MC:P2/8/1C General Correspondence
MC:P2/8/1C/1 Jul 1972–Jan 1973
Papers and letters, concerning Dodds-Parker’s selection as an MEP. Correspondents include the editor of the Daily Express (concerning an editorial on the role of MEPs), Geoffrey Rippon, Francis Pym [32 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/2 Dec 1972–Jan 1973
Correspondence between Dodds-Parker, Francis Pym and Edward Heath, concerning Dodds-Parker’s appointment to the European Parliament, and how it would affect his constituency work [8 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/3 Dec 1972–Feb 1975
Folder of correspondence relating to Dodds-Parker’s work in the European Parliament. Subjects include attempts to publicise the work of the Parliament, Dodds-Parker’s frequent journeys to and from the Parliament (with requests to the Whips for pairing at Westminster during his absence), procedural matters at the European Parliament and visits to Africa and Mauritius. Correspondents include John Davies, Karl Carstens, Francis Pym, Peter Kirk, Lord St. Oswald, James Scott-Hopkins, and Humphrey Atkins [89 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/4 Feb 1973–Jan 1975
Folder of correspondence concerning Dodds-Parker’s work in the European Parliament for, firstly, the Development Committee, and then for the External Trade Relations Committee. Subjects include visits to Africa, the sugar trade and relations with African and Arab states. Correspondents include Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Peter Kirk, Richard Wood, John Davies, Sir Michael Palliser, Lord Chelwood, and Lord Reay Selsdon [45 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/5 Apr 1973–Aug 1974
Folder of correspondence relating to Dodds-Parker’s work as a member of the Social and Employment Committee of the European Parliament. Subjects include Turkish affairs and worker participation in multi-national companies. Correspondents include Baroness Elles, Sir John Carmichael, and William Whitelaw [34 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/6 Jul–Nov 1973
Folder of correspondence to and from Dodds-Parker on the possibility of creating a Euro TV channel, which Dodds-Parker supported. Correspondents include Sir John Rogers [16 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/7 Dec 1973–Sep 1974
Folder of letters on European matters, and the running of the European Parliament in particular. Correspondents include Lord Chelwood and Sir Alec Douglas-Home [5 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/8 Apr–Aug 1974
Folder of letters and papers relating to Dodds-Parker’s work in the European Parliament, with special reference to foreign affairs, including a copy of A New Deal for Palestinian Arabs, by John Stebbing [9 items].
Correspondence on political matters, including direct elections to the European Parliament. Correspondents include Lord Thorneycroft, the Algerian Ambassador to London and Lady Elles [7 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/10 Jun 1974–Jan 1975
Folder of papers relating to the European Parliament, including speeches given by Dodds-Parker, and letters on Parliamentary business, but also an invitation to attend a reception in Cheltenham [15 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/11 Jul 1974–Jan 1975
Folder of correspondence to and from Dodds-Parker on European Parliament matters. Subjects include a visit to Mauritius by the Joint Committee of the African and Associated States of the Parliament, and future relationships between the EEC and the Commonwealth and between the EEC and Arab states. Correspondents include Edward Heath, James Callaghan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Patrick Wall [9 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/12 Dec 1974–Mar 1975
Folder of letters to Dodds-Parker on miscellaneous European Parliamentary business [17 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/13 Jan–Feb 1975
Folder of letters and papers relating to Dodds-Parker’s work in the European Parliament, including a list of MEP’s and records of speeches given by Dodds-Parker in the European Parliament [8 items].
MC:P2/8/1C/14 Jun 1975
Three letters between Dodds-Parker, Airey Neave and Reginald Maudling, concerning the presentation of European MPs on television.
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