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

Reference code: CHAR 9/78

Part of: CHAR 9
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Date: 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926

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Print and partial typescript of WSC's speech (14 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet, Mansion House, London), entitled "War Debts" on the mysteries of finance, the need for a stable currency and economy, the settlement of France's debt and the whole principle of war debts, the effects of the coal dispute and Trade Union involvement in politics. Also includes a press cutting from the City Press reporting the banquet. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4038 - 4042.

Typescript and speech notes for WSC's speech (18 August, Unionist Demonstration, Eisteddfod Pavilion, Swansea, Wales), entitled "Coal Trade Dispute" on the general political scene, the social and economic weapons of the Labour Party, the standards of the Government, the effect of the coal dispute on the Unions and the country, the coal subsidy, the obduracy of the miners' leaders and the function of Trade Unionism. Also includes press cuttings from the Manchester Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Coventry Herald and Herald of Wales reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4058 - 4065 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's speech (21 August, Squerryes Court, Westerham, Kent), entitled "Coal Trade Dispute" on the hardship resulting from the strike, rumours of starvation, David Lloyd George's criticisms of the handling of the strike, calls for the nationalization of the coal industry, and Labour and Liberal wrecking tactics. Also includes press cuttings from the Times and the Scotsman reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4065 - 4069.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (18 October, Canada Club, London), entitled "The Empire" on questions for the Imperial Conference, the importance of keeping the Empire out of party politics and running it by goodwill and discussion, and paying tribute to 1st Lord Byng [Governor-General of Canada]. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4103 - 4104.

Speech notes and partial typescript for WSC's speech (20 October, National Farmers' Union, Connaught Rooms, London), entitled "Agriculture" on Lloyd George and the Labour Party's land proposals, the Government policy towards farmers, agricultural research and co-operation between agriculture and manufacture. Also includes press cuttings from the Scotsman and the Northern Whig reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4105 - 4106.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (21 October, Institute of Actuaries Dinner, London), on the origin and prestige of the institute. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4106 - 4107.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (29 October, Woodford, Essex and 1 November, Waltham Abbey, Essex), entitled "Soviet Activities" and "Coal Dispute" on Bolshevik influence in the strike and the general political situation. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4110 - 4111 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's speech (26 October, Loughton, Essex), entitled "Coal Dispute" on the general situation. Also includes press cutting from the Northern Whig reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4107 - 4109.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (28 October, Harlow, Essex) on agriculture, Socialism and the Trade Unions. Also includes press cutting from the Hertfordshire and Essex Observer reporting the speech.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (26 October, Wanstead, Essex) on the General Strike and coal dispute, review of Trade Union legislation and the Imperial Conference. Also includes press cutting reporting the speech.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (1 November, Nazeing, Essex), entitled "Coal Dispute". Also includes press cutting from the Grimsby Daily Telegraph reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4110 - 4111 (part).

Press cutting from the Yorkshire Post (26 November, Wanstead branch, West Essex Unionist Association Dinner, London), entitled "Economic Strength of Britain", on maintaining the economy despite the coal dispute. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4112 - 4113.

Typescript from Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] for WSC's speech (November, Imperial Conference) on the international economy since 1923, British settlement of war debts, the return to the Gold Standard, high expenditure and taxation, the balance of trade and reducing the National Debt.

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