Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and source material.

Reference code: CHAR 9/59

Part of: CHAR 9
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Date: 07 Feb 1920 - 23 Feb 1920

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Speech notes and typescript for WSC's statement (23 February) on the abolition of conscription, the need for an increase in the army, development in the Air Force and in tanks, the Territorial Army and troops for Ireland. Source material includes: an extract from the Naval, Military and Air Force Service Act, 1919; memoranda by WSC on estimates, and reliefs for foreign garrisons; [?] Francis Acland on estimates; [Lieutenant-General Sir George MacDonogh] Adjutant-General, on reliefs for foreign garrisons (2); Martin Archer-Shee [Conservative MP for Finsbury, London] on questions for WSC; [Major-General Sir Edward Morrison], Master-General of the Ordnance, on estimates; Joseph Crosland [Director of Finance, War Office] on estimates; notes from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; notes on the military situation in the dominions; notes on votes for the estimates. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 2946 - 2964.

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