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Constitutional law

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/35-39
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the fact that the Vote on Account approved by the House of Commons will supply the Government for six weeks and is therefore indicative of the Government's uncertain position and the financial powers of the House of Commons; reaction by Austen Chamberlain and F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead] to the Government's decision; Sir Edward Grey's statement of Foreign Office policy on the Belgian...
Dates: 11 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.
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(Untitled), 14 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/40-42
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: a question by Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] on the Government's intentions regarding the passage of the [1909] Budget; the effect of the Government's answer on the Irish Nationalists; WSC's observations on the unstable political situation and the lack of interest shown in discussion of the naval estimates.

Dates: 14 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.
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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/43-46
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: praise for a speech made by the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith]; comments on the inadequacies of a reply by [Arthur] Balfour; the imminent climax of discussions over the [1909] Budget and the veto of the House of Lords; and WSC's opinion that the King's intervention will be required to overcome the constitutional deadlock.

Dates: 30 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.
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/47-50
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the debate on the motion that the resolutions on the veto of the House of Lords should go to committee; a speech by Sir Robert Finlay on the legal aspects of the reform of the House of Lords; the financial implications of general elections on Members of Parliament; WSC's speech on the necessity of intervention by the King (for which he takes full responsibility); and the Government's...
Dates: 02 Apr 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), 09 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/51-53
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the carrying of the resolution to abolish the financial veto of the House of Lords; [Richard] Haldane's speech on the constitutional reform of the House of Lords; a "really delicious" speech by [Arthur] Balfour concerning his previous statements about the power of the House of Lords regarding financial measures; and the division on Tariff Reform.

Dates: 09 Apr 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), 15 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/54-56
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the debate over the amendment to the resolutions on the veto of the House of Lords excluding measures affecting Royal powers; the introduction by the Conservative Party of an amendment to exclude Home Rule from the powers proposed for the House of Commons and the excited mood of the House during speeches by the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and [Arthur] Balfour.

Dates: 15 Apr 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), 20 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/57-59
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the strengthened position of the Government due to the passage of the Budget through the House of Commons; the impressive position of the British economy; and the debate between the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George] and [William] O'Brien.

Dates: 20 Apr 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), [Apr] [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/63-64
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: [Apr] [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), 27 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/65-67
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: the second passing of the [1909] 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.

Dates: 27 Apr 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), 09 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/28/3
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 09 Apr 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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Will the Lords Survive?, 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/4/39
Scope and Contents

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".

Dates: 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.