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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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 Sub-Management Group — T

Records relating to the interactions of the town and University of Cambridge, 1377 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/T
Scope and Contents

A large proportion of the records in this category - Records relating to the interactions of the town and University of Cambridge - relate to the exercise until the mid-nineteenth century of the University's extensive jurisdiction over licensing. A smaller amount covers joint University/town activity in environmental improvements. More modern papers relate to local planning issues.

Dates: 1377 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Robert Malcom Deryck Davies: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7999
Scope and Contents Box 1: 15 subject files, mainly concerning Davies's works as an M.P. - Parliamentary Labour Party, local government, bills, correspondence, etc. Box 2: Planning, 11 files - Guildhall, traffic and roads, University development, etc. Box 3: Housing, Rating, Public Health, and Education, 11 files. Box 4: Correspondence, etc. Only files 7 and 8 (Planning) and 11 (Cambridge City Labour Party) are open to readers. Box 5: Various committees, etc., 6 files and printed items - local government...
Dates: 1947-1968 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Speech to Association of Metropolitan Authorities, Birmingham, 1989-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/111
Scope and Contents

Speech on local government and environmental policy. Also includes (on side 2) media interviews on Labour's environmental policy and the Poll Tax.

Dates: 1989-09-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
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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Speeches, 1970-01 - 1971-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/6
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: agricultural policy; industrial relations and trade union law reform; immigration; political violence, particularly in Northern Ireland and in the universities; inflation; nationalised industry; Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; exports and productivity; industrial safety legislation; the General Election; Britain's entry into the Common Market; Vietnam; taxation; housing; the free market; teachers' strikes; the nuclear deterrent;...
Dates: 1970-01 - 1971-01
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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Speeches, 1974-03 - 1974-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/10
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the balance of payments and international exchange rates; Northern Ireland, particularly the Constitutional Convention, representation of Ulster in the British Parliament, the General Election in Northern Ireland, including JEP's election speech, agriculture and the 1973 constitution; relations between the Church and the monarchy; political responsibility, relating to the Conservative Party's abandonment of its principles; housing;...
Dates: 1974-03 - 1974-12
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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Speeches, 1981-01 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/15
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's membership of the European Economic Community and Common Market, including the European Convention on human rights, the views of the Prime Minister [Margaret Thatcher] and the Common Fisheries Policy; international exchange rates; inflation and interest rates; the nuclear deterrent and the role of the United Nations for peace; Government hostility against the Ulster Unionist Party, the Northern Ireland Assembly, IRA...
Dates: 1981-01 - 1982-12
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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Speeches, 1986 - 1986-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/18
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Ian Paisley [co-founder of the Democratic Unionist Party]; ethnic monitoring; pressure from the United States on Ulster, the Anglo-Irish Conference and Anglo-Irish Agreement, betrayal of Ulster by the British Government, and acceding to the demands of the IRA; harmful results of overseas aid; the purpose of higher education; protection of civil liberties; interference in the internal affairs of other countries, particularly South...
Dates: 1986 - 1986-11
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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Speeches, 1988-01 - 1988-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/20
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Joseph Chamberlain and Ireland; the defence of Western Europe; the legacy of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury; negotiations on the future of Ulster; relations between Iran and the United States; the nation of Wales; the Church and state, women priests and parish churches; the failure of the Labour Opposition; British defence policy; teaching Latin and Greek; local government; English parliamentary tradition; management of the...
Dates: 1988-01 - 1988-12
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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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 05 Sep 1940 - 08 Oct 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/174A-C
Scope and Contents Statement by WSC (5 September) on the war situation and an agreement with the United States over destroyers and defence bases, events in Romania, the achievements of the RAF, damage through bombing and the insurance scheme, evacuation, air raid warnings and other Home Front issues. Source material includes: notes and correspondence from Air Marshal Sir Richard Peirse [Vice-Chief of Air Staff], Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook] (2), Arthur Cary [Assistant Principal, Air Ministry] (4),...
Dates: 05 Sep 1940 - 08 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 11 Jan 1956 - 28 Nov 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/60A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (11 January, London), entitled "The Benjamin Franklin Medal", on the value of receiving the award because of WSC's American blood and because of Franklin's work to preserve unity between the United States and Britain, and on the task of maintaining that unity in the future. Part published: Complete Speeches VIII p 8671.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (31 March, Roquebrune, Cap Martin [France]) upon receiving honorary citizenship of Roquebrune, on...
Dates: 11 Jan 1956 - 28 Nov 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 28 Sep 1949 - 27 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/27A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (28 September, House of Commons) on the devaluation of the pound including: economic affairs; the forthcoming General Election; atomic weapons; the Labour government's policy on taxation; statements by Sir Stafford Cripps [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the return to the Gold Standard; and nationalisation. Source material includes: notes of statements made by Aneurin Bevan [Minister of Health] and Herbert Morrison [Deputy Prime Minister]; notes...
Dates: 28 Sep 1949 - 27 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1985-01 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/17
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the Government’s decision to bar Civil Servants at GCHQ from being union members; local government; the Low Pay campaign; the Budget; the Commonwealth.

