Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Hotel des Anglais, Nice [France]) to WSC saying that he would like to discuss legislation with WSC on his return, urging simplification of the Shops Bill and that the Feeble-Minded [Bill] should be pressed forward "if you can get L[loyd] G[eorge] to sanction expenses". Signed manuscript.
Letter from WSC (Home Office) to David Shackleton marked "secret" saying that he has seen the C[hancellor] of [the] E[xchequer] and can now offer him the position [of Labour Advisor to the Home Office] and is keen that the appointment should be made public. Manuscript signed with initials.
Letter from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to WSC thanking him for "kind words" at the end of the Annual Report. Sir Evelyn says that he will discuss action to be taken on WSC's minute on prison reform with Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office]. He describes WSC's proposed reform as "tremendous". Signed manuscript annotated by Edward Marsh.
Letter from Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] to WSC saying that he regrets that WSC is not satisfied with Hobhouse's proposal (accepted by Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise) and that he cannot place more than o5,500 at WSC's disposal in view of the discrepancy between estimates approved by the House of Commons and estimated revenue for the year; and the future discussion of the Budget and Finance Bill. See CHAR 12/4/33-35. Signed manuscript.
Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, West Sussex) to WSC marked "private" containing details of correspondence between Masterman and [David] Shackleton concerning the latter's possible appointment as Labour Advisor to the Home Office. Signed manuscript.