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Rhodesia: Chairman's Office correspondence with local Conservative associations, mainly concerning their opposition to the renewal of sanctions against Rhodesia, and the decision of the Conservative Front Bench to abstain during the debate over the annual Sanctions Order in Nov 1978, 1978-1979

CCO 20/66/22

Correspondents include:-

  1. Biddulph, RH, Kingston and Malden Conservative Association
  2. Brown, Peter, Kingston and Malden Conservative Association
  3. Carcas, Alan, Secretary and Agent, Bolton West Conservative Association
  4. Dick, Mrs Frances, Chairman, Women's Advisory Committee, Sevenoaks Conservative Association
  5. Garner, Anthony, Director of Organisation, Conservative Central Office
  6. Harvey, RM, Director, Matthew Harvey & Co, Ltd, Walsall
  7. Johnston, Charles, Wessex Area Council
  8. Jolly, TJ, Secretary and Agent, Ilford Conservative Agent
  9. Maudling, Reginald, MP for Chipping Barnet
  10. Mayne, Alec S, Secretary and Agent, Gravesend Division Conservative Association
  11. Rodgers, Sir John, MP for Sevenoaks
  12. Ryder, Richard, Margaret Thatcher's Private Office
  13. Staff, FA, Chairman, Wandsworth Tooting Conservative Association
  14. Sykes, Penelope, Hon. Secretary, Castle Donington Conservative and Unionist Association
  15. Turner, Robin, Conservative Research Department
  16. Wright, Peter F, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council


  1. Press cuttings concerning Reginald Maudling's backbench campaign against the renewal of sanctions against Rhodesia, Nov 1978
  2. Circular letter from Party Chairman Lord Thorneycroft to Area Agents concerning sanctions against Rhodesia and pay policy, Nov 1978
  3. Briefing Note No. 35, 'Rhodesia', Conservative Research Department, 09/11/1978
  4. Opinion Research Centre report, 'Attitudes of the Electorate towards Rhodesia', Mar 1979, with memorandum dated 21/03/1979 from Keith Britto, Conservative Research Department to Party Chairman Lord Thorneycroft


  • Creation: 1978-1979


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