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AUSTRALIA'S NEW PRIME MINISTER

Australia's New Prime Minister (1939)

The new Australian Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies gives a...

WESTMINSTER aka M BLUM ARRIVE FOR TALKS

Westminster AKA M Blum Arrive For Talks (1939)

Leon Blum and Clement Attlee meet in London.

SIR SAMUEL HOARE

Sir Samuel Hoare (1935)

British Politician Sir Samuel Hoare on a railway platform.

LEAGUE OF NATIONS & CUTS

League Of Nations & Cuts (1926)

Opening meeting of seventh League of Nations Assembly in Geneva.

OUR LATEST - MOTOR LIFEBOAT

Our Latest - Motor Lifeboat (1929)

Members of the House of Commons inspect new motor lifeboat on the...

SIR PHILIP DAWSON

Sir Philip Dawson (1921)

Sir Phillip Dawson emerges and poses for the camera after being elected a new...

BONAR LAW aka ALWAYS FIRST WITH THE NEWS

Bonar Law AKA Always First With The News (1922)

Picture of Mr Bonar Law and his Cabinet seated...

LATEST MODEL LIFEBOAT

Latest Model Lifeboat (1923)

Members of Parliament take a trip on the latest lifeboat on the Thames at...

LABOUR LADY MP

Labour Lady MP (1923)

A shot of the Countess of Warwick who is Labour candidate for Warwick and...

DOMINION PREMIERS

Dominion Premiers (1923)

Four Dominion Premiers stand and watch naval pageant in Spithead, Hampshire.

LADY ASTOR

Lady Astor (1923)

Lady Astor, first lady M.P., campaigns for re-election in Plymouth, Devon.

M DALADIER VISITS CORSICA

M Daladier Visits Corsica (1939)

The French Prime Minister Daladier visits Corsica.

THE FLIGHT THAT FAILED

The Flight That Failed (1929)

The R-101's take-off is delayed due to bad weather, Cardington,...

MP'S HAVE A GOOD LUNCH... BUT NO LUNCH

MP's Have A Good Lunch... But No Lunch (1929)

Politicians board the R-101 for lunch, Cardington,...

THE ROAD PULLMAN

The Road Pullman (1930)

M.P. Ellen Wilkinson inaugurates new coach service from London to Liverpool.

VICTORY BONDS LIBEL TRIAL

Victory Bonds Libel Trial (1922)

Crowds outside Old Bailey as case comes to end - Horatio Bottomley...

WAR MINISTER VISITS NOTTINGHAM ORDNANCE FACTORY

War Minister Visits Nottingham Ordnance Factory (1939)

The War Minister Mr Hore Belisha visits the...

LOCARNO - HISTORY IN PICTURES

Locarno - History In Pictures (1925)

The delegates of the Locarno peace conference take a trip on the...

FOREIGN OFFICE CONFERENCE

Foreign Office Conference (1940)

Lord Halifax heads a conference of British ministers from the Balkans.

THE PROBLEMS OF PEACE

The Problems Of Peace (1926)

The League of Nations in session in Geneva.

MR BIGGAR HOLDS MEETING aka MR BIGGAR

Mr Biggar Holds Meeting AKA Mr Biggar (1920)

Labour candidate Mr Biggar delivers speech to workers...

PARIS WIDENS HER

Paris Widens Her "Charing X" Bridge! (1931)

French Minister of Public Works Deligne opens widened...

ELDER STATESMEN - ATTLEE RESIGNS

Elder Statesmen - Attlee Resigns (1955)

Mr Clement Attlee ends his 20 years of Labour Party...

Selected originals - COMMONWEALTH CONFERENCE

Selected Originals - Commonwealth Conference (1960)

Material relating to newsreel story...

MR MARPLES APPEALS

Mr Marples Appeals (1960)

Minister of Transport Ernest Marples calls for careful driving at Christmas.

TV DETECTOR VANS

Tv Detector Vans (1969)

New TV detector vans to seek out licence dodgers. Home Counties.

OLIVER STANLEY NEW WAR MINISTER

Oliver Stanley New War Minister (1940)

New War Minister Oliver Stanley inspects troops in England.

MR DALTON'S LAST BUDGET

Mr Dalton's Last Budget (1947)

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Hugh Dalton speaks about his budget plans.

HAROLD WILSON

Harold Wilson (1949)

President of the Board of Trade, Harold Wilson announces the scrapping of clothes...

THE SUFFRAGETTE ELECTION

The Suffragette Election (1912)

George Lansbury stands in a by-election to support the suffragette...

OLIVER LYTTLETON ON TANKS - NOVEMBER 1952

Oliver Lyttleton On Tanks - November 1952 (1942)

Footage of Oliver Lyttleton in a tank.

MEETING OF ALLIED MINISTERS

Meeting Of Allied Ministers (1945)

Unidentified men having meeting around boardroom table.

MR ELLIOT ON LIVESTOCK

Mr Elliot On Livestock (1936)

Agriculture Minister, Walter Elliot speaks at opening of agricultural...

SPEECH ON MONETARY AFFAIRS

Speech On Monetary Affairs (1933)

Neville Chamberlain speaking at a monetary conference.

HUGH DALTON BUDGET 1946

Hugh Dalton Budget 1946 (1946)

Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of Exchequer, gives speech about 1946 budget.

MACMILLAN

Macmillan (1946)

Harold Macmillan makes political speech. London.

SIR WILLIAM DARLING NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE

Sir William Darling New Year's Message (1947)

Sir William Darling, Scottish MP on the occasion of...

SPEECH BY HUGH GAITSKELL

Speech By Hugh Gaitskell (1948)

Fuel Minister Hugh Gaitskell defends withdrawal of basic petrol...

PRICE CUTS IN ITALY

Price Cuts In Italy (1948)

Ministers announce price cuts in Italy.

AVRO TUDOR AIRCRAFT

Avro Tudor Aircraft (1946)

Cuts from newsreel 46/55 - Minister of Supply Wilmott takes test flight in...

SHINWELL

Shinwell (1946)

C/Us Emanuel Shinwell, Minister of Fuel and Power.

ATTLEE'S CRISIS SPEECH

Attlee's Crisis Speech (1947)

Prime Minister Clement Attlee at desk, starts to speak.

STEEL NATIONALISATION - ALFRED EDWARDS MP

Steel Nationalisation - Alfred Edwards MP (1948)

Conservative MP makes Party Political speech...

HEATHCOAT AMORY IN OFFICE AS CHANCELLOR

Heathcoat Amory In Office As Chancellor (1958)

Various shots of new chancellor in office

INDIAN DEMONSTRATION AGAINST UN ENVOY

Indian Demonstration Against UN Envoy (1958)

Indians demonstrating against UN Envoy who came to...

MINISTER OF FOOD AT SMITHFIELDS

Minister Of Food At Smithfields (1950)

New Zealand praised for its quality of meat at Smithfields.

WESTERN EUROPEAN CONFERENCE IN ROME

Western European Conference In Rome (1958)

Delegates at Western European Conference in Rome, Italy.

JOSEPH WESTWOOD SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SCOTLAND

Joseph Westwood Secretary Of State For Scotland (1947)

Joseph Westwood Secretary of State for...

BRITISH M.P.'s IN POLAND

British M.P.'s In Poland (1954)

British MPs greeted by Poland officials, MPs looking around Warsaw.

AUSTRALIAN ENVOYS FROM MOSCOW EN ROUTE TO AUSTRALIA

Australian Envoys From Moscow En Route To Australia (1954)

Wolcott and Brian Hill alighting from...