Documents relating to the formation and merging of Movement for Survival and PEOPLE in 1972-1974 which then became the Ecology Party in 1975.
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The preface to the Jan 1972 issue of The Ecologist setting out principles for Movement for Survival
Hand drawn draft organisational chart for PEOPLE. Believed to date from late 1972/early 1973
The single page advert announcing Movement for Survival in the Jan'72 edition of The Ecologist (Blueprint for Survival issue)
Advert in Coventry Evening Telegraph 31st January 1973 calling for supporters.
Leaflet from 1974 for PEOPLE "Battle of Britain"
Editorial by Teddy Goldsmith in support of PEOPLE for the February 1974 General Election
"A FUTURE for our children. An environment fit for PEOPLE" on the cover. Includes flyer and Ecologist editorial
Single page from the election address. It is unclear whether and in what format this material was used.
PEOPLE first manifesto adopted at Conference June 1974.
"A Manifesto for Survival"
Basic information sheet about PEOPLE. Dating from after the June 74 conference but before the October election
List of NEC members produced after the first (1974) Conference.
A4 information sheet about PEOPLE and its key policies. Probably produced between July and October 1974. The handwritten annotation "Vote for Patterson (Liberal & People party Candidate)" indicates this was distributed by D.Taylor during a school mock election in October 1974. He was barred by the school from standing himself as a PEOPLE candidate, so formed an alliance with the boy (Patterson) standing for the Liberal Party. In the event they came a solid second to the Tory (it was a Public School)
List of PEOPLE members as distributed to new members. 221 names listed. Believed to date from around September 1974.
Letter from Clive Lord for PEOPLE to David Taylor in response to a request for more information. On the reverse is a statement of PEOPLE's position.
PEOPLE election poster/flyer for Lesley Whittaker in Coventry North West election 1974
Editorial by Peter Carline discussing the PEOPLE manifesto for the October election and suggesting support for PEOPLE candidates.
Press release issued 31st May detailing PEOPLE position on the EU - vote NO to Europe