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

Reference code: CHAR 9/81

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/82A-B
Previous record: CHAR 9/80

Date: 11 May 1927 - 12 Sep 1927

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Typescript of WSC's speech (11 May, British Bankers' Association Annual Dinner, Merchant Taylors' Hall, London), entitled "The Financial Situation" on the results of the Budget, the trade revival and the war debt to the United States. Also includes a press cutting from the Financial Times reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4217 - 4218 (part).

Typescript of WSC's speech (12 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet to Bankers and Merchants, Mansion House, London), entitled "Peace and Progress" on the recovering economy, the murder of Kevin O'Higgins [Vice-President of the Executive Council, Irish Free State], the expulsion of Bolshevik conspirators from Britain, trade with the Soviet Union, assuring the sea- borne food supply and the Geneva Naval Conference. Also includes a print from the Banker reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4304 - 4306.

Press cutting from the Yorkshire Post reporting WSC's speech (16 July, Monkhams, Waltham Abbey, Essex), on the economy, the Trade Unions Bill, and the expulsion of the Bolsheviks. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4307 - 4308.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 July, Bicton Park, Honiton, Devonshire), entitled "Responsibility of the Conservative Party" on agricultural policy, roads, local rating, the failure of the Geneva Naval Conference, Trade Union legislation and Bolshevik interference. Also includes press cuttings from the Exmouth Journal and Western Morning News and Mercury reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4321 - 4323.

Typescript for WSC's speech (6 August, Haslemere, Surrey), entitled "Failure of the Geneva Naval Conference" on the naval requirements of Britain, the United States and Japan, and naval parity between Britain and the United States. Also includes a press cutting from the Surrey Advertiser reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4323 - 4325.

Press cutting from the Sheffield Daily Telegraph (3 September, Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland), entitled "Finances" on the improving economy, agricultural policy and the failure of the Geneva Naval Conference. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4325 - 4327.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (12 September, Unionist Meeting, Ulverston, Lancashire), entitled "More Prosperity" on the past achievements of Conservatives and Liberals, the rise of Socialism, the new responsibility of the Conservatives to safeguard liberty, issues for the next Election, the Labour Party's swing away from Bolshevism, the Trades Union Act, improved economy and housing and Liberal confusion. Also includes a press cutting from the Barrow News reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4327 - 4329.

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