Skip to main content

Correspondence and papers concerning the Young Conservatives, Mar 1970-Feb 1972

CCO 20/47/6

Correspondents include:-

  1. Atkinson, David, National Chairman, Young Conservatives
  2. Boaden, Roger, National Organising Secretary, Young Conservatives
  3. Deslandes, Ian, Personal Assistant to Party Chairman Peter Thomas
  4. Norton, Cyril, Chief Central Office Agent, Greater London Area
  5. Pritchard, John, Greater London Young Conservatives
  6. Refoy, Charles, Chairman, Oatlands & Hersham Young Conservatives
  7. Thomas, Peter, Conservative Party Chairman
  8. Wade, Gerry, Chairman, Greater London Young Conservatives

Subjects include:-

  1. Young Conservatives' preparations for the lowering of the voting age to 18
  2. Visit by David Atkinson, National Chairman of the Young Conservatives, to Ulster, Aug 1970
  3. The Conservative Party's relationship with the Ulster Unionist Party, and the policy of Internment in Northern Ireland
  4. Criticism of the Greater London Young Conservatives' organisation
  5. Expulsion of the Oatlands & Hersham Young Conservatives branch from the Esher Division Young Conservative Association


  1. Responses to resolutions passed by the Young Conservatives from Party Chairman Anthony Barber, Mar 1970
  2. Young Conservatives' leaflet aimed at new young voters in local elections, 'Now you've got it – how are you going to use it?' [c1970]
  3. Young Conservatives' press releases containing extracts from speeches by the YCs' chairman David Atkinson, 1970
  4. Paper, 'A framework for the future. A Statement of policy for the future of the Young Conservative Movement at national level', by David Atkinson [ND, c1970]
  5. Paper, 'The Case for Somerset, Alternative proposals for the proposed county of Somerset (Area 25)', by Taunton Constituency Young Conservatives, Mar 1971


  • Creation: Mar 1970-Feb 1972


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access



CCO 20/47/6

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom