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

Reference code: CHAR 9/86

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/87
Previous record: CHAR 9/85

Date: 23 Jun 1928 - 28 Nov 1928

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Speech notes for WSC's speech (23 June, Conservative Meeting, Hale Park, Widnes, Lancashire), entitled "Six Different Oppositions", on the Government's record, the state of industry, rating reform, Liberal and Labour splits, petrol tax and the development of coal. Also includes a press cutting from the Liverpool Post and Mercury, reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4445 - 4447.

Press cutting from the Yorkshire Herald reporting WSC's speech (26 June, Central Council, National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, Hotel Cecil, London), entitled "Rating Relief", on relief for industry. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4459 - 4464.

Press cutting from the Wolverhampton Chronicle reporting WSC's speech (7 July, Conservative Meeting, Himley Park, Dudley, Worcestershire), entitled "Rating Reform". Speech notes at CHAR 9/85 (with notes for WSC's speech, 3 February, Birmingham Town Hall). Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4495 - 4496.

Press cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech (19 July, Dinner to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Directors of the Bank of England, and Bankers and Merchants of the City, Mansion House, London), entitled "Four Years at the Exchequer" on the economy, the Government's record, taxation and unemployment. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4496 - 4500.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (28 July, Conservative Meeting, Watt House, Taunton, Somerset), entitled "Kaleidoscopic Contortions of Lloyd George Cliques" on the Government's record, agricultural policy, David Lloyd George [Leader of the Liberal Party]'s proposals for agriculture, rating relief and Liberal rating proposals. Also includes a press cutting from the Somerset County Gazette reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4514 - 4515 (part).

Speech notes for WSC's speech (24 September, Town Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire), entitled "Reply to Lloyd George" on the Government's record, Liberal criticism and rating reform. Also includes press cuttings from the Gloucestershire Echo and the Western Mail reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4515 - 4517.

Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (22 October, Royal Forest Hotel, Chingford, Essex), on world peace, disarmament, German reparations, Allied war debts, and local rating in Essex. Also includes a press cutting from the Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4517 - 4519.

Press cutting from the Woodford Times reporting WSC's speeches (31 October, Hermon Hill, Woodford Bridge and Woodford Green, Essex), on the Government's record, rating relief, housing and Liberal criticism. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4524 - 4525.

Typescript extract for WSC's speech (25 October, Aldersbrook, Essex), entitled "A Disarmament Fable" on a zoo parable of disarmament. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4520 - 4522.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (9 November, Lord Mayor's Banquet, Guildhall, London), entitled "Fields of Peace" on diplomacy and world peace. Source material includes: letters from the City Remembrancer [John Aspinall] and Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to WSC]; the Foreign Office brief for the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4536 - 4537.

Speech notes for WSC's speech (15 November, Royal Society of Medicine Dinner, Mayfair Hotel, London), entitled "Communism and Cancer" on medical progress and the parallels between medicine and politics. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4537 - 4539.

Press cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech (28 November, National Trust Dinner, Criterion Restaurant, London) on the preservation of national sites.

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