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Volume 6 of J. H. Whitley scrapbooks
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, photographs, letters and Hansard extracts, concerning Whitley's political career between 1911 and 1934. Includes his appointment and retirement from the Speakership.
  • JHW/2/6/1

    Photograph of J.H. Whitley as Speaker of The House of Commons Item

    1921
    Photograph provided with the caption 'Rt. Hon. J. H. Whitley MP Speaker, House of Commons'.
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  • JHW/2/6/2

    Photograph of J.H. Whitley Item

    1921
    Photograph of J.H. Whitley
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  • JHW/2/6/3

    Letter from the Prime Minister Lord Asquith to J.H. Whitley Item

    03 Feb 1911
    Letter from Prime Minister Lord Asquith to J.H. Whitley asking Whitley to resume the office of Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.
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  • JHW/2/6/4

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Jan 1911
    Under the headline 'Will Mr Whitley Be Speaker?: An Interesting Forecast', extract from an article which contains a quote from the Parliamentary correspondent of "London Opinion", in which he states 'I should, If I were a betting man, put my money on Mr. Whitley.'
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  • JHW/2/6/5

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Undated
    Under the headline 'Colonel Seely's Eulogy of Mr Whitley', extract from an article, in which Colonel Seely praises J.H. Whitley.
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  • JHW/2/6/6

    Newspaper article from the Yorkshire Observer concerning the Revenue Bill Item

    11 Mar 1911
    Under the headline 'At Westminster: Did Mr Churchill Fail?', article from the Yorkshire Observer concerning the Revenue Bill nineteen hour sitting in Parliament, and how this could affect Churchill's future political prospects.
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  • JHW/2/6/7

    Article concerning the Revenue Bill Item

    11 Mar 1911
    Under the headline '19 Hours' Sitting: Angry Scenes in The House of Commons', article which chronicling the nineteen hour sitting of Parliament, of which Churchill took command. The house passed many clauses, including clauses concerning land values, reversion duty, excise licenses and stamp duty.
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  • JHW/2/6/8

    Article extract concerning the Revenue Bill Item

    11 Mar 1911
    Under the headline 'Daily News', extract from an article about the nineteen hour sitting of Parliament, which comments on the dangerous situation within the House at one particular point of the sitting.
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  • JHW/2/6/9

    Article concerning the Revenue Bill Item

    11 Mar 1911
    Under the headline 'Reynolds', extract highlighting the popularity of J.H. Whitley's appointment as Speaker of the House of Commons.
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  • JHW/2/6/10

    Article concerning the Revenue Bill Item

    nd
    Extract from an article which shows J.H. Whitley rebuke Winston Churchill for being distracted by the Unionists when he ought to be speaking on the Revenue Bill.
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