Speeches: House of Commons.

Reference code: CHAR 9/154A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/155
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Date: 20 Jan 1942 - 24 Feb 1942

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Cutting from "Hansard", statement on the death of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, 20 Jan 1942 Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6552-53.

Typescript speaking notes [with handwritten annotations by WSC and others], and extract from "Hansard" for speech on the War Situation, [in Vote of Confidence Debate], particularly on North Africa and the Far East 27 Jan 1942 [with covering note stating that the speaking notes were "far from being correct"] Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6553-71.

Typescript speaking notes [two drafts, with handwritten annotations by WSC and others], and extract from "Hansard" for speech on the War Situation, 29 Jan 1942, winding up Vote of Confidence Debate, [with covering note stating that the speaking notes were "far from being correct"] Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6571-78.

Extract from Hansard, statements on Service Pay and Allowances and creation of the Office of Minister of Production, 10 Feb 1942 Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6578-82.

Typescript notes [with handwritten annotations by WSC and others] for speech on the "Channel dash" of the German warships "Scharnhorst" and "Gneisenau", and on the fall of Singapore, 17 Feb 1942, with copy of "Hansard" Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6588-92.

Typescript notes [two drafts, with handwritten annotations by WSC and others] and extract from "Hansard" for speech on the War Situation and Government Reconstruction, particularly the composition of the War Cabinet, his duties as Minister of Defence and his decision to decision to give up the post of Leader of the House of Commons, also on the War in the Far East Published Complete Speeches VI, pp.6593-.

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