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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC or James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (carbon copies)., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/10

Scope and Contents

Recipients include: Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] (2); Sir Sydney Chapman [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] on safeguarding of industries; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] (6) on subjects including the trade union political levy and the Colonial Office reorganisation; Lord Wodehouse [later 3rd Lord Kimberley]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; Peter Larkin [Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom]; First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] (7) on subjects including naval marriage allowances and alterations to ships; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament (2); Sir Herbert Creedy [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for War] on selling old rifles; Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (5); Colonel Charles Watney; Governor-General of the Irish Free State [later Eire, Timothy Healy]; Louis Loucheur and Etienne Clemental (2) [French Ministers of Finance]; 1st Lord Beatty [1st Sea Lord]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (2) including one on beer duty; Owen Young [Chairman of the Board of the General Electrical Company]; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (4); John Gretton; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour] (3); 1st Lord Balfour [Lord President of the Council] on grants for universities (2); Sir Leslie Scott (2); Sir George Lloyd; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (3); Henry McLaren; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland]; Aime Fleuriau [French Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; the Governor of the Bank of England [Montagu Norman]; Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes [Deputy Chief of Naval Staff] on the threat from Japan; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] on tax changes.Other subjects include: Budgetary matters, including the return to the Gold Standard; social insurance legislation; estimates for the navy and other branches of government.


  • 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (171 folios))

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