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2 Specific cases
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The Papers of Enoch Powell

Title Specific cases
Reference POLL 9/2
Covering Dates 1968–1996
Extent and Medium 14 boxes
Content and context

Includes papers and correspondence on general legislation, where JEP was involved at the committee stage, such as the Nurses etc Bill and various Finance Bills, and constitutional and legislative issues affecting Ulster which arose when JEP was an Ulster MP, such as the Anglo-Irish Agreement and electoral reform.

Churchill/POLL 9/2 contains:
1 Northern Ireland: data. Papers on Northern Ireland, including: Monday Club policy paper on Northern Ireland; report by the Conservative Defence Committee on their visit to Ulster (1974); United Ulster Unionist Council policy document on the will of the people, the constitution and security; issue of the Revolutionary Communist Group magazine; article from Public Law on the use of judges in inquiries, such as the 'Bloody Sunday' inquiry; text of lecture by Richard Francis, BBC Controller, Northern Ireland, on broadcasting in Northern Ireland; Ulster Volunteer Force and Red Hand Commando Camp Council pamphlet on the status of loyalist prisoners; notes by JEP on the 'So-Called Re-unification of Ireland'; note from Harold Soref; letter from Lord Aylestone, Chairman, Independent Broadcasting Authority [earlier Herbert Bowden] (writing to Soref); minutes of the meeting of the Conservative Northern Ireland Committee.
1 file.
Jan 1974-Nov 1985
2 Northern Ireland: data. Papers on Northern Ireland, including: Friends of the Union pamphlet on the future government of Northern Ireland, and text of a lecture for the Union given by Conor Cruise O'Brien on the Anglo-Irish Agreement; article by O'Brien for the New York Review on Northern Ireland; paper by the Centre for Peace Research and Social Alternatives on Ireland and neutrality; text of a speech by Sir John Biggs-Davison to the Friends of the Union on the Anglo-Irish Agreement.
1 file.
Mar 1987-Jul 1993
3 Working papers: Northern Ireland Orders. Draft Orders in Council with supporting papers and correspondence, on subjects including: debt payment; alcohol licensing, including letters from James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (4); divorce law reform, including letters from Richard Ryder, Political Secretary to Margaret Thatcher [Leader of the Opposition], James Dunn (3), Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (2), James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons], Humphrey Atkins [Opposition Chief Whip, later Lord Colnbrook] and Hugh Rossi; planning, including a letter from Raymond Carter [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office] on an Ulster Unionist amendment to the order; pollution control; rates, including letters from Roy Mason and Thomas Pendry, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office; housing, rent, and housing repairs, including letters from Raymond Carter (7), Edward du Cann, [Chairman], Select Committee on Public Accounts, and James Dunn (4); education, including letters from Sir Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons, 4th Lord Melchett, Minister of Education, Northern Ireland Office [earlier Peter Mond] (2), and James Molyneaux; co-ordinating the work of Parliamentary committees with Ulster debates, including a letter from Edward du Cann; reforming the law courts, including a letter from Lord Elwyn-Jones, Lord Chancellor (to Edward Lyons); reforming company law. Other correspondents include: John Concannon, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office.
4 files.
Oct 1976-Feb 1979
4 Working papers: Homosexuality Order (draft). Copy of the draft Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order (1978) with supporting papers and correspondence, including extracts from Hansard on various sexual offences bills, letters between Andrew Weir, Clerk of Assembly and General Secretary to the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons], and a statement by the Presbyterian Church on the proposed order.
1 file.
Dec 1966-Jan 1979
5 Working papers: Nurses etc Bill. Correspondence and papers on the Nurses, Midwives, and Health Visitor's Bill (or 'Briggs Bill'), with correspondents (mainly from nursing organisations) including: Roland Moyle, Minister of State for Health (2); William Craig, forwarding letters from constituents (2); William Ross, forwarding letters from constituents (2); Professor Roger Ellis, Faculty of Social and Health Sciences, Ulster Polytechnic (4); Catherine Hall, General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing. Also includes: initial comments by the Royal College of Nursing on the bill; General Nursing Council statement on education policy and nursing syllabus; copy of the bill with the reports of the standing committee and notes on clauses; copy of the 1970 Nurses and Midwives Act (Northern Ireland); report on a Royal College of Nursing conference on the future of nursing.
5 files.
