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

Reference code: CHUR 3/71

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Date: 03 Jan 1951 - 22 Dec 1952


Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (10) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (6); John Marshall, Private Secretary to the Treasury (5); [?] Thomas Desmond Molony; Arthur Hockaday, Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty; Lancelot Errington, Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of National Insurance; Peter Hudson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport; Sir Geoffrey Hutchinson [MP for Ilford North, Essex, later Lord Ilford]; Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council (3); Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (2); John Goldsmith, Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; John Parkin, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Thomas Caulcott, Assistant Principal, War Damage Commission; Philip Woodfield, Assistant Private Secretary to the Home Secretary; [David] Colin Humphreys, Private Secretary, Air Ministry (2); Arthur Bavin, Private Secretary to the Minister of Health; H J Powell, constituent (5); A W Pryer, constituent (11); Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by CSC [President, Woodford Conservative Association] and Lorna Cowper, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretaries, and Gwen Davies, WSC's Assistant Private Secretary.

Other subjects include: commercial television; the Excess Profits tax and purchase tax; housing enquiries and civil and war pension enquiries; the General Certificate of Education and local schools; transport licenses and London Transport fare increases; food subsidies, including flour pricing; the import of comics from the United States; Sunday Observance; requests for WSC to support various measures in Parliament, including one for equal pay for women; emigration to New Zealand; ticket requests for the House of Commons; war damage repairs.

Also includes: a copy of WSC's Parliamentary statement on London Transport's fare increases; press cuttings.



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