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Includes speech from the Glasgow Press Fund Luncheon [Scotland], Oct 83. Other subjects include: reasons for defeat in the General Election; the economic situation; health policy; a tribute to Michael Foot, former leader of the Labour Party; the shipping industry; American cruise missile bases in Britain; the disastrous effects of the international economy; Conservative health policy; education policy.
Includes: NK’s speech to the Trades Union Congress conference, with notes and briefings; NK’s Fabian lecture, "Democratic Socialism and the Future", with annotated text, notes and source material (Sept-Oct); NK’s speech to the Jamaican People’s National Party; a draft letter from NK to Roy Hattersley [Deputy leader] on defining Labour’s target on unemployment. Other subjects include: the steel industry; the New Right; Scottish devolution.
The soundings off inlets in Tierra del Fuego explain depth of lakes in Scotland, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Letter from Sir Joseph Dobbie (42 Melville Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC (Crockham Hill, Sevenoaks, [Kent]) arguing that a new Liberal Unionist organisation pledged to oppose Socialism in cooperation with the Conservatives would receive much support in Scotland and inviting WSC to address a meeting of the National Citizen's Union in Edinburgh.
Letter from 2nd Lord Linlithgow (19th Armoured Car Company, The Camp, Belhaven, Dunbar, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC on his efforts as the president of the Linlithgow Unionist Association to secure cooperation between Liberals and Conservatives in the constituency. Asks whether WSC can persuade Sir James Calder to declare his support for WSC and defy the local diehard Liberals. Encloses CHAR 2/134/28.
Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to 2nd Lord Linlithgow promising to communicate with Sir James Calder [about cooperating with the Conservatives in the Linlithgow constituency] and asserting that Calder would be a much better MP than Emanuel Shinwell. Carbon copy.
Letter from 2nd Lord Linlithgow (Belhaven Camp, Dunbar, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC on the need for Sir James Calder to undertake to give qualified support to a Conservative administration if a satisfactory electoral arrangement is to be reached in the Linlithgow Division.
Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to Sir James Calder offering to discuss with him the position in the Linlithgow constituency [West Lothian, Scotland] and stressing the importance of Liberals and Conservatives cooperating against Socialism. Carbon copy.
Letter from Sir Robert Horne [later Lord Horne of Slamannan] (59 Pall Mall, London) to WSC (Chartwell) on the excitement caused by their forthcoming meeting in Edinburgh [Scotland] and on WSC's and Horne's respective views on Ireland.
Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Dalnawillan, Altnabraec, Caithness, [Scotland]) to WSC congratulating him on his Edinburgh speech, complaining of the "defeatist" attitude of the Scottish Conservative press towards the Anglo-Russian treaty, and stressing the need for David Lloyd George to "stick to his guns.".
Letter from Sir James Calder (Leith, [Scotland]) to 2nd Lord Linlithgow (Hopetoun House, South Queensferry [West Lothian, Scotland]) explaining that he has withdrawn as Liberal candidate for Linlithgowshire because he believes that there are too many extremists to enable his ideas of Liberal-Conservative cooperation to be carried out successfully. Copy sent with CHAR 2/134/152.
Letter from Katherine, Duchess of Atholl (84 Eaton Place, [London]) to WSC reporting that Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] seemed to give a negative response to the 8th Duke of Atholl's suggestion of Liberal-Conservative co-operation in his constituency [Caithness, Scotland] but promising that the matter will be carefully considered in the light of WSC's advice that Sinclair should not be opposed.
Letter from the 8th Duke of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to WSC on the political situation in East Perthshire.
Letter from Sir William Sutherland [private secretary to David Lloyd George] (10 Downing Street) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] on the adoption of an Asquithian Liberal candidate in East Perthshire [Scotland].
Telegram from Sir William Sutherland [private secretary to David Lloyd George] (10 Downing Street) to Mr MacNicol (Edinburgh, [Scotland]) instructing him to form a strong local committee in East Perthshire to support Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso]. Manuscript copy.
Telegram from WSC to [David Lloyd George] recommending Alexander MacCallum Scott rather than John Leng Sturrock to be the Scottish Government Whip, reporting the success of his Dundee visit and the attempts of their opponents to upset the associations of their supporters. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh.
Part of a letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George recommending Alexander MacCallum Scott rather than John Leng Sturrock or James Greig to the be the Scottish Government Whip, reporting that he is remaining in London because of the Irish situation and looking forward to a painting holiday on the Riviera. Carbon typescript copy of first page only.
Letter from D J MacDonald (Craigie Cliff, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] announcing his intention of speaking in Dundee about Russia using information supplied by Sinclair and describing the opposition to him in Dundee from "independent" Liberals. Sent with CHAR 2/122/47.
Letter from [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, [Caithness, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/54 and comparing his electoral prospects in Caithness and Sutherland with those in East Perthshire. Sent with CHAR 2/122/47.
Invitation from the electors of Caithness and Sutherland [Scotland] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] to come forward as the Coalition Liberal Candidate. Sent with CHAR 2/122/50-53.
Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] advising him not to commit himself to standing for Caithness and Sutherland before it is known whether or not a strong Coalition Liberal committee can be formed for him in East Perthshire. Carbon typescript copy.
Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, [Caithness, Scotland]) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/122/71-72 and asking him to show it to WSC, commenting on the electoral situation in [East Perthshire and Caithness and Sutherland], and reporting on his successful fishing and the depression of Edwin Montagu.