Aug 1977-Jun 1979
6 Northern Ireland: Speaker's Conference (Extra Seats). Papers on the Speaker's Conference on Electoral Law, (on Northern Ireland's representation at Westminster), including: copies of letters from the Speaker, [Thomas] George Thomas [later 1st Lord Tonypandy], to the Prime Minister [Leonard] James Callaghan, on the conference; copy of the House of Commons (Redistribution of Seats) Bill; papers by the joint secretaries to the conference, David Chesterton [Principal, Northern Ireland Office] and James Willcox [Clerk of Private Bills]; summary of written submissions; minutes of evidence and of proceedings and papers submitted to the conference; statement by James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons]; submissions by the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), Conservative and Unionist Party, Liberal Party and Ulster Democratic Unionist Party; memoranda by the Boundary Commission and the Home Office and Scottish Home and Health Department; letter submitted by Professor George Huxley; extracts from Hansard on appointments to the conference (with letter from Sir Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons; report of the Boundary Commission.
3 files.
Jun 1973-Feb 1978
7 Northern Ireland: past legislation. Correspondence and papers on the Government's Northern Ireland policies, with correspondents including: Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland [later Lord Colnbrook] on legal aid legislation; James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, on property legislation; Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on the rehabilitation of offenders; John Concannon, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on criminal injuries legislation (2); Edward Short, Lord President of the Council [later Lord Glenamara], writing to James Molyneaux, [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons] on the Criminal Jurisdiction Bill; R Newell, General Manager of Ulster Television Limited (3); William Ross; Sir [Charles] Henry Plumb [President of the National Farmers' Union] on measures in the Budget; representatives of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including Sir [William] Ivan Ewart [President] on subjects including taxation (4). Also includes: papers for a conference on the problems of the handicapped in Northern Ireland, including a letter from James Molyneaux, and a copy of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Bill, with notes on the clauses; submission by the Belfast Solicitors' Association on judgements enforcement, with the proposed draft Judgements Enforcement and Debts Recovery (Northern Ireland) Order; comments on proposed criminal injury legislation.
1 file.
Oct 1974-Aug 1979
8 Northern Ireland legislation: correspondence etc on policy. Correspondence and papers, with correspondents including: James Molyneaux, Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, to Douglas Hurd, Home Secretary, on the Draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations, and to Christopher Patten, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, on replacing direct rule (2); letters between Thomas King, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and Ian Gow, on provisions for the dissolution of the Northern Ireland Assembly and direct rule; [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal. Also includes: note of James Molyneaux's meeting with Murdo MacLean [Private Secretary to the Government Chief Whip]; memorandum by JEP on the Draft Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations, with statement on the end of the interim period of 'direct rule'; Andrew Alexander (writing to Ian Gow), resigning from the Friends of the Union; House of Commons Library factsheet on Northern Ireland legislation.
1 file.
Dec 1982-Jun 1986
9 Finance Bill. Correspondence on taxation legislation in the Finance Bill, with correspondents including: Anthony Frodsham, Director-General, Engineering Employers' Federation; Sir Emmanuel Kaye, Chairman and Governing Director, Lansing-Bagnall Limited (2); George Ingr (3); David Money-Coutts [Managing Director], Coutts and Company; Charles Longbottom; John Ovenden and [Robert] Anthony Durant, officers of the All Party Committee for Widows and One Parent Families; Frank Field [Director], Child Poverty Action Group. Also includes: memorandum by the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies, commenting on the bill; paper by the Unquoted Companies Group, suggesting amendments to the bill; memorandum by the National Association of Widows and the Parliamentary Committee for Widows and One Parent Families; Child Poverty Action Group memorandum on income tax cases handled by the Citizens' Rights Office; observations by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
1 file.
May 1978-Jul 1978
10 Finance Bill. Correspondence on taxation legislation in the Finance Bill, with correspondents including: [Richard] Bruce Farthing, Director, General Council of British Shipping; Michael Strachan (2); Ronald Swayne, Chairman of Overseas Containers Limited, and President, General Council of British Shipping; Joseph Wood, Director-General, General Council of British Shipping; John Greenborough, President of the Confederation of British Industry (2); 3rd Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, President, Historic Houses Association, to Denis Healey, Chancellor of the Exchequer. Also includes: report by the General Council of British Shipping; notes and brief for MPs by the Confederation of British Industry; memorandum by the Country Landowners Association; observations by the Law Society's Revenue Law Committee; background notes to the bill from the Treasury press office; memorandum by the Civil Service Whitley Council; British Institute of Management paper on personal taxation.
