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Constitutional law

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Reform of Parliament: notes and prints., 01 Oct 1909 - 31 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/17
Scope and Contents Printed Cabinet papers on various subjects including: relations between the House of Commons and the House of Lords including the latter's powers of veto; the financial impact of the rejection of the 1909 [People's] Budget by the Lords including the collection of taxes and duty on tea; the parliamentary register; the positions of Upper Houses in the Dominions and states in Europe; a draft bill for the reform of the constitutional position of the House of Lords and limitation of the power of...
Dates: 01 Oct 1909 - 31 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes., 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (9 February), for the debate on the address on the programme of Government legislation, the Trade Unions Bill, the situation in China and Britain's attitude to the Soviet Union. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4140 - 4148.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (11 April), on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund,...
Dates: 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/3-4
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (House of Commons) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the announcement of the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] regarding the Government's intentions on the reform of the relations between the two Houses of Parliament and the [1909] Budget; and [John] Redmond's "menacing" speech on the position of the Irish [National] Party.

Dates: 21 Feb 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/28-30
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of the passage of the [1909] Budget; the suggestion by the Opposition that the Budget should be divided into a series of separate resolutions and the Government's objection to this idea. WSC expresses his hopes that the "catastrophe" which would result from the loss of the Budget can be avoided.

Dates: 04 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.