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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript., 05 Jun 1931 - 31 Oct 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/97

Scope and Contents

Memorandum by WSC (5 June, Select Committee on Procedure on Public Business) on forming a non-political Economic Sub-Parliament.Speech notes and typescript (10 June, Folkestone, Kent), entitled "India (Government Policy) on the Gateshead by-election [County Durham], the Labour Government's record, the need for Conservatives to have a separate policy on India, British interests in India and the Cawnpore Riots. Source material includes a press cutting from the Times on the Round Table Conference. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5044 - 5045.Typescript for WSC's speech (? June, Clive Court, Kent, also 20 August 1930, Conservative Meeting, Minster, Thanet, Kent), entitled "India and Egypt", on Pathan raids in India, the weakness of British authority, confusion arising from the Round Table Conference, British interference in Egypt's internal affairs, the weakening of the Navy and the trade depression aggravated by the Labour Government. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4912 - 4915.Speech notes for WSC's speech (29 September, Liverpool), entitled "The Financial Situation" on the causes of the economic crisis, abandoning the Gold Standard, and the general tariff. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5082 - 5084.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (13 October, Buckhurst Hill, Essex), entitled "Election Broadcasts" on Parliament's power to impose a general tariff, and anti-Conservative bias in election broadcasts. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5086 - 5087.Speech notes for WSC's speech (16 October, Epping, Essex), entitled "A Position of Ignorance" on the General Election. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5087 (part).Speech notes for WSC's speech (19 October, Burnley, Lancashire), entitled "The Callow, Half-Baked, Half-Fledged Socialist Party" on Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley], former Foreign Secretary, and Labour MP for Burnley, and his part in rejecting the Labour Budget. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5087 (part).Speech notes for WSC's speech (20 October, Plymouth, Devon) on the General Election, and the Labour Government's inconsistent attitude on tariffs.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (31 October, Constituency Meeting, Chingford, Essex), entitled "The New Parliament" on the freedom and responsibilities of the new Parliament. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 5089 - 5090 (part).

Dates

  • 05 Jun 1931 - 31 Oct 1931

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (94 folios))

Language of Materials

English