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Party Chairman's correspondence with and concerning the National Union, Nov 1959-Nov 1966

CCO 20/21/1

Correspondents include:-

  1. Bemrose, Sir Max, Chairman, National Union (1964-1965)
  2. Boyle, Sir Edward, MP for Birmingham Handsworth (1950-1970)
  3. Brooke, Henry, Minister of Housing & Local Government and Welsh Affairs (1957-1961); President of the National Union (1960-?)
  4. Brown, Councillor EJ, Chairman, National Union (1960-?)
  5. Butler, RA, Party Chairman (1959-1961)
  6. Cann, Edward du, Party Chairman (1965-1967)
  7. Constantine, Sir Theo
  8. Cooke, SA, Secretary, National Union (1960s)
  9. Douglas-Home, Sir Alec, Leader of the Opposition (1964-1965)
  10. Edwards, Sir Eric, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Union (1957-1965) (From 1963, Lord Chelmer)
  11. Fraser, Sir Michael, Deputy Party Chairman (1964-1975)
  12. Hailsham, Quintin, 2nd Viscount
  13. Heath, Edward, Leader of the Opposition (1965-1970)
  14. Hewlett, Sir Clyde, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Union (c.1965-1967)
  15. Low, Sir Toby, Deputy Party Chairman (1959-1961)
  16. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman (1961-1963 )
  17. Macmillan, Harold, Prime Minister (1957-1963)
  18. Marples, Ernest, MP for Wallasey (1945-1974)
  19. Mason, Sir Dan, Chairman, National Union (c.1965-?)
  20. Maude, Angus, MP for Stratford-on-Avon (1963-1983)
  21. Northam, Sir Reginald, Swinton College
  22. Redmayne, Sir Martin, MP for Rushcliffe (1950-1966)
  23. Soames, Christopher, MP for Bedford (1950-1966)
  24. Whitelaw, William, Chief Whip (1964-1970)

Subjects include:-

  1. Appointments to the posts of President and Chairman of the National Union, and Chairman of the National Union's Executive Committee
  2. Review of the 1965 party conference arrangements
  3. The proposed increase in Members' and Candidates' annual subscriptions to constituency associations' expenses, 1965
  4. Arrangements for the National Union Executive policy weekend at Swinton College, June 1966


  1. Pamphlet, Rules and Standing Orders of the National Union, Mar 1947 [Incorporating amendments made up to Mar 1964]
  2. Agenda for National Union's Executive Committee meeting of 03/11/1966
  3. List of members of the National Union Executive Committee, 1966-1967


  • Creation: Nov 1959-Nov 1966


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/21/1

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