Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir John Simon, leaves residence carrying despatch box.
Several shots of the crowds in Downing Street. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir John Simon, leaves No 11 Downing Street carrying despatch box. This footage is most probably shot soon after formation of the new coalition government so he is probably about to announce something related to war budget. Crowds and press around him. Sir John Simon gets quickly into car and drives off. His mother talks to the crowd briefly before closing the door.