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Correspondence and papers concerning Electoral Reform, Jan 1975-Jun 1978

CCO 20/24/10


  1. Annotated copy of report (2nd draft), 'Alternative Electoral Systems' by James Douglas, Conservative Research Department, Jan 1975 [44pp]
  2. Opinion Research Centre report, 'Public Attitudes to Electoral Reform', with accompanying note by Chris Patten, Conservative Research Department, 01/08/1975 [7pp]
  3. Analysis of the ORC report 'Public Attitudes to Electoral Reform', prepared for Mrs Thatcher by James Douglas, Conservative Research Department, 14/07/1975
  4. Correspondence between Angus Maude, Deputy Party Chairman, and Sir Anthony Bowlby of Guest Keen & Nettlefolds Ltd of Smethwick Warley, Warwickshire, Jul-Nov 1975, concerning electoral reform
  5. Cutting from unknown journal, 'Electoral Reform: A true Tory cause', by Douglas Hurd, ND
  6. Report, 'Aide-Memoire: Changing the British Electoral System: Prospects, Advantages and Disavantages', ND [c. 1975; 20pp; Author unknown]
  7. Correspondence between Angus Maude, Sir Keith Joseph, Norman Lamont and Chris Patten concerning the formulation of a Conservative Party response to the Hansard Society report on electoral reform, Apr-May 1976
  8. Conservative Central Office press release, 'Old Queen Street Paper on Electoral Change', 11/04/1976
  9. Opinion Research Centre report, 'Public Attitudes to Electoral Reform', 23/05/1978 [ORC ref. 27812; 9pp, photocopy only] with accompanying note by Keith Britto, Conservative Research Department, 09/06/1978


  • Creation: Jan 1975-Jun 1978


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