Scope and Contents
Speech notes, a print and a report from the Times on WSC's speech (3 January, Victoria Hall, Sunderland, County Durham), entitled "The Agony of Russia" on the general situation in Britain, Russia and Eastern Europe, and the risks of party politics. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2917 - 2927.Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 January, Territorial Forces Associations Meeting, County Council Office, London), on the post-war organisation of the Territorial Force. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2927 - 2934.Speech notes and a print of WSC's speech (14 February, King's Theatre, Dundee, Scotland), entitled "A Policy of Real Peace and Appeasement" on policy towards Russia and Europe, and on a lasting peace, and the need for Liberals and Conservatives to fight the common enemy of socialism. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2934 - 2943.Speech notes for WSC's speech (30 April, Scottish Liberal Federation, Athenaeum Hall, Glasgow, Scotland). Source material includes: a print of the Federation's annual report, 1919; the agenda for the annual meeting; a statement by Sir William Sutherland [Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, and Liberal MP for Argyllshire] on the position of Scottish Liberal MPs'; notes on the Acquisition of Land Act and land taxes; an extract from Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, leader of the Liberal Party]'s statements on Scottish Liberals; prints on Bolshevism. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2990 -2991.