Dates: 1985-01 - 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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1986-01 - 1986-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/24
Scope and Contents

Includes: speeches for the Westland debate [on finding a buyer for Westland Helicopter Company and share dealing irregularities involving Westland]; speech for the Local Government Conference; speech to the Dutch Socialists; speech at Wembley [London] for a rally in support of the print unions during the industrial dispute with News International at Wapping. Other subjects include: Freedom of Information; the Social Democrat-Liberal Alliance.

Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-02
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/31
Scope and Contents Includes: speeches for the launch of the Programme for National Renewal, including the Labour and Trades Union Congress Work to Win campaign; speech to the Scottish Party Conference; speech to the European Trade Union Confederation conference on industrial policy; speech to the America-European Community Association on the breakdown in the international trade and finance system. Other subjects include: Conservative health and education spending; the run-up to the General Election; local...
Dates: 1987-03
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1988-01 - 1988-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/36
Scope and Contents Includes: lists of speeches, 1988, and international meetings and conferences, 1983-88; speech to the Local Government conference, Edinburgh [Scotland]; speech for the launch of a campaign for women; speech to the National Union of Teachers (NUT) on the Education Bill; speech for the launch of the 1992 European Parliament campaign; speeches on NK’s visit to the Middle East; response to the Budget. Other subjects include: the National Health Service; the privatisation of national assets; the...
Dates: 1988-01 - 1988-03
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1988-06 - 1988-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/38
Scope and Contents Includes: tribute to Lord Brockway; speech to a Fabian conference on the Aims and Values of socialism; speeches for the fortieth anniversary of the National Health Service; speeches from NK’s visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe; speech to the Trades Union Congress; speech for Socialist International Study Days in Glasgow [Scotland]; Conference speeches; speech for an anti-apartheid rally; speech for a rally in support of the trade unions banned from GCHQ; speech on the Tercentenary of the...
Dates: 1988-06 - 1988-11
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1989-01 - 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/39
Scope and Contents Includes: text of an article by NK for the Irish Labour Party; on the European economy; tribute to Bernt Carlsson; speech for the anniversary of trade unions being banned at GCHQ; speech to the Scottish Trades Union Congress Poll Tax lobby; speech on the Coalfields Communities campaign; speech to a Labour Youth Conference; speech to the Confederation of European Socialist Parties, supporting the adoption of the European Socialist Manifesto; speech at the Pontypridd by-election rally [Wales];...
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-02
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1989-07 - 1989-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/43
Scope and Contents Includes: speech to the Durham Miners’ gala; speech to the Association of Metropolitan Authorities conference, Birmingham, on local government; Party conference speech; response to the resignation of Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer; speech to the Institute of Personnel Management on the state of the economy; speech to the Trades Union Congress; speech to the German Social Democratic Party on the future of Europe. Other subjects include: transport strategy for the south of...
Dates: 1989-07 - 1989-12
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1990-01 - 1990-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/45
Scope and Contents Includes: New Year message to the Soviet Union; speech for the launch of the London Pride campaign; statement for the launch of Industry 2000; speech to the Confederation of European Socialist Parties, Berlin [Germany] on Eastern Europe; speech to the Labour local government conference; speech to the National Farmers’ Union on agricultural policy; speech for the launch of the Policy Review update "Looking to the Future"; speech to the Southern Africa Coalition lobby on sanctions against...
Dates: 1990-01 - 1990-03
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1991-01 - 1991-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/49
Scope and Contents

Includes: speech to a NATO meeting on international security, particularly relating to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; speech for a debate on the Gulf War; lecture in Manchester on taxation and public spending; speech for a local government conference; response to the Budget; lecture on "Building out of Recession"; a speech for a Motion on the Poll Tax. Other subjects include: cuts to the National Health Service.

Dates: 1991-01 - 1991-03
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1992-01 - 1992-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/54
Scope and Contents

Includes: speech for policy launch on the economy; speech for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) dinner, on the film and television industry; speech to the local government conference; speeches for policy launches on women, education and health. Other subjects include: policy towards the Soviet Union; development in the North West; modernising schools.

Dates: 1992-01 - 1992-02
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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The future of local government in Wales, 1989-02 - 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 12/3/5
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and reports on a Labour Party consultation document.

Dates: 1989-02 - 1989-03
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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(Untitled), 18 Jan 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/119/20
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Louis] Jennings in which he discusses [the publication] of his speeches and informs him that he was referring to W H Smith as First Lord of the Treasury, informs him of his travel plans and discusses the implications of the London County Council elections for the Conservative Party.

Dates: 18 Jan 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Dec] [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/62/124
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by [John Cathcart Wason] on the danger to the Empire posed by the current Home Rule crisis and suggesting that local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and, possibly, the English regions on the Canadian and Australian federal model could be the answer. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/62/123.

Dates: [Dec] [1913]
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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