Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman launches the Liberal campaign for the 1906 election

Speaking at a great party rally at the Albert Hall the Prime Minister rose to the occasion. In a letter to Charlotte Campbell Bannerman, the PM’s wife, Thomas Buchanan, Liberal MP for Perthshire East, wrote, “to say what a first rate speech Sir Henry made…The Hall is an impossible one for the human voice. But at the beginning he got the audience…his hearers knew that he was on the Radical Road, and they were with him and cheered him all the way. It was a great occasion for him and he fully rose to it…”