Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence about the general election.

Reference code: CHUR 3/10

Part of: CHUR 3
Next record: CHUR 3/11
Previous record: CHUR 3/9A-B

Date: Aug 1951 - Nov 1951

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Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Oswald Silberrad. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, ?Richard Greville (Honorary Secretary), Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], "Jo" Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Chips Gemmell; [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Anthony Bevir and Edward Cass; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association); and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to John Harvey and Stuart Mallinson.

Subjects include: appeals and comments by constituents on a variety of issues, including animal rights, foreign affairs, tax, pensions, health, housing, roads, schools, Sunday opening, equal pay for women, the record of the Labour government, and WSC and the Conservative Party; requests for WSC to attend events; the local Liberal vote; congratulations on WSC's victory; thanks to helpers.

Also includes: drafts and prints of WSC's election address (on the record of the Labour government) and a copy of his 1950 address; material from various pressure groups; draft of a message for the local press; local Liberal questionnaire; daily canvass returns; poem from a constituent entitled "Fair Play for Britons".

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