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Correspondence concerning the promotion of knowledge and understanding of scientific and technological problems within the Conservative Party, Dec 1962-Feb 1964

CCO 20/35/1

Correspondents include:-

  1. Blakenham, Lord (formerly Sir Toby Low), Deputy Party Chairman (1959-1963) and Party Chairman (1963-1965)
  2. Bryan, Paul, Vice-Chairman (Candidates)
  3. Fraser, Sir Michael, Director, Conservative Research Department
  4. Legge-Bourke, Sir Harry, Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee
  5. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  6. Yonge, Miss, Personal Assistant to the Party Chairman

Subjects include:-

  1. The development of regular contact between Conservative parliamentarians and scientists
  2. Combating the 'brain-drain'
  3. The possible establishment of a scientific technological advisory committee within Conservative Central Office and scientific groups with the university and constituency associations


  1. Memorandum, 'Science and the Party', 03/02/1964
  2. Notes of a 'Meeting on Science' attended by Lord Blakenham, Party Chairman; Paul Bryan, Vice-Chairman (Candidates); Sir William Urton, General Director; George Hutchinson, Chief Publicity Officer; Sir Harry Legge-Bourke, MP, Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee; Airey Neave MP, Vice-Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee; Colin Craig, 12/02/1964


  • Creation: Dec 1962-Feb 1964


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  • English

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CCO 20/35/1

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom