Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [until 1954] and Chairman [1954-1956] of Woodford Conservative Association, and MP [for Walthamstow East, Essex, from 1955].

Reference code: CHUR 3/21

Part of: CHUR 3
Next record: CHUR 3/22A-B
Previous record: CHUR 3/20

Date: May 1954 - Dec 1958

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Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Miss H Wood and Grace Hamblin; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).

Subjects include: constituency feeling on national issues such as MPs salaries and the withdrawal of British troops from the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt] in 1954; speculation about WSC's retirement as Prime Minister; the setting up of the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association; possible election issues for 1955; constituency appointments; local issues such as the danger of cows straying from Epping Forest [Essex]; Harvey's election as an MP; a request for WSC to sign copies of his books.

Also includes newspaper cuttings from the Evening Standard and the Woodford and Chigwell Express and Independent.

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