Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings.

Reference code: CHAR 9/73

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/74
Previous record: CHAR 9/72A-B

Date: 25 Apr 1925 - 15 Dec 1925

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Print of WSC's speech (25 April, Royal Naval Division War Memorial unveiling ceremony, Admiralty Building, London). Also includes a note from Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Freyberg. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3554 - 3556.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (1 May, Primrose League Demonstration, Albert Hall, London) on the founding of the League, conditions now facing Conservatives, the Budget and foreign policy. Also includes a note from [Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister], regretting his absence and passing on a message of confidence in the League. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3588 - 3593.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (16 September, Midland Conservative Club Dinner, Birmingham) on changes in the twentieth century, particularly Communism, and to counter it, the steady policies of the Government on the economy, foreign affairs, pensions, fixing the French war debt, the debt between France and the United States, the return to the Gold Standard, and prevention of the coal strike. Also includes a press cutting from the Times reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3761 - 3766.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 October, Engineer's Club Annual Dinner, Savoy Hotel, London), entitled "Twelve Apostles of Reassurance" on the improving economy, the results of a coal strike and propaganda from Moscow [Soviet Union]. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3773 - 3775.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (28 October, Constituency meeting, Harlow, Essex) on 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth], owner of the Daily Mail, and his article in the Mail criticizing the Government. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3775 - 3776.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (19 October, Queen's Pavilion, Chingford, Essex), entitled "Is England Done?" on widespread pessimism, the improved economy, falling unemployment, the Locarno peace pact and avoidance of the coal strike. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3766 - 3769.

Press cutting reporting WSC's speech (23 October, Engineer's Club Annual Dinner, Savoy Hotel, London), entitled "Twelve Apostles of Reassurance" (see above).

Typescript for WSC's speech (? October) on Socialism and the power of officialdom, the destruction of political and personal liberty, the abandonment of free enterprise and its effects in the Soviet Union.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (3 November, Hippodrome, Sheffield, Yorkshire) on the coal subsidy and the Gold Standard. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3777 - 3778.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (13 November, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland) on the Government's record, the Locarno peace pact, Imperial Preference, the Gold Standard, pension reform, cuts at the Pembroke [Wales] and Rosyth [Fife, Scotland] naval bases, the coal subsidy and Socialism. Also includes a press cutting from the Scotsman reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3778 - 3780 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's speeches (28 November, Conservative and Unionist Demonstration, Opera House, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and 11 December, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled (11 December) "Socialist Softies and Fatheads", on stability, foreign policy, the coal situation, unemployment and Socialism. Also includes a press cutting reporting the Battersea speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3784 - 3786, 3808 - 3810.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (15 December, Lobby Journalists' Luncheon) on the common roles and dangers of press and Parliament.

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