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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleVeale, Sir Douglas
Ref No8SUF/B/061
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 14
Date10 Feb 1969
Extent26:12 mins
Admin Biographical HistorySee biography for Sir Douglas Veale
DescriptionInterview took place at Brian Harrison's flat in Juxon Street, Oxford. Also see interviews 8SUF/B/059 and 8SUF/B/060.

Interview summary:

0:00 mins: Neville Chamberlain's attitude to the role of local authorities. His autocratic methods as an administrator. His belief in his own capacity to 'get up' questions. Strong sense of honour and incorruptibility. His work on abolishment of Board of Guardians. His reform of the role of the local authorities and the administrative structure. His complete mastery of any subject.

15:00 mins:. Relationship between Chamberlain and the Labour Party. His attitude towards others. His daily work. His relationship to his staff and to Veale. Receiving deputations. Ernest Bevin.
Related Record8SUF/B/060
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 18
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