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25 CHAR 2/480 Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers concerning Conservative and Unionist Party matters. Mar 1943 - Dec 1943
25 CHAR 7/83 Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Mc. 05 Jun 1943 - 26 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 9/166 Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and press cuttings. 02 Mar 1944 - 04 Jan 1945
25 CHAR 9/193A-C Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 01 Feb 1943 - 31 Mar 1943
25 CHAR 9/193A/85-116 Draft copy of speech notes for WSC's broadcast on post war plans including: his illness; India; the difficulty of forecasting post war expenditure; anticipation of victory against Germany and Japan; the need for a 4 year plan; the Beveridge report; WSC's conviction of the need for social reform; agriculture; public health; education; unemployment. Extracts from the draft [unused] notes include criticism of Gandhi's fast and of the Beveridge report. Carbon typescript with annotations by Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC] noting suggestions from Lord Cherwell [earlier Frederick Lindemann]. 21 Mar 1943
25 CHAR 9/204A-C Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 08 Feb 1944 - 12 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 9/207A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 15 Mar 1945 - 13 May 1945
25 CHAR 9/209A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 06 Mar 1944 - 27 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/95B/156 Letter from Stanley Bruce (Australia House, London, W C 2) [Australian High Commissioner] to WSC marked "Personal" enclosing a note on post-war policy [see CHAR 20/95B/157- 165] stating that the only reward that they can give their people for their part in the war is social security and economic well being and that permanent peace can only be assured with an international authority supported by adequate force Signed. Annotated. 13 Jan 1943
25 CHAR 20/95B/157-158 Paper on post war policy [sent with CHAR 20/95B/156] marked "A" stating: that our objective should be to preserve the integrity of the British Empire and to obtain the highest possible standard of living for its people; that to achieve this there must be security and freedom from a fear of aggression and an expansive world economy; that security could only be assured through international co-operation which would be best served by an international authority supported by an adequate force and that a body representative of the United Nations should be immediately set up to consider social and economic post war problems. Covering letter at CHAR 20/95B/156. 05 Jan 1943
25 CHAR 20/95B/159-165 Paper on post war problems marked "B" noting the political arguments for the policies listed in CHAR 20/95B/157-158 stating: that due to the great part played by Britain in the war she should not hesitate to demand that her national interests are preserved; that the interests of the Empire will be in the Far East, the Middle East and Europe and concluding that the only way to safeguard these interests, due to the forces necessary, is by international co- operation; that this co-operation will help to produce an expansive world economy and that the problem of post war economy should be considered by an international reconstruction authority Initialled. 05 Jan 1943
25 CHAR 20/95B/171-172 Letter from Harold Butler (British Embassy, Washington D C, United States) [Minister in charge of the British Information Services in Washington] to Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] stating: that according to Wendell Wilkie [United States Republican Leader] the Administration is losing all its support and that the Republicans would win the next election; that Wilkie considers post war bilateral agreements to be insufficient and is opposed to any formal Anglo-American agreement which he believes would antagonise the Soviet Union, China and France; that the United States certainly considers its participation in post war affairs as vital; that there is a growing number of people who believe in an Anglo American Alliance as a deterrent to future problems with the Soviet Union; that President Roosevelt will have to take a strong lead if he is to stage a recovery; and that it would be unwise for them to "put all our eggs in the Democratic basket". Signed. 05 Jul 1943
25 CHAR 20/95B/179 Letter from Leslie Burgin (3 Gray's Inn Place, London W C 1) [Liberal Nationalist MP for Luton, Bedfordshire] to George Harvie Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] regarding post war reparations in Germany and stating that he believes that despite allied bombing, German industries would quickly recover after the war and suggesting that every German industry contributing to the war effort should be controlled by share capitals which could be vested in trustees for the allied nations and would ensure supervision of management Signed. 16 Jul 1943
25 CHAR 20/97B/219-220 Speech to be made by Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary] on 3 October at Caird Hall, Dundee [Scotland] on post war government policy reminding them of the mistakes that were made after the last war blaming the 1920's slump on the business community wanting to get back to normal and the press who echoed the sentiments of the business world and stating that after this war controls will have to be maintained as goods will be short and the purchasing power will be high, this will have to be controlled through taxes and rationing and industry materials will have to be directed under public control to the places where they are most needed and that the government will have to adopt a programme of full prosperity to create a constructive national purpose. 01 Oct 1943
