Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including a debate on the amendments to the resolutions on the veto of the House of Lords which have been resisted by WSC, although he concedes that the criticisms of the Conservative Party will have to be met.
Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the second passing of the  Budget through the House of Commons; the speech of [Joseph] Devlin; and WSC's observations on what might have happened if the Budget had not been rejected by the House of Lords.
Resolutions passed by Conservative constituency associations calling on as many ministers as possible to attend the annual conference of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, and urging the Government to introduce legislation to reform trade unions and the House of Lords. Sent with CHAR 2/147/174.
Circular letter from Edward Campbell, secretary of the Second Chamber Reform Committee, enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/150/2.
Reprint from "The Nineteenth Century and After": "The Parliament Act and Second Chamber Reform" by F G Stone. Sent with CHAR 2/150/1.
Letter from Ernest Law (27 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/137/21, drawing WSC's attention to his suggestion that the House of Commons should consider the right of a Prime Minister to advise a dissolution of Parliament and regretting that WSC argued in his letter that the House of Commons could debate any amendment to the Address "irrespective of whether a new Government has or has not at that moment assumed office.".
Cutting from the "Times": letter from Ernest Law to the editor arguing that the Prime Minister should not have the right to advise a dissolution of Parliament in any circumstances or to advise the sovereign who his successor should be. Sent with CHAR 2/137/20.
Letter from Colonel Charles Swaine (88 St James's Street, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his electoral victory, which would have pleased Sir Ernest Cassel, hoping that WSC will get a suitable government post, and arguing for the reform of the House of Lords so that it can effectually oppose any future Socialist government.
Conservative research department memorandum prepared by [Neville Chamberlain] on the use of the referendum.
Memorandum by [WSC to the Select Committee on Procedure on Public Business] proposing the formation of an "Economic Sub-Parliament". Annotated carbon typescript copy. Another copy at CHAR 2/177/48-50.
Letter from WSC (Home Office, Whitehall) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements to meet her in Paris [France] with "Clemmie" [CSC]; reporting that his speech on the Veto [of the House of Lords] has "fluttered the dovecotes a good deal". Signed typescript.
Photocopy of a chapter contributed by JEP to the Manorial Society of Great Britain's book "The House of Lords - A Thousand Years of British Tradition".