Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I - L.

Reference code: CHUR 3/70A-B

Part of: CHUR 3
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Date: 06 Feb 1950 - 17 Dec 1952


Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (4) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (4); George Moseley, Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government (7); S W G Ives, constituent (10); Peter Hudson, Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport (3); C R Jackson, Managing Director, Jackson Development Company (Leytonstone [London]) Limited, on the de-requisitioning of their property (6); Jack Beddoe, Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government; John Parkin, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (3); K Knightbridge, constituent (8); Jack Baldry, Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General; Arthur Hockaday, Private Secretary to First Lord of the Admiralty; [David] Colin Humphreys, Private Secretary, Air Ministry (3); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (2); John Boyd-Carpenter [Financial Secretary to the Treasury]; Thomas Caulcott, Assistant Principal, War Damage Commission. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC [President of Woodford Conservative Association] and Lorna Cowper, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries, and Edward Cass, David Hunt and Peter Oates, WSC's Private Secretaries.

Other subjects include: housing enquiries; compulsory purchase of land and buildings by the local council; transport nationalization and the Transport Bill; ticket requests for the House of Commons; dissatisfaction with the Government among Conservative and Liberal Trade Unionists; mortgage rate increases; the transfer of War Office staff from the Royal Hospital, Chelsea [London]; submarine safety; building licenses; National Service training; the difficulties of trade with Spain; Post War Credits; war damage repairs.

Also includes: photographs; a circular letter by Kenneth de Courcy on threats to world peace, advertising the Intelligence Digest; petition from War Office staff against being moved; peace petition from local women; press cutting from the Milwaukee Journal on WSC's visit during his lecture tour in 1901, on his Boer War experiences.

The majority of material in this file dates to 1951 - 1952.



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