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

Reference code: CHAR 9/84

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/85
Previous record: CHAR 9/83A-B

Date: 26 Apr 1928 - 09 Nov 1928

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Typescript for [? Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health]'s draft reply to David Lloyd George [Leader of the Liberal Party] on local rating reform.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (1 May), entitled "The Budget (Kerosene Duty)". Also includes extracts from Hansard reporting the statement. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4410 - 4416.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (5 June), entitled "Finance Bill (Rating Reform)", for the 2nd reading of the bill, on rating relief for industry and Liberal opposition. Also includes extracts from Hansard reporting the statement. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4418 - 4429.

Extract from Hansard reporting WSC's statement (7 June), entitled "Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Bill". Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4429 - 4437.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (14 June), entitled "Prayer Book Measure", on WSC's personal dislike of the new Prayer Book and the separation of Church and State. Source material includes a quotation from Lord Randolph Churchill on debating religious measures in Parliament. Also includes a press cutting reporting the statement, and a typescript of the statement in letter form. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4441 - 4445.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (24 July), entitled "Unemployment" on the vote of censure against the Government, unemployment in the mining industry, the economic conditions in the 20th century and differing economic theories. Source material includes: the pamphlet "The Mining Situation: An Immediate Programme", issued by the Trades Union Congress, the Labour Party and the Miners' Federation; notes on railway freight relief; notes on overseas settlement. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4503 - 4509.

Speech notes for WSC's statement (8 November), entitled "Unemployment" on the effects of the coal dispute, unemployment abroad, social benefits, past unemployment, conditions in the mining industry, rating relief for industry, extending Empire settlement, safeguarding industries, export credits and finding work for the surplus mining population. Also includes a press cutting from the Times reporting the statement. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4525 - 4536.

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