Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and prints., 15 Apr 1929 - 23 Dec 1929
Scope and Contents
Speech notes and a print for WSC's Budget statement (15 April) on a review of the past 5 years, the Gold Standard and cost of living, the National Debt, surplus funds (1928 - 1929), expenditure (1929), revenue, import duties, the betting tax, the Road Fund, de-rating and taxation. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4574 - 4603.Speech notes for WSC's speech (19 December), entitled "Coal Mines Bill" on the arguments against the bill, a new form of taxation, cuts in miners' working hours, political pressure from the miners, the coal quota system and price fixing. Also includes a copy of Hansard reporting the debate. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4677 - 4685.Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 December), entitled "Egypt (Proposed Treaty)" on the dangerous results of withdrawing troops from Cairo, the probable increase in Egyptian forces, the conscription of Egyptian peasantry, the British occupation of Sudan and British obligations in Egypt. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4686 - 4696.
- 15 Apr 1929 - 23 Dec 1929
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