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Parliament

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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209 Women Photo Exhibition in #Vote100 year of 207 women MPs, 2018-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/59
Scope and Contents MPs across party celebrated the 209 Women photo exhibition in Westminster, on December 14th 1918 women voted for the first time and in the same year, the first female MP was elected. Sones speaks to Joanna Cherry QC and the SNP MP for Edinburgh South West. Cherry is a fan of Georgina Markievicz who never took up her seat as an Irish nationalist and suffragist and whose portrait now hangs in Parliament for the first time. Cherry also helped to instigate the legal challenge to Brexit in the...
Dates: 2018-12-14
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50:50 Parliament #AskHerToStand, 2018-11-19

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/56
Scope and Contents In November 2018, 200 MPs took 300 women to the UK Parliament as part of the 50:50 Parliament campaign to encourage more women to stand for and become MPs. Sones hears from supporters of the campaign: Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party; Daniel Zeichner, the Labour MP for Cambridge, Frances Scott of 50:50 Parliament; Jackie Ashley, a former president of Lucy Cavendish College and Professor Dame Carol Black, Principle of Newnham College. Womack emphasised that 'women need to be...
Dates: 2018-11-19
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Audio podcasts for interviews conducted during the Centenary Year of Women in Parliament, 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1
Scope and Contents

76 podcast interviews collated for the publication 'When There's a Woman in the Room - #Vote 100 year January 2018 to January 2019' and written with journalists Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother. Sones' focus was primarily on recording interviews with MPs who champion public policy reforms through debates in Westminster Hall or by asking questions at PMQs.

For most podcasts, both 'raw' and 'edited' versions exist.

Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-01-31
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Correspondence, 1924 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 6
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with a number of MPs and notable individuals from the period, including Harold Macmillan, Winston Churchill, and Anthony Eden. The series also includes some press cuttings and printed materials.

Dates: 1924 - 1962
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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Correspondence about the House of Lords, 1977 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/28
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1977 - 2000
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Correspondence: general, 1867-08 - 1930-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ESHR 5
Scope and Contents

This series of papers includes correspondence with MPs and notables of the period about current affairs and daily business. Correspondents include Herbert von Bismarck, Joseph Chamberlain, William Thomas Stead, Arthur John Bigge [later first Baron Stamfordham], Francis Knollys [later Viscount Knollys, Private secretary to King Edward VII and George V], Winston S. Churchill, and Maurice Hankey. Some of the volumes also include cuttings and printed material.

Dates: 1867-08 - 1930-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series — DCPP/AMO/9

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol IX, 1858-10-24 - 1859-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/9
Scope and Contents Written from 14 York Place, Portman Square [London], with, at back: list of books read, 1858, and letters and notes written and received in 1858 and 1859; short list of books recommended at front. Also includes pressed flowers, newspaper cuttings, part of a letter to 'Miss Fisher' from an unknown writer, July 1859, re wedding outfits, entry for 10 Jan 1858 and a scrap of paper in later hand. Includes various visits to the Crystal Palace, theatre, opera and Royal Academy. Notable entries...
Dates: 1858-10-24 - 1859-08-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
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Harriet Harman Q and As for #IWD2018 after her speech, 2018-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/12
Scope and Contents Harriet Harman MP gives her view on getting more women and black, asian, minority ethnic MPs into Westminster and the barriers they face. She comments: 'what are we training them for, to become Winston Churchill in the Darkest Hour!". Harman says that this is not about doing different groups of people 'a favour', Parliament has to be representative, it is a necessity. Harman notes that when she came into Parliament it was like it was during the 'Darkest Hour' film. It is not Harman's...
Dates: 2018-03-06
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Interview with Gavin Shuker: Hate Crime, 2018-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/49
Scope and Contents Shuker, MP for Luton South is a member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee which had heard evidence from the traveller community on hate crime. The Committee had been looking at hate crime including associated with race, disability and women. Some, such as Labour MP Stella Creasy called for misogyny to be made a hate crime. Shuker tells Parliamentary Radio why he thinks social media must reform to take down users, on sites like Twitter and Facebook. He believes that there is a...
Dates: 2018-10-17
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Interview with Jo Swinson MP on #Equal Power: Northern Ireland abortion reforms, women in the boardroom, women and rape, local election results and MPs and maternity and paternity leave, 2018-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/29
Scope and Contents Sones and Swinson discuss Northern Ireland and abortion reforms, Swinson cannot believe Northern Ireland is this far behind, especially in light of the Republic of Ireland voting to make abortion legal. The pair discuss devolution and how it impacts decisions of this kind, Swinson argues that this is a human rights issue and that devolution should not allow for human rights breaches. Sones asks about women in the boardroom and the recent government report. They discuss Swinson's book, 'Equal...
Dates: 2018-06-01
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Interview with Professor David Howarth, University of Cambridge and former MP on why Alexander 'Boris' Johnson 'should have already gone', 2019-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 2/16
Scope and Contents

Sones asks Howarth about the prorogation of Parliament and a ruling in Scotland. Howarth discusses the importance of the decisions and what prorogation means. Howarth goes onto to discuss the relationship between the House of Commons, The Prime Minister and The Queen. Howarth discusses the relationship between the Police, Courts and the Government and the potential impacts of the breaking down of the rule of Law.