2 files.
Apr 1978-Aug 1979
11 Finance Bill. Correspondence on taxation legislation in the Finance Bill and Budget, with correspondents including: 9th Lord Roden [earlier Lord Jocelyn]; Anthony Sumption (3); John Moore, Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Brian O'Tierney (3). Also includes: memoranda on the bill by the British Bankers' Association; memorandum on unitary taxation by Sir William Clark and [William] Michael Grylls; notices of amendments to the bill; memorandum by the Irish League of Credit Unions; papers from a House of Lords case on tax avoidance; brief for James Molyneaux, Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, from the Tobacco Advisory Council; Treasury Economic Progress Report on financing the public sector borrowing requirement, 1980-1981; brief for Ulster MPs by the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry; list of signatories to a Parliamentary motion on unitary taxation.
1 file.
Jan 1983-Dec 1984
12 Finance Bill. Correspondence on taxation legislation in the Finance Bill, with correspondents including: William Ross; John Moore, Financial Secretary to the Treasury (4); [Mostyn] Neil Hamilton; Robert Jackson; B J Holbeche, Parliamentary Director, National Farmers' Union (3); Barney Hayhoe [Bernard Hayhoe], Minister of State, Treasury. Also includes: brief by the National Farmers' Union; Bank of England article on funding the public sector borrowing requirement, 1952-1983.
1 file.
Jan 1985-Sep 1985
13 Finance Bill. Correspondence on taxation legislation in the Finance Bill and Budget, with correspondents including: William Ross (2); Sir William Clark (2); David Trippier, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Employment, to Sir William Clark on petrol licensing (4); Christopher Patten [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office] on petrol licensing (2); Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange; Nigel Lawson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, replying to JEP's comments on the Budget Statement. Also includes: Stock Exchange memorandum on stamp duty.
1 file.
May 1985-Nov 1986
14 Eickhoff correspondence. Correspondence with Dr Louise Eickhoff, Consultant Child Psychiatrist, on mental problems among West Indian immigrant children in Birmingham [Warwickshire].
1 file.
Jul 1968-Feb 1977
15 Southern Africa. Letters received from the general public on British policy towards Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia], particularly the issue of re-imposing sanctions, the failure to recognize Rhodesia's independence, JEP's speeches and articles on the subject and terrorism.
2 files.
Feb 1976-Nov 1978
16 Northern Ireland Enterprise Zones. Papers and correspondence on the establishment of an Enterprise Zone in Belfast, with correspondents including: David Mitchell [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office]; Philip Goodhart [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office]. Also includes: extracts from Hansard for the Northern Ireland Committee, on the proposed Belfast zone; maps of the area; press statement; memorandum on Enterprise Zone policy proposals; progress report for the Northern Ireland Committee; copy of the Draft Enterprise Zones (Northern Ireland) Order, with supporting papers.
1 file.
Mar 1980-Apr 1981
17 The Ulster Story (in press cuttings). Press cuttings on politics in Ulster, with papers, including: paper by Eric Heffer and Ioan Evans, Labour spokesmen on European affairs, on Labour's Socialist approach to Britain and the European Community; statistics comparing voting in the 1921 Northern Ireland General Election and the 1982 Assembly election; extracts from Hansard, including a House of Lords debate on the future government of Northern Ireland (1981) and public spending tables (1979); transcript of an interview with William Clark, American Deputy Secretary of State, on the view of Ireland in the United States; letter from Ian Paisley, with an extract from a speech on ending direct rule; letter from [Aubrey] Geoffrey Rippon, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, to James Molyneaux, on the position of Northern Ireland following Britain's entry into the European Community; report, text of a speech and press statement by John Taylor, Official Unionist Spokesman for EEC Affairs; copy of a letter from John Tomlinson, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on representation for Northern Ireland in the European Assembly; extract from a speech by Airey Neave, Conservative spokesman for Northern Ireland, on Labour's policy; text of speech by JEP, on the role of the Unionists in Parliament.
3 files; Fragile..
Mar 1972-Jul 1983
18 The Ulster Story (in press cuttings). Press cuttings on politics in Ulster, with papers including: a statement by JEP on spending by the European Economic Community in Northern Ireland, and a copy of a letter from Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, to the Lord Mayor of Belfast, on European help for Belfast.
