appointments, rulings, finances, an honour for Foster, canvassing, local publications, the supply of a car to Mummery, and delays in dealing with WSC's constituency correspondence; various...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z., May 1946 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R Trend Binks, Town Clerk of Wanstead and Woodford Borough (5); Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; Evan Maude, [Assistant] Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Assistant Secretary (later Honorary Secretary and Agent) Frederick Mummery (15), Chairman Sir James Hawkey (6), and Honorary Secretary Donald Forbes (7) on various association matters, including local publications,...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - C., 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/98A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (11); David Hilary, Private Secretary, Home Office; Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Raymond Prosser [Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Richard Langridge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (3); Theodor Bader, constituent (7); Patrick Benner, Principal Private Secretary to...
Dates: 04 Jan 1957 - 30 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 51-2, 60-5, 220-6 and 287-98, closed for 75 years until 2035 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on potentially living individuals.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Sep 1946 - Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/40A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: constituent F C Bacon (4); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; constituent M A F Hayhow (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (19); Stuart Mallinson; [Edward] Butler, Surgeon, London Hospital; H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (4); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on George Cantacuzino, father of Sherban...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 2-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, D - G., 03 Jan 1956 - 16 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/99A-C
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); [William] Derek Pattinson, Private Secretary, Board of Inland Revenue; Thomas Critchley, Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; Jocelyn Simon, Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Kevin Burns, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (2); Francis Reid, Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons; Timothy Nodder, Private...
Dates: 03 Jan 1956 - 16 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, E - G., 14 Mar 1951 - 31 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/77
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (9) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (4); [Margaret] Barbara Sloman, [Assistant Principal], Treasury; Robert Roseveare, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Fuel and Power (2); Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer for Essex (2); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (3); George...
Dates: 14 Mar 1951 - 31 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, H - J., 24 Nov 1951 - 22 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/78A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (13); John Parkin, Assistant Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; representatives of the British Transport Commission (4); Peter Hudson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation; Graeme Finlay [MP for Epping, Essex]; Kenneth Jamieson, Foreign Office; [Walter] Leonard Allinson, [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister...
Dates: 24 Nov 1951 - 22 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K - Z., 24 Aug 1948 - 13 Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/60
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen, [Joint Director] Conservative Research Department (3); George Giles, Secretary, Association of Optical Practitioners, on the shortage of glasses; R J Powell, constituent (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by various individuals including Monica Graham, WSC's secretary.Other subjects include: housing and taxation enquiries; war damage claims; compensation for the adjustment of borough boundaries; accommodation problems for the National...
Dates: 24 Aug 1948 - 13 Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 184 - 187, closed for 100 years until 2051 on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive medical information about a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M-Z., May 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/54
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (6); Percy Cohen [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (2); Marjorie Palfrey on St John's Christmas Fair, Loughton [Essex] (4); Frank Foster certifying a statement; [Derek] Stephen [Assistant Principal] War Office. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Penelope Wall, Lorna Cowper, and [Lettice] Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].Subjects...
Dates: May 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 46-55 and 70-4 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until 1 January 2033 and 1 January 2025.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, U - Z., 15 Jan 1951 - 23 May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (7); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government (7); L Wane Daley, constituent (7); Thomas Caulcott [Assistant Principal], War Damage Commission (3); Duncan Sandys, Minister of Housing and Local Government; [Margaret] Barbara Sloman [Principal], Treasury (3); Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Arthur Hockaday...
Dates: 15 Jan 1951 - 23 May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford, Essex: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952], and the Sir James Hawkey Hall, Woodford., Jan 1952 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/17
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: John Harvey, Chairman of the Bridge Ward Branch of the Conservative Association and Chairman of the Association [from 1954] (2); [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department on policy concerning the Gold Standard; Sir Roger Hawkey; A McCarlie Findlay, Town Clerk and Solicitor of the Borough of Wanstead and Woodford (9). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: CSC (President of Woodford...
Dates: Jan 1952 - May 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/14
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Labour’s relations with the miners’ unions; a call from Tony Benn and Eric Heffer to withdraw Britain from NATO; the miners’ strike; strikes by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), supported by Glenys Kinnock; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting for breaking the Official Secrets Act [after he leaked documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War]; rate-capping of local government budgets.

Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
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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Press cuttings: local and foreign press, 1984-01 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/13
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Subjects include: the miners’ strike; visit to Bradford City football ground [Yorkshire] after a fire; visit to Lancashire; visit to Bristol; visit to Loughborough and Leicester; rate-capping of local government budgets; visit to Swindon [Wiltshire]; visit to Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth; nuclear disarmament.

Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-07
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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Preston: Revaluation for Rating Act, 1953, 1954-11 - 1955-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 9/1/18
Scope and Contents

Letters in protest against commercial property revaluation for rating purposes.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1955-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The majority of this series is closed under data protection law as it contains sensitive personal information.
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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: Correspondence A-B., May 1948 - Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/80
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Abdullah [ibn Hussein], King of Jordan [earlier Transjordan], (2) and Edward Tomkins (Foreign Office) on a visit to the United Kingdom by Abdullah; Dean Acheson [Secretary of State, United States] on WSC's visit to the United States; Sir Richard Acland and Donald Bruce [later Lord Bruce of Donnington, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of Health] forewarning WSC of criticism in the House of Commons; Konrad Adenauer [Federal Chancellor of Germany] on WSC's...
Dates: May 1948 - Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: statement of Conservative Party policy: correspondence, proofs, and pamphlets., May 1949 - Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/88
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir David Maxwell Fyfe [later 1st Lord Kilmuir]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; R A Butler (3); Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; Sir Hubert Henderson (2). Also includes note and copy of correspondence from secretaries Chips Gemmell and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].Includes: galley proofs with annotations of the draft statement of policy with sections on economic affairs, management and labour, nationalisation, the countryside,...
Dates: May 1949 - Jul 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Various: General public correspondence., 1949 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/499
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Malcolm McCorquodale, M P for Epsom [Surrey] and Eric Fletcher, M P for Islington [London] on constituency matters; Lieutenant-Colonel C Witts, Kent County Councillor (3) on local government issues; [1st Lord] Courthope, Master of the Company of Farmers; Major Philip Fleming; and Theodore Feilden (6).Also includes notes and correspondence from Penelope [Wall], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford],...
Dates: 1949 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Rates, 1987 - 1990-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/72
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public and papers on rate reform, with correspondents including: representatives of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (3). Also includes: notes by JEP on the reform of local government finance for a Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy seminar; report by the Director of Finance for Glasgow District Council on the Abolition of Domestic Rates etc (Scotland) Bill (1987); summary of responses to the green paper on...
Dates: 1987 - 1990-03
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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