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Labour Party


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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's statement (2 July), entitled "Emergency Power", on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4014 - 4024.Speech notes for WSC's statement (15 July), entitled "Finance Bill (Betting Duty)", on the expected revenue from the tax, and different rates for racecourses and betting offices. Published:...
Dates: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 17 Sep 1942 - 06 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/58/4-11
Scope and Contents Extracts from letter from Jennie Lee [Janet Bevan] to King Gordon, United States, intercepted by the censor: controversial comments on Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal], the attitude of the coal miners, organising opposition to a Conservative Government, and the resentment felt by United States airmen in Britain at slow British military development; includes covering notes between Hubert Gee [Principal Private Secretary to Minister of Labour and National Service], John Martin [Private...
Dates: 17 Sep 1942 - 06 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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