Dates: 2019-09-17
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Interview with Vicky Ford MP on #Abortion in Northern Ireland, 2018-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/32
Scope and Contents Ford speaks about her speech in the recent debate on reforming the abortion laws in Northern Ireland and amending the Offences Against the Persons Act 1861 proposed by the Labour politician Stella Creasy. The debate was brought forward after a referendum in Southern Ireland where the vote was in support of abortion reform leaving Northern Ireland out of step with the rest of the UK. Ford talked to Sones before Supreme Court ruled whether or not the UK in contravention of the Human Rights Act...
Dates: 2018-06-06
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Interview with Vicky Pryce, economist at CBR, on Philip Hammond's statement to the Commons and Brexit, 2018-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/14
Scope and Contents Pryce discusses Brexit and the economy, modest growth at the bottom of the G7 and G20. Hammond was optimistic in his speech about employment and the economy, Pryce questions how low paid these jobs are and supporting these with benefit payments. The fall in the pound and the Bank of England's expenditure to ensure that banks are lending has kept the economy going, but productivity has suffered. Sones asks about whether the country could have got to this point without austerity, Pryce argues...
Dates: 2018-03-15
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#IWD2018 interview with Alison McGovern MP as she talks about Harriet Harman MP and those all too male works of art in Westminster, 2018-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/13
Scope and Contents

McGovern was just one year of age when Harman was elected to Parliament. McGovern talks about Harman's influence, all-women shortlists, having a nursery in the Houses of Parliament. Sones asks about how 'male' Parliament is, McGovern recognises that it will take time through the Committee.

Dates: 2018-03-06
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Letters on leaving office, 1962-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 6/19
Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Harold Macmillan and Lord Hailsham [Quintin Hogg].

Dates: 1962-07
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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Lord Chancellor, 1954 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 5/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.

Dates: 1954 - 1962
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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Parliamentary Reform, 1961 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 2/5
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Comprising correspondence with MPs, the BBC, embassies, and others; papers; and reports relating to parliamentary reform, including the proposals for a Parliamentary viewing hall, ['look-listen' chamber] 1961-1964. Also includes a copy of 'The case for televising parliament' by Robin Day and a copy of 'The Listener and BBC television review' 1963.

Dates: 1961 - 1964
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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Parliamentary reform, 1988-06 - 1988-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/16
Scope and Contents

Includes: minutes and papers of the Parliamentary Affairs committee, on reform of the House of Commons; background papers on a Bill of Rights, including extracts from Hansard and report of a House of Lords select committee; papers on regional government; Treasury and Civil Service committee Next Steps report on Civil Service reform; notes on the House of Lords.

Dates: 1988-06 - 1988-12
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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Press cuttings: main series, 1942 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLMR 2
Scope and Contents

The press cuttings up to 1950 were mounted in volumes previously used by Lord Kilmuir for notes on cases in which he was involved as Solicitor-General and Attorney-General (reference: KLMR 2/2-24 and 3/1-4).
Includes press cuttings relating to Lord Kilmuir's time as Solicitor-General, the Nuremberg Trials, and other political subjects.

Dates: 1942 - 1951
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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Public life, 1940 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STKH 2
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Comprising correspondence, reports, photographs and pamphlets relating to King-Hall's public life, including his work at the Ministry of aircraft production, the parliamentary delegation to Russia, the establishment of the Hansard Society in 1944, and parliamentary reform.

Dates: 1940 - 2001
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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Remembering Baroness Tessa Jowell MP, 2015-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/26
Scope and Contents This is a recording of a documentary made in May 2015 by Parliamentary Radio in which Jowell and her Labour Cabinet colleagues talk about their achievements in government for Labour. Jowell is interviewed by journalist Jackie Ashley and reflects on women in Parliament and #SureStart and #Olympics2012. Jowell passed away on 12 May 2018 after a heroic struggle with a brain tumour during which she fought for better treatment for cancer patients. The Government said that they would double brain...
Dates: 2015-05
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Televising procedures in the House of Commons, 1987-01 - 1988-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/17
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government and lists of MPs voting for and against the measure.

Dates: 1987-01 - 1988-02
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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Televising procedures in the House of Commons, 1989-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/18
Scope and Contents

Note from John Wakeham, the chairman of the Select Committee on televising procedures.

Dates: 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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#Vote100 Readings by Elizabeth Crawford, 2018-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/2
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Crawford was asked to read from her book, 'Enterprising Women: The Garrett's and their Circle'. Elizabeth discusses politics, education, the home and culture of the Garrett family. The book, tells the story of the Garrett family, who in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth changed the position of women in Britain forever. They pioneered access to education at all levels and involved themselves in politics. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Emily...
Dates: 2018-01-02
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.