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(Untitled), 31 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/136/124-126

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Lord Carson [earlier Sir Edward Carson] (Cleve Court, Minster, Thanet, [Kent]) on: some "damaging admissions" by Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]; the need to preserve the Government's unity by keeping discussion of fiscal policy "within limits which everyone can understand"; the current opportunity to "steady" Egypt and India and consolidate the social structure at home; the improving economic situation; WSC's efforts to reduce direct taxation; housing; the possibilities of contributory insurance; WSC's belief that by 1929 the benefits of Government policies ought to be apparent enough to secure them a second term; the forthcoming visit to Chartwell of Carson and Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour]. Carbon typescript copy.


  • Creation: 31 Dec 1924

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