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Transport House, London, England: GV Transport House, (Labour H.Q.) SV Pan Aneurin Bevan arriving. SV Mrs. Alice Bacon - Chairman of the executive (?) SV Pan Barbara Castle arriving. SCU to BV Hugh Dalton arriving. SV Mr. Attlee out of car to BV up steps. SCU Mr. Attlee poses on steps, turns about & up steps.
28, Hyde Park Gate, London, England: GV Hyde Park Gate, (Mr. Churchill's Town house) SV Sir David Maxwell Fyfe arriving at No. 28. CU Sir David Maxwell Fyfe. SV Sir John Anderson arriving. SCU Robert Hudson & Walter Elliot outside No. 28. SV Mr. Oliver Lyttelton arriving. SV Mr. R.A. Butler. CU Ditto. SV Lord Woolton arriving. CU Ditto.
ENGLAND: PARTY PLANS ELECTION CAMPAIGN. Churchill Shadow Cabinet meets. Only absentee is Anthony Eden, who returns from holiday on following day. Prime Minister & Labour Party executives meet at Transport House. Heath Row, London, England LV Anthony Eden out of plane at Heath Row. SV Ditto, shakes hand with man. CU Mr. Eden. GV Mr. Eden in front of mike. SCU Mr. Eden speaks: (Nat.sd.) CU MR. Eden concludes:- (Nat.sd.)
SCU Mr. Anthony Eden speaks:- "I should imagine that most people in this Country would share my view that an early General Election is to be welcomed. The sharp & increasingly growing grave dissensions within the Socialist Party itself, the anxious international outlook; the mounting troubles at home with the Cost of Living as only one. Each & all call for a Government firm in policy & united in purpose. I should imagine that nobody could pretend that the present Government would claim to be that."
CU Mr. Eden concludes:- "So we must try to do better - and the sooner the opportunity comes for the nation the better. Thank you."
Government and Politics; Personalities - Politicians; Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments; Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967), Great Britain
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