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

Reference code: CHAR 9/77A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/78
Previous record: CHAR 9/76

Date: 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926

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Typescript for WSC's speech (3 January, Wolfe Dinner, Westerham, Kent) on the achievements and prosperity of Canada.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (20 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Leeds, Yorkshire), entitled "National Finance", on the increase in national expenditure and necessity for cuts, particularly in education, on the changing funding system for local authorities, electricity development, the coal subsidy and averting a coal dispute, and the general improvement in the economy. Also includes a press cutting from the Daily Telegraph reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3812 - 3818.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (21 January, Grand Theatre, Bolton, Lancashire), entitled "Socialism", on the Government's improved position, the strength of the Conservative Party and the failure of Communism in the Soviet Union. Also includes a press cutting from the Scotsman reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3818 - 3821.

Press cutting from the Woodford Times reporting WSC's speech (15 February, Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Loughton and Chingford branches, Junior Imperial and Constitutional League, Buckhurst Hill Hall, Essex), entitled "Liberalism", on the strength of the Conservative Party, the need for strong government, the destruction of the Liberals, the dangers of Socialism and hope for the future. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3828 (part).

Press cutting from the Stratford Express reporting WSC's speech (18 February, Annual Dinner, Aldersbrook branch, West Essex Unionist Association, Great Eastern Hotel, Liverpool Street, London) on the importance of local branches of the Conservative Party and the Government's successes and responsibilities.

Speech notes, print and partial typescript of WSC's speech (2 March, Belfast Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland), entitled "National Finance", on the hopeful state of the economy, the coal subsidy, the call for a dictatorship by 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth], owner of the Daily Mail, the fall in unemployment, the future of coal as fuel, WSC's own defence of the rights of Ulster and hope for new stability in Ireland. Also includes press cuttings from the Cork Examiner and the Northern Whig reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3847 - 3850 (part).

Press cuttings from the Belfast Evening Telegraph, Northern Whig and Belfast News-Letter reporting WSC's speech (2 March, Ulster Reform Club, Belfast) on the strength of the Government, the fall of the Liberals, hope for the future and the danger from Socialism.

Press cuttings from the Cambridge Daily News and Cambridge Independent Press reporting WSC's speech (5 March, Cambridge University Conservative Association Dinner, Lion Hotel, Cambridge), entitled "Socialism and Liberty", recalling the late 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston and the events of the preceding 25 years, the strength and responsibility of the Government and the Socialist menace. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3850 - 3851 (part).

Press cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech (12 March, deputation from the Federation of British Industries, Treasury, London), entitled "Tax Burdens on Industry", on the betting tax, Road Fund and tax cuts for industry. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3867 - 3870.

Press cutting from the Morning Advertiser reporting WSC's speech (15 March, Allied Brewery Traders' Association Dinner, Waldorf Hotel, London), entitled "Prohibition", on the tax on beer and spirits and the alternative of Prohibition. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3870 - 3871.

Press cutting from the Scotsman reporting WSC's speech (17 March, Essex Women's Parliamentary Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations Conference, London), entitled "Conservative Policy", on the coal dispute and Locarno peace pact. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3889 - 3890 (part).

Press cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech (26 May, International Parliamentary Commercial Conference Dinner, Royal Gallery, House of Lords), entitled "Parliamentary Government" on democratic government and national and international duties. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3968 -3969 (part).

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (19 June, Unionist Association Meeting, Alexandra Park, London), entitled "The Bolshevik Menace", on the country's successful fight against heavy odds, particularly the General Strike, on criticism of the Government by David Lloyd George, the coal dispute and the influence of Bolshevism. Also includes press cuttings from the Tottenham Herald, the Hornsey Journal and the Muswell Hill Record. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4001 - 4002.

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