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"Perils abroad and at home", 09 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/21A/1-68

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Speech notes for WSC's speech (Annual Conservative Party Conference, Llandudno, Wales) entitled "Perils abroad and at home" on subjects including: the recovery of the Conservative Party since 1945; the part played by Wales in British affairs; relations with the Soviet Union and the likelihood of a third world war; the degeneration of the United Nations; the importance of nuclear weapons belonging to the United States in countering the threat posed by the Soviet Union; the importance of Germany within Europe; the expense of the National Health Service; criticism of the Labour government's policy on issues including defence, the nationalisation of the steel industry, reform of the House of Lords, and the granting of independence to India.Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm" form to aid delivery with some manuscript amendments by WSC. Includes filing envelope.


  • Creation: 09 Oct 1948

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