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Political patronage

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), c 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/34/10
Scope and Contents

Note by WSC on [David] Margesson's thoughts on [Ernest] Thurtle [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Information] and [Philip] Noel-Baker. With reply in unidentified hand.

Dates: c 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/34/12-15
Scope and Contents Note from [Brendan] Bracken [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC dated 7 June on changes in ministerial office: suggests [Harry] Crookshank for Ministry of Fuel, Light and Power; [R A] Butler as Financial Secretary of the Treasury; Under-Secretaryships: Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] at the Foreign Office; Philip [Noel-]Baker at the Ministry of Information; "Nicholson" [?Harold Nicolson, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Information] to the Board of Education; [James]...
Dates: Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), c 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/34/19
Scope and Contents

Note from "E A S" [Eric Seal, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] (Admiralty) to WSC suggesting [Robert] Hudson or [Sir John] Reith for the Ministry of Transport instead of Ernest Brown. Manuscript.

Dates: c 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1941 - 05 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/5-12
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral Sir Frederic Dreyer (United Services Club, Pall Mall [London]) to WSC requesting that his brother, Major-General John Dreyer, be employed in Anti-Aircraft Ground Defences, with details of his brother's career and a note of his own achievements in arranging for the training of merchant seamen as machine gunners. Signed manuscript with manuscript and typescript enclosures. With note from "E A S" [Eric Seal, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to WSC summarising...
Dates: 01 May 1941 - 05 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jun 1941 - 24 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/39-41
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frank [Partridge], the Bishop of Portsmouth [Hampshire], to WSC recommending Sir Hanson Rowbotham, a contractor from the Isle of Wight, for war work. Signed typescript followed by draft and carbon of reply from "J M M" [John Martin, Prime Minister's Private Secretary].

Dates: 19 Jun 1941 - 24 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/82
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] asking if he would accept appointment as an Honorary Field Marshal of the British Army.

Dates: 08 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/113
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] asking his approval for Vincent Massey [Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom]to be made a Privy Counsellor.

Dates: 12 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/38/118-119
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Acting High Commissioner of South Africa, with message from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC accepting the appointment as an Honorary Field Marshal of the British Army.

Dates: 13 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/61
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] recommending Eric Seal, formerly Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, now appointed Secretary of the Admiralty in Washington.

Dates: 31 May 1941
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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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/72
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] to WSC promising to assist Eric Seal [formerly Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, now appointed Secretary of the Admiralty in Washington].

Dates: 02 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/131-132
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] asking him to contact Josiah Wedgwood on tour in America and enquire whether he would accept a Barony of the United Kingdom and represent Labour in the House of Lords; with reply of acceptance from Wedgwood.

Dates: 14 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/14-16
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] on need for a change of command in the Middle East; suggests swapping General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] and General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, India]; with covering note to Secretary of State for India [Leopald Amery].

Dates: 20 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/29
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] to WSC approving exchange of commands between General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] and General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, India].

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/31
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India reciting text of message to General Sir Claude Auchinleck (Commander-in-Chief, India) ordering him to relieve General Sir Archibald Wavell as Commander-in-Chief, Middle East.

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/32-33
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander -in-Chief, Middle East] informing him of orders to await arrival of General Sir Claude Auchinleck, then proceed to India as Commander- in-Chief.

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 22 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/38
Scope and Contents

Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander- in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC thanking him for his confidence and requesting home leave before proceeding to new command in India.

Dates: 22 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/43
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] commenting on the merits and demerits of Wavell returning to England before taking up his new command in India, and stating that he is "putting the point" to the Viceroy [Lord Linlithgow] [see CHAR 20/40/45 ].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/44
Scope and Contents

Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [incoming Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC expressing thanks for the confidence which WSC has shown in him, and stating that he will arrive in Cairo [Egypt] by 30th and confer with General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/45
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] commenting on the merits and demerits of Wavell returning to England before taking up his new command in India, and stating that he is "putting the point" to the Viceroy [Lord Linlithgow].[see CHAR 20/40/43 ].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), [Jun 1941]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/46
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] reciting text of message from General Sir Archibald Wavell outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] accepting his transfer to new post of Commander-in-Chief, India, and requesting a short period at home before taking up the new command.

Dates: [Jun 1941]
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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(Untitled), [Jun 1941]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/68-69
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Robert Menzies [Prime Minister of Australia] informing him of changes in office: Sir Andrew Duncan to be President of Board of Trade; Lord Beaverbrook [earlier William Aitken] to be Minister of Supply; Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos] to move from Board of Trade to represent War Cabinet in Middle East; General Sir Robert Haining to relieve Commander -in-Chief, Middle East of administrative work; General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] and...
Dates: [Jun 1941]
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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(Untitled), 30 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/82
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] commenting on changes in ministerial appointments, and particularly the appointment of Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos] as Minister of State in the Middle East.

Dates: 30 Jun 1941
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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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/57
Scope and Contents

Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "private and personal" thanking him for the award of an honour but asking if WSC can announce it forthwith and setting out the reasons for this request: "Gingerbread is always gingerbread but may I have it with the gilt on please.".

Dates: 15 Oct 1942
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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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/73
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Lieutenant Commander 2nd Lord Beatty marked "personal" congratulating him on his Distinguished Service Cross: "As one of your Father's friends and admirers, this gives me the utmost pleasure.".

Dates: 19 Oct 1942
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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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/116
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Telegram from WSC to General Lord Gort [Governor and Commander in Chief Malta] marked "personal and secret" commenting on "Torch" [codename for Anglo American occupation of French North West Africa] and the battle in Egypt, praising Gort's work in "animating the magnificent resistance" of Malta, and informing him that his name is to be submitted to the King [George VI] for promotion to the rank of Field Marshal in the New Year Honours List.

Dates: 28 Oct 1942
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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