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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and print., 13 Oct 1924 - 07 May 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/71

Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's statement (7 April) on the German Reparation (Recovery) Act, as an alternative method of receiving reparations through the new trade treaty with Germany. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3546 - 3554.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (28 April) on Philip Snowden's last Budget as former Chancellor of the Exchequer, the National Debt, the return to the Gold Standard, expenditure and revenue, estate duty, tax on luxury goods, import duty on hops, the re-imposition of the McKenna Duties, pensions, Imperial Preference, super-tax and income tax. Also includes a print of the statement. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3556 - 3583.Speech notes for WSC's statement (30 April) on the Budget, including criticism from Sir Alfred Mond [later 1st Lord Melchett], Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Horne of Slamannan, former Chancellor of the Exchequer], Ramsay MacDonald, Philip Snowden, and Walter Runciman, and on tax and pensions. Also includes an extract from the Times (13 October 1924) on Liberal policy for social insurance and pensions. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3583 - 3588.Speech notes for WSC's statement (4 May) for the 2nd reading of the Gold Standard Bill, on the proposed Labour amendment, the timing of the return to the Gold Standard, the view of John Maynard Keynes, reasons for the return, the role of the United States, and the effect on interest rates. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3593 - 3604.Speech notes for WSC's statement (7 May) on the Budget, the re-imposition of the McKenna Duties and their effect on imports and prices. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3613 - 3620.

Dates

  • 13 Oct 1924 - 07 May 1925

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (108 folios))

Language of Materials

English

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