25 CHAR 20/97B/222-226 Speech to be made by Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary] to the Fabian Society on the 30 October on the subject of the State and Industry describing the history government policy to industries and then stating how the war has increased the power of these industries and declaring his support of public ownership of some industries stating that they give some assurance of stability in bad times, and that vast concentrations of wealth are a political menace but pronouncing his support for small enterprises such as shopkeepers and adding that there needs to be a change of methods and of hearts to enable British industries to compete with the best. Oct 1943
25 CHAR 20/152/2 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, February 1944. 01 Feb 1944 - 29 Feb 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/3 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1944. 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/4 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1944. 01 Oct 1944 - 31 Oct 1944
25 CHAR 20/153/5 Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944. 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944
25 CHAR 20/194A/6-8 Letter from WSC to George Isaacs [MP for Southwark North] regarding the position of the British Trades Union representatives at the San Francisco Conference [United States] and stating that while the Government does not feel able to share its responsibility with any non-governmental body this decision is in no way a reflection upon the Trades Union movement [carbon]. 08 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/194A/56-58 Letter from WSC to Sir Arthur Salter [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] explaining his responsibilities regarding European reconstruction and listing the various committees on which he will serve [carbon]. 29 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/194B/195-197 Letter from WSC to the President of the United States of America [Harry Truman] marked "Top Secret" commenting on munitions requirements and financial questions, including continued relief to Italy until UNRRA [United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration] takes over in early autumn, and proposing that a British delegation should be sent to Washington as soon as is convenient to achieve agreement on these vital post-war issues [carbon]. 24 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/196/1 Letter from A F Ewing [Private Secretary to the Minister of Works] to N W G Tucker [Assistant Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] commenting on the letter from Oswald Birley about Regent's Park: states that they are anxious to re-open the park but explains that much work needs to be done; states that they are too short of the necessary labour and machinery to undertake the work speedily but hopes that it will be completed by the spring of 1946, and that pedestrians will have the use of the park by next autumn [typescript copy]. 25 May 1945
25 CHAR 20/196/2 Letter from John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to A F Ewing [Private Secretary to the Minister of Works] stating that CSC has drawn his attention to an article by Oswald Birley in the Times of 29 May [1945] about the continued closure of Regent's Park and asking for clarification of the position [carbon]. 01 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/196/3 Letter from A F Ewing [Private Secretary to the Minister of Works] (Lambeth Bridge House, London, SE1) to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] replying to his letter of 1 Jun [1945] about the report in the Times of Oswald Birley's views on Regent's Park: states that Birley had already written to the Chancellor and encloses copy of letter that he (Ewing) had written to N W G Tucker [Assistant Private Secretary to the Treasury] on this subject [see CHAR 20/196/1]; expresses the view that Birley probably spoke to the press before the Chancellor had had an opportunity to reply to him [signed typescript]. 08 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/4-6 Memorandum from "J A" [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley, Chancellor of the Exchequer] to WSC marked "Top Secret" on Manpower Committee proposals on demobilisation in the second half of 1945, releasing women and men from the Services, and concluding that any enlargement of military commitment is incompatible with the demands of domestic reconstruction. [initialled; flagged "A"]. 12 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/7-8 Extract from Cabinet conclusions on the redistribution of manpower in the second half of 1945: on maximising releases to benefit the restoration of civilian industry and housing, and the position of serving women; including contributions from WSC, the Secretary of State for Air [Harold MacMillan, later 1st Lord Stockton], and the Minister of Works [Duncan Sandys]. 06 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/21 Note by WSC headed "Insert at 'A' (Housing)" [in CHAR 20/232/25-29] on "special brigades of demobilised men" enlisted to carry out essential rebuilding work. [Carbon copy]. 04 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/22 Note by WSC headed "Insert at 'A' (Housing)" [in CHAR 20/232/25-29] on "special brigades of demobilised men" enlisted to carry out essential rebuilding work. [Carbon copy]. 04 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/25-29 Draft Cabinet memorandum in WSC's name marked "Secret" setting out the Cabinet programme for July 1945, commenting on the election campaign and in the appendix giving an outline of the main issues facing them in foreign and domestic policy. [prepared by Sir Edward Bridges, Secretary to the Cabinet, and annotated by WSC's Secretary Patrick Kinna]. 03 Jul 1945
