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Material relating to Colin Challen's tenure as a local councillor in Kingston upon Hull
Includes material relating to
CHN/2/1 Hull North Constituency Labour Party; Hull City Labour Party; Hull District Labour Party
CHN/2/2 Hull City Labour Group
CHN/2/3 work as a councillor, including Beverley and Avenue Wards
CHN/2/4 local elections & campaigns
CHN/2/5 environmental issues
CHN/2/6 Hull Campaign against the poll tax
CHN/2/7 unitary status for Kingston upon Hull
CHN/2/8 parliamentary candidacy for Beverley
CHN/2/9 trades unions
CHN/2/10 election flyers and general publicity
  • CHN/2/1

    Hull North Constituency Labour Party; Hull City Labour Party; Hull District Labour Party Series

    1986-1993
    Box 1:
    Agendas, minutes, papers and other documents relating to the Hull North Constituency Labour Party, 1986-1993. For 1990-1993, this also includes the Hull City Labour Party and the Hull District Labour Party.

    Box 2:
    Agendas, minutes, papers and other documents relating to the Hull City Labour Party and the Hull District Labour Party, 1989-1993.


    The documents are in various bundles by date, but have not been thouroughly investigated and are not arranged by date within bundles. The distinction between the three parties (if any) is unclear.
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  • CHN/2/10

    Election flyers and general publicity Item

    circa 1986-1993
    Loose flyers and other publicity for Labour from unknown dates.
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  • CHN/2/2

    Hull City Labour Group Series

    1986-1993
    Box 1:
    Agendas, minutes, papers and documents relating to the Hull City Labour Group, 1986-1987 and 1993.

    Box 2:
    Agendas, minutes, papers and documents relating to the Hull City Labour Group, 1988-1992, with a folder of Labour Group newsletters for 1990-1993.

    Box 3:
    Agendas, minutes, papers and documents relating to the Hull City Labour Group, 1991-1993.
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  • CHN/2/3

    Material relating to Colin Challen's work as a councillor on particular subjects Series

    1986-1993
    Box 1:
    Annual Reports on efforts as a councillor
    - Folder on political education, 1990-1991
    - Folder on excursions, c 1990
    - Folder on a quiz
    - Policy documents
    - Hull City Labour Group, 01/06/1987
    - General Election 1986
    - Folder on Transport General Workers Union, 1986-1988
    - 2 folders on Standing Orders
    - Folder containing Freemasons research and correspondence
    - General file on various issues (notes, cuttings, etc)
    - Folder on school governors, 1991-1992
    - Folder with press cuttings about Stuart Randall MP, c1987
    - Folder with opposition correspondence, 1992-1993

    Box 2:
    - Folders of general correspondence and documents, c 1986-1990, including a folder for National Avenue and City Road North issues, 1990
    - An envelope containing c1987 material about the proposed monorail in Hull, with a 1997 letter
    - Folder on electoral reform, 1989-1990
    - Folder on economic development, 1987-1989
    - Folder with letters to the press, 1988
    - Folder on Beverley ward (possibly some constituency), 1991-92
    - Folder on Beverley Constituency Labour Party, 1990-1992
    - Bundle of material relating to Avenue ward, 1988-1993, including agendas and minutes
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  • CHN/2/4

    Local elections and campaigns Series

    1986-1993
    Box 1:
    - Material relating to the 1986 local elections, particularly Newlands ward
    - 2 wallets of photographs labelled 'c1986 elections'
    - Loose election flyers and publicity for unknown elections

    Box 2:
    - Campaign Briefing 1987
    - Material relating to the 1987 local elections, including correspondence, leaflets and campaigning documents
    - Material relating to the 1988 local elections, including leaflets, campaigning documents and material relating to the Liberals

    Box 3:
    - Material relating to the 1989 local elections, including correspondence, leaflets, campaigning documents and press cuttings
    - Material relating to the 1990 local elections, incing correspondence and campaigning documents

    Box 4:
    - Material relating to 1991-1993 local elections, including Colin Challen's election in 1992 and the campaign for Katrina Peat in Newlands ward in 1991.
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  • CHN/2/5

    Environmental issues Series

    circa 1988-1993
    Documents, research, correspondence and publications relating to environmental issues during Colin Challen's tenure as a local councillor in Kingston upon Hull. (7 folders, 1 bundle, and loose documents and publications.)
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  • CHN/2/6

    Hull Campaign Against the Poll Tax Series

    1988-1991
    A number of folders and loose documents all relating to the poll tax and, in particular, the Hull Campaign Against the Poll Tax, in which Colin Challen participated.
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  • CHN/2/7

    Unitary status for Kingston upon Hull Series

    1990-1993
    A number of folders and loose documents relating to the process for Hull gaining unitary status.
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  • CHN/2/8

    Parliamentary candidate for Beverley Series

    1991-1992
    Material relating to Colin Challen's selection as Parliamentary candidate for Beverley and his campaign for the 1991 election, with policy and strategy material.
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  • CHN/2/9

    Trades Unions Item

    1989
    A small bundle of material relating to Trades Unions.
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