Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of Exchequer, gives speech about 1946 budget.
Unissued / unused material.
Various shots of Chancellor of the Exchequer / President of the Board of Trade Hugh Dalton giving speech from desk (natural sound). He speaks about recent budget which will provide cheaper goods for housewives, bigger pensions for old people, financial benefits for sporting associations by reducing entertainments tax. Budget also provides money for the purchase of rural beauty spots by government for public use.
Speech is unedited: Dalton pauses occasionally, cameraman is heard shouting "cut".
Note: date given on old record is 14/05/1946.