Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript.

Reference code: CHAR 9/66A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/67
Previous record: CHAR 9/65A-B

Date: 20 Jan 1922 - 11 Nov 1922

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Speech notes for WSC's speech (20 January, National Liberal Council, Central Hall, Westminster, London) on the Government's standing, the strength of the Liberal and Conservative coalition, the need for stability and the preservation of liberal principles against the threat of Socialism. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3159 - 3165.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (27 January, Kenya Dinner, Hotel Victoria, London) on colonial policy in Kenya and Uganda, compared to the French policy in North Africa, and the interests of settlers and the native population. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3172 - 3174.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (25 January, 1920 Club dinner, Hotel Victoria, London), entitled "Let us go forward together", on past Liberal policy, the united Liberal and Conservative policy on the reduction of armaments and other combined successes, a definition of Liberalism, and Government critics such as Lord Robert Cecil [later 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood] and 1st Lord Grey [of Fallodon]. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3165 - 3171.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (4 March, Loughborough [Leicestershire]), entitled "Defence of the Coalition" on the need for Liberals and Conservatives to unite against Socialism, Government foreign policy, policy on Ireland, India and the economy, and the Labour Party. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3233 - 3237.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (17 March, St Patrick's Day dinner, Irish Club) on the future of Ireland and support for the Anglo-Irish Treaty. Also includes: a menu for the dinner.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (25 March, Coalition Meeting, Northampton) on the need for unity to prevent a Labour victory, Communist riots in South Africa and the position in Ireland. Published: Complete Speeches III pp 3280 - 3284.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (11 November, Caird Hall, Dundee [Scotland]) on the Government's record, reparations due from Germany, the prevention of Turkish aggression, the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the difference between Liberalism and Socialism, and the risks of reverting to party politics. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3374 - 3377.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (8 April, Caird Hall, Dundee), entitled "British policy at home and abroad" on the success of the Washington Conference on the naval power of Britain and United States, the Government's promise to help France against future German aggression, the situation in Ireland, the results of a possible trade war with the Republican Irish, and the need for Liberals and Conservatives to unite against Socialism. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3300 - 3308.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (7 April, Liberal Association, Dundee), entitled "Defence of the Coalition" on critics of the Government such as Sir John Simon, the need for stability at home and abroad, and David Lloyd George's achievements as Prime Minister. Also includes notes from WSC's speech (25 January, 1920 Club dinner, see above) on the Government's successes and critics, and the economy. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3298 - 3300.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (November, Bristol), asking for an election on national grounds instead of party grounds, defending Lloyd George, Benito Mussolini's view of the Empire as decadent, the Government's stand against Turkey at Chanak and the prosperity of Ireland.

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