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Trade Union Department, Mar 1950-1975, n.d.

CCO 503/3/16-19

  • Request
  1. CCO 503/3/16 - Industrial Department circulars, 1975;
  2. CCO 503/3/17 - Notes on the Industrial Department: History and Development, 1969;
  3. CCO 503/3/18 - Correspondence and memoranda concerning capture of the trade unionist vote and the encouragement of Conservative trade unionists to stand as parliamentary candidates, Mar 1950-Dec 1955. [Includes lists and biographical details of potentialcandidates]
Also comprises file CCO 503/3/19 - Correspondence and papers concerning Industrial Department matters, Nov 1950-Nov 1956, n.d.. Includes:
  1. Policy for attracting industrial and agricultural workers away from the Labour Party, Nov 1950
  2. Pamphlet:‘Personal Services to Electors’, n.d. (4pp)
  3. Pamphlet: ‘Political Education and the Industrial and Agricultural Worker’, n.d. (4pp)
  4. Pamphlet: ‘The Conservative Trade Union Movement’, n.d. (4pp)
  5. Deputation from the Home Counties North Area Trade Union Advisory Committee to visit the Party Chairman, Lord Woolton, July-Aug 1951 concerning the adoption of more trade unionists as Conservative parliamentary candidates, July-Aug 1951
  6. Minutes of the Conservative Trade Unionists’ National Advisory Committee meeting of 15th May 1952
  7. Minutes of a meeting between the Party Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and General Director with Mr Garmonsway, Head of the Industrial Department, concerning the state of the Party’s trade unionist organisation, 30/11/1955
  8. Industrial Report issued by the Industrial Department, Jan 1956
  9. Campaign to conduct union ballots during working hours in order to prevent Communists from taking control, May-June 1956
  10. Extracts from a speech by Harold Macmillan MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, at Bromley, 19/09/1956, reproduced and circulated by the Industrial Department


  • Mar 1950-1975, n.d.


1 box (4 files)

Language of Materials

  • English


CCO 503/3/16-19

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom