Cuttings and Cartoons relating to WSC, 1933-10 - 1936-06
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.
- 1933-10 - 1936-06
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian) (Person)