Ref NoWEA/PP/E/160
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleMr Speaker's Engagements, week commencing 11 May 1987
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
DateNovember 1986-June 1987
Extent1 folder
DescriptionDiary, 11-17 May 1987. Parliament dissolved on 18 May for a General Election on 11 June. File contents, November 1986 - June 1987. Also includes copy of a letter, written in the style of A. A. Milne's 'Winnie the Pooh' and the magazine article in which it is reproduced; expenses of election night at the Holiday Inn, Croydon, 11 June; extract of Hansard and newspaper accounts of the parliament before its dissolution, with some personal notes of appreciation and criticism from retiring MPs; correspondence concerning the failure of the Federation of Merchant Tailors to prevent the signing of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classed) Order, likely to tailoring businesses move from Savile Row; photographs of a party given by Weatherill for retiring members.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP E160 : 0535285
Members of Parliament
PhysicalDescription1 file (79 docs)
Related PersonMilne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), (1882-1956)
Related OrganisationHansard
National Federation of Merchant Tailors
Holiday Inns, Inc.
Related PlaceCroydon, London
Mayfair, City of Westminster, London
Press cuttings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (
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