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

Reference code: CHAR 9/88A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/89
Previous record: CHAR 9/87

Date: 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929

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Typescript for WSC's speech (21 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester), entitled "Trade" on 20th century economic conditions, currency stability, rating reform, economic development, taxation and the cotton trade. Also includes a press cutting from the Manchester Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4541 - 4546.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (6 February, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled "Battersea By-Election" on the Government's record, Labour class distinction and Liberal divisions. Also includes: a quotation from Ramsay MacDonald [Leader of the Opposition] on Conservatives supporting Socialist policies; prints of the election addresses of the Labour and Liberal candidates, William Bennett and Vivian Albu; a press cutting from the Clapham Observer reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4546 - 4550.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (12 February, Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union Meeting, Queen's Hall, London), entitled "Socialism" on the danger of a Labour victory in the General Election, trade with the Soviet Union and the Liberals splitting the anti-Socialist vote. Also includes a press cutting from the Times reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4551 - 4556.

Press cutting reporting WSC's speech (26 February, Worcestershire Association Dinner, Hotel Victoria, London), on Worcestershire and Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, and loyalty to home, community and country. Source material includes quotations from Robert Browning and Sir Henry Hadow. Also includes a press cutting from the Times reporting the speech.

Speech notes for WSC's election address (27 April, Conservative Meeting, Sevenoaks, Kent) on the Government's record and unemployment. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4612 - 4613.

Speech notes for WSC's election address (7 May, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland) on the Government's record, disarmament, unemployment, Liberal proposals on unemployment and roads, and the Conservative "Safety First" policy. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4616 - 4618.

Speech notes for WSC's election address (8 May, Glasgow, Scotland) on the Government's record, taxation, Liberal unemployment proposals and spending plans, nationalisation of the coal and agricultural industries, responsibility for the General Strike, national security. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4618 - 4619 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's broadcast (30 April, London) on the coal industry, unemployment, unemployment insurance, trade prospects, and 20th century economic conditions. Also includes a note from Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary]. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4614 - 4616.

Speech notes for WSC's election addresses (13 - 23 May, Woodford, Roydon and Woodford Bridge, Essex). Subjects include: David Lloyd George [Leader of the Liberal Party]'s road and rail proposals; the Government's record; Labour's economic policies; Socialism and Communism; the nationalisation of the coal industry and rating relief. Source material includes: extracts from Walter Runciman on the Trade Facilities Bill (1926); Lloyd George on unemployment; Ramsay MacDonald on a Labour victory and Conservative responsibility for the General Strike; statistics for trade disputes (1922 - 1929); Conservative and Liberal election material; extracts from Hansard on the Trade Facilities Bill (1926). Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4621 - 4630.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (14 June, Chingford, Essex) on the Labour victory, the need for the Conservatives to unite under Baldwin, the removal of the McKenna Duties and British and American naval policy. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4632 - 4635.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (14 December, Bristol University), entitled "Advice to Students" on taking advantage of education, and his own lack of university experience. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4674 - 4675 (part).

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (4 October, Commercial Club, Chicago, United States), on the need for a final naval agreement between Britain and the United States and the unifying role of the Empire. Source material includes: a letter from Alfred Le Maitre, Admiralty; an extract from "The World Crisis" on British and American submarines in the First World War; Admiralty notes on submarines, 1914 - 1918.

Speech notes for WSC's speeches (12 August - 6 September, Calgary, Victoria, Winnipeg and Ottawa, Canada) on subjects including: the unity of the Empire; subversive pacifism; naval security; Egypt; Singapore; Anglo-American naval relations; Imperial trade and the French refusal to reduce armaments.

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