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Cuttings and cartoons relating to WSC, both before and after the Conservative election defeat, 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 27 2

Scope and Contents

Economic affairs: Budget speculation intensifies as the General Election approaches, in particular concerning taxation; controversy over the issue of Irish loyalist compensation; the rejection, by the new Socialist administration, of unsatisfactory reparations offers.

Foreign Policy: Trouble in Palestine; unease in Europe, especially concerning the ‘Danzig corridor’; WSC protests against the government’s policy towards India, highlighting his disapproval by refusing to involve himself with the ‘India Committee’ which will discuss the future of British government in India; conference with Mahatma Gandhi to be held; dispute between China and Japan.

Career: continued criticism of socialist ideals, despite the forfeiture of his cabinet position as a result of the Socialist’s election victory; plays no part in the Shadow Cabinet; WSC embarks on a ‘restful’ trip to Canada, managing to discuss both Empire trade and American/British naval disarmament; WSC issues a warning concerning Germany’s increasingly fervent nationalism; WSC becomes animated over his omission, along with some prominent contemporaries, from the BBC’s ‘Politics on Radio’.


  • Creation: 1929-01-22 - 1933-09-20


Conditions Governing Access

Available as digital surrogates only, to protect the fragile original.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2004-08-09 12:06:05.890000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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