1 file.
Aug 1980-Mar 1981
19 The Ulster Story (in press cuttings). Press cuttings on politics in Ulster, with papers including: press statement by Thomas King, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on the chance for political dialogue (1987); Royal Ulster Constabulary bulletin on the Public Order (NI) Order (1987), with extract from the Chief Constable's annual report for 1986, on crime statistics; pamphlet reviewing the British party system in relation to the Anglo-Irish Agreement; discussion paper by the Ulster Unionist Assembly Party's report committee, on devolution and the Northern Ireland Assembly; report of the New Ireland Forum.
3 files.
Apr 1970-Sep 1991
20 The Ulster Story (in press cuttings): after the by-elections. Press cuttings on politics in Ulster.
1 file.
Jan 1986-Feb 1987
21 The Ulster Story (in press cuttings): Skulduggery. Press cuttings on politics in Ulster, particularly on intelligence work, Ireland and NATO, and the role of the United States and the CIA [Central Intelligence Agency]. Also includes: memorandum by JEP on Ireland's integration into NATO's defence strategy; article on Irish neutrality; letters from James Prior, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, to JEP and James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] on meeting Ulster MPs (3), with letter from Molyneaux.
1 file.
Jan 1984-Mar 1987
22 Northern Ireland Bill: bill, amendments and correspondence. Copy of the Northern Ireland Bill and Act (1982) with supporting papers and amendments. Correspondents include: Anthony Birley, Clerk of Public Bills, House of Commons, on amendments to the bill (2); [Bruce] Bernard Weatherill, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee; Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on the referral of complaints to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Northern Ireland; [Thomas] George Thomas, Speaker of the House of Commons [later 1st Lord Tonypandy], writing to James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] on Parliamentary complaints. . Also includes: a Conservative Research Department memorandum on the Government's White Paper on a framework for devolution; notes by JEP on the bill.
1 file.
May 1982-Dec 1982
23 Northern Ireland: 17 seats. Papers and correspondence on the redistribution of parliamentary constituencies in Northern Ireland, with correspondents including: Ian Gow, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] (8); James Prior, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (writing to Gow) on the progress of the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland; Alex Kane, South Down Unionist Association Organizer (4); representatives of the Boundary Commission (3). Also includes: draft orders in council; third report of the Boundary Commission, with public statements and provisional recommendations.
1 file.
Jan 1980-Nov 1982
24 Northern Ireland Bill: complete official report of proceedings. Copy of Hansard covering the debate on the Northern Ireland Bill, June-July 1982, with a copy of a letter from Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, to [Keith] Harvey Proctor on his concerns about Northern Ireland policy, particularly security.
1 file.
Jun 1982-Dec 1982
25 Ombudsman. Letters of complaint from the general public about Government departments forwarded by JEP to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Commissioner for Complaints, Northern Ireland, Thomas Kernohan, with correspondence from Kernohan on the complaints and the Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) (4).
1 file.
Jan 1980-Apr 1983
26 Ulster: constitutional papers. Papers and correspondence on constitutional legislation for Ulster, with correspondents including: James Molyneaux, Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, on subjects including the electoral rights of Northern Irish citizens (4); Douglas Hurd, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (2); William Whitelaw, Home Secretary, on security checks at ports (3); 2nd Lord Jellicoe, President, Review of Prevention of Terrorism Act; Michael Alison, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on numbers of special category prisoners; James Prior, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (3); Jerry Wiggin [Alfred Wiggin, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Armed Forces] on spending on the Northern Ireland Emergency; George Cubie, Clerk of Select Committees (3); [William] John Biffen, Lord Privy Seal, on subjects including electoral law (3); David Butler; Terence Skemp, Counsel to the Speaker, on direct rule (2); Merlyn Rees, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on subjects for debate in the Northern Ireland Committee; Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, on the Representation of the People Act; Margaret Thatcher, Leader of the Opposition, on local government; Humphrey Atkins, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; John Taylor (3); Henry West, Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, on subjects including proposals for devolution and Molyneaux's criticism of Westminster MPs (5); James Kilfedder; Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, on a framework for devolution (2). Also includes: Monday Club policy paper on Conservative policy for Northern Ireland; statement by Molyneaux and Ian Paisley on their opposition to involving the Irish Government in Ulster's affairs; note by JEP on replacing direct rule; extracts from Hansard and written parliamentary questions by JEP; copy of the Northern Ireland Act (1982); text of a lecture by Prior in the United States; statement by Molyneaux on devolved government; statement of Ulster Unionist principles; memorandum on devolution talks with Prior; Ulster Unionist memorandum to the Select Committee on procedure, on legislation; summary of reports from the Conservative Political Centre's political contact programme on Northern Ireland; text of speech by Hurd at the Conservative Party Conference (1984); research note on the General Election results (1983); texts of speeches by Airey Neave, Opposition Spokesman on Northern Ireland, and Margaret Thatcher, on the constitutional future of Northern Ireland, particularly on local government; comments by JEP on the framework for devolved government; text of a speech by Henry West on issues affecting Ulster in the European and General Elections (1978); memorandum on the effects of proportional representation in the European elections; texts of speeches by John Taylor.