25 CHAR 20/232/33 Cabinet memorandum by Chancellor of the Exchequer [Sir John Anderson, later 1st Lord Waverley] on man-power in the second half of 1945, including as an appendix a memorandum by the Minister of Labour and National Service [R A Butler]. 29 Jun 1945
25 CHAR 23/13 Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives. 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944
25 CHUR 2/4/48-50 Copy of a letter from WSC to Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, marked "personal and private" thanking him for his draft speech on the Roosevelt Memorial Bill; promising to write again about a publication; and discussing demobilisation figures and the possibility of war with the Soviet Union, noting that the Russians are hampered by two reasons "their virtue and self restraint. The second, the possession by the United States of the Atomic bomb." 10 Oct 1946
25 CHUR 2/9 Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1946 (mainly letters of congratulation from the general public following WSC's speech). May 1946 - Nov 1946
25 CHUR 2/14A-B Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections. Aug 1946 - Feb 1949
25 CHUR 2/28/45-51 Copy of a covering letter from WSC to Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, marked "private" sending on two enclosures and undertaking to support the government on national defence, while reserving the right to criticise the Government on defence spending, and suggesting a recall of Parliament at the end of August. 4-6 Aug 1950
25 CHUR 2/58A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z. Nov 1946 - Dec 1947
25 CHUR 2/73 Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales], October 1948. Jan 1948 - Jun 1949
25 CHUR 2/88 Public and Political: General: Political: statement of Conservative Party policy: correspondence, proofs, and pamphlets. May 1949 - Jul 1949
25 CHUR 2/90A-B Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections. May 1947 - Apr 1951
25 CHUR 2/98 Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-J. Nov 1949 - Dec 1950
25 CHUR 2/99A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence K-N (most material dates from 1950). Dec 1948 - Dec 1950
25 CHUR 2/102A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence T-Z. Jan 1950 - Dec 1950
25 CHUR 2/103 Public and Political: General: Political: arrangements for the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool [Lancashire], October 1950. Aug 1950 - Nov 1950
25 CHUR 2/105 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Conservative Party policy. Jul 1950 - Feb 1951
25 CHUR 2/108 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on housing matters. Mar 1950 - Jun 1951
25 CHUR 2/112 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence with Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and copies of broadcasts and speeches by him. Feb 1950 - Oct 1951
25 CHUR 2/114A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-G. Nov 1950 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/115A-B Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence H-M. Mar 1950 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/116 Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence N-R (most material dates from 1951). Oct 1946 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/118 Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence on by-elections. Apr 1951 - Nov 1951
25 CHUR 2/122 Public and Political: General: Political: drafts for the Conservative Party manifesto for the October 1951 election. Sep 1951 - Oct 1951
25 CHUR 2/123 Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election. 1951
25 CHUR 2/123/3 "What the Conservatives will do: a shortened version of the Conservative and Unionist Party's policy: General Election, 1951" 1951
25 CHUR 2/124 Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party answers to election questionnaires. 1951
25 CHUR 3/1 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., A-M. Jul 1946 - Feb 1949
25 CHUR 3/2 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z. May 1946 - Mar 1949
25 CHUR 3/4 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., A-M. Jun 1948 - Nov 1950
25 CHUR 3/15 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with J W Faulkner, Clerk of Chigwell Urban District Council [Essex]. Dec 1951 - May 1955
25 CHUR 3/23A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-B. Mar 1943 - Apr 1946
25 CHUR 3/25A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, G-K. Apr 1945 - May 1946
25 CHUR 3/26A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, L-R. Jun 1945 - May 1946
25 CHUR 3/27A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, S-Z. May 1945 - Jun 1946
25 CHUR 3/28 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J. Dec 1945 - Sep 1946
