[Miss Strachey] to the Countess of Carlisle

Scope and Content

Copy of letter. Writing on behalf of the Executive Committee to express regret at her resignation. Encloses official declaration of election policy of National Union and Central Society. Explains (in wording suggested by Mrs. Fawcett) that North Eastern Society took action on Jarrow without waiting to consult National Union and contrary to National Union's election policy, which would have advised no action in Jarrow by-election, but Committee did not wish to interfere with freedom of action of N. Eastern Society.