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Liberal Party, Jul 1974-Sep 1975; Jan 1978-Oct 1981

CCO 20/2/8

Correspondents include:-

  1. du Cann, Edward, Chairman, 1922 Committee
  2. Cooper, Julian, North Oxon Liberal Association
  3. Freud, Clement, Liberal MP for Isle of Ely
  4. Garner, Anthony, Director of Organisation
  5. Hopkinson, Adrian, Conservative Research Department
  6. Howarth, Alan, Private Secretary to Party Chairman Lord Thorneycroft (later, Director, Conservative Research Department)
  7. Loudon, James, Private Secretary to Party Chairman William Whitelaw
  8. Mitchell, David, Organisation & Legal Officer, Conservative Central Office
  9. Oxenbury, Shirley, Chairman's Office, Conservative Central Office
  10. Patten, John, Oxford West and Abingdon
  11. Smith, David, M, Local Government Department, Conservative Central Office
  12. Whitelaw, William, Conservative Party Chairman
  13. Wolff, Michael, Deputy General, Conservative Conservative Office

Subjects include:-

  1. Profiling of Liberal Party policies, Jul 1974
  2. Voting record of Liberal MPs, Apr-Sep 1975
  3. Invitation to Lord Thorneycroft from the North Oxon Liberal Association to speak at a one-day sixth-form conference, Dec 1979
  4. The nature of the Liberal voter, Mar 1980
  5. Libel action taken out against the Isle of Ely Conservative Association by the local Liberal Party, Feb 1981
  6. Liberal petition concerning unemployment to be presented to David Steel, Feb 1981
  7. The Crosby by-election, Oct 1981


  1. Minutes of meeting to discuss Opinion Research and the Liberals, chaired by Lord Thorneycroft, 25/03/1980
  2. Draft Conservative Research Department brief 'Liberal Party - Policies and Statement' [39pp; Author: GB/SP], 18/04/1980
  3. Copy of Adur News [local Liberal Party newsletter], Feb 1981
  4. Memorandum, 'Understanding the Liberal Voter', [Author: DMS/VWJ], 03/06/1981


  • Creation: Jul 1974-Sep 1975; Jan 1978-Oct 1981


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/2/8

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom