Public and Political: General: Political: papers and correspondence concerning Conservative and Unionist Central Office.

Reference code: CHUR 2/11

Part of: CHUR 2
Next record: CHUR 2/12
Previous record: CHUR 2/10

Date: Feb 1946 - Feb 1951

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Correspondents include: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party [until July 1946] on the Heywood and Radcliffe [Lancashire] by-election and party morale; George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party, and Editor Weekly News Letter] (2); Stephen Pierssene, Central Office General Director; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis], Chairman of the Conservative Party [from July 1946] (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel].

Subjects covered by the file include: party organisation and services; predicting election results; party events.

Also includes: minutes of meetings of the Committee of Chairmen; a note on the redistribution of seats (boundary changes); appendix from Ronald McCallum's "The British General Election of 1945"; memorandum on the "economic crisis"; details of secretariat officers of party committees and a March 1950 luncheon; public opinion summary; reports from the National Union: Young Conservative and Unionist Central Committee, the Trade Union Advisory Committee, the Conservative and Unionist Teachers' Association, and the Advisory Committee on publicity and speakers.

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