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Opinion Research correspondence, Feb 1970-Dec 1971

CCO 20/27/11

Correspondents include:-

  1. Barber, Anthony, Party Chairman (1967-1970)
  2. Chelmer, Lord, Party Treasurer (1965-1977)
  3. Fraser, Sir Michael, Deputy Party Chairman (1964-1975)
  4. Joseph, Sir Keith, Secretary of State for Health and Social Services (1970-1974)
  5. Taylor, Humphrey, Managing Director, Opinion Research Limited
  6. Thompson, Tommy, Chairman, Opinion Research Limited

Subjects include:-

  1. Viability of Opinion Research Limited following the decision that market research companies were liable for Selective Employment Tax (S.E.T) and N.H.S contribution of those they interviewed
  2. Conservative Party approval for the merger of Opinion Research Limited with Louis Harris Research Limited


  1. Conservative Research Department report, 'Opinion Polls – Publication and Field Work' giving the expected publication timetable of ORC, NOP, Gallup, Harris, and Marplan opinion polls, prior to the launch of the 1970 General Election campaign, 20/04/1970


  • Creation: Feb 1970-Dec 1971


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/27/11

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