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

Reference code: CHAR 9/70A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/71
Previous record: CHAR 9/69

Date: 04 May 1923 - 03 Nov 1924

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Speech notes for WSC's speech (2 July 1924, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Centenary dinner, Hotel Cecil, London). Source material includes notes on the founding of the service, modern lifeboats, typical rescues and funding. Published: Complete Speeches IV p 3463 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's speech (17 July 1924, Association of Advertising Clubs of the World Convention, Wembley, London), on the cause of depression in trade and consumption, and the need for advertising to strengthen consumer power. Also includes a press cutting from the Daily Telegraph reporting the convention. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3464 - 3466.

Speech notes and draft typescript for WSC's speech (25 September 1924, Scottish Unionist Association meeting, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland), entitled "The Socialist Government", on the need for Conservatives and Liberals to combine against the Labour Party, the need for stable government, Conservative and Liberal differences on Free Trade, Imperial Preference and the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the Labour Government's policy on the navy, its treaty with the Soviet Union, neglect of the Dominions and its failure to prosecute John Campbell, Editor of the Workers' Weekly, for sedition. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3468 - 3473.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (3 October 1924, Waltham Abbey Town Hall, Essex) on the proposed Labour Government loan to the Soviet Union, the Campbell prosecution, and the need for stable government. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3475 - 3479.

Typescript for WSC's speech (17 October 1924, Queen's Hall [? London]), entitled "Anti-Socialist Union", on the Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald's acceptance of money from Sir Alexander Grant, Director, McVitie and Price Limited, and the Government's hypocrisy in conferring an hereditary title on Grant.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (21 October 1924, Colston Hall, Bristol) on the resolved differences between Conservatives and Liberals, the results of minority government, class rule, free enterprise and democracy. Also includes a press cutting reporting the speech.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (4 May 1923, Aldwych Club Luncheon, London), entitled "The Political Scene at a Distance", on the Prime Minister, Andrew Bonar Law's breaking of the Coalition, the danger of party strife letting in the Labour Party, the British constitution and the risks of a Labour Government. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3381 - 3388. Typescript at CHAR 9/67/1-21.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's election address (9 October, Memorial Hall, Woodford, Essex), on the failure of the Labour Government, Conservative plans for housing, education, land use and the Dominions, class rule and the need for stability. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3482 - 3485.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (3 November 1924, Constitutional Club Dinner, London) on the Conservative election victory, Liberal losses and Labour as the Opposition. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 3501 - 3503.

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