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TitleFletcher; Eric George Molyneux (1903-1990); Baron Fletcher; politician and historian
Ref NoFLETCHER
LevelCollection
Date1934-1979
Extent12 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryEric George Molyneux Fletcher began his career as a solicitor. He was the member of London County Council for Islington South, 1934-49; Labour MP for Islington East, 1945-70. He served as Minister without Portfolio, 1964-66; and, Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, 1966-68. He was created Baron Fletcher of Islington (life peer) in 1970. Baron Fletcher was also a governor of the LSE.
DescriptionPolitical papers of Baron Fletcher, including correspondence, subject files and constituency files. Includes papers regarding the Home Office Advisory Committee on House to House Collections, 1938-43; London County Council, 1945-50; the general elections of 1945 and 1966; the 1952 budget; and correspondence regarding Fletcher's role as Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means (House of Commons).
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