Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L.

Reference code: CHUR 3/53

Part of: CHUR 3
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Date: May 1949 - Dec 1949

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Correspondents include: Percy Cohen [Joint Director] (2) and [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department; Edith [Summerskill, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Food]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); [Valentine] McEntee; constituent Dr G B Kirkland (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries "E G" [Elizabeth Gilliatt], "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow], Penelope Wall, and Lorna Cowper.

Subjects covered by the file include: comments by constituents on various national issues, including "Baxtrol" fuel, contraceptive vending machines, agricultural policy, food content, war damage, postal union recognition, and conscription; appeals and complaints by constituents in a variety of areas, including housing, building licences, and land development, employment, health, education, bus services, contact with a person in the Soviet zone of Germany, national insurance, telephone provision, street lighting, and legal proceedings; requests to visit the Houses of Parliament; invitations to local events.

Also includes: circular letter from [Sir] Edward Hardy, Kent Branch Chairman, and other material from the Central Landowners' Association; Hansard extracts on clothing and footwear and post office unions; petition by parents at the North Woodford Primary School.

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Open, except for folios 152-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2021.

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