Found in 842 Collections and/or Records:
Speech notes for WSC's speech (Presentation from both Houses of Parliament, Westminster Hall) on the unique honour bestowed on him, as a sign of underlying political unity and fairness, events during his and Clement Attlee's premierships, the gifts from Parliament, including the portrait of WSC by [Graham Sutherland], the importance of WSC's speeches during the war, including the phrase "I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar".
Texts of speeches and articles by LSA on subjects including: post-war reconstruction; the Washington Loan Agreement; the future of Conservatism; British links with Europe; the economic and political future of India; post-war Europe and the Commonwealth; German attempts to break up Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia].
The papers cover all Wolff's positions in the Conservative Party: his work in the Research Department, 1965-70; then as Special Adviser to the Government, 1970-74 (the files from this period are the most numerous, containing Government papers); then Director-General of the Party. Particular sequences in the papers include the reports of the Opinion Research Centre, a large number of subject files and files relating to the 1970 General Election, particularly speeches.
Draft notes for WSC's statement on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Manuscript in the hands of WSC and ?Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]. Several pages are written on official envelopes.
Speech notes and texts of speeches and articles by LSA on the Empire, Imperial Preference and expansionist policy, including a speech to the Empire Industries Association on British trading policy.
Texts, prints and speaking notes of speeches by LSA, given as President of the Association.
Texts of speeches by LSA on the Empire, particularly: the Empire partnership; the disadvantages to Britain of a pan-European idea; the future of the Empire, in policy and in contribution to world affairs; the Singapore naval base; trade and an Empire Trade Week.
Includes: pamphlet by Sir [James] Percy FitzPatrick on the controversy over the South African flag; itineraries, including detailed itineraries for LSA's tours of New South Wales and Queensland [Australia]; programmes and menus; print of speeches given by LSA in South Africa.
Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from Australia on subjects including Australian defence forces, co-operation within the Empire, the Imperial Conferences, immigration, Empire trade, the development of Australian industry, and Imperial Preference.
Annotated text of LSA's Empire Tour speech from Fiji on subjects including the colonial Empire and its development, and Imperial Preference for Fiji's sugar and fruit trade.
Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe], on subjects including agriculture, Imperial Preference, Imperial unity, the ideas of Cecil Rhodes, South Africa's future in the Empire, and Britain's achievements during the war and in post-war domestic and colonial policy.
Also includes: note by LSA on the South African flag.
Texts, prints and notes of speeches by LSA for the Unity of Empire Campaign at Bournemouth [Hampshire], Central Hall [London] and Exeter [Devon] and Llanelly [Carmarthenshire, Wales].
Composed between 1656 and 1671, collected by an amanuensis.