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Chairman's Office correspondence with Macmillan and his Private Office, Dec 1962-Nov 1963; Apr 1964; Jun 1972

CCO 20/8/6

[258 folios]

Correspondents include:-

  1. Bidgood, John C, MP for Bury and Radcliffe
  2. Blakenham, Lord, Party Chairman (1963-1965)
  3. Bryan, Paul, Conservative Party Vice-Chairman
  4. Carr, Wiliam Compton, MP for Barons Court
  5. Clark, William, MP for Nottingham South, Chairman, Political Council of the Junior Carlton Club
  6. Davenport-Handley, David, Chairman, Rutland and Stamford Conservative Association
  7. Dean, Paul, Assistant Director, Conservative Research Department
  8. Drayson, George Burnaby, MP for Skipton
  9. Durant, RAB, Young Conservatives' Department, Conservative Central Office
  10. Dyke, JW, Secretary and Agent, Hammersmith Conservative Association
  11. Eccles, David, 1st Viscount Eccles
  12. Edwards, Sir Eric, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Union
  13. Glover, Sir Douglas, MP for Ormskirk
  14. Goldman, Peter, Director, Conservative Political Centre
  15. Heading, Roger, Cambridge University Conservative Association
  16. Hewitt, John, Leader's Private Office
  17. Johnston, Ian Lawson, 2nd Baron Luke, Chairman, 1963 Campaign for Education
  18. Joseph, Sir Keith, Minister of Housing and Local Government
  19. Lawson, Sir Nigel, Chairman, The Coningsby Club
  20. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  21. Poole, Oliver, 1st Baron Poole, Conservative Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  22. Robson-Brown, Sir William, MP for Esher
  23. Tugendhat, Christopher, Chairman, The Coningsby Club
  24. Turner, Barbara L, Universities and Teachers' Department, Conservative Central Office
  25. Urton, Sir William, General Director, Conservative Central Office
  26. Wyndham, John, Private Secretary to Macmillan
  27. Zulueta, Philip Francis de, Private Secretary to Macmillan

Subjects include:-

  1. Invitation for Macmillan to attend a dinner at the Carlton Club, Dec 1962
  2. Invitation for Macmillan to attend a fete in Coventry, Jan 1963
  3. Failure of the UK's EEC admission negotations, Jan 1963
  4. Invitation for Macmillan to visit Bury, Feb 1963
  5. Invitation for Macmillan and Lady Dorothy to attend the Junior Carlton Club's Political Ball, Feb 1963
  6. Macmillan's attendance at the Conference of the Buildings Societies Association, Feb 1963
  7. Invitation for Macmillan to address the Cambridge University Conservative Association, Feb 1963
  8. Invitation for Macmillan to address the London Area Women's Annual Tea Party, Mar 1963
  9. Resolution passed by Kettering Conservative & Unionist Association concerning de-nationalisation of the Steel Industry, Apr 1963
  10. Macmillan's meeting with Party workers in Wolverhampton, Apr 1963
  11. Macmillan's involvement with the 1963 Campaign for Education, Apr 1963
  12. Proposed reform of the Conservative Party organisation, Apr 1963
  13. Deputation from Rutland & Stamford Conservative Association concerning the proposed amalgamation of Leicestershire and Rutland into a new administrative county, Apr 1963
  14. Request that RA Butler take on some of Macmillan's committee work to enable him to focus on presentation, May 1963
  15. Bromley Conservative Association's concern that Macmillan, MP for Bromley, should not address public meetings in the constituency for fear of being disrupted, May 1963
  16. Invitation for Macmillan to address the Haywards Heath Branch Young Conservatives, May 1963
  17. The 'Marlow Declaration' concerning social and industrial relations and service of dedication concerning it to be held at Westminster Abbey, May 1963
  18. Macmillan's invitation to address the Norwich Chamber of Commerce, May-Jun 1963
  19. Message from Macmillan concerning to the Test Ban Treaty for inclusion in Pipeline, the journal of the Hammersmith Conservative Association, Jul 1963
  20. Harold Wilson's proposed purchase of Soviet oil in return for British ship orders, Jul 1963
  21. Macmillan's meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church of England stance on the independent nuclear deterrent, Jul 1963
  22. Selwyn Lloyd's proposal for a Commonwealth Economic Development Council, Aug 1963
  23. The Labour Party's policy towards the textiles industry, Aug 1963
  24. Visit of Macmillan to Skipton during his holiday at Bolton Abbey, Aug 1963
  25. Daily Mail opinion poll, Aug 1963
  26. Date of the 1964 General Election
  27. Dinner with the Young Conservatives' National Advisory Committee Sep 1963
  28. Invitation from the Coningsby Club, Sep 1963
  29. Appointment of Dennis Vosper as Chairman of the National Assistance Board, Oct 1963
  30. Macmillan's visit to address the Cambridge University Conservative Association, Nov 1963
  31. Use of Macmillan in by-election campaigning, Apr 1964


  1. Draft paper, 'National Union Review Committee' by Sir Douglas Glover, 08/01/1963
  2. Memorandum from Iain Macleod to Macmillan (and earlier 2nd draft prepared by Michael Fraser) concerning the implications of the failure of the EEC entry negotiations, 24-25 Jan 1963
  3. Leaflet, 'Challenge Accepted', featuring text of Macmillan's speech broadcast on 30/01/1963 concerning the breakdown of the EEC admission negotiations
  4. Ministry of Housing and Local Government paper, 'Local Government Reorganisation: Notes on the Rutland proposals for Mr Macleod's meeting with Mr Kenneth Lewis' , ND [Feb 1963]
  5. Minutes of meeting of Bromley Conservative Association's Education & Propaganda Committee, 14/05/1963
  6. Transcript of interview with Macmillan by Professor Robert Mackenzie concerning Pointing the Way, Macmillan's memoirs covering the period 1959-1961, broadcast on BBC1 on 06/06/1972 [26pp]


  • Creation: Dec 1962-Nov 1963; Apr 1964; Jun 1972


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