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Board of Trade

 Organization

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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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: Industrial Control: papers., Sep 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/63
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects including: a report of the industrial control committee on shipping; notes on the shortage of shipping due to World War I and its effect on the trade of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; problems of transporting wheat to the United Kingdom from North America; freight rates; state control of coal mines and profits and export of coal; and comparison of imports (of food, minerals, etc) before and after the war.

Dates: Sep 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: notes., Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/14
Scope and Contents Includes a programme for the 1909 Parliamentary session and Cabinet papers on various subjects including: Supertax; the taxation of land values; stamp duties; increased death duties; assessment of property owners and the Finances Bill; report of the Poor Law Commission with recommended social reforms such as the classification of the poor and the establishment of labour exchanges; the Dairies (Scotland) bill and agricultural rates; Metropolitan Police finance; the Lake Magadi scheme for...
Dates: Feb 1909 - Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 121-130., 13 Apr 1928 - 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/196
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on safeguarding several industries and on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on tax exemption for residents of the Channel Islands; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on subjects including...
Dates: 13 Apr 1928 - 24 Apr 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: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 03 Jan 1927 - 29 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/43
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Sir Harry Goschen (2); Field-Marshal 1st Lord Haig; Stanley Bruce [Prime Minister of Australia]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] (6); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin (5) including one on block grants and one on the Board of Trade absorbing the Ministry of Transport; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty (3); Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury];...
Dates: 03 Jan 1927 - 29 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/106/14-15
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir] Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] to [Sir Warren] Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] about proposals for a development board and for state assistance with trade and industry. He explains that subsidies will not help put British industry on a 'proper economic basis', and would hinder progress, and that the President of the Board of Trade [Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] believes that duties...
Dates: 16 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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