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Postwar reconstruction

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

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Debate on the Address, 03 Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/52A/1-44
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the forthcoming royal tour of the Commonwealth and Empire; the timing of the next General Election and the general length of Parliaments; constructive and non-partisan politics; housing policy, including new building and repair of existing property; reducing restrictions and controls on agriculture, increasing food production and retaining food subsidies; changes in the international...
Dates: 03 Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Defence (Government Policy)", 15 Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/40B/269-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: recent Government defence policy changes; the disruptive effect of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act on rearmament; general mismanagement of defence, including demobilization, the dispersion and destruction of weapons, the extension of National Service and the wastage of defence funds; the British inability to produce atom bombs; Government opposition to the rearmament of West Germany and a European Army; the risk...
Dates: 15 Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Every Dog His Day", 05 Oct 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/9/136-199
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 October 1946, Conservative Party conference, Blackpool) entitled "Every Dog His Day" on subjects including: criticism of the Labour government; the need for a concerted opposition to Communism; foreign policy; the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; post war reconstruction; the electoral system; taxation; housing; the coal industry; agriculture; nationalisation; foreign policy and Indian independence; and the need for increased Conservative...
Dates: 05 Oct 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/13
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: records of conversations at the Anglo-American- Russian conference in Teheran [Persia, later Iran] between delegates including WSC, Stalin, President Franklin Roosevelt, Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Foreign Minister] and Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to President Roosevelt], on Turkey, using Italian ships, Poland, Finland and a date for "Overlord"...
Dates: 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers relating to Sandys' time as Minister of Works, 1943 - 1946

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

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1943 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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"Perils abroad and at home", 09 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A/1-68
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the importance of...
Dates: 09 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Mc., 05 Jun 1943 - 26 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/83
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: demobilization; settling the estates of officers in India; de-requisitioning; the housing shortage.Also includes: an inventory of the personal effects of an officer in India.

Dates: 05 Jun 1943 - 26 Jul 1945
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 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., A-M., Jun 1948 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Newman, Chairman of the Buckhurst Hill Branch of the Woodford Conservative Association, inviting WSC and CSC to a horse show; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Honorary Secretary and Agent Frederick Mummery (16) and Chairman Sir James Hawkey (8), on various association matters, including WSC and CSC's visits to the constituency, local elections, the local party organisation, delegates for the party conference, finances, Mummery's...
Dates: Jun 1948 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 58 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2025.
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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-B., Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (16); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (15); M L Elder of the War Office (5); [Anthony] Ward, Legal Secretary, Royal Courts of Justice; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (8); W Gladstone of the Ministry of Works (6); Edith Watson [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]...
Dates: Mar 1943 - Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 239-41 opened in 2022).
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B., 30 Jul 1951 - 29 Jan 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/67A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (14); Peter Goldman [Head of Home Affairs Section], Conservative Research Department (2); James Allan, Private Secretary, Ministry of Pensions (6); (David) Colin Humphries, Private Secretary, Air Ministry (3); Thomas Caulcott, Assistant Principal, War Damage Commission (4); Herbert Ash, constituent (4); Bernard Lawrence,...
Dates: 30 Jul 1951 - 29 Jan 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 197 - 205, closed for 100 years until 2053 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B., 16 Oct 1951 - 23 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/75
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (12); Brian Robson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State of Air (2); [Margaret] Barbara Sloman, Assistant Principal, Treasury (2); P M Ibbotson, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (7); John Leeming, Private Secretary to the Chairman, HM Customs and Excise; George Moseley, Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 16 Oct 1951 - 23 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B., 13 Jun 1951 - 28 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/84
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (16); Stuart Gilbert, Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government; W W Russell, Loughton [Essex] Branch Secretary, Amalgamated Engineering Union (5); Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council (4); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Norman Calvert, [Assistant...
Dates: 13 Jun 1951 - 28 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (2); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; constituent...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1948 - May 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education; J T Williams, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (5); Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (7); [Patrick] Kinna, Foreign Office (2); ?[Humphrey] Penderell Bright; Percy Cohen [Joint Director] and Iain MacLeod of the Conservative Research Department; Leah Manning; J P C Seale, Private Secretary, Air Ministry (3); Tom Driberg...
Dates: Mar 1948 - May 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 250-8 opened in 2022).
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jul 1946 - Nov 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/30
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: P M James of GPO Headquarters (6); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent W Askew (5); Frank Foster, Honorary Treasurer of Woodford Conservative Association (2); constituent Keith Catmur (4); [John] Millson [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air]; Bernard Lawrence, Chief Education Officer, County of Essex, on...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jan 1947 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/36A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell]; E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal] Private Secretary to the Postmaster General (2); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (3); [John] Hobbs, Private Secretary, Ministry of National Insurance (2); constituent Emily Brandon on recovering her property (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (15); Theresa Brewster,...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jan 1948 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (15); Lena Prescott, Private Secretary, Ministry of Health (4); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association, and John Harvey, Chairman, Woodford Young Conservative Association, on a visitor from South Africa meeting CSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretary Penelope Wall.Subjects covered by the file include:...
Dates: Jan 1948 - May 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 119-20 opened in 2022).
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Dec 1945 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Bury on WSC addressing a meeting in the Epping Division [Essex] (2); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (5); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (8); Brigadier Ivan de la Bere, Secretary, Central Chancery of the Order of Knighthood, on a warrant and insignia for a constituent; constituent E L Ensor (7); Frank Foster on obtaining a living for a reverend...
Dates: Dec 1945 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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, A-L., May 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen [Joint Director] (2) and [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department; Edith [Summerskill, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Food]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); [Valentine] McEntee; constituent Dr G B Kirkland (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries "E G" [Elizabeth...
Dates: May 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 152-8 opened 2022)
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z., 14 May 1948 - 30 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/58A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen, [Joint Director] Conservative Research Department (10); representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including "Fred" [Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent] (9), Sir James Hawkey, Chairman (2) and "Kath" [Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent] (7); David Perry, Wanstead and Woodford Housing Manager (5); J W Faulkner, Clerk of Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Council (4); John Moss, Private Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and...
Dates: 14 May 1948 - 30 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 331 - 333, closed for 75 years until 2026 on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive and personal information about a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z., 07 Mar 1950 - 19 Mar 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/63A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, and C C Worsdell, Secretary and Agent (5); Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council; George Beck, Bishop of Brentwood [Essex], on London housing problems and the provision for Catholic churches on London housing estates (5); Richard Stokes, Minister of Works, on churches for housing estates; Henry Brooke [later Lord Brooke of Cumnor], London County...
Dates: 07 Mar 1950 - 19 Mar 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 83 - 85, closed for 75 years until 2027 on grounds of data protection due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on potentially living individuals.
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