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Party Chairman's correspondence with miscellaneous Ministers, Jan 1960-Dec 1961

CCO 20/1/9

Correspondents include:-

  1. Bemrose, Sir John Maxwell, Chairman, East Midlands Provincial Area, National Union (1957-1961)
  2. Bevins, Reginald, Postmaster General (1959-1964)
  3. Boyle, Sir Edward, Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1959-1962)
  4. Brooke, Henry, Minister of Housing and Local Government (1957-1961)
  5. Butler, RA, Home Secretary (1957-1962) and Party Chairman (1959-1962)
  6. Fraser, Michael, Director, Conservative Research Department (1959-1964)
  7. Heathcoat-Amery, Derick, Chancellor of the Exchequer (1958-1960)
  8. Home, 14th Earl of, Alec Douglas-Home, Foreign Secretary (1960-1963)
  9. Hornsby-Smith, Patricia, MP for Chislehurst (1950-1966)
  10. Lloyd, Selwyn, Chancellor of the Exchequer (1960-1962)
  11. Low, Sir Toby, Deputy Party Chairman )1959-1963)
  12. Macleod, Iain, Secretary of State for the Colonies (1959-1961) and Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  13. Macmillan, Harold, Prime Minister (1957-1963)
  14. Marples, Ernest, Minister of Transport (1959-1964)
  15. Ward, Irene, MP for Tynemouth (1950-1974)
  16. Wood, Richard, Minister of Power (1959-1963)

Subjects include:-

  1. Performance of Iain Macleod and Selwyn Lloyd in television interviews, 1961
  2. Broadcasting policy and the Pilkington Report, 1961
  3. CPC Two-Way Topic report on immigration into Britain, 1961
  4. Appointment of James Greenwood to fill a vacancy on the Thames Conservancy Board, 1961
  5. Appointment of a specialist on African Affairs to the British Embassy in Cairo, 1961
  6. Liberal Party campaign in the West Country to alert home-owners to tax-relief schemes, 1961
  7. The Economy, specifically income tax, surtax and tariffs, 1961
  8. Closer ministerial links with Conservative parliamentary committees and the 1922 Committee, 1961
  9. Dispute concerning the erection of pylons on the land of Mr K Gabler of Newton Valence, Hampshire by the Central Electricity Board, and claims that this was done to spare the land of Richard Sharples, Conservative MP and a Junior Whip, 1960
  10. Increase in size of the Civil Service, 1960 [including copy of Conservative Research Department brief PI(60)6 concerning the Civil Service]
  11. Refusal to grant a British passport to Professor KA Busia, former leader of the Opposition in Ghana, 1960
  12. High Court proceedings against Henry Brooke, Minister of Housing and Local Government, 1960
  13. Amalgamation of the Arts Council with the Carl Rosa Trust, 1960
  14. Surrey Young Conservatives' Weekend Conference rejection of a resolution supporting the reintroduction of corporal punishment, 1960
  15. Ghanaian politics, 1960


  • Creation: Jan 1960-Dec 1961


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  • English

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CCO 20/1/9

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