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Cuttings and Cartoons relating to WSC, 1933-10 - 1936-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 29 A/1

Scope and Contents

Career: Randolph Churchill contests the Wavertree [Liverpool] by-election and is defeated; WSC reconciled with government; WSC returned to parliament but not the Cabinet; reviews of WSC’s "Marlborough".

Domestic Policy: Annual meeting (1933) of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations - Discussion of slum campaign, Imperial defence and reform policy; WSC supports the need for home grown food stuffs.

Foreign Policy; WSC leads opposition to the government’s India policy and challenges Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for India, later 1st Lord Templewood] over privileges concerning Lancashire cotton sold in India; WSC warns that France should not be made to disarm; WSC highlights problem of National Defence and suggests comradeship with France; Hitler re-arms Germany at a rapid pace; speculation over Eastern Locarno Treaty.


  • Creation: 1933-10 - 1936-06


Conditions Governing Access

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


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Related Materials

See also BRDW 1 (Press) 27/4.

Finding aid date

2004-08-09 12:16:27.840000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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