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Air Ministry


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Official: Cabinet: correspondence and papers., 13 Jan 1922 - 04 Aug 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/10A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Freddie" [Frederick Guest, Secretary of State for Air] on the transfer of control in Iraq from the War Office to the Air Ministry, and on the risk of having the Air Force broken up (5); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] on subjects including WSC's views on the cancellation of naval contracts (6); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Robert Horne [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on a memorandum by WSC on taxation,...
Dates: 13 Jan 1922 - 04 Aug 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Official: Treasury: Cabinet papers and correspondence on efforts to reduce expenditure., 25 Jan 1928 - 17 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/77
Scope and Contents Includes Cabinet minutes, notes by WSC, and a memorandum by the Minister of Health [Neville Chamberlain]; copy of a letter from WSC to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin; correspondence and papers from: Prime Minister of Australia [Stanley Bruce]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller, Treasury]; 1st Lord Peel [the 1st Commissioner of Works]; Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord...
Dates: 25 Jan 1928 - 17 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: speech notes and source material., 31 May 1937 - 20 Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/126
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (31 May, Caxton Hall [Westminster, Conservative Party meeting]), moving the motion for Neville Chamberlain's [Prime Minister] election to the Conservative Party leadership and praising his achievements as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5856-7.Notes for WSC's speech (11 June, [London] Australia Club Dinner) proposing a toast to the Prime Minister of Australia, Joseph Lyons, and commenting on naval security in the Far East and Singapore....
Dates: 31 May 1937 - 20 Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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