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Board of Trade

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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/279A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes and proofs of articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on European affairs and trade, the treaty of Versailles [France], the League of Nations, decisions made by [Aristide] Briand and the positions of the United States and Canada; "The Truth about the Dardanelles" including WSC's relationship with Lord Fisher at the Admiralty; "A Great Big Idea" on European affairs; "Why Pay More Taxes" including a statement by WSC on the Budget; "Mr Churchill advises...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Anglo-French Commercial Relations: notes and papers., 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Cox; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the revision of the French tariff and the Gambia-Muscat [later Muscat and Oman] negotiations (2); Sir Francis Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Herbert Asquith [Chancellor of the Exchequer, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the revision of wine duty.Also includes: a memorandum on commercial relations with France by WSC, on imports with false origins, the wine surtax, wine duty and the French surtaxe...
Dates: 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 16 - 21., 11 Apr 1929 - 09 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/238
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: reduction and limitation of armaments; imperial preference; general government policy; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; the political situation in Iraq; unemployment; reparations against Germany; chemical warfare policy; the taxation of naval allowances; migration from Ireland; and the safeguarding of industries.Also includes a copy of a speech by King George V on the...
Dates: 11 Apr 1929 - 09 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 20., Jan 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/152
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Financial Secretary to the Treasury] and First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] on financing lighthouses in the Red Sea; Cunliffe-Lister on imports and exports of leather bags, trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, and the state of industry and company law;...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 25., 12 Jan 1928 - 01 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/191
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for Air] on the withdrawal of the Indian infantry division from Iraq; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford] Home Secretary on bills for equal franchise and children; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and...
Dates: 12 Jan 1928 - 01 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 26 to 49., 02 Feb 1928 - 17 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/192
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on the 'indianisation' of the Indian army and relations with Afghanistan; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on reaction to his taxation scheme, Irish loyalists and railways in Iraq; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the local authority emergency provisions act; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on relations between France and the...
Dates: 02 Feb 1928 - 17 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 81 to 100., 10 Mar 1928 - 28 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/194
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the League of Nations and disarmament, negotiations with the Nanking [China] government and relations between Canada and Japan; Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney-General on the prerogative of the Crown; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on subjects including a Zionist loan, compensation claims in the Irish Free State, and the amendment of...
Dates: 10 Mar 1928 - 28 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 151-170., 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/198
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on dealings with the United States Ambassador to Great Britain [Charles Dawes]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on safeguarding the iron and steel wire industry and on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood],...
Dates: 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 187 - 200., 15 Jun 1928 - 22 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/200
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the Akhwan situation [in Southern Iraq] and on unemployment and oversea settlement; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on increased unemployment levels; Lord Cushendun [earlier Ronald McNeill] Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, and [4th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on disarmament;...
Dates: 15 Jun 1928 - 22 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Speech notes., 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/3A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (6 December, House of Commons) on the vote of censure about party politics and criticism of the Labour government's policy on reconstruction after the war and issues including: demobilisation and employment; housing; economic issues; foreign policy; and the regulation of industry by the Board of Trade. Source material includes: letter from Sir Ian Fraser on preference for employing ex-servicemen; a copy of a statement by Harry Truman, President...
Dates: 15 Aug 1945 - 13 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., May 1945 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/15A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 November 1947, House of Commons) on Burma including: the agreement made in 1945; the need for development of a constitution in Burma; protection for the frontier tribes; criticism of the Labour government's proposed bill granting full independence; and the cases of U Aung Sang and U Saw. Source material includes: a copy of the bill granting independence to Burma; a statement of government policy on Burma (May 1945) and a Hansard copy of a debate on Burma...
Dates: May 1945 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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