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General correspondence and papers concerning the Conservative Party's participation in the Common Market, including liaison with other centre-right political parties (particularly in France and West Germany) and fundraising in support of the Conservative Group for Europe, May-Dec 1973

CCO 20/32/8

Correspondents include:-

  1. Carrington, Lord, Party Chairman (1972-1974)
  2. Elles, Baroness, Chairman, Conservative Party International Office
  3. Fraser, Sir Michael, Deputy Party Chairman (1964-1975)
  4. Hurd, Douglas, Political Secretary to Edward Heath
  5. Longden, Sir Gilbert MP, Chairman, Conservative Group for Europe
  6. Normanton, Tom, MP for Cheadle (1970-1987)
  7. Patten, Christopher, Private Secretary to Party Chairman Lord Carrington
  8. Royle, Anthony, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (1973-1974)
  9. Selsdon, Malcolm, Lord Selsdon of Croydon, Conservative Peer
  10. Spencer, Tom, Chairman, European Union of Christian-Democratic and Conservative Students


  1. Minutes of the 3rd meeting of the Europe (Co-Ordinating) Committee [chaired by Lady Elles], 20/06/1973
  2. Minutes of the 4th meeting of the Europe (Co-Ordinating) Committee [chaired by Lady Elles], 26/07/1973
  3. Minutes of the 6th meeting of the Europe (Co-Ordinating) Committee [chaired by Lady Elles], 28/11/1973
  4. Minutes of a meeting concerning 'Money for European Activities' held at Conservative Central Office on 16/07/1973 [chaired by Sir Michael Fraser, Deputy Party Chairman]
  5. Notes of a meeting between the Party Chairman Lord Carrington, Lady Elles and Sir Michael Fraser concerning the use of the word 'Conservative' in the Party's dealings abroad, and liaison with the French UDR, 16/08/1973
  6. Report by Tom Normanton, MP on the CDU Conference in Hamburg, 17-19/11/1973


  • Creation: May-Dec 1973


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/32/8

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