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Speeches: Speech notes., 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/3A-B

Scope and Contents

Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (6 December, House of Commons) on the vote of censure about party politics and criticism of the Labour government's policy on reconstruction after the war and issues including: demobilisation and employment; housing; economic issues; foreign policy; and the regulation of industry by the Board of Trade. Source material includes: letter from Sir Ian Fraser on preference for employing ex-servicemen; a copy of a statement by Harry Truman, President of the United States, on reconstruction in the United States; and comments on the speech by James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip], Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party, and [Geoffrey] Crowther [Editor of the Economist].Speech notes and Hansard report for WSC's speech (13 December, House of Commons) on the Anglo-American loan and the repayment of war debts to the United States, Egypt and India. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp 7274-81.Extracts from speech notes for WSC's speech (24 August, House of Commons) on parliamentary procedure.Speech notes for WSC's speech (15 August, House of Commons) entitled "'The True Glory': The surrender of Japan" on the end of the second world war including the phrase "total war has led to total victory". Published: Complete Speeches VII, p 7209.


  • 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945

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2 file(s) (2 files (301 loose folios))

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