Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
Page from the Gloucester Journal: speech by Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] at the National Liberal Club attacking the power of the House of Lords with special reference to the Education Bill and the Licensing Bill and the reply of Lord St Aldwyn [earlier Sir Michael Hicks Beach] at Gloucester.
Letter from Lord Islington [earlier Sir John Dickson Poynder] (8 Chesterfield Gardens, [London]) to WSC on his appointment as Governor of New Zealand and the Inebriate Reformatory Bill.
Note from WSC (Home Office) to John Pedder enclosing a memorandum [not present] from the Socialist Lord Provost of Dundee [Scotland] on the reduction in crime following the imposition of a new whisky duty, 21 Sep 1910 Typescript annotated with Pedder's comments on the memorandum, 23 Sep [1910, and with note that it was sent to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George], 28 Sep ].
Letter from William Buist (Richard Buist & Sons, cabinet makers, upholsterers and carpet warehousemen, 100-108 Commercial Street, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) regretting his defeat in Leicester, blaming the narrow defeat of the Liberal candidate in Dundee on members of the liquor trade and referring to the "magnificent" Liberal meeting on the eve of the poll.
Report entitled "Women and Children in Public Houses. Information obtained from certain police forces as to the frequenting of public houses by women and children".
Letter from Lord Loreburn [earlier Sir Robert Reid, Lord Chancellor] (Kingsdown, Deal [Kent]) to WSC on the subject of liquor reform which he describes as the "very root of all Social Reform", requesting information on the decline in arrests and convictions since the 1909-1910 Budget and increased duty on spirits. Signed manuscript.