Reference number
  • EML
Date
  • 1947-1972
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • Reports by Jim Cattermole as Labour Party organiser, 1948-71; annual reports, 1947-50, 1967; some subject files, 1951-72.
    Material formerly belonging to George Deer MP including East Midlands Regional Council of the Labour Party Yearbooks and Reports, 1947-1967.
Extent
  • 7 boxes
Admin history
  • The East Midlands Region of the Labour Party was founded in 1942. For many years Jim Cattermole was the Regional Organiser. The organisation coordinated election campaigns, organised policy discussions on local issues and held selection conferences.
Appraisal
  • No appraisal, destruction or scheduling has taken place.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre also holds the papers of other local branches of the Labour Party in the Midlands area. For further details see Selly Oak Constituency Labour Party (MSS.1), West Midlands Region of the Labour Party (MSS.6), Coventry North Constituency Labour Party (MSS.7), Handsworth Constituency Labour Party (MSS.8), Rugby Constituency Labour Party (MSS.10), Coventry East Divisional Labour Party (MSS.85), Bexley Divisional Labour Party (MSS.94), and Warwick and Leamington Labour Party (MSS.133).
    The records of the national Labour Party are held at the Labour History Archive and Study Centre in Manchester.