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Chairman's Office correspondence with, and concerning, the Monday Club, 1967-1969

CCO 20/43/4

Subjects include:-

  1. The expulsion of 2 members of the Nottingham & East Midlands Conservative Monday Club for being members of the extreme group National Democratic Party
  2. Complaints to Central Office from "loyal" Monday Club members at a perceived plot to replace Heath with Enoch Powell, and unauthorised fund-raising appeals, 1969
  3. Correspondence concerning Monday Club complaints that Arnold Smith, Commonwealth Secretary General and a principal architect of sanctions against Rhodesia, should be invited to speak at the Conference of the Conservative Commonwealth Council
  4. Monday Club response to The Times' accusation that the Monday Club was conspiring to subvert the constituency associations, Nov 1968
  5. Various copies of Powell speeches
  6. Monday Club expressions of support for Powell following his dismissal from the Shadow Cabinet, Apr 1968, and resignation in consequence of this of the Rt Hon Viscount Boyd as Joint Patron
  7. Letters of complaint to the Daily Telegraph from Paul Williams concerning the mis-representation of Monday Club aims and attitudes, 1967
  8. Correspondence regarding discrimination against the Monday Club within the Conservative Commonwealth Council, Oct 1967


  • Creation: 1967-1969


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/43/4

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom