Speeches: speech notes and source material.

Reference code: CHAR 9/114

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Date: 02 Jan 1935 - 22 Feb 1935

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Draft press statement by WSC (2 January) responding to a broadcast by Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for India] on Indian constitutional reform.

Notes for WSC's speech (?25 January, Bristol, India Defence League meeting) on the government of India debate and Randolph Churchill's campaign at Liverpool [Wavertree by-election]. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5465-6.

Notes for WSC's speech (30 January, BBC broadcast) entitled "India: the Betrayal", arguing against Indian Home Rule and commenting on the situation in Europe, which includes the phrase "The storm clouds are gathering over the European scene . . . Danger is in the air". Also includes cutting from the Listener containing the text of WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5467-8.

Draft press statement by WSC (31 January) objecting to Attorney General Sir Thomas Inskip's [later 1st Lord Caldecote] allegations associating him with insulting language used about the Prime Minister [Ramsay MacDonald].

Notes for WSC's speech (5 February, Liverpool) entitled "'Tame and Dumb' Conservatives", supporting Randolph Churchill's candidature, commenting on Liverpool and Lancashire affairs, India, and the "Socialist" influence on the National Government. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5469-70.

Brief notes for WSC's speech (16 February, Ashridge [?Buckinghamshire] College) on general affairs, including India.

Notes and draft press statement for WSC's speech (22 February, Woodford [Essex]) on banking matters, Stanley Baldwin [Leader of the Conservative Party], and the need for a united Conservative Party at the next general election. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5500-1.

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