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Board of Trade

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: Continental Unemployment Insurance and Labour Exchanges: notes and printed papers., 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/26
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum on Labour Colonies on the Continent, in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and Belgium; a memorandum on Insurance and Unemployment in Foreign Countries, including Trade Union unemployed benefit and other forms of insurance in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Italy, Norway and Denmark; notes by William Beveridge [Board of Trade Director of Labour Exchanges] on German Labour Exchanges; memoranda on Strasbourg [Germany, later France] Labour Exchanges;...
Dates: 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Tattersall, cotton trade expert and statistician, on the deadlock between employers and men over a strike in 2 Oldham [Lancashire] cotton mills; Sir William Collins [MP for St Pancras West, London]; Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus]; Sir Sydney Parry, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Customs; 1st Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to Edward VII] passing on the King's approval at the end of a shipbuilding strike, and his hope for the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 05 Dec 1895 - 29 Oct 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade] on subjects including the Lancashire cotton dispute, possible legislation for the sweated trades, the difficulties of using Labour Exchanges as a remedy for unemployment, British interests in Turkey, the Midland Railway Company shedding staff, the Brussels [Belgium] Conference on Maritime Conventions and the development of an Arbitration Court for industrial disputes (6); Sir Arthur Davidson...
Dates: 05 Dec 1895 - 29 Oct 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [? Ernest Steinkamp] Managing Editor of Curtis Brown international publishing bureau, on having an interview about the new Industrial Arbitration Court (4); Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] (4); George Cave, MP for Kingston [Surrey] on the Port of London Bill and its effect on Richmond [Surrey]; William Brace; Arthur Wilson Fox [Comptroller-General of the Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments of the Board of Trade] on Board of Trade recruitment; 4th...
Dates: 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Miners' Eight Hour Bill: notes and papers., 12 Jan 1908 - 16 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/9
Scope and Contents

Includes: reports on the Northumberland and Durham miners' strikes; General Considerations on the Eight Hours' Day; an opinion by William Brace, miners' representative [Labour MP for South Glamorgan, Wales]; a list of returns on capital invested in coal mines; WSC's speech to the House of Commons on the Eight Hour Bill; the summary of the Miners' Eight Hour Bill Committee report; amendments to the dating of the bill.

Dates: 12 Jan 1908 - 16 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/36
Scope and Contents Letter from George Askwith [Comptroller General Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments, Board of Trade] (12 Hans Crescent [London]) to [WSC] concerning a meeting with employers connected with the "disturbed mines" [at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales]. Subjects covered include: the inability of the Board of Trade to intervene until the constitutional position has been restored; a problem of blackleg labour; and the employers' request for protection for life and property. Manuscript...
Dates: 13 Nov [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/37
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sydney Buxton [President of the Board of Trade] to WSC concerning negotiations between the mine owners and striking miners [at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales]. He confirms the opinion of [George] Askwith [Comptroller General Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments, Board of Trade] that the Board of Trade cannot intervene until the constitutional position has been restored. Signed typescript.

Dates: 14 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/35
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward, 17th Lord Derby (Grand Hotel, Harrogate [Yorkshire]) to WSC marked "confidential". He reports that he has received a telephone message from the Mayor of Liverpool who is afraid that there will be a revolution and wholesale looting in Liverpool. Derby says that a settlement is unlikely as neither side respects the Board of Trade representative. He urges immediate action to establish arbitration and offers his assistance. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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