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CHAR 2/166 Public and political: material issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office for the general election.

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CHAR 2/166/1

File cover.

1 folio
[1929]
CHAR 2/166/2

Note to Conservative candidates covering CHAR 2/166/3-21.

1 folio
[1929]
CHAR 2/166/3-4

Letter from John Davidson [later Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to [J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers] explaining why he cannot accede to Hutchings' request that he withdraw a leaflet attacking the Labour Party's policy of nationalising life assurance [see CHAR 2/166/5]. Copy sent to Conservative candidates.

2 folios
21 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/5

Leaflet issued by Conservative Central Office attacking the Labour Party's policy of nationalising the life assurance system.

1 folio
[May] [1929]
CHAR 2/166/6-13

Circular letter from J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers, to members of affiliated unions on the steps they should take to make known their opposition to the Labour Party's proposed nationalisation of the life assurance system. Report from the watch committee of the Federation on the action necessary to oppose the nationalisation proposals. Copies sent to Conservative candidates.

8 folios
Jan 1929
CHAR 2/166/14-21

Letter from J P Hutchings, general secretary of the National Federation of Insurance Workers, to [John Davidson, later Lord Davidson] stating that the Labour Party has assured the Federation that there will be no legislation to nationalise life assurance until the views of policy holders and employees have been considered, and asking that a Conservative leaflet attacking the policy [see CHAR 2/166/5] be withdrawn, 18 May 1929 Correspondence between the Federation and the Labour Party on the nationalisation policy, 23 Feb to 3 Apr 1929 Copies sent to Conservative candidates.

8 folios
23 Feb 1929 - 18 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/22

Note from Conservative Central Office covering CHAR 2/166/23-27.

1 folio
[May] [1929]
CHAR 2/166/23-27

Letter from Stanley Baldwin [later Lord Baldwin] to Lord Jellicoe [earlier Sir John Jellicoe] responding to the delegation from the British Legion on the war pensions system. Copy sent to Conservative candidates.

5 folios
06 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/28-30

Circular letter from John Davidson [later Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) explaining Government policy towards church schools.

3 folios
10 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/31

Circular letter from Pembroke Wicks (Conservative and Unionist Central Office) giving an addition to the questionnaire relating to the National Farmers' Union.

1 folio
15 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/32

Correction issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office to a question about the Agencies and Registries Bill.

1 folio
23 May 1929
CHAR 2/166/33

Note referring to CHAR 2/166/28-30.

1 folio
[May] 1929
CHAR 2/166/34

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question about the abolition of night baking in the proposed Factory Bill.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/35

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the provision of unemployment insurance for agricultural workers.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/36-37

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on legislation against the restrictive practices of Price Maintenance Associations, and on the repeal of the National Health Insurance regulation prohibiting the payment of Co-operative Society dividend on NHI prescriptions dispensed by Co-operative Drug Departments.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/38-40

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to questions on Approved Societies and Health Insurance.

3 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/41

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to questions on the adjustment of reparations payments and war debts.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/42

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the reintroduction of the Agencies and Registries Bill.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/43

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on exemptions from income tax of contributions to widows' and orphans' endowment funds.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/44

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the provision of alcoholic beverages to bona fide travellers.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/45

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the freedom of married women teachers to retain their employment.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/46

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the inspection of private schools.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/47

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question from the Committee on Wage Earning Children on the Employment of Young Persons (Particular Occupations) Bill.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/48-49

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on rent restrictions.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/50

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on an international convention on women's rights.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/51

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on pre-war service pensions.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/52

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on the prevention of cruelty to animals.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/53-54

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on police pensions.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/55

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on electoral reform and the three party system.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/56

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the taxation of land values.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/57

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on the tied cottage system and the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act for farm workers.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/58-59

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on employment legislation in the retail and distribution industries.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/60

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the renunciation of war, as agreed in the Kellogg Pact.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/61

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on rating relief for amateur cricket and sports club grounds.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/62

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to questions on licensing restrictions.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/63-64

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on agricultural policy.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/65-66

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to questions on widows', orphans' and old age pensions.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/67-69

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to questions on women's rights.

3 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/70

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on citizenship rights for civil servants.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/71

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on equal pay for women.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/72

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the protection of the interests of the Co-operative Movement.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/73

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the local prohibition of the liquor traffic.

1 folio
1929
CHAR 2/166/74-75

Suggested replies for Conservative candidates to the policy of the British Legion on pensions, employment, conditions in the regular services and migration.

2 folios
1929
CHAR 2/166/76

Suggested reply for Conservative candidates to a question on the abolition of the entertainments tax.

1 folio
1929