Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and prints.

Reference code: CHAR 9/87

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/88A-B
Previous record: CHAR 9/86

Date: 15 Apr 1929 - 23 Dec 1929

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Speech notes and a print for WSC's Budget statement (15 April) on a review of the past 5 years, the Gold Standard and cost of living, the National Debt, surplus funds (1928 - 1929), expenditure (1929), revenue, import duties, the betting tax, the Road Fund, de-rating and taxation. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4574 - 4603.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (19 December), entitled "Coal Mines Bill" on the arguments against the bill, a new form of taxation, cuts in miners' working hours, political pressure from the miners, the coal quota system and price fixing. Also includes a copy of Hansard reporting the debate. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4677 - 4685.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 December), entitled "Egypt (Proposed Treaty)" on the dangerous results of withdrawing troops from Cairo, the probable increase in Egyptian forces, the conscription of Egyptian peasantry, the British occupation of Sudan and British obligations in Egypt. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4686 - 4696.

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CHAR 9/87/2 Budget Statement 15 Apr 1929
CHAR 9/87/3-76 Budget Statement 15 Apr 1929