2 files.
May 1977-May 1996
27 Ulster: constitutional papers: legislation for Ulster. Papers and correspondence on constitutional legislation for Ulster, with correspondents including: Jolyon Dromgoole [Director, Institution of Civil Engineers]; David Mitchell, [Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office], on planning legislation (2); Sir [Robert] Michael Havers, Attorney General, on subjects including the Statute Law Revision Bill (4); Philip Goodhart [Minister responsible for Department of the Environment] (3); James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] (4); Francis Pym, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; John Patten, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office; [Thomas] George Thomas, Speaker of the House of Commons [later 1st Lord Tonypandy]; Hugh Rossi, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (4); Michael Alison, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office; Stanley Orme, Minister for Social Security; 4th Lord Melchett [Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, earlier Peter Mond] (2); William Whitelaw, Home Secretary (to Molyneaux) on electoral procedure in the European elections; Greville Janner; Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (4); Terence Higgins (3); Bruce Grocott; Sir Robert Speed, Counsel to the Speaker; John Farr; Raymond Carter, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (2); Cyril Townsend; James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office; Robert Sheldon, Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Also includes: memorandum from the Institution of Civil Engineers on the Latent Damage Bill; copies of various bills; extracts from Hansard.
2 files.
Aug 1976-Jun 1986
28 Northern Ireland: treaties. Papers on British treaties with other governments, including: written questions in Parliament by JEP and extracts from Hansard; copy of an agreement with Cuba on commercial debts; copy of an exchange of notes with the Lebanese Government on a British contingent for the multi-national forces in Lebanon; copy of an exchange of notes with Belize of the continuing presence of British forces in Belize.
1 file.
Dec 1981-Jul 1984
29 Northern Ireland: Isle of Man Fishery. Correspondence on the licensing arrangements for the waters around the Isle of Man, with correspondents including: John Macgregor, Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (4); R H James, Chief Executive Secretary, the Northern Ireland Fish Producers' Organisation, Limited (13); P D Chaplin, Technical Director, Sea Fish Industry Authority (3); 8th Lord Mansfield and Mansfield, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office [earlier Lord Stormont] (3); Terence Skemp, Counsel to the Speaker; 2nd Lord Elton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, and earlier Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (2); Stuart Randall; Charles Douglas-Home, Editor of the Times; A D Roy, North Sea Irish Fish Producers Organisation Limited (10); Elizabeth McBride, Northern Ireland Fish Processors and Exporters Association (3); William Ross; Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (5); Victor Chambers (5); Lord Belstead, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office [earlier John Ganzoni]. Also includes: copies of statutory instruments on sea fisheries; extracts from Hansard; extracts from legal texts; notes on the Isle of Man; report of the Isle of Man Commission of Inquiry into the Fishing Industry.
2 files.
Jan 1981-May 1985
30 Pigeons. Correspondence on vaccination of racing pigeons in Northern Ireland, with correspondents including William Ross.
1 file.
1983-Dec 1985
31 Dogs Order. Correspondence on the Dogs (Northern Ireland) Order, on keeping dogs under control, with correspondents including: Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (6); [William] John Biffen, Lord President of the Council (2). Also includes: draft copies of the order, with report from the Committee of Public Accounts on dog licensing; notes on amendments to the draft order; extract from Hansard for the Northern Ireland Committee covering the debate on the order.
1 file.
Jul 1982-May 1983
32 Northern Ireland Office. Letter from James Prior, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, informing JEP of the reports of the Northern Ireland Assembly laid before Parliament, with JEP's reply. . Also includes: copy of a written question by JEP in Parliament on pensions.
