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

Reference code: CHAR 9/72A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/73
Previous record: CHAR 9/71

Date: 11 May 1925 - 10 Dec 1925

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Speech notes for WSC's statement (11 May) on the silk duty in the Budget, and the sugar tax. Source material includes notes on artificial silk, including a quote from Samuel Courtauld, Chairman of Courtaulds Limited, and Philip Snowden [former Chancellor of the Exchequer] on tea duty. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3620 - 3631.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (25 May) for the 2nd reading of the Finance Bill, on criticism of the Budget, particularly from Snowden, taxation, silk and death duties. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3638 - 3649.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (6 August) on the coal subsidy, the crisis in the coal industry, the alternative risk of a strike, and hopes of a settlement. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3746 - 3754.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (6 August) for the Appropriation Bill (Gold Standard), on cross-party support for the Gold Standard, its stability, and John Maynard Keynes's theory of currency manipulation. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3741 - 3746.

Speech notes and a partial typescript for WSC's statement (8 December) for the Ireland (Confirmation of Agreement) Bill, on the Irish Free State's economic state and financial obligations to Britain, financial relations between Britain and Northern Ireland and the settlement of the boundary. Also includes a note of questions to be answered. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3787 - 3792.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's statement (9 December) for the 2nd reading of the Safeguarding (Customs Duties) Bill, on legalizing duties separately rather than in batches, and refusing to impose a general tariff. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3792 - 3800.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's statement (10 December) on the coal industry subvention to aid wages, the depression in the industry, results of a strike and outlook for the coal trade. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3800 - 3807.

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CHAR 9/72A/41-60 Speech notes for WSC's statement on the coal subsidy, the crisis in the coal industry, the alternative risk of a strike, and hopes of a settlement. 6 Aug 1925