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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
Includes: speech to a NATO meeting on international security, particularly relating to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; speech for a debate on the Gulf War; lecture in Manchester on taxation and public spending; speech for a local government conference; response to the Budget; lecture on "Building out of Recession"; a speech for a Motion on the Poll Tax. Other subjects include: cuts to the National Health Service.
Papers by LSA on tariff reform and Imperial Preference, including: press-cuttings of Times articles and letters to the Times written by LSA; pamphlet, The Case for Tariff Reform; text and notes for speeches by LSA on fiscal reform and Imperial policy; notes on tariff reform and constructive policy; notes on the Trade Union Tariff Reform League.
Report of the Tariffs Committee of the Conservative Research Department, recommending a three-rate tariff and a Tariff Commission, and examining Parliamentary procedure for adopting their proposals.
Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.
Correspondence on the committee's amendments to the Finance Bill in their booklet "Assault on Free Enterprise", also including drafts of the booklet and the text of an address by Sir [Stanley] Paul Chambers [President of the Institute] on the attitude of industry towards the Government.
Copy of a pamphlet on tariff reform by Arthur Pigou.
The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.
Letter from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain recalling a scheme he proposed in 1916 for raising money; with notes and copies of correspondence from [Arthur] Rucker, [Principal] Private Secretary to Prime Minster, and [?Christopher] Hankey, [Herbert] Brittain, [Thomas] Padmore, and Sydney Turner of HM Treasury asking if anyone including [1st] Lord Hankey recalls details of the scheme and why it was rejected. [typescript with carbons and manuscript notes].
Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to David [Lloyd George] marked "secret" requesting additional finances to reduce the large numbers of deaths in mining accidents. He points out that the miners' leaders are willing to co-operate with the government and that public opinion would approve of a "bold and sweeping policy" which he would propose to fund largely through charges on the mining industry. Typescript.
Letter from Archibald Williams, Chairman of the Committee on Taxi-Cab Fares (Royal Commission House, Westminster [London]) to WSC concerning the taxation of taxis under the Light Locomotives Act. Signed typescript.
Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of an amendment relating to the hops industry; the weak position of the government due to the disillusionment of their supporters regarding legislation on the constitution and veto of the House of Lords; the necessity of a statement on the subject by the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] so that financial business, including discussion of the naval estimates, may be continued.
Letter from WSC (House of Commons) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of Government borrowing and the passage of the  Budget; and the influence of the House of Lords over the passage of financial bills.