1 file.
Feb 1983-Mar 1983
33 Prevention of Terrorism Act. Papers and correspondence on the Act and Prevention of Terrorism Bill, with correspondents including: David Waddington, Minister of State, Home Office, on JEP's comments on the bill (8); Edward Leadbitter; Leon Brittan, Home Secretary; Janet Fookes (2). Also includes: Home Office circulars on the Act; copy of Hansard for a debate on the Prevention of Terrorism Bill (January 1984); Home Office review of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (1976) by 2nd Lord Jellicoe; report and minutes of the standing committee on the Prevention of Terrorism Bill; draft copy of the bill; notes on clauses in the bill.
2 files.
Aug 1983-Mar 1984
34 Castlereagh Society. Correspondence with George Power, [?] secretary of the society, and annotated text of an article by JEP on the parliamentary history of Ulster from 1800.
1 file.
Jun 1983-Mar 1986
35 Individual legislative projects. Papers and correspondence on various legislative projects affecting Ulster, with correspondents including: David Mitchell [Parliamentary Under- Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office] on planning law and disabled law (5); Dafydd Wigley on his Disabled Persons Bill; [David] Denzil Davies, Minister of State, Treasury, on stamp duty (2); Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, Lord Chancellor [earlier Quintin Hogg]; Philip Goodhart [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office]; representatives of the Eagle Motor Cycle Club (4). Other subjects include: adoption, employment, and company law.
1 file.
Nov 1978-Nov 1981
36 Solicitors and County Courts, Northern Ireland. Papers and correspondence on legislation affecting the county courts, with correspondents including: representatives of the Belfast Solicitors' Association (11). Also includes: submissions of the Belfast Solicitors' Association on the enforcement of judgments office review, and proposed increase in county court jurisdiction; consultative papers on the increase of county court jurisdiction.
1 file.
Jul 1979-Nov 1985
37 Representation of the People. Correspondence on the Representation of the People Bill, mainly between James Molyneaux, Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (6) and other correspondents, including: Nicholas Scott, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office; Leon Brittan, Home Secretary (6); Douglas Hurd, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; Adam Butler, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office. Also includes: Home Office note on absent voting in Northern Ireland under the bill; review of the Emergency Provisions Act by the Human Rights Commission; extracts from Hansard covering the debate on the bill (November 1984); statement and report by the Human Rights Commission on electoral abuse in Northern Ireland.
1 file.
Nov 1983-Jan 1985
38 Anglo-Irish Agreement: debates and pamphlets. Includes: text of a Government declaration on Northern Ireland (1969); copy of the Agreement between the British and Irish Governments (1985); statements and comments by Ulster political parties and groups, and the Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental conference; copies of Hansard covering the debate on the Agreement (November 1985); texts of speeches by Garret FitzGerald, Taoiseach [Prime Minister] of Ireland, and Peter Barry [Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs] in the debate on the Agreement in the Irish Parliament.
1 file.
Nov 1985-Apr 1986
39 Anglo-Irish Agreement: correspondence and application for judicial review. Correspondence on the Agreement, including the Ulster Unionist Party's application for a judicial review, with correspondents including: representatives of Herbert Smith and Company, Solicitors (12); Richard Needham, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office [6th Lord Kilmorey]; [Frederick] Michael Torrens-Spence [Lord Lieutenant of County Armagh] (2); Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister (writing to James Kilfedder, John Cushnahan, and Henry West [former Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]) on meeting Ulster MPs and the Government's aims (3); James Molyneaux [Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party] (4); Thomas King, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; Kenneth Bradshaw, Clerk of the House of Commons; [Bruce] Bernard Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons (to Molyneaux). Also includes: legal statements on the application and affidavit by James Molyneaux, with exhibits including the constitution of the Ulster Unionist Council, and a copy of the judgement; comments on the Agreement, including a statement by Fine Gael; note of Ulster Unionist Council meeting, and its resolution to reject the Agreement; summary of the Agreement; memorandum on challenging the Agreement.
1 file.
Aug 1985-May 1987
40 Anglo-Irish Agreement: correspondence I pro-Union. Letters received from the general public.
1 file.
Nov 1985
41 Anglo-Irish Agreement: correspondence II pro-Union. Letters received from the general public.
2 files.
Nov 1985-Feb 1986

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