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Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and source material., 27 Jan 1937 - 24 May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/123

Scope and Contents

Rough notes for WSC's speech (27 January) on air defence, comparing British and German air strength. Source material includes copy of Hansard for 12 November 1936 containing WSC's speech ["The locust years"]. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5825-7.Notes for WSC's speech (4 March) on the defence loan bill, praising its long term nature, but expressing concern over Britain's defences in the immediate future. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5830-5.Notes for WSC's speech (11 March) supporting increases in the naval estimates, and commenting on matters including battleships and the situation in relation to Japan. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5836-43.Notes for WSC's speech (14 April) on the European situation and non-intervention in the Spanish Civil War. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5850-3.Brief notes for a speech by WSC (24 May) on changes to a royal ceremony.


  • 27 Jan 1937 - 24 May 1937

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (120 folios))

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