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Circulars issued to constituency association chairmen by the Party Chairman [Successively:- Lord Hailsham (1957-1959); RA Butler (1959-1961); Iain Macleod (1961-1963); Lord Poole (1963); Lord Blakenham (1963-1965); Edward du Cann (1965-1967); and Anthony Barber (1967-1970), Mar 1958-Dec 1967

CCO 20/6/2

Subjects include:-

  1. United Nations' resolution on disarmament, Mar 1958
  2. 1959 General Election result/1960 local elections/Conservative trade unionists, Dec 1959
  3. Party organisation/the Budget, Apr 1960
  4. Young Conservatives' national membership campaign, July 1960
  5. Economic situation/The Common Market/International situation, Aug 1961
  6. Army reserves and temporary extension of National Service/immigration controls, Nov 1961
  7. National Membership Campaign for 1962, Nov 1961
  8. Economic policy/current legislation/foreign affairs, Jan 1962
  9. By-election results and Liberal revival, Mar 1962
  10. Cabinet re-shuffle/Common Market/Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference/Ministerial speaking campaigns, July 1962
  11. Nassau Agreement/Unemployment/Common Market negotiations/Liberal advances, Jan 1963
  12. Appointment of Lord Poole as Joint Party Chairman/Economic upturn/Local elections/Appointment of Harold Wilson as leader of the Labour Party, Apr 1963
  13. Article by TE Utley published in The Spectator dated 10/05/1963, entitled 'Eleven years of Tory rule'
  14. Canvassing/Replacement of Macmillan by Douglas-Home, Nov 1963
  15. Local elections/General Election/CPC publications, Jan 1964
  16. Postponement of General Election until the Autumn/Lack of clarity over Labour Party policies, Apr 1964
  17. Launch of General Election campaign, Oct 1964
  18. New Leadership selection procedures/Socialist propaganda/Balance of payments problem, Mar 1965
  19. Changes in the relationship of the CPC with the Conservative Party, Mar 1965
  20. Policy groups set up by Douglas-Home under Edward Heath/Members of the Shadow Cabinet, Apr 1965
  21. Local elections, Apr 1965
  22. Local elections, May 1965
  23. Swinton College's annual course for constituency agents [including programme], May 1965
  24. Resignation statement by Sir Alec Douglas-Home, July 1965
  25. Leadership election, July 1965
  26. Chelmer Committee's recommendations on the recruitment, training and employment of Agents, Aug 1965
  27. Fundraising campaign by the National Union's Executive Committee, Sep 1965
  28. Revised salary scales for constituency Agents, Sep 1965
  29. Party Conference/New policy document, Putting Britain Right Ahead, Oct 1965
  30. Extract from speech by Edward du Cann concerning Erith by-election success, 12/11/1965
  31. Macleod Report on the Young Conservatives, Dec 1965
  32. Pre-General Election briefing, Mar 1966
  33. Encouraging opinion polls, Mar 1966
  34. General Election defeat, Apr 1966
  35. Annual Local Government Conference, 10-11 Mar 1966
  36. Retirements of Sir William Urton, General Director, and Rex Bagnall, Chief Organisation Officer; Appointment of Susan Walker as Vice Chairman - Organisation and Richard Webster as Director of Organisation, May 1966
  37. Swinton College's annual course for constituency Agents [including programme], June 1966
  38. Appointment of Joan Varley as Deputy Director of Organisation, June 1966
  39. Appointment of JR Rathbone as Chief Publicity Officer, Sep 1966
  40. Appointment of Russell Lewis as Director, Conservative Political Centre, Sep 1966
  41. Opposition to the London Government Bill which would postpone the London borough elections from 1967 to 1968, Oct 1966
  42. Labour Government divisions/Local elections/Briefings by Members of the Parliamentary Party in the Areas/Progress of the CPC's new 'Three-Way Contact' programme, Mar 1967
  43. GLC Elections, Apr 1967
  44. Local elections, May 1967
  45. Swinton College's annual course for constituency Agents, May 1967
  46. Request for 2 guinea donation towards paying for the cost of the commemorative bust of Sir Winston Churchill, Dec 1967


  • Creation: Mar 1958-Dec 1967


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CCO 20/6/2

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom