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Item of the Month – October 2015

Denis Healey job application letter, October 1945

This letter is from the Labour Party General Secretary papers and is part of the file that deals with the job application of the late Denis Healey.  The letter confirms that he will be able to attend the interview for the post of International Secretary.

Healey was stationed in Italy in October 1945.  The job interview took place on 20 November 1945, and he started soon afterwards.

The museums archive holds all of his papers from the five years he spent as International Secretary.

Denis Healey job application letter, October 1945