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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/2

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Recipients include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (5); Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, (6) on subjects including expenditure on Iraq and Palestine; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, (4) on subjects including marriage licenses for navy officers; Sir Martin Conway MP; Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (6) on subjects including inter-allied debts; Lieutenant-Colonel Bertram Romilly on his employment prospects; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] on education estimates (2); Ethel, Lady Desborough, on her charity; 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal] on general taxation matters; Sir Ernest Moon; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for Air] on Singapore's defences; Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Haldane; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] on light shades for WSC's room and the treasury; Sir Herbert Creedy [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for War]; 17th Lord Derby; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] on tax and insurance contributions; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade].Other subjects include: [the Pageant of Empire] at Wembley [London]; matters concerning Egypt and Sudan, including Field Marshal 1st Lord Allenby's [the High Commissioner] role; Colonial Office reorganisation; imperial preference; food taxation; navy estimates; Japanese naval strength and its threat to British interests in the Pacific; safeguarding of industries.


  • Creation: 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924

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