Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence from members of the general public (mainly messages of support for WSC) and pressure groups at the time of the 1951 general election.

Reference code: CHUR 2/125

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Date: Oct 1951 - Nov 1951

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Correspondents include: Thelma Cazalet-Kier, Chairman of the Equal Pay Campaign Committee; Gertrude Turquand; [Frederick] Potter, Mayor of Deal [Kent] on receiving signed photographs of WSC; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Richard Baker, founder of the Men of the Trees, on their New Earth Charter. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries including Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].

Other subjects include: equal pay for women; foreign affairs including Egypt and Persia [Iran]; rent control; pensions; local issues; Marshal Stalin; criticism of the Labour government; Welsh affairs; food and drink; road haulage; "world government"; duties and taxes; the health service; steel houses; Conservative co-operation with the Liberals; coal mining; trade unions; WSC's broadcasts; national service; education; animal welfare.

Also includes: cuttings from papers; material from various pressure groups; election leaflets for individuals including Charles Waterhouse and Sydney Silverman; "Rearmament and the Far East" pamphlet by Sir John Pratt.

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