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Board of Trade

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: International Trade; National Revenue: notes and papers., 11 Aug 1904 - 30 Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/22
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by WSC on import duty; a memorandum by Alfred Flux on import duty; a memorandum on the financial aspect of 10% import duty on manufactured goods; note on the establishment of Liverpool as a Free Port, with a parliamentary paper on continental Free Ports; a memorandum on British investments abroad with notes by Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade]; a copy of the Corn Trade News, with accompanying comments and a letter from Sir Robert Hudson;...
Dates: 11 Aug 1904 - 30 Dec 1909
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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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., 13 Jan 1946 - 29 Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/4A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's address to personnel on board the R M S Queen Elizabeth (13 January) in which he reviews the war and links between the United Kingdom and Canada.Speech notes for WSC's speech of thanks (26 February, University of Miami, United States) on receiving an honorary law degree in which he discusses education. Includes the phrase "I am surprised that in my later life I should have become so experienced in taking degrees, when, as a school boy, I was so bad at passing...
Dates: 13 Jan 1946 - 29 Apr 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 31 Mar 1947 - 17 May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/12A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (18 April, Albert Hall, London) to a meeting of the Primrose League entitled "Empire and Freedom" including: the diminishing British empire; Lord Randolph Churchill's role in founding the Primrose League; criticism of the spending of a loan from the United States; party politics and support for the United Nations. Also includes press cuttings about the speech and notes from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC]. Published: Complete Speeches VII, pp...
Dates: 31 Mar 1947 - 17 May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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