Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and source material.

Reference code: CHAR 9/123

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Date: 27 Jan 1937 - 24 May 1937

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Rough notes for WSC's speech (27 January) on air defence, comparing British and German air strength. Source material includes copy of Hansard for 12 November 1936 containing WSC's speech ["The locust years"]. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5825-7.

Notes for WSC's speech (4 March) on the defence loan bill, praising its long term nature, but expressing concern over Britain's defences in the immediate future. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5830-5.

Notes for WSC's speech (11 March) supporting increases in the naval estimates, and commenting on matters including battleships and the situation in relation to Japan. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5836-43.

Notes for WSC's speech (14 April) on the European situation and non-intervention in the Spanish Civil War. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5850-3.

Brief notes for a speech by WSC (24 May) on changes to a royal ceremony.

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