Scope and Contents
Notes and draft press statement for WSC's speech (1 November, Woodford Bridge [Essex], Constituency meeting) on subjects including the need for Conservatives to be ready for the next general election, the National government, India and air defence against Germany. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5389-90.Notes and drafts for WSC's speech (16 November, BBC broadcast) entitled "The Causes of War" on German domestic policy, and the German threat to Europe and Britain. Also includes galley proofs and cuttings from the Listener and Vital Speeches of the Day containing the text of WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5433-6.Notes for WSC's speech (?9 November, Chingford [Essex], Constituency meeting) on armaments, air defence, and India. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5403-4.Source material on agriculture in Essex, including information from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on various crops, the glass-house industry, fruit, vegetables and flowers, the eggs and poultry industry, wheat, milk marketing, and pigs.Notes for WSC's speech (4 December, Queen's Hall, London, Conservative Party Central Council Meeting) on the India White Paper and Conservative policy. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5449-50.