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Political patronage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Aug] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/28-30
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Copy of WSC's resignation honours list including the names of those submitted for honours. The list is arranged by those associated with defence, politics, music and WSC's Private Office. Carbon typescript.

Dates: [Aug] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/35-40
Scope and Contents List [of WSC's resignation honours] including details of the life and achievements of: [1st] Lord Teviot [earlier Charles Kerr] who has been recommended to be a Privy Councillor for his political services; George Seager [later 1st Lord Leighton] who has been recommended to be made a Baron for his public and political services; Captain Nevil Beechman and Thomas Magnay who have been recommended for Knighthoods; and Mrs Violet Butt and Mrs Dorothy Fisher-Brown who have been recommended for the...
Dates: [Jul] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/44-45
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Leslie Rowan, Private Secretary to Prime Minister] to Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] marked "immediate and confidential" enclosing WSC's resignation honours list [see CHAR 20/208/46-52]. He explains that WSC has been allowed to send in the list as he was not able to do so before resigning as Prime Minister; discusses awards to the Chiefs of Staff and the defence medal; and expresses the hope that the list will be approved. Carbon...
Dates: 12 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [12] [Aug] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/46-52
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WSC's resignation honours list detailing recipient's name, the honour, award or medal proposed for them, and a brief summary of the recipient's position or achievements. The list is arranged by those associated with defence, WSC's Private Office, and those who have performed public or political services. Carbon typescript. Covering letter at CHAR 20/208/44-45.

Dates: [12] [Aug] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/76
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Leo Amery and explaining that he has been allowed to submit a resignation list of honours to the King [George VI] and asking whether he would allow WSC to recommend him for a Civil Grand Cross of the Bath. Carbon typescript. Additional copy at CHAR 20/208/77.

Dates: 09 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/77
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Leo Amery and explaining that he has been allowed to submit a resignation list of honours to the King [George VI] and asking whether he would allow WSC to recommend him for a Civil Grand Cross of the Bath. Carbon typescript. Additional copy at CHAR 20/208/76.

Dates: 09 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/79
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Charles Portal explaining that he has been given the privilege of sending in a resignation list of honours and would like to reward his Chiefs of Staff and asking whether he will allow him to recommend him for a Barony. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 08 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/80
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke [later 1st Lord Alanbrooke] explaining that he has been given the privilege of sending in a resignation list of honours and would like to reward his Chiefs of Staff and asking whether he will allow him to recommend him for a Barony. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 08 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/81
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham explaining that he has been given the privilege of sending in a resignation list of honours and would like to reward his Chiefs of Staff and asking whether he will allow him to recommend him for a Barony. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 08 Aug 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1945 - 31 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/209/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1945. Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chief Whip [James Stuart]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; "C" [Major General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service]....
Dates: 01 May 1945 - 31 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for minutes M 497/5 and C 42/5, which are closed on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act. Review 2032.
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(Untitled), 20 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/168-169
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Harold Balfour in which he discusses Balfour's appointment as Minister Resident in West Africa and notes that Balfour will not therefore stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament. WSC adds that he will recommend Balfour for a peerage. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 20 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 May 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/137C/259
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside], Speaker of the House of Commons, marked "private" discussing honours for [Edward] Fellowes and Captain [Cyril] Diver. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 31 May 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open