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Party Chairman's correspondence with the Conservative Overseas Bureau, Nov 1955; Nov 1959-Mar 1964

CCO 20/15/1

Correspondents include:-

  1. Blakenham, Lord, Party Chairman (1963-1965)
  2. Butler, RA, Party Chairman (1959-1961) and Home Secretary (1957-1962)
  3. Emmet, Mrs Evelyn, Chairman, Conservative Overseas Bureau (1959-c.1965)
  4. Herwarth, Hans von, German Ambassador in London (1955-1961)
  5. Lloyd, Selwyn, Foreign Secretary (1955-1960)
  6. Low, Sir Toby, Deputy Party Chairman (1959-1963)
  7. Macleod, Iain, Party Chairman (1961-1963)
  8. Milne, Robert, Secretary, Conservative Overseas Bureau (c.1950s)
  9. Redmayne, Martin, Chief Whip (1959-1964)
  10. Sharples, Richard, MP for Sutton and Cheam (1954-1972)

Subjects include:-

  1. Appointments to Conservative Overseas Bureau posts, 1959-1964
  2. Closer links between the Conservative Party and the German CDU/CSU, 1959-1964
  3. Position of ex-Prime Minister Sophocles Venzelous of Greece, 1960
  4. Contact with Italian Christian Democrats, 1960
  5. Visit of Italian CDU delegation, 1961
  6. Visit to India of Evelyn Emmet, Chairman, Conservative Overseas Bureau, 1960
  7. Visit of Swiss Conservatives, 1962
  8. Nouvelles Equipes Internationales (NEI) Conference, Strasbourg, 1963
  9. European Union of Women's Bi-annual Conference, Rome, 1963
  10. 12th CDU Conference, Hanover, Mar 1964


  1. Summary of the functions of the Conservative Overseas Bureau, ND (c1959)
  2. Summary of the functions of the Conservative Commonwealth Council, ND (c1959)
  3. Progress report of the Conservative Overseas Bureau 1949-1955, Robert Milne, 1955
  4. Union Internationale des Democrates Chretiens pamphlet, Un Appel Pour L'Europe. Declaration de la Conference de Presidents des Partis Democrates Chretiens de l'Europe des Six, faite a Bruxelles le 8 fevrier 1963, ND [1963]


  • Creation: Nov 1955; Nov 1959-Mar 1964


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