25 CHUR 3/29A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z. Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
25 CHUR 3/30 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H. Jul 1946 - Nov 1946
25 CHUR 3/32 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G. Mar 1946 - Feb 1947
25 CHUR 3/36A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H. Jan 1947 - Jul 1947
25 CHUR 3/37 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z. Jul 1946 - Jul 1947
25 CHUR 3/40A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J. Sep 1946 - Mar 1948
25 CHUR 3/42 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H. Jan 1948 - May 1948
25 CHUR 3/49 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G. Mar 1948 - May 1949
25 CHUR 3/50 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, H-Z. Dec 1948 - May 1949
25 CHUR 3/53 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L. May 1949 - Dec 1949
25 CHUR 3/58A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z. 14 May 1948 - 30 May 1951
25 CHUR 3/63A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z. 07 Mar 1950 - 19 Mar 1951
25 CHUR 3/65A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, E - O. 27 Nov 1950 - 17 Dec 1951
25 CHUR 3/66A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - Z. 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951
25 CHUR 3/67A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B. 30 Jul 1951 - 29 Jan 1953
25 CHUR 3/68A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - E. 01 Apr 1951 - 30 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 3/69A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, F - H. 11 Nov 1949 - 24 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 3/72A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, R - S. 21 Aug 1950 - 17 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 3/73 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, T - Wi. 18 Mar 1951 - 23 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 3/74 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, Wo - Z. 10 Aug 1951 - 29 Apr 1953
25 CHUR 3/75 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B. 16 Oct 1951 - 23 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 3/80 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, M - N. 24 Nov 1947 - 29 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 3/82A-B Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, S - T. 28 Jul 1947 - 21 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 3/83 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, U - Z. 13 Jun 1951 - 28 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 3/84 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - B. 13 Jun 1951 - 28 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 3/85 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - F. 03 Mar 1953 - 29 Dec 1954
25 CHUR 3/87 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, L - O. 20 Aug 1943 - 30 Dec 1954
25 CHUR 3/88 Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - S. 16 Oct 1953 - 18 Jan 1955
25 CHUR 5/1A-D Speeches: Lists of speeches and speech notes. 1945 - 1954
25 CHUR 5/2A-D Speeches: speech notes. 07 Nov 1945 - 28 Nov 1945
25 CHUR 5/3A-B Speeches: Speech notes. 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945
25 CHUR 5/5A-B Speeches: speech notes. 03 May 1946 - 31 May 1946
25 CHUR 5/9A-E Speeches: Speech notes. 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946
25 CHUR 5/11A-E Speeches: speech notes. 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947
25 CHUR 5/12A-E Speeches: speech notes. 31 Mar 1947 - 17 May 1947
25 CHUR 5/13A-E Speeches: speech notes. 03 Jun 1947 - 16 Aug 1947
25 CHUR 5/15A-C Speeches: speech notes. May 1945 - Dec 1947
25 CHUR 5/21A/1-68 "Perils abroad and at home" 09 Oct 1948
25 CHUR 5/25A-E Speeches: speech notes. 01 Apr 1949 - 28 May 1949
25 CHUR 5/34A-D Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 18 Feb 1950 - 26 May 1950
25 CHUR 5/36A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 04 Jul 1950 - 11 Aug 1950
25 CHUR 5/38A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 26 Feb 1949 - 29 Dec 1950
25 CHUR 5/39A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 04 Nov 1950 - 14 Dec 1950
25 CHUR 5/39C/539-574 "The International Situation" 14 Dec 1950
25 CHUR 5/40B/269-320 "Defence (Government Policy)" 15 Feb 1951
25 CHUR 5/41A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951
25 CHUR 5/45A/6-52 WSC's speech for the debate on the address 06 Nov 1951
25 CHUR 5/48A-B Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 01 Jul 1952 - 20 Sep 1952
25 CHUR 5/49A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 04 Oct 1952 - 11 Dec 1952
25 CHUR 5/51A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 10 Dec 1948 - 10 Oct 1953
25 CHUR 5/52A-C Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and Hansard. 03 Nov 1953 - 17 Dec 1953
25 CHUR 5/52A/1-44 Debate on the Address 03 Nov 1953
25 CHUR 5/53A-E Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and Hansard. 01 Feb 1954 - 30 Apr 1954
25 CHUR 5/54A-B Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material. 07 Dec 1953 - 30 Jun 1954
25 CHUR 5/57A-B Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes, source material and Hansard. 25 Jan 1955 - 28 Mar 1955
25 CHUR 5/9/136-199 "Every Dog His Day" 05 Oct 1946
25 CHUR 2/105/2-9 "Principles" 24 Jul 1950

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