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Correspondents include: [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary]; [Harold] Bailey, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Supply and Aircraft Production] (2); Sir Harold Mackintosh [later 1st Lord Mackintosh of Halifax], Chairman, National Savings Committee (circular letter); [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air] (2); [Claud] Wright, [Principal] War Office (3); constituent W L Simpson (4); Hector McNeil [Minister of State] (Foreign Office), John Henniker-Major [later 8th Lord Henniker, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs], and Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] on Archbishop Stepinac of Zagreb, Yugoslavia. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Christine Taylor, Grace Hamblin, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford].
Subjects covered by the file include: appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including pensions, housing, trading, national service and demobilisation, payments, exports, emigration, education, post-office provision, financial assistance, rationing, health, war damaged property, and repatriation; comments by constituents on various national and international issues; messages of support for WSC; requests for WSC or family to attend local events and support local people; a request to meet WSC; a Conservative Speakers' Competition.
Also includes: anti-socialist poem; extracts from Hansard and petitions concerning Stepinac.
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